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:
- New Google Multifaceted Featured Snippets Focuses On Multi-Intent Queries
Google has announced they are now rolling out a new form of featured snippets they are calling "multifaceted featured snippets...
- New Google Search Console To Make Property Sets Easier
One specific feature that Google plans on migrating over but vastly changing seems to be the property sets feature that let's you combine multiple properties...
- Chrome Starts Filtering Ads Yesterday - Examples, Observations & The Path Forward
I probably post a guest post here on average once a year and I really wasn't in the mood to cover how Google Chrome ad blocking works in detail. I saw Glenn Gabe posting tons of examples on his Twitter account...
- Google: GoogleBot Can't Crawl CSS Custom Properties
Eric Bidelman from Google posted a PSA, public service announcement, that since GoogleBot is based on Chrome 41...
- Google SEO Snippets: How Often Google Reindexes A Web Site
Google has posted their first SEO Snippets video since announcing it back in December. This is a basic SEO question on how fast and often Google recrawls and reindexes a specific web site...
- Google Page Speed Update & Mobile First Index Are Separate
There still seems to be confusion about ranking versus indexing. As you know, Google has the mobile first index that is rolling out and then in July we have the Google Page Speed Update for mobile...
- Shari Thurow - 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. Shari Thurow lives in the Chicago, Illinois area and has been at the forefront of the SEO community since before it was named SEO...
- Google Dublin Gets Lots Of Snow
This week, Dublin was hit with some pretty serious winter weather. In fact, I've seen numerous Googlers who are at that Dublin office complain about the weather and the freezing temperatures. Here are
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- 404/410s absolutely use crawl budget: we request a URL, your server provides content. When it comes to retrying after a while tho, we tend to focus on what we really need first, and use the rest for older, known URL, John Mueller on Twitter
- Testing out YouTube stories with more creators, YouTube Help
- Twitter Rolls Out Share and Bookmarks, WebmasterWorld
- Welcoming more creators to the YouTube Studio beta, YouTube Help
- Dr. Pete Explores the Google Walled Garden, Cre8asiteforums
- Google Releases "Learn With Google AI" Machine Learning Tutorials, WebmasterWorld
- The ##io18 ticket application results are in! Thank you to all of our applic..., Google+ - Google Developers