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 Search Update, Multifaceted Featured Snippets, Search Console Changes, AdWords & More
This week we noticed a possible Google update starting on March 1st through March 2nd. Google is now rolling out what they called multifaceted featured snippets. Google said they will make property sets smarter in the new Search Console...
- Google Algorithm Update Brewing? Depends Who You Ask.
Over the past couple days or so, the ongoing WebmasterWorld thread has some folks passionately yelling there was a massive update, while some are saying it looks all static and fine from their point of view...
- Google: Meta Refresh Redirects Work Fun But Not Recommended
I literally have several blog posts here that has Google saying not to use the meta refresh redirect type. That you should use a 301 or 302 redirect instead and not the meta refresh version...
- Google On Reading Level: Write On The Level Of Your Audience
Google's John Mueller broached on the topic of reading level again and this time he answered it a bit differently. A couple months ago he explained that Google doesn't have reading levels in their algorithms. You should read that story to see what he means...
- Google Dance Tokyo Officially Returns On April 3, 2018
We knew Google was bringing back the Google Dance to their Tokyo office but we were unsure on the status of their Google Dance at the Mountain View, GooglePlex, main headquarters...
- Tadeusz Szewczyk - 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. Tadeusz Szewczyk is in his 40s and lives in Berlin, Germany with his wife and daughter. Some of you may recognize him from his intense hats in his profile photos...
- Colorful Google Logo For Holi, Hindu Spring Festival
Today on Google's home page in India, the United States, Canada, the UK and some other regions is a special Google Doodle, a special Google logo, for Holi, a Hindu spring festival celebrated in the Indian subcontinent...
- Googler Does Yoga In the Snow
Yesterday we posted some pictures of the snow at the Google Dublin office. Well, a yogi at Google posted a picture of herself doing yoga outside on the Google Dublin roof top during the snow fall. S
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- I would strongly recommend NOT changing a site's URLs only for this. URL structure changes are always hard & take time to be reprocessed, save them for important reasons.â¦ https://t.co/i2PvvVuOtN, John Mueller on Twitter
- HREFLang Multi-region Questions, WebmasterWorld
- If the links are only there because of such an arrangement, they should have a rel=nofollow. This doesn't penalize either site, and users can still use the links to discover the other website (and, perhaps, convert, John Mueller on Twitter
- My private website after 5 months still nowhere to find at Google?, WebmasterWorld