Daily Search Forum Recap: June 14, 2018

Jun 14, 2018 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter mastodon | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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:

  • Stars, Ratings & Surveys Not A Google Ranking Factor
    Google's John Mueller said in a webmaster hangout video at the 24:43 minute mark that Google does not use survey data, ratings, reviews, stars, etc in their organic ranking factors...
  • Google: Cache-Control Headers Do Not Impact GoogleBot
    The Cache-Control general-header has no impact on GoogleBot and how it crawls your web pages. The cache-control general-header "field is used to specify directives for caching mechanisms in both requests and responses," says MDN docs...
  • Google Gives Lessons On College Search
    Google announced improved and new college related knowledge panels for those searching for a college or university to attend. Google said "we're bringing a new feature to Search to help you navigate the college search process...
  • Google Sitemaps URL Order Does Not Matter
    Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that the order of the URLs in your XML Sitemap files does not matter. He did say that you probably should save the "start of the file for the most awesome URLs." But he later added that "the order among them doesn't matter...
  • World Cup 2018 Google Logo
    Today on the Google home page across most countries is a special Doodle, Google logo...
  • Google Intern Cap
    I know many of you are aware of the Noogler, new Googler, hats you must wear the first week when you start working at Google. But did you know they have special hats that look similar for Interns who

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