Daily Search Forum Recap: May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 - 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 Search and JavaScript Sites I/O Session
    I covered most of the important news from the Google Search: State of the Union session but Google had an amazing session named Google Search and JavaScript Sites which is probably worth watching for those who do SEO for JavaScript sites or just build out sites and apps using JavaScript.
  • Google: Crawl Budgets & Delays Not About Page Size
    This past Friday, while at the GooglePlex, John Mueller, Martin Splitt and Lizzi Harvey from the Google team hosted an office hours and Martin MacDonald was there to represent the SEOs. He asked a question about crawl budget and stuff and if a page the size of 10mb can reduce crawl budget compared to a page only 400kb. All the Googlers shook their heads no.
  • Old Google Cache Date Is Nothing To Worry About
    Like expired milk, and old Google cache date won't hurt you. Well, at least expired milk according to Adam Conover won't hurt you. And at least according to Google's John Mueller, Danny Sullivan, Martin Splitt and others - an old cache date won't hurt your Google rankings.
  • Google PageSpeed Insights Implements Design Update
    Google's PageSpeed Insights, last week, as I noted very briefly my weekly video this past Friday, has done a smallish design update to the tool. You can visually see they moved the score to the top and centered it, rounded some of the bars corners and brightened some things up.
  • Georgios Papanikolaou Pap Smear Google Doodle
    Today on Google's home page is a special Doodle, Google logo, for Georgios Papanikolaou. Georgios Papanikolaou was born a 136 years ago today and he was a Greek pioneer in cytopathology and early cancer detection. He inventor of the Pap smear, Papanicolaou test, a method of cervical screening used to detect potentially precancerous and cancerous processes in the cervix.
  • Google NYC Allows Model Photoshoots?
    This photo is trending on Instagram for the past few days for Google's NYC office. I don't fully understand what is going on but it seems a very popular Instagram model or maybe general model was ab

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