Daily Search Forum Recap: June 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

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

Google: Influx In Google Alert Spam Shouldn't Impact Your Google Rankings

Jun 25, 2019 • 8:17 am | Comments (0) by twitter

We have probably all seen it, an influx in spam related to the subscriptions you set with Google Alerts around your web site and brands you track. But Google's John Mueller and Danny Sullivan said that influx of spam in Google Alerts should not have any impact on your Google search rankings.

Google Search Console Adds Copy & Search Code

Jun 25, 2019 • 7:54 am | Comments (1) by twitter

Yesterday Google added two new features to Google Search Console's tools. You can now copy the code in the testing tools and you can also search for words within the code in those tools as well. This works within many of the tools including the AMP Test, Rich Results and URL Inspection tool.

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Google Rainbow Bagels For Pride Month
Source: Flickr by Twitter June 25, 2019 • 6:52 am | Comments (1)
Google Cloud On Mount Everest Base Camp
Source: Flickr by Twitter June 24, 2019 • 7:30 am | Comments (0)
Photos: Bastian Grimm Wins EU Search Personality Award
Source: Flickr by Twitter June 21, 2019 • 7:14 am | Comments (0)
Googlers Training To Change Tires On Race Cars As Pit Crew
Source: Flickr by Twitter June 20, 2019 • 6:51 am | Comments (0)
Google Jokes: Neural Networks For Babies Book
Source: Flickr by Twitter June 19, 2019 • 7:18 am | Comments (1)

Google Search Console Data Delay Resolved But Google Is Investigating

Jun 25, 2019 • 7:42 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Yesterday we reported that the coverage report within Google Search Console was delayed by 10-days. This morning Google fixed the issue or it fixed itself, but Google did say "but we're still looking into this to make sure the issue has been completely resolved."

Google: We Do Not Show Favicons On Some Browsers

Jun 25, 2019 • 7:26 am | Comments (1) by twitter

So while not showing attributions on featured snippets was a bug, in that same screen shot, Google not showing favicons is not a bug - it was intended. Danny Sullivan from Google confirmed on Twitter that "lack of favicons is not a bug here." "With some browsers we show a simpler results format." he added.