Daily Search Forum Recap: June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017 - 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: Hyphens In Search Queries Can Change Results
    If someone searches for a word or term with or without a hyphen, Google can show different search results based on the query having a hyphen in it or not. So for example, [popup-style] vs [popup style] or [s-eo] vs [seo]...
  • Google: Pop Up Style DIVs Better Than Interstitials
    Google's John Mueller said it is generally better to use pop up style DIVs for age verification authentications or gates as opposed to using interstitial forms. He said this on Twitter this morning. He said when it comes to age verification gates that they "are always tricky...
  • Google: Order Of Language Values In hreflang Doesn't Matter
    Google uses the hreflang attributes to serve the correct language or regional URL in their search results and many sites that use hreflang have multiple variations of their pages. One webmaster asked if it matters which order you place the hreflang in...
  • Google Tests Hotel Price Slider & Carousel Price Labels In Search
    Sergey Alakov spotted yet another hotel search results test in Google and posted it on Twitter. This test includes the price labels in maps and adds (a) a price slider filter and (b) price labels in the carousel listings...
  • Google Paris Over The Top Meeting Room
    Here is a photo of a meeting room at the Google Paris office, showing this really fabulous and maybe over the top meeting room at the office. Look at the wood walls, carpet, that table and the firepl

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