Daily Search Forum Recap: October 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

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

Google Tests Large Slideshow Images For Local Pack Results

Oct 18, 2018 • 7:44 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google is testing large images that you can swipe through in a slideshow mode for the local pack results. We saw this being tested for hotel related results but now some are seeing it for normal local results as well.

Is GoogleBot Able Scroll Down Your Page?

Oct 18, 2018 • 7:36 am | Comments (5) by twitter Google+

Another debate came up based on what Google's Gary Illyes said at PubCon and what Google's John Mueller said previously. Gary Illyes said GoogleBot is not able to scroll down your page, whereas John Mueller said GoogleBot can scroll a bit.

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Chrometoberfest Cake
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John Mueller Speaking vs Persian Cat Speaking
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Google Halloween Zombie Makeup Class
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Google Ice Cream Brain Freeze Machine
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Mural Painting At GooglePlex
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Google: We Render 98% Of Crawled Pages But It Can Take Weeks

Oct 18, 2018 • 7:32 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google's Gary Illyes said at PubCon that they are able to fully render 98% or more of the web pages they crawl. With that he also added rendering takes longer than normal crawling and indexing. He said it can take days to a few weeks to fully render a page from the time it was crawled.

Google: Do Not Use Hashtags In URLs

Oct 18, 2018 • 7:23 am | Comments (2) by twitter Google+

You know I just reported yesterday that Google's John Mueller confirmed that the AJAX crawling scheme has really been deprecated. The same day, Gary Illyes from Google in one of his slides at PubCon said "no # in URLs" and said on stage "do not use hashtags in URLs."