• Google Encouraging Webmasters To Auto-complete Web Forms For Mobile!
    [March 20, 2015] Google recently wrote an official blogpost on the Webmaster Central Blog, which is to encourage webmasters to adopt and thus implement autocomplete on web forms for your mobile sites.
  • Google Says They Don’t Have Whitelist Algorithms for Panda and Penguin
    [February 13, 2015] Google’s John Mueller in Google+ webmaster hangout addressed a question where he talked about the whitelists. He said that for some algorithms Google does have a whitelist but for others they did not.He specifically mentioned that for the Penguin and Panda algorithms, a whitelist or exception list does not exist.
  • Google Webmaster Team Offers Tips For Mobile Optimization
    [January 9, 2015] The Google Webmaster team will be offering tips, advice, and optimization techniques on mobile design options. The announcement was made on Google+: “There are three common configurations of #mobilefriendly sites: Responsive web design, dynamic serving, and separate mobile URLs. Whichever configuration you choose is up to you – Google supports all three. We’ll go into […]
  • Google Trying to Make CAPTCHA Less Annoying with reCAPTCHA
    [December 5, 2014] Google announced that it’s rolling out an API for reCAPTCHA, which it has dubbed “No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA”. It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything much about reCAPTCHA. Google acquired the company in 2009, and has since been using it to make the CAPTCHA experience on websites less annoying, among other things. A couple years, […]
  • Google Releases New Meta Tag to Disable the Sitelinks Search Box!
    [October 31, 2014] Last month, Google introduced a new and improved sitelinks search box within search results that made it easier for users to access content on the website directly through site-search page. It has now announced that the feature can be disabled completely by the Webmaster, following Google’s latest move. If a user performs Google search, the […]
  • Google Compute Engine Is Now More Affordable
    [October 3, 2014] Google just announced across-the-board price cuts on Compute Engine. Google already lowered pricing on core infrastructure, including compute and storage, earlier this year. Now, they’re cutting prices by about 10% for all instance types in every region.
  • Google’s Webmaster Tools API Gets Fresh Upgrade
    [September 15, 2014] Google announced that it has updated the Webmaster Tools API to make it more consistent with other Google APIs. Those who already use other Google APIs, the company says, should find this one easy to implement.
  • Now Build Interactive, Animated HTML5 Mobile Ads for Google Display Network Campaigns with Google Web Designer!
    [August 29, 2014] Google recently updated Google Web Designer to help advertisers build ad units customized for different screen sizes, from desktop to mobile. In a recent blog post in AdWords, Google explains how you can upload HTML5 ads built with Google Web Designer into Google Display Network campaigns.
  • Dev tip – How to Register an App with Facebook
    [July 31, 2014] So, you’ve been thinking about creating an app to run on facebook, so now what? Well, to begin you can take advantage of this great read from fbombmedia… enjoy!
  • Google Shares Its Thoughts On The Future of Apps and Search
    [July 8, 2014] Google launched app indexing earlier this year after testing it last fall. About a month ago, they expanded it into more languages.
  • Google Compute Engine Receives Usage Export Feature
    [June 12, 2014] Google has launched a new Compute Engine feature called Compute Engine Usage Export, which lets users export detailed reports about their usage data and get mroe granular insight into their Compute Engine usage at a resource level.
  • Crashlytics, Twitter’s Analytic Tool Coming To Mac OS X
    [May 12, 2014] Last year, Twitter acquired Crashlytics, a reporting tool for mobile app crashes. The company has kept the service alive as promised. The co-founders said at the time that development would continue, and it has. Today, Crashlytics announced that it is expanding beyond iOS and Android apps, and into Mac apps. Apparently they’ve had a lot […]
  • Matt Cutts Explains How Google Algorithm Changes Are Tested Before Implementation
    [April 21, 2014] There is a lot that goes on in the Google office, before the search engine giant gives the thumbs up to a particular algorithmic change. In the recent Webmaster Help video, Google’s head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts talks about how Google analyzes the quality of an algorithm change before deciding whether or not to […]
  • Don’t Delete Old Disavow Files, Simply Upload New Ones Instead
    [March 31, 2014] Don’t delete your old disavow file if you upload a new one because it “confuses folks”. Google’s Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts announced on Twitter early Tuesday morning that you do not need to remove your old disavow links file before uploading a new one. This means that the next time you are going […]
  • How To Remove The Unnatural Link Penalty In Google
    [March 10, 2014] It is not very often that you get a one-on-one advice from Matt Cutts, Google's Head of Search Spam, as a response to a tweet? How frequently does Google listen to your problem and gives you a bonus by getting it solved within minutes? Hard to believe that a single tweet can be so powerful. […]
  • Are Backlinks Relevant In Google Search Results?
    [February 20, 2014] Ever wondered what Google search results would be, without backlinks as a ranking tool? According to Matt Cutts, Google's Head of Search Spam, if there was a version of the search engine which declined backlink building as a ranking factor, then the quality of search results would be much worse.
  • Google Releases the Beta Version of Official Google Publisher Plugin for WordPress!
    [January 20, 2014] Google has announced the beta release of official Google Publisher Plugin, which will provide new functionalities to WordPress websites of publishers. For a long time, publishers were looking for an easy way to work with the Google products within the platform.
  • Does Google Ignore Rules In Robot.txt?
    [January 6, 2014] Here’s a first. Well, actually I’m not surprised when it comes to Google, but this is the first time I have seen a website disallow the search engines from indexing their website. But the website still ranks number one in Google for their primary keyword phrase.
  • Learn How To Upgrade To Google’s Universal Analytics
    [December 9, 2013] Earlier this year, Google launched universal analytics for everyone. At the time, it said the new tools would help businesses “measure how people actually become and remain loyal customers.” That’s great and all, but you may have found that universal analytics isn’t that easy to implement.
  • Google Integrates News, Waze, Website Update, and What to Watch to Google Now Android!
    [November 18, 2013] Google has announced a series of integration into Google Now, the voice controlled digital assistance. Waze-powered traffic reports is the major addition that will let Google tell you the best route and also warn you of the delays in between. The update is available for Android app.
  • Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP Into 2015
    [October 22, 2013] Are you still using Windows XP? If so, you should probably upgrade already. Microsoft will be taking if off of life support soon, and Google isn’t giving it much longer.
  • Google Webmaster Tools to Provide Better Backlink Data for Site Owners!
    [September 17, 2013] Webmaster Tools has provided 100,000 backlinks when users clicked on "Download more sample links" button. Until now, users selected the links by lexicographical order, which means that no complete picture of the site's backlinks was provided.
  • Google Wants You To Use Webmaster Tools For Analyzing Bad Links
    [August 22, 2013] In the month of June, Google asked webmasters who had received a manual action notification to use "links to your site" report within Webmaster Tools for analyzing the bad links that are pointing to the website.
  • Sites With ccTLDs Should Have Country Code Specific Content
    [July 30, 2013] Matt Cutts, head of Google search spam is sharing thoughts on whether a website should use country code top level domain (ccTLD) as a novelty domain.
  • Facebook Mobile App Install Ads Now Easier To Run
    [July 1, 2013] Facebook announced that it has a new way for developers to gets started with mobile app install ads. They can now do so by just copying and pasting their app’s Google Play or Apple App Store URL into the Ads Create Tool.