• 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.
  • New API For Google Maps Engine Launched By Google
    [June 10, 2013] Google has announced the launch of the Google Maps Engine API, which lets developers use Maps Engine in their own apps for the first time.
  • iOS SDK For Facebook Gets Share Dialog
    [May 28, 2013] At its Mobile Developer Conference in April, Facebook announced that it would be pushing Open Graph in a big way on mobile going forward. Part of those plans involved the Share Dialog – a tool that allows users to share on Facebook without having to login. It was only available as a limited beta at […]
  • Adobe Rebrands Creative Suite To Creative Cloud
    [May 9, 2013] For years, Adobe has sold its professional design software under the Creative Suite banner. There were hints that was going to change when Adobe stopped selling CS6 at retail, but the company has moved to kill Creative Suite faster than anybody expected.
  • Discover How To Use Apps Script With Android
    [April 15, 2013] Google uploaded a new video about using Apps Script and Android. Arun Nagarajan from the Apps Script team and Adam Koch from Android discuss:
  • Unreal Engine 3 Coming To The Web
    [April 1, 2013] For the longest time, HTML5 was far behind Flash in terms of game development as it didn’t offer a native experience. Mozilla and others have been bridging that gap over the last year, however, and the non-profit’s latest move inspires more hope that HTML5 can deliver native gaming experiences sooner rather than later.
  • 9 New Open Graph Actions Added To Lifestyle Apps By Facebook
    [March 12, 2013] Today, Facebook is announced nine new Open Graph actions for lifestyle (fitness, books, movies & TV) app.
  • Error Uploading Google Webmaster Tool Link Data Into Google Docs
    [February 19, 2013] Way to go, Google. This just goes to show that the employees who work on your Google Webmaster Tools don’t talk to your Google Docs employees. Nothing can be more frustrating than using two Google products that don’t work with each other very well. Such is the case with Google Webmaster Tools and Google Docs.
  • Facebook Wants Developers To Keep Doing What They Are Doing
    [February 1, 2013] As previously reported, Facebook has been blocking some apps from accessing data – namely the newly launched Wonder from Yandex and Twitter’s new Vine video app, which Facebook has reportedly kept from utilizing the Find Friends API.
  • Are Programmers Artists?
    [January 8, 2013] There’s a general stereotype that describes programmers as nothing more than pale introverts who sit in front a computer all day typing strings of code. It wasn’t exactly accurate, but most programmers really did just type code all day. Now these same programmers and some new blood are beginning to explore the boundaries of what’s […]
  • Google Updates Maps Android API
    [December 4, 2012] Google announced that it is launching an update to the Google Maps Android API to include some highly requested features.
  • Why You Need a Responsive Blog Design Instead of a Mobile-Friendly One
    [November 19, 2012] When you read a blog, what’s your preferred method – desktop browser or mobile (say, smartphone or tablet)?
  • Google’s Mobile App Analytics Available To All
    [October 29, 2012] In June, Google introduced Mobile App Analytics in closed beta. At the time, the company said it would be opening up the beta in waves. I guess the final tidal wave is upon us, as Google announced today that it is now open to everyone in public beta.