Google: Does Your XML Sitemaps Need To Load Fast?

Many webmasters and SEOs are obsessed with site speed, not just for their users satisfaction but also because Google seems to be obsessed with it as well. But XML sitemaps are not for users, it is for Google…

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Google AdWords Phone Number On Click To Text

Sergey Alakov spotted another new feature, this one on the Google AdWords end where Google is testing showing the phone number next to the click to message or click to text feature…

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Google: Malware Cleaned Up, No Long Term Impact On Rankings

One of the most common manual actions a site will receive in the Google Search Console is around malware or hacked website content. It is a growing issue and more and more sites are hit by this every single day…

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Google Turns Off Questions & Answers For White House Local Result

A couple weeks ago we reported how messy the local question and answer feature can get on Google. In fact, we showed how some need moderation including the [white house] result.

The results were polluted with nasty comments, sarcasm and so on. Well…

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Google Search Console Updates Rich Cards Job Listings Report

As you know, Google has this Jobs for Google feature and officially began supporting job posting schema to markup your job listings in search. Then in July they came out with reports for job listings in the Google Search Console Search Analytics reports…

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Google AdSense Redesigns Ad Review Center?

The folks over at the WebmasterWorld forums are saying that Google AdSense is starting to roll out a new ad review center. The ad review center first launched back in 2008 as a way to allow publishers to better control which ads they do not want to show on their site…

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