Daily Search Forum Recap: October 26, 2016

Oct 26, 2016 • 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:

  • Some Google Search Ranking Update Chatter
    Over the past couple days I've been seeing some signs of a Google update, most from forum and social chatter within the community...
  • Google Search Console Is Now Down - 404 Not Found
    You are not alone, the Google Search Console is now down - there is a 404 not found error when you try to access it at google.com/webmasters/tools/. I did give it about 10 minutes before reporting about the issue, hoping it would come back within minutes...
  • Google Support Forum Now Ready For Google Assistant
    We are all very excited for the Google Assistant and devices that utilize it. Including the Google Home and other devices such as the Pixel phone. Tanya S. from Google posted the first official Google thread on the Google assistant at Google Web Search Help forums...
  • Google Search Console Has An hreflang Reporting Bug?
    There seems to be a number of webmasters complaining that the Google Search Console's hreflang international reporting tool is showing errors and a drop in "known tags" in the report. Webmasters who have implemented them correctly are seeing 'no return tags' issues...
  • Google Fixes Hidden Manual Actions Bug
    When I went offline (which is hard to do) I got notified (which I didn't see until I came back) that some webmasters were not being notified of manual actions they received in the Google Search Console...
  • Massively Big Android BBQ
    Ian Lake, an Android developer advocate, posted an image while at the The Hurst Conference Center in Texas of a massive Android blow up in the lobby. He said "Really putting the Big Android in Big A

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