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:
Google Finally Posts Webmaster Tips On Mobile-First Index
After months and months of promises, Google has finally published on the Google webmaster blog their tips to getting ready for the mobile-first index.
Survey: Hit By Google Maccabees Update?
Last week, we reported about an interesting unconfirmed Google update that touched down on Tuesday, December 12th we named the Google Maccabees Update. Since then…
Google: We Didn’t Find Crawling From Outside Of The United States Useful
Back in 2015, Google announced they can now crawl locally better and said again not long ago that they are able to crawl locally if necessary. But do they do that that often…
Google Tests Favicons In Search Results Snippets Again
Google is testing favicons in the search results snippets again…
Doc Sheldon – The Search Community Honors You
This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here.
Doc Sheldon, 65 years old, with his wife and daughter in San Diego, California. Doc has been in the marketing world for over 40 years…
December Global Festivities: Google Kicks Off Year End Holiday Doodles
From today, December 18th, likely all the way through January 1st, Google will have a series of Google Doodles, special Google logos, for the next 15 days or so on Google’s home page. It looks like this one, at least today…
GooglePlex Lawn Has Frost
Even the GooglePlex lawn had frost on it last week. Yes, they have year round perfect weather, so frost is something they are probably not use to. Many of you are thinking, don’t have they a heated la
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Is there a character limit for meta descriptions?” https://t.co/jlECh1x9x0 https://t.co/aReNUa1crH, John Mueller on Twitter
- Anyone finding success using Google Plus, WebmasterWorld
- Facebook to Change How Tax on Local Ads Are Paid, WebmasterWorld
- What’s your favorite rel=canonical mistake that you’ve run across on sites? What do people tend to get wrong? Or is it mostly used properly… https://t.co/MWVVUjCeYU, John Mueller on Twitter