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Want to Ensure Accurate Rendering of Your Pages by Google? Here’s What Google Recommends to Do!

May 26, 2014 | 1,375 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the recent Webmaster Central blog post, Google explains webmasters how it tries to understand their pages by executing JavaScript. Google says that it sees the content more like modern Web browsers, includes the external resources, executes JavaScript and applies CSS.

According to Google, these are the possible reasons which can prevent Google from rendering your page, and this is how you can prevent them from occurring:

eBay was definitely punished by Google, But Is It Really the Panda 4.0 Update to Blame?

May 26, 2014 | 1,831 views | by Ritu Sharma
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As reported earlier by us about the websites which got the hardest punch and which turned out to be the winners of the Panda 4.0 update, eBay appeared to be the biggest washout, losing around 33% of traffic. However, a report released by Re/code, says a different story. It wasn’t Panda that was the culprit behind eBay losing visibility in organic search results but a manual action that Google took against eBay last week.

More Signs of Changes to Google Search Results and Rankings- Should We Expect a Major Penguin Update?

May 20, 2014 | 1,313 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google may have snapped a quick “no” to all the speculations revolving around Google updating its algorithms in the beginning of May, but signs and reports of serious changes in the Google search results and rankings still continue to brew up.

The tracking tools indicate major activity around 17 May. Have a look at the flux charts of MozCast, SERPS.com, SERP Metrics and Algoroo:

Google Updates PageSpeed Insight Tool with New Mobile Specific Guidelines!

May 20, 2014 | 1,327 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has updated the PageSpeed Insights with suggestions to webmasters on how to make their pages more mobile friendly. According to Google an average mobile page takes more than 7 seconds to load and by using the PageSpeed Insights tool you can make your page load much faster.

PageSpeed Insights1 Google Updates PageSpeed Insight Tool with New Mobile Specific Guidelines!

This is what Google recommends:

Google Updates Bulk Location Management- Gets New Social Features and Multi-Admin Functionality!

May 17, 2014 | 1,376 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has once again announced two updates to its bulk location management tool, a month after introducing the improved version of the tool. First, businesses can make updates and posts to their customers using the Google+ page for their location. Second, they can now add or remove managers for a particular location and transfer location ownership.

Updates to Bulk Location Management Tool Google Updates Bulk Location Management  Gets New Social Features and Multi Admin Functionality!

Google Gets Into Yet another Antitrust Investigation in India for Misusing Market Position!

May 16, 2014 | 1,056 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Even before the closure of the first Google antitrust investigation in India for violating the country’s competition norms, the search engine giant is once again under the scanner of Competition Commission of India (CCI), this time for allegedly misusing its dominant position in the online search advertising.

Google Extends Knowledge Graphs to Google Maps with “Quick Facts”

May 16, 2014 | 1,135 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced on Google+ the extension of its Knowledge Graph to Google Maps, with a new feature called Quick Facts. Now, every time you search for a location, the new Quick Facts feature will appear on the left side of the map, below the address and directions.

Quick Facts Feature Google Extends Knowledge Graphs to Google Maps with “Quick Facts”

Google Says No Algorithmic Change Brewing, but Tracking Tools Say a Different Story!

May 14, 2014 | 3,346 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the face of all the noise and discussions flooding the search community about Google updating its algorithms, Google has confirmed that there is nothing going on. The chatter was so loud that people were gearing up for an update very much similar to that of the Penguin or Panda update.

Google Analytics Adds Content Groupings to Behavior Flows- See How Visitors Flow Through Your Content Groups!

May 14, 2014 | 1,377 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In a recent Analytics blog post, Google has announced the introduction of Content Groupings to Behavior Flow. Google launched Content Groupings in December last year to help users understand the behavior of content categories. By adding Content Groupings in the Behavior Flow you can now see how traffic flows through these categories.

Content Groupings in Behaviour Flow Google Analytics Adds Content Groupings to Behavior Flows  See How Visitors Flow Through Your Content Groups!

Matt Cutts Feels Sorry for Not Acting Sooner on Paid Links and Content Farms!

May 13, 2014 | 1,259 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the recent Webmaster Help video, Matt Cutts, Google's Head of Search Spam, reveals whether Google regrets any decision related to web spam taken in the past years. The question posed was:

“Was there a key moment in your spam fighting career where you made a mistake that you regret, related to spam?”