Daily Search Forum Recap: May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

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: No Need To Block Pieces Of Content From GoogleBot

May 20, 2019 • 7:51 am | Comments (1) by twitter

It is common, you visit a web site, click through the web pages on that web site and you see that a large chunk of the page has the same content and elements as the rest of the pages on that site. Blocking those pieces of duplicate content is not necessary says Google's John Mueller.

Google URL Inspection Tool Labels 410 HTTP Status Codes As 404

May 20, 2019 • 7:42 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Did you know that the URL Inspection Tool within Google Search Console will label a 410 HTTP server status code as a 404 HTTP server code, not the 410 it truly is?

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The Hit Machine Drummers At Google
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 20, 2019 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Garden
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 17, 2019 • 7:03 am | Comments (0)
GoogleBot Jewelry From Pandora Charms
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 16, 2019 • 7:30 am | Comments (0)
Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg & Yonca Dervisoglu Give Google Talk
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 15, 2019 • 7:33 am | Comments (1)
Peter The Greeter - Welcomes Everyone To Google
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 14, 2019 • 7:05 am | Comments (4)

Google: POST Requests Use More Crawl Budget Than GET Requests

May 20, 2019 • 7:32 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Martin Splitt from Google said one thing you need to be aware of when it comes to Google handling POST requests it that since Google doesn't cache them, they can use more of your crawl budget than GET requests.

Google Testing New Beta Versions Of Chromium On GoogleBot

May 20, 2019 • 7:11 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google has been caught testing features that do not work in Chrome 74, but work in Chrome 75. Chrome 75 is not out yet in production for the public, it is being testing in beta right now. Valentin Pletzer caught Google testing Chrome 75 features yesterday. Martin Splitt from Google said this is to be expected in order to keep GoogleBot evergreen going forward.