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Google Introduces New Markup Error Reports to Structured Data Dashboard!

Dec 13, 2013 | 1,181 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Structured Data dashboard has become one of the most popular features of Webmaster Tools since its launch last year. To expand it further, Google has introduced a new feature that will make it easier for users to debug the issues and see how Google understands marked-up content on a website.

New Control Room App to Moderate Hangouts On Air!

Dec 13, 2013 | 792 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Over the next few days, Google will be rolling a new application named Control Room for Hangouts On Air hosts. The app will make it easier for the host to easily moderate the participants with toggles for hiding or showing their video and adjusting the level of their audio.

Google's Provides Checklist for Mobile Website Improvement!

Dec 11, 2013 | 1,032 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has published its official checklist for mobile website improvement. The news was announced by Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead.

If you are not sure of how to improve the website that you have designed for smartphones, the checklist will provide you an efficient approach. While the checklist is divided into three parts, a video by Maile will further guide you on how to make data from Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics, actionable.

Moz Launches MozCast Feature Graph to Track Google's Landscape!

Dec 11, 2013 | 812 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Moz has launched Google SERP Feature Graph, a new MozCast tool that will let users see Google features by query.

Here are the two things the new feature will do:

  1. It will show how often a specific feature is being used in the Google search results
  2. It will let users see the search results showing those features on live Google search results page

Link Spammed Google for a Specific Period? Matt Cutts Recommends Mass Disavow!

Dec 10, 2013 | 861 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Matt Cutts' recent Webmaster video was an answer to "How a site can recover from a period of link spamming?"

Citing an example of Interflora, Cutts said that Google penalized the website for buying links for 11 days. But, the question now comes, how can a website penalized by Google get its rankings back in 11 days?

The First Google Toolbar PageRank Update in Over 10 Months is Out!

Dec 7, 2013 | 973 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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It was just a couple of months ago, Matt Cutts said that it is unusual for any Google Toolbar PageRank update to come this year & he would be surprised to see that. But, the SEO community is all amazed to see Google updating its Toolbar PageRank values.

For SEO community, PageRank is the most clearly visible metric to determine the value of a website on the basis of the number of quality links it is pointing to it.

Google Expands the In-depth Articles Feature!

Dec 7, 2013 | 945 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The in-depth articles feature launched by Google in August 2013 has received an update. The new additions were announced on Google+.

Google has added a link "More in-depth articles", under the main block of in-depth articles. When you will click on the link, you will be shown 10 additional articles. Besides this, Google has also added the explore section next to an article that will let you explore related topics with a keyword search.

Google & Microsoft Getting Ready for Christmas with their Santa Tracking Tools!

Dec 6, 2013 | 909 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Both Google & Microsoft are high-on Christmas preparations. The two leading search engine companies have launched their Santa tracking tools.

The Microsoft powered Santa tracker is available at noradsanta.org and Google powered Santa tracker can be found at google.com/santatracker .

Here's an excerpt from Google:

Content Aggregtion Should be Neutral & Add Value to the Page – Matt Cutts!

Dec 5, 2013 | 698 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Is Content Aggregation good for SEO? Matt Cutts has released the latest webmaster video where he has gone into the depth of content aggregation.

The question Cutts answered was:

"Can a site still do well in Google if I copy only a small portion of content from different websites and create my own article by combining all, considering I will mention the source of that content (by giving their urls in the article)"?

Google Brings in Crawl Errors Feature for Smartphone in Webmaster Tools!

Dec 5, 2013 | 882 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has introduced Crawl Errors feature to help webmasters identify misconfigured smartphone optimized pages on Webmaster Tools. There are several instances where a website shows error page or get redirected to a different & irrelevant page on smartphone. But, desktop users are shown relevant content for the same website.