Daily Search Forum Recap: June 12, 2019

Jun 12, 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 Proposes Building XML Sitemaps Into WordPress Core
    Google's Pascal Birchler, who has been with Google since this past January, but worked at WordPress since 2014 prior to that, published a new project where Google and WordPress want to integrate basic XML Sitemaps in WordPress Core and introduce an XML Sitemaps API to make it fully extendable.
  • The Google Search Algorithm Is A Lot Of Trial & Error Coding?
    A post from a former Google search engineer, Kevin Lacker, from 2006 recounts a conversation this engineer had with the former head of Google search Amit Singhal. It discusses how sometimes these engineers just tried trial and error to see what works, even if it didn't make logical sense.
  • Google: Links & Title Tags Matter To Ranking
    Guess what - in 2019 - it turns out that links and title tags still matter to doing well in Google's search results. We had John Mueller from Google said links matter for PageRank and thus building trust. Gary Illyes from Google say that HTML title tags also matter for SEO.
  • Google To Pre-Announce Future Core Search Algorithm Updates
    Danny Sullivan from Google said Google "probably will" pre-announce future Google core updates. He said this on Twitter when asked if Google will "be pre-announcing broad core updates again?"
  • GoogleServe Flooring At Google
    Google has special flooring at some of the Google Dublin office for the GoogleServe program. GoogleServe is Google's method for Googlers to give back to the communities. Anyway, it looks like someone

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