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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: March 29, 2013
I was offline for two days this week and offline another two days this coming week, just a heads up. Google News gets strict on their quality guidelines. I am so fed up with the fear of linking...
- Google: Keep Your Robots.txt Simple
A Google Webmaster Help thread has Google's John Mueller responding to some complex robots.txt questions. In that, he strongly recommends that when you do set up a robots.txt file, make sure you keep it very simple. John said: When possible...
- Google Webmaster Academy Adds More Languages
Google's Giacomo Gnecchi Ruscone announced they have expanded the number of languages supported in Google Webmaster Academy to twenty. Google Webmaster Academy launched in May 2012 and according to Google...
- Really Google? Google Shopping Express?
So it appears Google is now going to compete against Walmart, Amazon...
- Google Analytics Real Time Gets Four New Features
I personally love Google Analytics Real Time reporting but now I love it a bit more. Google announced they added four new features to their real time Analytics...
- Google Blocks The Word UnGoogleable In Sweden
Sweden added the word "ungoogleable" to its list of new words but was then forced to remove the word because of Google legal requests.
- Real Google Easter Eggs
Ralf Bremer posted a picture of Googlers at the Google Berlin office in Germany painting easter eggs for the easter holiday season. He said "Easter preparation Google Deutschland Berlin office." Loo
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Desktop and Mobile Stats, Feb 2013, Show Google Top, With Yahoo, Then Microsoft, WebmasterWorld
- Facebook To Build Second Campus In Menlo Park, WebmasterWorld
- Google's Open Source Patent Pledge: We Wont Sue You First, Unless Attacked, WebmasterWorld
- Header Error - "Connection Refused (111)", WebmasterWorld