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:
- Google: GoogleBot Follows Up To Five Redirects At The Same Time
Google's John Muller said in a webmaster hangout on Friday that GoogleBot will follow up to five redirects at the same time, past that, you are probably out of luck. I don't believe we had a number, a solid number, on how many redirects Google will follow...
- Google Says Switching To HTTPS Won't Change Your Page Rankings
A Google Webmaster Help thread has someone complaining that his site's rankings dropped and the one thing he noticed was that his home page and 56 other pages are indexed in Google with the https version...
- SEO Computer Games: Madoogle & Donkey Cutts
This must be a new trend, SEOs making SEO games for the SEO community. Good link bait...
- Poll: Should Google Confirm Penalties To Public
The amount of emails I get pointing to a large or small site getting penalized is somewhat insane. There is often a spike in these emails after I cover a penalty on Search Engine Land or here...
- On President's Day, Google Without Doodle But Bing, Yahoo & Ask.com Have
This should come as no surprise, because I don't think Google ever had a special Doodle or logo for the President's Day holiday. Today is no different, Google.com in the US is bare, with a simple Google ordinary logo...
- Google's New Bridge In Dublin
Google, over the weekend, began working on a bridge to connect the 3 buildings of the Google Dublin campus together. The location of the work is on at Google Docks 44 Barrow St, Dublin, Co. Dublin Ci
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Because everyone loves lists, right? We asked Explorers to…, Google Glass - Google+
- Is Seo The Right Choice For My Website Niche?, HighRankings Forums
- Why is the picture for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan of Benedict Cumberbatch?, Google Web Search Help