Good content is lost when specifying rel=canonical from component pages to the first page of a paginated series of articles. 5 common mistakes and tips to create valuable rel=canonical META tag.
Google Webmaster Tools "opt out" intends to help websites of having remove their content on Google Shopping, Advisor, Flights, Hotels, and Google+ Local search results. TV White Space trial launches in South Africa.
Bing WMT 'Site Move Tool' helps you quickly update Bing search index to reflect redirects--"change of address" from one domain to another--or, site redesign with a new directory structure.
'Help for hacked sites' lets recover hacked sites, with detailed information on specific issues. New how-to cheat sheet for WordPress or blogger, Google SEO Starter Guide. Building mobile-optimized websites guide add 11 new languages.
Google rolls out new Panda data refresh -- first of 2013, affecting 1.2% of English queries. Google replacing black/white top navigation bar with new light gray/black colored.
Windows 8 'Carnival' TV Ad Showcases Modern UI; Crawling Basics Bing Video; Windows Store Hits 35K Apps Mark
Google just yesterday only highlighted its Flight Search features, now the company has launched a new experimental feature that lets you check your online purchases from select merchants in Google Search and track your packages right from the results page.These new features are part experimental search and Gmail field trials and anybody can sign up […]
Google making it easy for webmaster to markup their pages with structure data with a new browser based point-and-click tool dubbed "Data Highlighter" that lets authorized site owners in Google Webmaster Tools add rich snippet / structured data markup to their web pages.No longer do you need to know HTML to add this markup data […]
Bing Webmaster Tools began sending new Crawl Error Alerts to webmasters informing about issues "encountered by bing crawler during recent indexing of site(s)."Here's a quick rundown of the new alerts and issue types:DNS Failures alert "deals with (Domain Name System "responsible for resolving hostnames to corresponding IP addresses") issues, encountered when a crawler request a […]
Google rolled out worldwide, the Panda update that "will impact about 0.4% of queries that a regular user might notice. For those searching in the United States in English, the percentage is higher. 1.1%," Google said.In other news, the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has accused Google of not deranking the "piracy" websites […]