New Google Rendering & Debugging Docs

Aug 7, 2017 • 7:19 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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On Friday afternoon, Gary Illyes from Google posted on Twitter that Google has published new documents on rendering and debugging. The new docs are named Rendering on Google Search and Debug Rendering Problems.

It basically describes what GoogleBot is able to render and what it is not able to render. It reads:

Googlebot uses a web rendering service (WRS) that is based on Chrome 41 (M41). Generally, WRS supports the same web platform features and capabilities that the Chrome version it uses - for a full list refer to, or use the compare function on

However, there are a few exceptions and differences that you should keep in mind. The following features and APIs are explicitly disabled or limited in the WRS:

You should check them out, they are available over here.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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