These two new link attributes should explain the nature of links better to Google, because it sounds like Google is having issues determining the nature of links, and needs help from the SEO community in getting it right. Furthermore, nofollow links may now positively impact your rankings!
Today we spent some time browsing the robots.txt repository and playing with the open-sourced robots.txt validator. We found some interesting things to share, which we’ve collected in this article.
On July 1st, Google announced that they were going to revamp the Robots Exclusion Protocol – 25 years after its birth. This resulted in an extension to the Robots Exclusion Protocol that was submitted to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) on July 1st, 2019. A robots.txt update was long overdue It’s an interesting development, one whic...
In December we wrote about Google supporting meta descriptions up to 320 characters. In May they started making changes to the length of the meta description again. It seems as if Google went back to showing a maximum of 155 characters, their pre-December length, but that’s not the case.
Earlier this month, Google released an update to its search engine result pages (SERPs). Now they support meta descriptions up to 320 characters (1,840 pixels) long.