Daily Search Forum Recap: January 17, 2019

Jan 17, 2019 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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:

  • SEOs Cannot Ask Google To List Their App URLs Over AMP URLs In Mobile
    A couple years ago, Google decided that AMP URLs should trump app indexing URLs in the mobile search results. That has not changed, despite me complaining about it. I do wish I could let Google know that if someone downloaded my app, that I want them to go into my app instead of the AMP page from Google search.
  • Google May Replace The Fetch As Google With URL Inspection Tool
    Google may be working towards replacing the Fetch as Google tool with the URL Inspection tool. As you know, Google said not all features will port over from the old Google Search Console to the new. Google keeps adding more functionality to the URL Inspection Tool and now many of the Fetch as Google features now work in the URL Inspection tool.
  • Google: Canceling URL Removal Requests In Search Console Is Quick
    Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that typically cancelling URL removal requests in Google Search Console is quick. How quick? I do not know but he said quick.
  • Google URL Inspection Tool Doesn't Handle Redirect HTTP Response Code
    Yesterday Google unveiled a nice number of useful new features in the URL inspection tool. One of those features was to show the HTTP response code of a URL. But did you know it doesn't show redirect HTTP response codes?
  • Google Goose
    Here are some of the geese at the Google office in Mountain View, California. We have a lot of these where I live in New York, it is good to see them over at the Google offices as well. They do make

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