Daily Search Forum Recap: September 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018 • 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...

Google Maps Now On Apple CarPlay & It's Okay

Sep 20, 2018 • 8:37 am | Comments (2) by twitter Google+

Right before I went offline on Tuesday night, Apple approved a new version of the Google Maps app for iOS that added CarPlay support. This is something I've been waiting for since March 2016, when I got my new car with Apple CarPlay.

Google Tests Tabs On Branded Knowledge Panels

Sep 20, 2018 • 8:19 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Sergey Alakov spotted Google testing tabs for a knowledge panel for branded search terms. So not specifically for a local knowledge panel but for a brand name.

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Google Dublin Quick Draw Game Framed On Wall
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 20, 2018 • 7:08 am | Comments (0)
Dalek At Google London Office
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 18, 2018 • 6:43 am | Comments (0)
GooglePlex Soccer Field
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 17, 2018 • 6:50 am | Comments (0)
Google Hosts Balloons Bubbles Social Event
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 14, 2018 • 7:04 am | Comments (0)
Action Video: Going Down The Google Slide
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 13, 2018 • 6:56 am | Comments (2)

Bing Also Drops Public URL Submit To Index Tool

Sep 20, 2018 • 8:05 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Just like Google did back in July, Bing announced they have dropped their public submission tool. A way to submit any URL to the Bing index anonymously has been removed. It doesn't come with any surprise, I suspect.

Google Sends Out Many Mobile-First Indexing Enabled Notices

Sep 20, 2018 • 7:49 am | Comments (3) by twitter Google+

Starting earlier this week, Google began sending out tons of mobile-first indexing notices to webmasters. In fact, as I write this, I received a few more notices foe web sites I have verified in Google Search Console.