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A Brand New Look For Google!

Sep 2, 2015 | 1,425 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google gets a makeover with new design for exemplary logo and has announced that it is also updating the look of its mobile search results page and now cards to reflect the company’s new visual language.

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Google product designer Kai Conragan on the Google search blog has written that “You’ll start seeing our new logo, icon and animated dots soon across Google, including when you search on mobile web, and of course, the Google App.”

Google Discards The Legacy Search Queries Report From Search Console!

Sep 2, 2015 | 1,466 views | by Ritu Sharma
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After four months of having access to the Search Analytics report, Google has dropped the Search Queries report from the Google Search Console.

The new Search Analytics report was expected to fully replace the Search Queries report and there is nothing new in this. It was launched to all Google Search Console users about four months ago. Google seems to be slowly removing the Search Queries report from the Search Console, in exchange for the Search Analytics report that went live to everyone on May but began beta testing in February.

Highlight Uniqueness of Your Services & Products With Google’s New Structured Snippet Extensions!

Aug 28, 2015 | 1,690 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google, through its blog, announced that it will be rolling out structured snippet extensions: advertiser-provided structured information that will be displayed with your text ads. The company says that with the rollout of these extensions, the advertisers will be provided with more control over what is shown up in the structured snippets in text ads.

Senthil Hariramasamy, Product Manager, AdWords, says:

Google Ratify Addition Of New Image Search Buttons On Mobile!

Aug 26, 2015 | 1,680 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google stated that it has added large search buttons that will let you filter your image searches on your mobile phone. They are new search buttons added by Google image search.

The Google spokesperson told Search Engine Land that the feature was added earlier this summer and uphold that this is not a test, but a permanent change.

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Google Brings New Googlebot For Smartphones!

Aug 25, 2015 | 1,651 views | by Ritu Sharma
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John Mueller announced on Google+ about the updated user agent for the Googlebot for smartphone.He said that, “FYI Googlebot just got a new iPhone, and is using it to check out your website."

Google also updated their blog post from 2014 with the new details in which they have mentioned that to give webmasters greater control, "Googlebot-Mobile" will be retiring soon for smartphones as a user agent is going to start in next 3 to 4 weeks’ time.

Google Includes Tweets Within Search Results On Desktop!

Aug 22, 2015 | 1,736 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google posted, and tweeted that they have started bringing tweets in the Google desktop search results. Google had initiated incorporating tweets on search results for English users on mobile devices in May this year, but now they will begin to show in all English language searches on desktop.

Twitter screenshot Google Includes Tweets Within Search Results On Desktop!

Google Might Have A Problem With Index Count Reporting!

Aug 21, 2015 | 1,633 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google Tweeted that within the Google Search Console, a sitemap index count reporting bug might be creating a problem.

Gary Illyes from Google tweeted , “We might have a problem with reporting the number of indexed URLs in the SC Sitemaps feature.” The good news he further added, is that “we're looking into it.”

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Google Launches Improved Site Links Search Box on Mobile Search Results!

Aug 18, 2015 | 1,558 views | by Ritu Sharma
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While searching through Google, you may have seen a slightly new look for specific search results. That’s only because, Google has launched a new way for users to orchestrate a site search on a website within the search results through the sitelinks search box.

This new format for the sitelinks on the mobile search results shows the search box more prominently and helps in removing a step in the search process for users, searching for content on a site through their mobiles.

Sundar Pichai Takes Over as CEO of Slimmed Down Google!

Aug 11, 2015 | 1,612 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Sundar Pichai, an India-born technocrat, has been named CEO of Google in a surprise development with the company’s founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin moving to a new role as the CEO and President of Alphabet, Inc. a new holding company. Google is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the new entity.

Sundar Pichai was previously senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps at Google.

Download Google Search Analytics Data with New API Backed Script!

Aug 7, 2015 | 1,412 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Webmasters and developers have a reason to grin. They can now use new API backed script to download Google search analytics data and keep it longer than 90 days. A tool has been updated as well to use the API facilitating storage of search analytics data on own server.

John Mueller of Google commented: