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Google on Rendered Content Snapshot Time
Technical SEO

Is There Any Fixed Wait Time By Google To Snapshot Rendered Content

In 2016, Screaming Frog twitted that according to their tests, the approximate wait time by Googlebot is 5 secs to take snapshots of rendered content. Our tests indicate Googlebot is willing to wait (approx) 5 secs for their snapshot of rendered c
Mobile First Indexing of Sub Domains

Google on Mobile-First Indexing of Sub Domains

Recently on Twitter, Google’s John Mueller and Gary Illyes were asked about the mobile-first treatment of new sub domains. Also, they were asked about whether this change is content independent or not. It's by domain, so subdomains are treat
Google Favors Dynamic Content Tweaking
Technical SEO

Google Favors Dynamic Content Tweaking for Personalization

Recently on Twitter, an interesting question was asked, whether it is better to dynamically alter content on the homepage or redirect to an alternate homepage with personalized content in that for SEO friendly personalization? To answer this, John f
GMB Product Catalog Feature
Google My Business

Google Made Its Product Catalog Feature Global

On October 2018, Google added Product Catalogs feature in Google My Business pages and this feature was previously available in mobile search results only. But on 4th April 2019, Google made an update to its Google My Business Profiles and with this
301 Redirection
Technical SEO

Does 301 Redirection Count as Backlink?

Recently on Twitter, John Mueller of Google was asked about whether a 301 page from one domain count as a backlink to the target page of another domain? And to provide clarity on this, John said, Google wouldn’t count that as a link and links to t
Old Google Search Console Properties Removal
Technical SEO

Is It Ok To Remove Old Search Console Properties?

Recently on Twitter a query was raised regarding the removal of old search console properties by users once they have created their new domain property in the spirit of good housekeeping. Regarding this question John Mueller of Google replied that i
New Google My Business Community
Google My Business

Google Launched New Google My Business Help Community

Yesterday, Google launched a new Google My Business Help Community. The previous Google My Business Community is still live but in read only mode and will be closed by July 2019. We've launched a new Google My Business Help Community and hope to see
Google Crawl Rate After Missing Sitemap
Technical SEO

Google Won’t Change Crawl Rate If Your Sitemap Goes Missing

A few days back Martin MacDonald asked a question to Google’s John Mueller on Twitter regarding a hypothetical scenario where a popular site having a sitemap with thousands of new pages that is visited by Google every day & suppose the sitemap
Unclean Website Headers Impact
Technical SEO

Google Doesn’t Have Exceptions for Sites with Unclean Headers

Recently on Twitter, Kristine Schachinger questioned whether iframe code added in the head part of the website after the execution of Akamai tracking’s loader snippet is breaking Google Crawler. Also, Barry Adams backed this question and said, the
SEO Bonus for Images
Technical SEO

No SEO Bonus for Having Images on Same Host/Domain

There has been considerable dilemma among webmasters regarding the possible impact of images that are hosted on a CDN which is on a subdomain or separate website on maintaining links, traffic & SEO value. Recently this query was raised on Twitte
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Google Volatility Report