Daily Search Forum Recap: January 28, 2016

Jan 28, 2016 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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:

  • The New Google Webmaster Guidelines Are Now Live
    Google has just replaced the Google Webmaster Guidelines document, known as the holy-grail of SEO guidelines for most in our community. It seems a lot of the content has been revised and updated, which may be part of the new webmaster home from Google...
  • What Changed In The Google Webmaster Guidelines
    Patrick Sexton asked if he can publish the new changes and additions made to the Google Webmaster Guidelines update I mentioned this morning. So here is his take on that. But first, Patrick Sexton is the author of Varvy.com and the co-founder of getlisted...
  • Google: Nofollow Unnecessary For Related Post Blog Links
    Many blog platforms let you automatically show "related posts" based on the category, tag or content of the blog post you just published. In many cases, this is all automated but in some, you can do them manually...
  • Google: Outbound Links Are Not A Ranking Factor
    In the Google Hangout from earlier this week, John Mueller filled us up with yes and nos to is this a ranking factor or not, hence all the stories here covering that hangout...
  • Google & Fox News Team Up For Tonights Republican Debate
    Google announced they have teams up with Fox News for tonight's Republican debate, which should be missing Donald Trump. Google added search features to let the searchers interact more with this debate...
  • Google AdWords To Only Support Internet Explorer 11 Of All IEs
    Google quietly announced yesterday on Google+ that they will drop support for all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer except Internet Explorer 11. Google said, "starting on March 7th, 2016...
  • Google Inside Out Post-It Art Work
    Moritz Tolxdorff from the Google Dublin office posted a picture this morning of some of the windows at the Google office done up with post-it artwork in the form on the Inside Out movie characters. P

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