Daily Search Forum Recap: July 22, 2015

Jul 22, 2015 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | 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:

  • Google: Bad HTML Validation Doesn't Hurt Rankings But Can Impact Structured Data
    Google has said many times that poor or invalid HTML validation doesn't impact rankings. Of course, web sites that don't work, a search engine cannot crawl. But if your site works but doesn't validate with HTML validation tools does not impact crawling, indexing...
  • Google: HTTPS Acts As A Dealbreaker In A Google Ranking Tie
    The Google HTTPS ranking algorithm, which launched some time ago, hasn't proven to many webmasters and SEOs as being all that significant. With that being said...
  • Google AdSense Ads On Slow Connection Won't Load
    @amitsurti shared with me how Google may load Google AdSense ads on really slow connections. He shared a video with me of how Google will replace the AdSense ad with a message that reads: Google detected you're on a slow connection and optimized this page to use 80% less data...
  • Google: New TLDs Have No Magical SEO Bonus
    John Mueller at Google must have a pet peeve against the misinformation domain name registrars push out about TLDs and SEO. He has time and time again said they play no role in ranking at Google...
  • Google Maps Timeline; Like Location History
    Google announced a new way to view your location history within Google Maps named Timeline. The Timeline button should be available within the Google Maps navigation menu on both desktop and mobile devices...
  • Google Android Thinking Hat
    Addy Osmani, a Google Chrome engineer, was captured here with his thinking hat on. He is wearing an Android helmet or something, while sipping coffee and working in the Google UK office. He said "Ha

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