Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Wow: Google Panda Is Now Part Of Google's Core Ranking Algorithm
Honestly, I am surprised Google did it (we know they had to, but I am surprised it happened), Google's Panda algorithm is now part of the core ranking algorithm...
- Google Confirms: Core Search Ranking Update Took Place But Not Penguin Related
On Friday we covered many people starting to see ranking changes in Google and then again, over the weekend we said this was a massive update but I said it didn't seem likely it was Penguin...
- Tool To Find Mixed Content Issues To Fix Your Broken HTTPS/SSL Lock
John Mueller of Google reshared a post on Google+ originally shared by Google's Ilya Grigorik with information on a tool that helps webmasters find and ultimately fix those hard to find mixed content issues on your site...
- More Hacked Content Showing Up In Google Search Now???
It was just a few months ago when Google updated their hacked content algorithm to remove hacked content from showing up in the search results. But it may not be working as well as they liked...
- Charles Perrault, The Fairy Tale Author, Gets A Google Logo
Today on Google's home page is a special 388th birthday logo for Charles Perrault. Charles Perrault pretty much invented the fairy tale. His most recognized works include The Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood...
- Google Expeditions Subaru
I spotted this photo of a Subaru on Flickr outfitted in some cool paint and with a Google logo on it. It is a Google Expeditions car which is part of their effort VR efforts and Google Cardboard fun.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- No return tags, Google Webmaster Help
- Bizarre. It's still happening. Google keeps refreshing -on multiple computers but only when I'm signed in. https://t.co/ngPCTJRvhp, Marie Haynes on Twitter
- Is Your Site Mobile Friendly? #MobileMonday, The Google Advertiser Community