Google Mobile Friendly Testing Tool Tests New Evergreen GoogleBot

Jun 20, 2019 • 7:15 am | comments (0) by twitter | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

44 days ago, Google announced the new evergreen GoogleBot, a GoogleBot that will be on the latest version of Chromium going forward and that has all the latest features of a modern browser for indexing. But with that, Google said not all the testing tools have been upgraded and we had to wait. Well, now we know the testing tools are almost ready to go live with the new Evergreen GoogleBot support.

Martin Splitt from Google said on Twitter that they are now at the phase of internally testing the tools to make sure the new Evergreen GoogleBot addition works properly. So if all is good, I suspect it to launch fairly soon.

Here is what Martin Splitt said on Twitter about the status of the testing tools:

The tools that are likely being updated is not just the mobile-friendly testing tool but also the URL inspection tool, Rich Results test and the AMP test:

So we are pretty close - hopefully it won't be too much longer.

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