Search Console

Google’s Manual Actions Bug Has Been Resolved

According to Google’s Danial Waisberg, it seems that it has fixed a bug where some sites with manual actions weren’t seeing those manual actions in Google Search Console. As you can see from the following tweet, Waisberg said that everything should be back to normal. The trouble all began on November 18, and was finally resolved …

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Google Has Migrated The Disavow Link To The New Search Console

Google has announced that has finally migrated the disavow link tool from the old Search Console to the new version after a year after the company closed down the old version of Google Search Console. If you want to know where the disavow link tool is in the new Search Console, you can find it at https://search.google.com/search-console/disavow-links.

Google Is Testing Reporting Security Issue False Positives For Search Console

Google is testing a new feature that lets users request Google review of your site if it was flagged for having a security issue or appears to have been hacked. You can make a request if you feel that Google has made a mistake when identifying your site as having a security issue. Since this …

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Google Search Console Is Now Able To Help Fix AMP Signed Exchange Problems

In an announcement, Google’s Search Console has been upgraded so that it can now support reporting on issues regarding AMP and signed exchanges. With signed exchanges (SXG), they can be used with AMP so that real publisher URLs will be shown, and not the Google AMP cache URL when AMP articles are being served. What …

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Google’s Search Console API Infrastructure Gets Updated

According to Google, its infrastructure of the Search Console API is in the process of being updated and is “almost there.” The company said that there have already been some minor changes that some folks may have already noticed., and will help Google improve the API’s performance in the long run. There are three changes …

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Image License Structured Data Support Is Added To Google Search Console

Google Search Console reports and the Rich Results test tool are getting some more support from Google for image license metadata for licensable image label. If you’re using this markup, a new section will appear in the Enhancements reports in the Search Console. If you’re not using the markup, it will not appear to you. …

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Google Updated Guidelines To Say Spam Reports Are Not For Manual Actions

In an announcement by Gary Illyes on the Google webmaster blog, Google wants to clarify that spam reports are only to improve Google’s spam detection algorithms. The mention of manual actions were removed from the Google webmaster guidelines since these spam reports are going to lead to a Google employee reviewing a site and manually penalizing …

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Google Tests Showing Analytics Data In Search Console With ‘Insights’

A new feature is being tested in Google Search Console, called Google Search Console Insights. This features allows users to get deeper reporting into the performance of the site and its pages, which includes page views, average time on page, referring sites information and more from Google Analytics. Currently, there has been no official announcement …

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Daniel Waisberg From Google On Search Console And The Search Relations Team

Barry Schwartz was able to have a chat with Daniel Waisberg at SMX West this year, who is now on the Search Relations Team with John Mueller. The two spoke about his job, which focuses on Google Search Console. Danial has been a part of the search community since the early 2000. Before joining the …

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Google Search Console Performance Report Gets Recipe Filters

A new filter option has been added to Google’s performance reports within Google Search Console. Google might be giving sites that use recipe markup the ability to filter performance reports within the “search appearance” options. You can find these filters by logging into Google Search Console and clicking on the “performance report.” After that, select …

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