Daily Search Forum Recap: March 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm 1 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:

  • Ahrefs To Compete With Google Search & Share The Wealth With Publishers
    Yesterday, Dmitry Gerasimenko the CEO of Ahrefs - a beloved SEO toolset provider, announced on Twitter his company will be building a search engine to compete with Google. He knows it sounds crazy, he said that, but he said he wants to do it for two reasons.
  • Google: It Is Okay To Redirect Lower Quality Content Pages To Better Pages
    Google's John Mueller said in a video hangout the other day at the 50 minute mark that redirecting a low quality page to a higher quality page won't hurt the higher quality page. Google will evaluate the content on the final page, the ultimate page, and not evaluate the content from the redirected page.
  • Google Info Command Is Now Dead
    As expected, Google's info command no longer works. It stopped working yesterday afternoon. So now if you try to do the special search operator, you will just get search results from that site and nothing special.
  • Google Help Video On Angular SEO
    Here is the next video in the series of JavaScript SEO videos from Google. This one is on Make your Angular web apps discoverable in search and SEO friendly. Martin Splitt from Google digs into the tech behind how this works and how you can help Google discover the content within your Angular web apps.
  • Matt Cutts, Still Leaves Honeypot Traps For SEOs
    Matt Cutts, the former Google spam fighting lead, now the Administrator of the United States Digital Service, said on Twitter that he still has a "few honeypot traps" to catch SEOs and then will report them for fun.
  • Google NYC Office Indoor Street Signs
    When you walk around the Google office in New York City you see street signs as a form of directions to get to different parts of the office. It is a massive office and a lot of people I know get lost

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