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Google has begun experimenting with mobile-first indexing, which was first announced in mid-October. The mobile-first index will primarily show mobile results over desktop results, which should be “more useful” to the user base who is searching more and more on mobile. Google has offered some recommendations for webmasters to prepare for the mobile-first index: You […]

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Gary Illyes stated at Pubcon last week that Google will soon divide its search results between mobile and desktop. The change will occur “within months.” Once released, the two indexes will no longer show the same results. The new, separate Mobile Index will become Google’s primary index. Splitting mobile and desktop indexes will allow Google […]

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Google Penguin 4.0 is here! The long-awaited update (and the last of its kind) has released today and is running in real-time as part of Google’s core algorithm. This is the last Penguin update we will hear about, as further updates will be baked into Google’s continuous algorithm updates. Read on to find out more […]

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With Google placing a greater emphasis on AMP pages, more users are attempting to “AMPlify” their pages. As a result, Google recently shared two helpful guides to help users successfully implement their accelerated mobile pages. Using Search Console to AMPlify Your Site Google’s first guide shows how users can use Google Search Console to check […]

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Google has made several new additions to their Reviews Guidelines, focusing on local business reviews. The new guidelines discourage adding markup for reviews from third-party websites, stating that reviews may only come from the site itself. The new guidelines read as follows: Do not include reviews that are duplicate or similar reviews across many businesses […]

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Google’s latest announcement shows the search engine’s continuing service for its mobile users: Google will remove the “Mobile-Friendly” label from mobile search results Google may lower rankings for sites with intrusive popups in January 2017 Both updates will help mobile users more easily reach the content they need. “Mobile-Friendly” Label to be Removed Google is […]

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