Tag Archives: Desktop

Google Drops How-To Rich Outcomes For Desktop Search

In August, Google announced it would do away with How-to rich results on the mobile search results. Now, Google has decided to completely do away with How-to rich results both on mobile search and also on desktop search. Google posted on X saying, “Continuing our efforts to simplify Google’s search results, we’re extending the How-to […]

X Users Can Now Take part in Spaces Streams by way of Desktop PCs

It’s been in testing for some time, but now, X Spaces users can log in as a speaker on desktop, providing another way to engage in the platform’s audio chats. As you can see in this example, users can now send a request to speak via the desktop version of the platform, providing another way […]

Google Search Displaying Extra Featured Snippets On Desktop

Google Search is now rolling out more featured snippets, this is not the new perspectives that it said would be coming at its Google I/O event, despite what I wrote in the original story. It’s basically where Google shows more than one featured snippet, often two or three. We saw this on mobile but now […]

Google Reporting Some Cell Indexing As Desktop Indexing In Search Console

Google has a bug in Google Search Console where it reported some sites being indexed using mobile indexing as being indexed using desktop indexing. I am sure we all have sites that are “mobile friendly” and also show that Google is indexing it using the desktop crawler, when they should be using the mobile crawler […]

Google Feb Product Assessment Replace Accomplished, New Google Desktop Search Design, Discover & Useful Content material Replace, Bard & Bing Chat And Extra…

It’s time for the SEO video recap; in this episode, I talk about how the February 2023 Google product reviews update finished rolling out on March 7th. I spoke about more flutters we saw this past weekend with the Google Search results. Google has launched the new site name, favicon, and sponsored ad label for […]

Google Search Testing Full Protection Label On Desktop

Google since 2019 had this”full coverage” label for news stories that showed up in mobile search results. I am not sure if this was ever presented in the desktop results, and that is what we have for you today. Khushal Bherwani spotted the desktop version and posted some screenshots on Twitter – here is one […]

Google Testing Sponsored Label On Desktop Search Ads

Google is testing displaying the new “sponsored” ad label on the desktop search results. Google launched the new sponsored ad label on mobile search two months ago and also tested it on Discover recentlyand is now also testing it on the desktop interface. This should come as no surprise to any of you. This was […]

Google Testing New Desktop Search Interface Design

We’ve been covering a lot of Google user interface tests but here is a look at a revamped Google Search desktop interface, including some of the tests we covered before. You see the new site link teststhe new people also ask testsfour rows of the Twitter carousel, related searches in three rows and more. This […]

Google Enterprise Profiles Exhibiting Services On Desktop Interface

Google is now testing showing the services listings, the different services a business offers, on the desktop local and maps interface in a business profile. Previously this only showed up on mobile, but now it can show on desktop (I don’t see it yet but some do). Amy Toman spotted it the other day and […]

Google Testing The New +Matter Search Bar Refinements On Desktop After Launching On Cell

Earlier this week, Google announced it has begun to roll out the new topics + sign refinement Options in the English/US on mobile search results. But it seems Google is also testing them. They are not fully live on the desktop search results. Glenn Gabe spotted this and posted a video cast of it on […]