featured-image

Yes, Anchor Text Is A Google Ranking Factor

I am a bit surprised I am writing this but yes, anchor text is a signal Google uses for ranking purposes. Yes, Google can ignore spammy links that try to manipulate rankings but normal anchor text does help Google rank a page for what the anchor text says about the page. Hence giving Google more context about the page. It is why Google can rank […]

featured-image

Google: Why It May Appear Your JavaScript Page Is Not Fully Rendered Before Indexed

Mark Williams-Cook posted the results of an SEO Twitter poll that said most believe Google does not fully render a JavaScript page/document prior to ranking. In fact, the results showed that almost 70% of SEOs felt those pages were not always rendered prior to Google indexing them. In Ep6 of “Search Off the Record” @g33konaut says “in almost 100% of cases your website gets crawled>rendered>indexed” […]

featured-image

Google: We Can Still Rank A Page After Matching Content Is Removed

Let’s say your company name is Google and then after 17 years (and 28 days) you decide to change your name to Alphabet – just a theoretical name change. So you remove Google from all your home page and change it to Alphabet. Did you know that the home page can still rank for the word [Google] even if you removed that from your page? […]

featured-image

Click Bots Won’t Improve Your Google Rankings

A post on Reddit asks what is stopping someone from building a bot to click on your Google search result listings, going to your site, spending some time there and sending Google positive click data. The truth is, no one is stopping you from doing this but it won’t help your Google rankings if you ask Google. I mean, seriously, if it was that easy […]

featured-image

Google Search Console Crawl Stats Report Is Now Outstanding

Google has announced the launch of the new crawl stats report and to be honest, it is a huge upgrade from the previous report. This report now gives you data you can use to debug crawl issues and check the health of your site with crawl related issues in Google Search. The old version just showed you a chart of pages crawled per day, kilobytes […]

featured-image

Google: Private Whois Domain Name Data Does Not Impact Rankings

Google’s John Mueller said that having a private whois domain name registration status does not change how Google trusts the site. It really does not impact the site’s rankings in Google Search. He was asked on Twitter “from SEO pov, Does keeping WHOIS information public help in website Trust and Authority?” John responded “it doesn’t change anything.” John latter added that “making a domain registration […]

featured-image

Google Deletes Its Autogenerated Web Stories & They Now 404

The other day I reported how Google was showing featured snippets with overlays but some of those featured snippets were autogenerated web stories generated by Google’s own AI techniques. Well, after I covered it last night again at Search Engine Land and spoke to Google about it, it seems Google has deleted and 404ed those web stories. Google has deleted over 20,000 of its autogenerated […]

featured-image

Google: You Can’t Force GoogleBot To Crawl You Over HTTP/2

As you know, Google began crawling some sites over HTTP/2 this month. While you can opt out of this, i.e. GoogleBot crawling your site over HTTP/2, you cannot opt in to it, at least not now. John Mueller of Google said on Twitter “we don’t manually pick sites for trials like that, it’s more about whether it’s possible & makes sense for crawling.” He also […]

featured-image

Google Knows When You Upgrade Your Server & Will Relearn How Fast & Frequent To Crawl

When you move your web site from one host to another, Google generally knows about it. When Google detects the change, it can and likely does attempt to relearn how fast and frequent it should crawl your site. Gary Illyes from Google said this on Twitter this morning. He said “Fun fact: changing a site’s underlaying infrastructure like servers, IPs, you name it, can change […]

featured-image

Manual Actions Back In Google Search Console

Last week starting around Wednesday November 18th manual actions began disappearing from Google Search Console. Google’s Daniel Waisberg confirmed everything is back to normal as of today. We knew it was a bug – we told you not to get your hopes up. The day has come where those manual actions you had in your Google Search Console accounts are now reappearing. Google has not […]

Copyright © 2020 Maxxhost.net. All rights reserved.
<!--Start of Tawk.to Script--> <script type="text/javascript"> var Tawk_API=Tawk_API||{}, Tawk_LoadStart=new Date(); (function(){ var s1=document.createElement("script"),s0=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s1.async=true; s1.src='https://embed.tawk.to/5e4c036e298c395d1ce88e95/default'; s1.charset='UTF-8'; s1.setAttribute('crossorigin','*'); s0.parentNode.insertBefore(s1,s0); })(); </script> <!--End of Tawk.to Script-->