Google’s John Mueller Says Changing Dates On Pages Won’t Improve Rankings

Google's John Mueller Says Changing Dates On Pages Won’t Improve Rankings

  Google’s John Mueller suggested that changing publishing dates on web pages without making any significant changes to the content, will not help enhance search rankings in Google search results. Mueller was asked a question during the Google Search Central SEO hangout recorded on April 1 about updating the dates on their site’s photo gallery …

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Google States Crawl Budget Can Include All Your Subdomains

Google States Crawl Budget Can Include All Your Subdomains

  Google’s John Mueller states that when it comes to crawl budget, there is a possibility that Google might group your subdomains together for the purpose of crawl budget. John says “our systems try to figure out which infrastructure belongs together.” Recommendation: Google Knowledge Panel Will Show Competitors As Alternatives There are assumptions that Google …

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Mobile Friendly Websites Are Not Ready For Mobile-First Indexing Says Google

Mobile Friendly Websites Are Not Ready For Mobile-First Indexing Says Google

According to Google’s John Mueller, mobile-friendly websites are not ready for mobile-first indexing as mobile-friendliness is not similar to mobile indexing. While moving the website to the mobile-first index, Google has various other criteria as well to follow. These criteria are different from whether a website is optimized for mobile devices or not. Google further …

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Google Queuing Up Last Batch Of Sites To Mobile-First Indexing Soon

Google Queuing Up Last Batch Of Sites To Mobile-First Indexing Soon

  Google’s John Mueller states that Google has stopped moving websites to the mobile-first indexing system automatically. The last batch of the sites is in line and will all be moved in the coming months. The next time Google moves sites to mobile-first indexing will most likely be the last and then every website in …

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Google Might Consider Web Pages As Duplicates If URLs Looks Alike

Google Might Consider Web Pages As Duplicates If URLs Looks Alike

John Mueller provides brief details on a predictive method that search engines might use to fetch duplicate content. However, Google uses this predictive method to detect the copied content based on URL patterns. This actually can lead to the pages being detected as copied/duplicate web pages. Google attempts to predict when the web pages are …

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URL Structure Is Important For International Websites & Adult Content: Google

URL Structure Is Important For International Websites & Adult Content Google

According to Google’s John Mueller, URL structure is most important for international websites and websites that are having adult content. This will help Google to know the site better and segments your websites in a better way. Recommendation: Word Count Is Not A Quality Factor : Google For International Websites For international websites, he further …

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Word Count Is Not A Quality Factor : Google

Word Count Is Not A Quality Factor Google

In a recent video, Google’s John Mueller confirms that “Word Count” in an article is not a quality factor for Google. The idea of adding more words in the content was if any web page is not ranking then additional content might help them to receive more quality score and gets a higher rank over …

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Google Extends Mobile-First Indexing Deadline To March 2021

Google Extends Mobile-First Indexing Deadline To March 2021

  Google revised mobile-first indexing deadline is coming near in the next few weeks. Google stated that it will be going 100% into mobile-first indexing. The company shifted the deadline from September 2020 to March 2021. Google’s John Mueller states today that March 2021 is an approximate deadline. Recommendation: Google Search Console Adds ‘Associations’ To …

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Google Discover Does Not Show All Web Stories

Google Discover Does Not Show All Web Stories

  Google’s John Mueller states that not to expect every web story you publish to get displayed in Discover. Google Discover’s own web stories carousel lead some users to assume publishing one would automatically lead to visibility in Google Discover. Recommendation: Google States Shorter Domains Are Not Better For Ranking Or SEO A website owner …

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No SEO Advantage To Audio Genre Of Text Post: Google

No SEO Advantage To Audio Genre Of Text Post: Google

According to Google’s John Mueller, giving an audio clip of a text post will not help in increasing your rank. If you are adding an audio version of the web page then there will be no additional SEO benefit for the web page. It might be useful for a vision-impaired audience. Recommendation: Google States Shorter …

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