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Big news just announced on the Google Webmaster Central Blog: Google has updated their robots.txt tool. They are now allowing websites the opportunity to test their robots.txt files after making changes, and before pushing it live. You know the robots, right? As a refresher: the robots.txt file essentially tells the search engines which pages on a site to crawl […]

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Google’s 200 Ranking Factors You’ve heard of Google, right? It’s that thing of when you do a search online and you really only use one method to search and that method is usually just to Google something. Yeah, that Google. Well, did you know that over a billion people use Google search each month. And the total of these […]

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Remember when you first saw Back to the Future 2 and thought, “Dude, I cannot wait to drive my own flying car to the hoverboard skatepark wearing my weird self-drying hologram-esque jacket and self-tying shoes!” Now that 2015 is in clear view (the year in which all these tech innovations were first seen in the […]

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You might have heard people buzzing about Ripples. “Ripple, me, man!” “Dude, you should Ripple that article.” “Did you Ripple me, or are you just glad to see me?” No? You haven’t heard any of this? Well, you will… Soon. Google is always doing something with their services, and the newest one coming from the […]

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Google announced via Google Webmaster Central Blog that the old user-agent “Googlebot-Mobile” mobile-specific crawler will be retired in the next 3 – 4 weeks. “Googlebot-Mobile” user-agents have been tested since 2011 to improve the mobile search experience for feature phone and smartphone users. According to Zhijian He, Google’s Smartphone Search Engineer, “We’ve seen cases where a […]

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According to the Google Webmaster Central Blog, verified site owners now have access to a new tool that ensures stress-free site recovery after being hacked with spam or malware. Security Issues, the new feature in Webmaster Tools, offers users an easy way to streamline the cleaning process involved in hacked site recovery. For any site […]

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