SEO News: Page Experience Becomes a Ranking Factor in May 2021

  • November 17, 2020
  • Steven van Vessum
From May 2021, Google will start treating Page Experience as a ranking factor for Google Search. With this step, Google takes another leap forward towards rewarding a great user experience. Learn what this means, and how you can start preparing!
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SEO News: Google Will Start Ranking Passages

  • October 27, 2020
  • Steven van Vessum
Google will get a lot better at extracting and ranking passages towards the end of 2020. This will have a big impact on your SEO strategy. Learn how you can anticipate on this change, that will impact 7% of all queries!
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SEO News: Google Suspends Request Indexing Feature and Updates Quality Rater Guidelines

  • October 20, 2020
  • Ondrej Koraba
Learn how SEOs have (temporarily) lost a powerful tool for getting their URLs indexed faster, while Google has updated its quality rating guide and added new sections.
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SEO News: Google Ran 464k Experiments with Quality Raters in 2019

  • October 13, 2020
  • Ondrej Koraba
Read how Google’s newly published past stats have revealed interesting developments in search evaluation, while in the present, Google is fixing indexing and canonicalization issues and featuring Web Stories in Discover.
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SEO News: Google Helps Publishers With News Showcase and Much More

  • October 6, 2020
  • Ondrej Koraba
Read how publishers have their time to shine with a new product from Google, and retailers can list their products on Shopping, while Google struggles with two indexing issues. Link to BrightonSEO 2020 slides included!
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SEO News: Bing Releases AI-driven Features to Improve Search Experience and More

  • September 29, 2020
  • Ondrej Koraba
Read how Bing is boosting its search functionalities with Natural Language Generation – and how retailers can now show shipping conditions in Google Search with new Schema markup, and SEOs are panicking over canonicalization problems.
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SEO News: iOS 14 Brings Major Changes for Search Engines

  • September 22, 2020
  • Ondrej Koraba
Other search engines can now be set as default in the new iOS, giving a huge opportunity to Google and DuckDuckGo, and Googlebot will soon start crawling over HTTP/2.
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News Roundup: Bing Rolls Out New URL Inspection Tool and More

  • September 14, 2020
  • Ondrej Koraba
Read how Bing Webmasters is launching a handy new platform, while Google Search Console Index Coverage Report gets finally updated, and DuckDuckGo reports record growth.
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