Daily Search Forum Recap: April 9, 2021

Apr 9, 2021 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Product Reviews Update, Discover Guidelines Update, Regex On Search Console & Google/SEO Adversarial/Evolutionary Thread

Apr 9, 2021 • 8:48 am | Comments (0) by twitter

The big news this week is that a new confirmed Google search ranking algorithm hit the shelves today, Google named it the Google Product Reviews Update...

Google Discover New Guidelines Won't Show These Types Of Content

Apr 9, 2021 • 7:51 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google updated its Google Discover guidelines to specify that it won't show "content that's not desired or that might confuse readers." Google specifically gave these examples of content that it might not show in Google Discover.

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Just Some Ahrefs Swag
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Shark In The Google Search Console Report
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Google Video On Making Successful Web Stories

Apr 9, 2021 • 7:41 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google's Pascal Birchler, Developer Relations Engineer, posted a nice video on how to get started with Web Stories. The video goes through what Web Stories are, how to create Web Stories, and how to rank well and get traffic using your Web Stories.

Google Video Structured Data thumbnailUrl Adds Support For WebP & SVG

Apr 9, 2021 • 7:31 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google made a small update to the video structured data help documents to communicate that the thumbnailUrl now also supports WebP and SVG image formats, in addition to the already documented BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG image formats.