April 2023 Google Webmaster Report

Apr 5, 2023 - 6:51 am 3 by

Chalkboard Webmaster Report Magnified

Last month was jammed packed with Google search news, including the Google March 2023 broad core update starting on March 15th and completing on March 28th. We had the end of the February 2023 product reviews update.

Google Bard started to roll out, and many are not impressed. I mean, it very rarely links to sources, but Google did say it will get better. Meanwhile, Microsoft executives are laughing a bit at the Bard launch.

Google Search Console added a few features. Google stepped back and said Discover is impacted by the helpful content update. Google seems to be showing fewer brand/company names in the titles of the search results. Maybe because the name Sitename and favicon design is live on desktop search. Google also launched perspectives and author details in search and also the blue highlights for featured snippets are live.

It was a busy month and so was last month, so you can see the March 2023 Google webmaster report.

Here is a summary of the more important stories over the past month:

Google Algorithm Updates:

Google Bard: Google Search Console: Google SEO: Google Maps & Local: Google User Interface:

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: February 28, 2024

Feb 28, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: Disallowing UTM Parameters In URLs Won't Help With Crawling Or Ranking

Feb 28, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Ads

Google Ads PMax Placement Report To Show Search Partner Network Sites

Feb 28, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Maps

Google Local Panels Design With Expandable Menus

Feb 28, 2024 - 7:31 am

Google Search Filetype Operator For Site Commands Broken; Filetype Does Work

Feb 28, 2024 - 7:21 am

Did Google Test Removing The News Tab Or Was It A Bug?

Feb 28, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Google's John Mueller On Using AI To Write Content...