Daily Search Forum Recap: April 2, 2018

Apr 2, 2018 - 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:

  • Google Has No Code To Text Ratio Ranking Algorithm
    Does Google's ranking algorithms look at the code to text ratio on your web pages? The quick answer is no and it is one of those old SEO questions people have been asking...
  • Google Still Plans On Deprecating AJAX Crawling Scheme
    Google's 2009 AJAX crawling scheme solution is still alive today even though Google killed it off in 2015 and then warned SEOs and webmasters to stop using it last year. John Mueller of Google said in a Reddit thread that he believes "it's not far away" from being fully deprecated...
  • Google Tests Yellow Map Pin In Search Results Snippets?
    Aaron Dicks posted a screen shot on Twitter of a weird Google search result snippet, it shows a yellow map icon/pin in the mobile search results snippets. The query and testing done to spot this was also weird, and I cannot replicate it...
  • More Local SEOs Seeing Google My Business Services Edit Feature
    About a year ago, Mike Blumenthal covered how Google added a product and services link to edit what people see in your local knowledge panel around the products and services you sell. Most people did not see it but it seems to be rolling out to more businesses now, a year later...
  • Will Scott - The Search Community Honors You
    This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series - feel free to nominate someone over here. Will Scott is 49 years old, lives in New Orleans with his wife and business partner Angie and two kids Joseph, 15 and Caleb...
  • Google Android Matryoshka Dolls
    Here is a photo of Google Android Matryoshka dolls, yea those Russian nesting dolls or stacking dolls. It was posted on Instagram and no one knows how to get their hands on these. I guess it was a l

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