Tag Archives: url

Google URL Inspection Tool Referring Web page Can Present Nofollow Hyperlinks But It’s Uncommon

Google’s John Mueller said it is possible that Google Search Console’s URL inspection tool can show a nofollowed link as the referring page but he also said it is rare. It does make you question if Google holds by the nofollow as a very strict hint or not but John said we are “too focused […]

Google’s John Mueller On 404ing or Utilizing Rel Canonical On URL Parameters

There is an interesting response from John Mueller of Google on what to do with URLs that may appear duplicated because of URL parameters, like UTMs, at the end of the URLs. John said definitely don’t 404 those URLs, which I think no one would argue with. But he also said you can use the […]

Google Core Web Vitals Report Positive aspects URL Stage Knowledge For Examples URLs

Google announced on Twitter it has added URL-level data in the example URLs within the Google Core Web Vitals report. Plus Google added that it made some textual changes to the report “to make it clearer.” Google wrote “We’re improving the Core Web Vitals report From today we’ll start surfacing URL-level data in the example […]

Google Says Close to Duplicate URLs With Canonical Nonetheless Can Lead To Incorrect URL Rating

There is an interesting thread on Reddit on a topic we touched on here several times, the topic of Google ranking the wrong version of the URL in Google Search. It all stems back to the URLs you want Google to rank being near duplicate to the URL Google ends up ranking. The person said […]

Google Crawl Spikes After URL Parameter Instrument Went Offline?

As you know, last week, on April 26th, Google disables the URL parameter tool within Google Search Console and stopped respecting any of the rules added to that tool. Some are asking if the recent crawl spikes they saw with Googlebot was related to this change. Dave Smart posted on Twitter charts showing his crawl […]

AI Attorneys Demanding Hyperlinks, Google Not Stealing Content material, Previous Bingbot, Google URL Parameter Instrument & AdWords API Gone & Extra

This week in search, a reporter uncovered that sketchy SEOs are making up fake lawyers using AI to send out fake DMCA requests demanding links to their sites. Google was accused of stealing content and not crediting this source for that content, well, it turned out, Google was the one being copied, not he other […]

Eradicating AMP, Do not Fear About Redirecting Google AMP Cache URL

The AMP cache URL is the URL that looks like https://www.google.com/amp/s/ followed by your site’s details. You do not have fully control over that URL, so there is really no need to worry about having that URL redirect to your site. Google’s John Mueller said on Reddit “It’ll fix itself automatically, you don’t need to […]

Greatest To Have Google Uncover Your New Web site With Exterior Hyperlinks Over URL Submission

Google’s John Mueller said there is nothing wrong with using the Google Search Console URL inspection tool to request indexing but the better route is to have Google discover those new URLs on that new site through external links. Google said it is simply better to have links to the site and for Google to […]

Google Search Console URL Inspection Device Errors Proceed

Yesterday, Google confirmed that some folks trying to use the URL Inspection tool via the console or even the API may be seeing errors. Google said it is working on a fix but almost a day later, some are still having issues and Google has yet to confirm it is resolved. Google wrote on Twitter […]

Google Search Testing Double Website Title & URL In Snippets

Google is testing showing the site name and URL twice in the search result snippets in Google mobile search. So not only do you see the name of the site or the URL with the favcion from the site, but you are also seeing it doubled up with the site name on top of it, […]