Daily Search Forum Recap: August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017 • 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: We Care About URL & Last Modification Date

Aug 17, 2017 • 8:34 am | Comments (3) by twitter Google+

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter this morning that Google doesn't really care much about the priority field in the XML Sitemap...

Google: More Control With Markup vs The Data Highlighter Tool

Aug 17, 2017 • 8:01 am | Comments (1) by twitter Google+

In 2012, Google launched the data highlighter tool to give less technical webmasters a way to communicate markup of a page or group of pages ...

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Google Indoor Chair Swing
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 17, 2017 • 7:25 am | Comments (0)
Google Dog Chair
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 16, 2017 • 7:25 am | Comments (1)
Anti-Google Posters: Apple Think Different, Google Not So Much
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 15, 2017 • 7:10 am | Comments (6)
Many Noogler Hats On A Shelf
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 14, 2017 • 7:30 am | Comments (1)
Shiny Google Pool Table
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 11, 2017 • 7:13 am | Comments (0)

Google Maps Reviews Breaks For 4 Hours Yesterday

Aug 17, 2017 • 7:50 am | Comments (3) by twitter Google+

Yesterday, at around 10am EST, the ability to write new reviews for Google local results in Google Search or Google Maps stopped working. In fact, it stopped working for about four hours. Many webmasters, SEOs...

Report: Google Showing More Local Packs Internationally

Aug 17, 2017 • 7:32 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

RankRanger is reporting a huge increase in the local packs showing up internationally...