Google: Says Dates On Articles Makes It Easier To Recognize High-Quality Evergreen Content

Aug 20, 2019 • 8:37 am | comments (9) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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Google's John Mueller again is saying that putting dates on content and articles is a good thing for the quality of a piece of content on the web. John said on Twitter the other day "Better for me is to know what the date was, that makes it easier to recognize high-quality evergreen content."

Here is the tweet within context:

Here is the follow up:

John said previously you should add dates to content, and can go as far as penalize sites that fake dates. I want Google to go further add a no date penalty for categories of content.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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