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Daily Search Forum Recap: April 12, 2024

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 12, 2024

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

Apr 12, 2024 - 4:00 pm
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Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Core Update Volatility, Helpful Content Update Gone, Dangerous Google Search Results & Google Ads Confusion

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Core Update Volatility, Helpful Content Update Gone, Dangerous Google Search Results & Google Ads Confusion

This week, we covered that the Google March 2024 core update is still rolling out 38 days later, but we saw more volatility this week. Just a reminder that the Google helpful content update no longer exists. Gary Illyes from...

Apr 12, 2024 - 8:01 am

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Google: Indexing & Algorithm Updates Are Independent

Google: Indexing & Algorithm Updates Are Independent

Google once again said that its indexing systems are completely independent of its ranking updates, like the core update. Gary Illyes from Google said indexing, canonicalization, and those types of "systems are independent" of core updates.

Apr 12, 2024 - 7:51 am
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Google Structured Data Carousels Beta Docs Clarifies Feature Availability & Markup Location

Google Structured Data Carousels Beta Docs Clarifies Feature Availability & Markup Location

Google has made some changes to its new Structured data carousels (beta) documentation to list the feature availability of this carousel and also to clarify where to place the markup. Google wrote the "markup must be on the summary page, and you don't need to add markup to the detail pages in order to be eligible for this feature."

Apr 12, 2024 - 7:41 am
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Google: Ranking In Shopping, Images & Other Verticals Doesn't Hurt Your Web Rankings

Google: Ranking In Shopping, Images & Other Verticals Doesn't Hurt Your Web Rankings

John Mueller from Google said that ranking well in the Google Shopping or Google Image vertical boxes does not impact your ranking in the core web results. He said, "I can't imagine that they'd be connected" when asked about how ranking well in the Merchant Center results can impact the web results.

Apr 12, 2024 - 7:31 am