Daily Search Forum Recap: March 7, 2017

Mar 7, 2017 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | 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:

  • Google App Indexing Support Forum Moved Off Google Forums
    About six-weeks ago, Google's John Mueller announced in the Google Webmaster Help forums that they have moved support for Google Firebase app indexing...
  • Does Google Drops Featured Snippets Over Typos?
    Britney Muller from Moz, no relation to John Mueller from Google, posted on Twitter several weeks ago that Moz lost a featured snippet in Google because the page had a typo, a spelling mistake. She said when she fixed the typo...
  • Google Survey On The Site: Search Operator
    Google posted on Twitter a survey asking webmasters why they use the site: search operator. If Google didn't say a month ago that they are keeping the site command I'd be concerned that this was about Google potentially pulling this useful search operator...
  • Block Google & Delist Your Web Site In Google By Accident? Many Have Done So!
    Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Stack Overflow, posted on Twitter the other day that he once checked in a robots.txt that deindexed all Stack Overflow content from Google. In which, Matt Cutts, the ex-Googler, responded that "to be fair, a lot of people do this...
  • Google Tests New Recipe Search Results User Interface
    John Doherty posted a screen shot on Twitter of Google testing a new recipe user interface for the mobile search results. We've seen similar interfaces before but in this case...
  • Google London Sitting Hammock
    I know, this is not a hammock but I don't know what this is called and Google reverse image feature did not help me. This image was posted by Stephan, a new Googler, on Instagram. It is him relaxing

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