Google Updates Algorithm for Reviews in Rich Results

By |2019-09-17T14:26:48+00:00September 17th, 2019|SEO Update|

Yesterday, Google announced algorithm changes to Review Rich Results. There are three major changes done- Limited Pool of Schema Types to trigger Review Rich Results. LocalBusiness and Organization Schema Type will not allow self-serving reviews. Property names of the item being reviewed are required. Review Rich Results have long been used by webmasters and [...]

Google makes changes- adds two new link attributes

By |2019-09-11T07:23:49+00:00September 11th, 2019|SEO Update|

Google has added two link attributes that will be treated as hints to consider for ranking purpose. “Sponsored” and “ugc” will join “nofollow”. You would use rel=”sponsored” to identify a link as a part of an advertising or sponsorship. rel=”ugc” will be used to identify a link that is within comments or any other [...]

Google’s September Algorithm Update

By |2019-09-06T07:18:46+00:00September 6th, 2019|SEO Update|

Another ranking update seems to have started late at night on 4th September. There was a constant buzz in the SEO community. Webmasters are claiming they have seen some massive hits and hike in their traffic. The buzz seems to be growing since yesterday. It might be too soon to say if the changes [...]

Possible August 2019 Google Search Ranking Update

By |2019-09-04T07:29:01+00:00September 3rd, 2019|SEO Update|

There might have been a Google Search Ranking Update starting 29th August, 2019. There is considerable buzz within the SEO Community and also the rank checking tools. Some of our websites have also seen ranking fluctuations.  The ranking tools starting showing major fluctuations between August 29th to August 30th. Since there [...]

Google indexing Issue not really an issue

By |2019-08-22T13:49:39+00:00August 22nd, 2019|SEO Update|

Yesterday we had reported about a possible Google indexing issue. Danny Sullivan had tweeted, yesterday evening, on the matter. He confirmed there is no issue with Google indexing. Our site also is being indexed properly. However, a report from Search Engine Roundtable says that some news sites are still facing delays [...]

Google Indexing Issue is Resurfacing?

By |2019-08-21T13:46:51+00:00August 21st, 2019|SEO Update|

Google might be having issues with indexing new content. Danny Sullivan from Google confirmed the same this afternoon.  Google had a similar issue earlier this month. Google might be facing similar issues again. The issue seems to be resurfacing since earlier today. Some news sites seems to be affected by this. [...]

Chrome 76 features rendered by evergreen GoogleBot

By |2019-08-20T07:23:10+00:00August 20th, 2019|SEO Update|

The evergreen GoogleBot can now support Chrome 76 features. We have been following updates on GoogleBot ever since it was made evergreen. As promised by Google, it is constantly updating GoogleBot to support the latest web platform features.  GoogleBot stays up-to-date with the latest version of Chromium. Consequently, from 18th August 2019, GoogleBot supports [...]