Daily Search Forum Recap: April 24, 2018

Apr 24, 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 Doesn't Use rel=next On a-Elements For Search
    Google's rel=next and rel=prev is to indicate pagination as the help docs explain, it launched in September 2011 to solve the issues with paginated content and what content to rank in search. But those attributes go in the head of your web page...
  • Google: Linking To Noindexed URLs Is Not A Problem
    You have this large site and you noindex a lot of the parameter, filter, sort, etc types of pages but yet...
  • Google HTTPS Ranking Boost Is Very Subtle, Per URL & Not Industry Specific
    It has been a while since we mentioned the Google HTTPS ranking boost that launched in August 2014. But John Mueller mentioned maybe on new item around it saying that this ranking boost has nothing to do with any specific industry...
  • Google Test One Line Brief AdWords Ads
    Google seems to be testing a new format for Google AdWords ads on mobile, which I personally cannot replicate. The ads show in a box of ads which says "ads: more for [your query]" and then it is followed by an icon (probably a favicon) and the URL of the site...
  • Rohan Ayyar - 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. Rohan Ayyar lives in Ahmedabad, which he calls the SEO capital of India, with his wife of 10 years and his six-year-old son...
  • Creepy Google Client Mask
    Here is a Googler sharing a mask he gets to wear at Google for some of his projects. He shared this on Instagram and wrote "this is what working at Google looks like." I suspect this is used for focu

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