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:
- Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Mobile First, Algorithm Update, 2017 SEO Advice & More
This week was expected to be slow because of the holiday week but hey, we may have had a small Google algorithm update but I doubt it. Google said the mobile first index is not...
- Some May See A Drop In Google Link Counts In Search Console
Have you noticed a change in your link count within the Google Search Console Links To Your Site report...
- Google 2017 SEO Advice: Make Sure You Optimize For Mobile Like You Do For Desktop
In Google's last hangout of the year, I asked John Mueller of Google what advice does he want to give SEOs for 2017 - assuming those SEOs have done everything right in 2016.
- How To Request A Special Crawl Rate From Google
A Google Webmaster Help thread has one webmaster that needs help controlling how GoogleBot crawls his sites. He said the controls in Google Search Console are not doing it. John Mueller said that he can use the link on the bottom of this form in order to contact the crawling team...
- Here Is Google's New Years Eve Day Logo For 2016
Tomorrow, December 31st is New Years eve, but tomorrow is already here in places like New Zealand and they have the Google Logo up for New Years Eve already
- Here Is Sri Google Paradise In India
Here is a photo of an electronics shop in India named Sri Google Paradise. I looked them up on the internet and they seem to sell electronics. It doesn't seem too far from Bangalore, India. It does
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Review Schema now requires the following fields: image address, priceRange, servesCuisine (for Restaurants), telephone @rustybrick @JohnMu https://t.co/UvsgSIlu1k, Elzer Ramos on Twitter
- Homophobic slurs in "people also ask" section, Google Web Search Help
- HTTPS Does NOT Make Passwords Secure, WebmasterWorld
- Keywords - Outdated or Still Critical?, WebmasterWorld
- NEW GUIDE: Drive Conversations with Message Extensions in AdWords: https://go..., Google+ - Google Ads
- Whether you're using a Content Management System or e-commerce platform to bu..., Google+ - John Mueller