Daily Search Forum Recap: January 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Changes, Drug Rehab SEO, Google News Violations, Hacks, URL Inspection & More

Jan 18, 2019 • 9:40 am | Comments (2) by twitter Google+

This week in search we saw another unconfirmed Google algorithm update around January 15th. We also looked at the competitive drug rehab SEO space and how Google reacts to it...

Google Sends Many AMP Issue Detected Notices

Jan 18, 2019 • 8:07 am | Comments (2) by twitter Google+

A couple of days ago, Google sent out via Google Search Console a nice number of AMP notifications related to new issues detected. The thing is, the issue isn't new, the notification about the issue is new.

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Google Goose
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Google: How Soon Can You Remove 301 Redirects?

Jan 18, 2019 • 7:57 am | Comments (10) by twitter Google+

We've covered the topic of how long Google wants you to keep 301 redirects in place here numerous times. John Mueller was asked the question again and this time he said "After a few years the old URLs are often no longer accessed & you can drop those redirects."

Google Patches The Open Date Google Local Edits Hack

Jan 18, 2019 • 7:43 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google has reportedly resolved the issue where anyone can change the open date of a business listing in the local Google results and ultimately hurt that business from ranking in the Google local results. Jason Brown via Nate Somsen noticed Google fixed the issue.