Tag Archives: Search

Google’s Things To Know Search Characteristic Again In Desktop Outcomes

About two weeks ago, Google stopped showing the Things To Know box in the desktop search results but don’t fret, it seems to be back now. RankRanger’s tracker tool spotted that the Things To Know box has returned to normal levels within Google Search. Here is the chart from RankRanger showing it is now back […]

Google Search Displaying View In 3D For Some Wayfair Listings

Google first demonstrated view in 3D augmented reality images in the Google Search results back in 2019 and since then we have seen some retailers test it out and Google also use it for cute animals and other objects. But now it seems some core retailers, like Wayfair, is showing some of their products in […]

Product Reviews Update, Search Console, Local & More

Here is the large Google webmaster report for August 2022 – catching you all up on what you may have missed in the past month related to Google search and SEO topics. We had a confirmed Google algorithm update, the July 2022 product reviews update that kicked in friday and the tools just picked up […]

Google Updates Search Quality Raters Guidelines

Google has updated its Google Search Quality Raters Guidelines PDF just a bit over 9 months since the last update. The document keeps getting smaller, from 175 pages in 2020 to 172 pages in 2021 and now to 167 pages in 2022. Here is what Google documented it changed: Refreshed language to be aligned with […]

Google Search Trending Topics News Field

Google Search seems to be testing a new “trending topics” section for some news queries in Google Search on mobile. This Trending Topics section lets you toggle and refine your query by topics, such as weather, crime, sports, politics, or other trending news categories for that query. This was spotted by Saad AK on Twitter […]

Google Updates Suicide Prevention Field In Search Outcomes

Google has updated the suicide prevention box in its search results with a new hotline number and a chat support option. “While Google has included suicide prevention information at the top of relevant search results for many years, this new hotline will make it easier for people in emotional distress and seeking mental health support […]

Google Search Timer & Stopwatch Cease Working

The Google countdown timer and stopwatch feature seem to have stopped working. It seemed the Google stopwatch stopped ticking on July 18th. This feature first came up in Google about a decade ago. like this Aug 2013 I first noticed this feature and it temporarily stopped working in October 2013. Here is what it use […]

Google Search Bug Exhibiting Only One End result To Some Customers

Google has this weird Google Search rendering bug where it is showing only one search result to some users. This seems like a super limited bug, impacting a limited number of users. But for Google, even one percent of searchers are a lot of searches. Google said they will investigate these reports. There are complaints […]

Google To Investigate Potential Google Search Recipe Bug

Google may investigate a potential bug in Google Search with the recipe search results carousel. There are reports of sites dropping out from the recipe carousel without the URLs dropping out from the normal search results. Danny Sullivan from Google said on Twitter that he would pass along the complaints. I’ll pass it on — […]