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  • Google Outdoor Dog Chair

    Google Dog Chair

    Here is a chair, I think designed for a dog, at the Google office. It is outdoor dog furniture at the Google office. The dog does seem very comfy and relaxed. This was shared by Tal Brener Haker on Instagram. This post is part of our daily Search Photo of the Day column, where we […]

  • Google: We Count The Same URL In Different Sitemaps Separately

    John Mueller of Google said on Twitter that Google will count the same URL in different sitemap files separately, which could sometimes lead to the number of URLs in your sitemaps being less than the number of URLs counted as being indexed. An SEO shared a sitemap report showing this: Here are the tweets: The […]

  • Google: Directing Users & GoogleBot To Fasters Servers Is Not Cloaking

    A webmaster asked John Mueller of Google if it is cloaking or against Google’s guidelines to direct GoogleBot to the fastest server available to render the content on the web site. John said on Twitter that there is nothing wrong with sending users (or I guess GoogleBot) to the fastest possible server available at the […]

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    Google: Links From Added URL Parameters, Check The Canonical

    Sometimes I get to step back and explain a basic SEO topic, this is one of those cases. @aasimmugal asked Google’s John Mueller if a link from will count as a link from John responded “use the rel=canonical other forms of canonicalization if you’re worried about that.” He added later that technically “it […]

  • Google: URL Structure Not So Important For SEO

    Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that URL structure is “not so much” important, rating it a 1 out of 7 – whatever that means. He said the bigger concern is changing URLs can take Google time to pick up on and pass signals from. So stick with your URLs for the long term, if […]

  • Google: Three Reasons Your Rich Snippets Aren’t Showing In Search

    An SEO asked Google’s John Mueller why his rich cards (rich snippets) aren’t showing up in search. John responded with three possible reasons over Twitter. The question was “How do I debug why my Google Rich cards are not appearing when the webmaster console says everything ok and the help article doesn’t apply?” John responded: […]

  • Daily Search Forum Recap: August 16, 2017

    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: Three Reasons Your Rich Snippets Aren’t Showing In Search An SEO asked Google’s John Mueller why his rich cards (rich snippets) aren’t showing […]

  • Anti-Google Posters: Apple Think Different, Google Not So Much

    I have been spotting tweets from people sharing signs posted around the Venice Beach area, near the Google office there, with anti-Google signs. It shows Steve Jobs and the Apple logo with “Think Different” and then the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, and Google logo with “Not So Much.” It isn’t 100% clear why, some […]

  • Google’s India Independence Day Doodle: Vote On Your Favorite Part

    Today is India’s Independence Day and Google has a very nice logo on for it. The interesting part is not the logo, Doodle, but rather Google is asking searchers to vote on “what is your favorite part of Independence day?” There are only 93,000 votes, which is very surprising to me but here are […]

  • Google AMP

    Google Adds AMP Testing Tool Box To Search Results

    Yesterday we reported that Google added a mobile page testing tool to search, right in the search results page. In April, Google added a submit URL box to the search results. Now I am seeing an AMP testing tool in the Google search results. Go to Google and search for [amp page test] or something […]

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    Google Voice Recognition Now Supports 119 Languages

    Google announced they now have added 30 new languages to their voice recognition capability, bringing it to a total of 119 language varieties, in Gboard on Android, Voice Search and more. And even more, Google also added the ability to dictate emojis in the US. Here are the 30 new languages: Amharic (Ethiopia) Armenian (Armenia) […]

  • Google Search Console Structured Data Report Gets More Details

    Aleyda Solis posted on Twitter that the Google Search Console structured data report now has more detail. She pointed out that in the product report, it has new fields for name, price, brand, model and page URL. She wrote “is it me or this new level of detail in Google Search Console Structured Data report […]