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Google Considers Notifying Webmasters For Featured Snippet Penalties  Search Engine Roundtable

Sometimes Google may remove a featured snippet from showing in the search results because it doesn't comply with its own internal policies or guidelines.


New-look UC Webmasters hungry for men's basketball crown  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—Can the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters finally scale the mountain and reach the peak of the Cesafi men's basketball tournament ...


Bing Webmaster Tools adds Domain Connect verification integration  Search Engine Land

In order to make it easier for some webmasters to verify their web sites with Bing Webmaster Tools, Bing added support for verification through Domain Connect.


Google notifying webmasters to remove noindex from robots.txt files  Search Engine Land

As part of Google fully removing support for the noindex directive in robots.txt files, Google is now sending notifications to those that have such directives.


Google Chrome 76 update will force webmasters to rethink paywalls  The Daily Swig

The latest version of Google's browser will plug a hole in Incognito Mode that allowed publishers to track private browsing sessions. Google today (July 30) is set ...


UC Webmasters bags championship title in St. Augustine Cup  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The University of Cebu Webmasters continue to gather momentum heading to the 2019 Cebu Sports Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) ...


UC Webmasters beat USC Warriors, bag 3rd place Partner's Cup trophy  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joemangs Surplus-University of Cebu Webmasters claimed third place in the collegiate division of the Cesafi Partner's Cup with ...


Pacana tows UC Webmasters to thrilling win against UV Lancers  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joemangs Surplus-University of Cebu Webmasters completed a sweep of the second round with a thrilling 88-87 win over the ...


With Canadian funding, Real Estate Webmasters looks to build European MLS  Inman

Real Estate Webmasters has earned funding from a unique government of Canada business loan program — REW put up $2.58 million, and Canada is ...


Baby Webmasters beat Baby Jaguars, forge do-or-die game for finals' spot  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Hotel Fortuna-University of Cebu Baby Webmasters showed the heart of a champion as they defeated the University of San ...


August 2019 Google Webmaster Report  Search Engine Roundtable

We had a busy month in terms of Google SEO and webmaster related topics; probably the biggest were the numerous unconfirmed updates - one being ...


Baby Jaguars maul Baby Webmasters, book trip to Partner's Cup finals  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of San Jose-Recoletos buckled down on defense in the fourth period, holding the Hotel Fortuna-University of Cebu ...


Baby Lancers beat Baby Webmasters, snare 3rd place honors in Partner's Cup  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The ARQ-University of the Visayas Baby Lancers ended the preseason on a winning note as they took home third place honors in ...


Google Search Console Update: Three More Types of Structured Data Recently Added to Its Results Report  EIN News

Google search results have changed dramatically since the introduction of structured data, which allows Google to show rich information along with your ...


You can’t opt into or out of mobile-first indexing  Search Engine Land

Google has no plans to allow publishers to opt into or out of mobile-first indexing, explained Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller on the latest edition of ...


More from Google on its indexing issues  Search Engine Land

Vincent Courson, Google Search Outreach, has written a blog post about Google's search indexing problems of late, how it fixed them and lessons it has learned ...


Google is aware of sites hosted on another’s subdomain  Search Engine Land

Google has stated that hosting *content* in a subdomain or subfolder of another entity's site is not against its guidelines, but that it is improving its systems to ...


Google: There Is No Sandbox  Search Engine Roundtable

I love it how the name "Google Sandbox" which originated back in 2004 or so, is still around today. So much so that Google year after year has to say there is no ...


Google’s John Mueller: No Benefit to Marking All Outbound Links as Nofollow  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller cleared up a misconception about whether there's a ranking benefit to marking all outbound links as nofollow.


Google Publishes Core Algorithm Update Guidance  Search Engine Journal

Google published guidance on Core Algorithm Updates and how to create quality *content*.


Google Search encountering issues with indexing  Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO: Google Search is facing some indexing issues because of which users from several parts of the world -- including India, are facing trouble to ...


UC Webmasters demolish USJ-R Jaguars in St. Augustine hoops tournament  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters put down the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars, 80-70, in the 1st Captain ...


CEO Exchange: Bridging Your Brokerage With Opportunity  RisMedia.com

RISMedia's 2019 CEO Exchange is gathering the industry's leading voices, September 18-19.


Tristan Albina on Cesafi ineligibility: 'It's heartbreaking'  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—The title campaign of the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters in the 2019 Cesafi men's basketball tournament just received a huge ...


Video: Google Indexing Issues Explained, 3rd Party Hosting Warning, Featured Snippet Removals, Site Quality & More  Search Engine Roundtable

This week I covered how I was a bit disappointed in the explanation Google posted about the indexing bugs it has had over the past few months. Google also ...


Surprise favorites: SWU-Phinma ready for Cesafi challenge  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—Can the Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma Cobras carry over the momentum that they gathered from the preseason into the ...


Google Reveals How Websites ‘Disappeared’ From Its Search Engine  Fossbytes

Google now explains how it "temporarily lost part of the Search index" which caused websites to disappear from its Search engine. It was able to roll back all of ...


Top 10 Digital Marketing Tips from a Serial Entrepreneur Fred King  MusicSnake

Digital Marketing, without any doubt, is the number one focus for all businesses that try to grow and bring new clients from the web. To gather the most..


DeepMind Co-founder Placed On Leave 08/21/2019  MediaPost Communications

Mustafa Suleyman, DeepMinds co-founder, has been placed on leave after controversy over some of the projects he led. The Google-owed subsidiary focuses ...


SWU-Phinma vs. UC semis matchup on Tuesday  INQUIRER.net

Games Tuesday: Cebu Coliseum. 5:30 p.m. – USJ-R vs. Hotel Fortuna-UC (HS). 7 p.m. – SWU-Phinma vs. Joemangs-UC. Cebu City, Philippines—The ...


Bing lets webmasters submit 10,000 URLs per day through Webmaster Tools  Search Engine Land

SAN JOSE — Bing announced at SMX West Thursday that they are now allowing webmasters to submit up to 10,000 URLs per day through Bing Webmaster ...


HostingWiki.org Rolls-Out New Webmasters Information Platform – To Guide and Educate The Novice To The Pro Webmaster - Press Release  Digital Journal

Cyprus - August 8, 2019 - There comes a time in every online entrepreneurs' life when there are questions needed to be answered and advice sought. A perfect ...


UC advances to championship round in Inayawan cagefest  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters continued their tear in the 1st Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo St. Augustine Cup Inter-Collegiate ...


Google AMP errors widely reported by webmasters and publishers  Search Engine Land

Many webmasters, developers and publishers are complaining about AMP issues in Google mobile search and within the Google Search Console. Some are ...


Google has reportedly penalized a site for link building from 5 years ago  FlipWeb

We know that penalties are common when you are dealing with Google Search. However, most of these penalties are because of some not-so-common ...


Google open sources robots.txt to curious webmasters  The INQUIRER

OH MATRON! Google has just lifted its skirts to reveal its robots.txt parser, which it has made open source, thereby revealing one of the secrets behind its web ...


Google Announces Free Webmaster Conferences  Search Engine Journal

Google announced that they will be hosting free conferences worldwide. The goal is to bring search related information direct to people in under served areas ...


A Google Bug is Preventing the Indexing of New Content (UPDATE: Fixed)  Search Engine Journal

Google is currently experiencing a bug that is preventing newly-published from being indexed.


Google: When Linking Images, Make Sure There Is Alt Text On Images  Search Engine Roundtable

Google's John Mueller said in a video hangout this morning at the 1 hour, 5 minute mark, that when you link using images, make sure those images at least have ...


WordPress Plugins: are they really important? -  VENTS Magazine

There is all the fuss about the Webhosting is very critical for the website to enhance the business. For non-specialists, it seems quite a big task. A person setting ...


What SEOs & Webmasters Should Watch At Google I/O  Search Engine Roundtable

Google published an agenda of which sessions they think would be most relevant and useful to SEOs and webmasters. This is in addition to watching the ...


Google To Host More In Person Meetups But Focused On Webmasters  Search Engine Roundtable

Back in November, Gary Illyes from Google said they are changing the name of the Google Dance, removing the dance part but hosting more in-person Google ...


DBTC, CEC to kick off Cesafi season  SunStar Philippines

THE battle for school pride will go full throttle as the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) men's basketball 2019 regular season kicks off on Saturday, ...


Judgement day for four juniors teams in Cesafi Partner's Cup  INQUIRER.net

Games Thursday. (Cebu Coliseum). 5:30 p.m. – Hotel Fortuna-UC vs. USJ-R. 7 p.m. – Cebu Landmasters-Ateneo de Cebu vs. ARQ-UV. Cebu City ...


SWU-Phinma advances to Partner's Cup Finals  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—The Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma Cobras are making their way to the finals of the Cesafi Partner's Cup after they ousted the ...


Google's John Mueller Helping Webmasters On Christmas Eve Again  Search Engine Roundtable

John Mueller to me seems like a real genuine person and someone who is in a tough position every day trying to balance the line of defending the Google ...


Google Drops Magnifying Glass In Search Bar For Text Search Button  Search Engine Roundtable

Google has dropped the magnifying glass in the search bar and substituted it for a text based search button. We saw Google testing this out a couple months ...


Don Bosco vs CEC, USJ-R vs CIT-U on opening day of 2019 Cesafi basketball season  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—The 2019 Cesafi men's basketball tournament will open up with a game between two squads that are raring to do better than how they ...


Real Estate Webmasters Celebrates 15 Years at the Top |  RisMedia.com

Real Estate Webmasters CEO Morgan Carey discusses the firm's journey, and future, with RISMedia's Real Estate magazine.


Google Launches AMP-Powered 'Swipe to Visit' Feature In Google Images  We are Social Media

Google has launched 'Swipe to Visit,' a new AMP-powered feature in Google Images that helps people explore and do more through their visual searches.


Canadian Landmark Real Estate Tech Partnership Will Change Real Estate Ecosystem Forever |  RisMedia.com

Real Estate Webmasters and Lone Wolf Technologies Venture Into First-of-Its-Kind Partnership That Marks the Beginning of a New Era of Tracking for the ...


Bing Adds Batch URL Submissions To Webmaster Tools API  Search Engine Roundtable

Bing announced yesterday that you can now batch submit up to 500 URLs per API request, so do 500 URLs in a single API request - instead of an API request ...


New Way To Submit Questions For Google Webmaster Office Hours Hangouts  Search Engine Roundtable

As you know, Google's John Mueller and friends need to move off of Google+ for managing the questions and notifications of upcoming Google webmaster office ...


Four teams battle for third places in CESAFI Partner's Cup 2019  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Four teams will try to salvage third place in the high school and college divisions of the 2019 Cesafi Partner's Cup on Saturday, ...


Yoast SEO 11.2 lets webmasters tailor their schema output  Search Engine Land

Yoast SEO continues to add support for structured data with its 11.2 update. This latest version of the plugin lets webmasters insert their own pieces of schema ...


Google Search Console adds Discover report  Search Engine Land

Google announced it has added a new report to help publishers learn more about how searchers are finding their site through the Google Discover feature.


Google Webmasters Starts Rolling Out New Features, HTTP Response, Rendered Screenshots And More  Digital Information World

Google has rolled out a new feature on its Search Console. Check out what the update is.


Google Top Places List Out of Beta – Uses Machine Learning  Search Engine Journal

Google's Top Places List is out of beta. It now uses machine learning to select local search articles to display.


Google floods webmasters with ‘mobile-first indexing enabled’ notifications  Search Engine Land

Since Tuesday, Google has been sending notices around mobile-first indexing being enabled for websites to a huge number of webmasters. It seems like this ...


Google Webmaster Team Ends The Google+ Community  Search Engine Roundtable

As you know, Google+ is closing down tomorrow, April 2nd - this is no April Fools joke. And one of the more active communities on Google+ for SEOs was the ...


Daniel Waisberg Joins John Mueller & Google Webmaster Team As Search Advocate  Search Engine Roundtable

Daniel Waisberg, the analytics guru who joined the Google Analytics team in 2013 as the Analytics Advocate at Google is now switching jobs within Google to ...


Real Estate Webmasters aims to master the CRM — it’s not too far off  Inman.com

Set to be revealed at Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019, the refreshed user interface and slick new CRM features are well-thought-out and very promising for ...


Real Estate Webmasters strikes deal to take over Lone Wolf’s web business  Inman.com

In a deal that could shake up business for thousands of real estate professionals, Real Estate Webmasters has struck an agreement to take over agent- and ...


Bing Explains How To Submit URLs Via API  Search Engine Roundtable

Remember earlier this year Bing wanted to slow crawling the web and request webmasters to push them *content* via their URL submission tool. They expanded ...


Google Busy Updating Developer Docs For SEOs & Webmasters  Search Engine Roundtable

Google has been very busy updating their developer documents related to structured data, mobile-first indexing, and more topics related to Google search.


Google is Launching a New Q&A Video Series With John Mueller  Search Engine Journal

Google announced that it will soon be launching a new series of Q&A videos hosted by John Mueller.


Twitter used personal data without express consent  Webmaster Toolkit

Twitter announced Tuesday that since May 2018, personal data had been used for advertising purposes without the explicit consent of its users. The social ...


Real Estate Webmasters and Lone Wolf Technologies Form Landmark Integration Deal Partnership  RisMedia.com

In a landmark deal for the real estate technology industry, over 1,000 web customers from Lone Wolf Technologies are poised to transition to Real Estate ...


Google Posts Large AMP Indexing FAQs For SEOs & Webmasters  Search Engine Roundtable

Dong-Hwi Lee, a Googler, posted in the Google Webmaster Help forums a large FAQs around indexing questions related to AMP. This is a very comprehensive ...


Google apologizes for rel=next/prev mixup  Search Engine Land

Google confirmed yesterday that it hasn't supported rel=next/prev for years. Google admitted that it was an oversight, a mixup. It removed support but didn't ...


Google Search Console drops preferred domain setting  Search Engine Land

Google announced it is no longer supporting the preferred domain setting in Google Search Console. In short, this feature is not moving from the old Google ...


Google Live Streamed The Google Webmaster Conference In Kolkata  Search Engine Roundtable

Google live streamed the almost 5 hours of their new Webmaster Conferences. Below is a recording of the Google Webmaster Conferences in Kolkata, India.


Real Estate Webmasters Bringing RESO Standards to the World |  RisMedia.com

With a brand-new infrastructure in the works, Real Estate Webmasters is committing to data standards, and leading the movement.


Dave Davies on SEO Evolution, Brand Building & Why Nobody Wants You to Fail [PODCAST]  Search Engine Journal

Dave Davies, CEO of Beanstalk Internet Marketing, shares his insights on the evolution of SEO, building your brand, conference speaking, and more.


How to set up Google Search Console domain verification for site-wide reporting data  Search Engine Land

A common issue with Google Webmaster Tools, now Google Search Console (GSC), is that it has had us verifying versions of our sites as different properties ...


Cryptolocking WordPress Plugin Locks Up Blog Posts  Threatpost

A new type of malicious plugin has been spotted in the wild with the capability of targeting individual blog posts.


Baby Webmasters clinch second straight win in Cesafi Partner's Cup 2019  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Hotel Fortuna-University of Cebu Baby Webmasters scored its second win in a row after outlasting the Cebu Elite-University of ...


‘SEO Snippets’ — new Google video series to help webmasters & SEOs  Search Engine Land

Google has announced a video help series aimed at helping webmasters and SEOs with short answers to their webmaster and SEO questions. Webmaster ...


Google bug may select unrelated canonical URLs, could impact indexing  Search Engine Land

Google tweeted Thursday that it may have selected unrelated canonical URLs for some pages and that breadcrumb trails on mobile might show the unrelated ...


SWU Cobras stun UC Webmasters in Cesafi Partner's Cup  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Southwestern University-Phinma Cobras turned away a furious comeback by the Joemangs Surplus-University of Cebu ...


Google Search Console adds mobile-first indexing features  Search Engine Land

Google announced Wednesday that it made a “few tweaks” to Google Search Console to help webmasters and SEOs understand how Google is indexing their ...


De-indexing bug hits Google Search Console reports, tools  Search Engine Land

Just when we thought we were out of the woods with Google's de-indexing bug — we are now seeing issues related to that bug within Google Search Console.


Mobile-First vs. Desktop Content: Does It Need to Be the Same?  Search Engine Journal

Editor's note: “Ask an SEO” is a weekly column by technical SEO experts Jenny Halasz and Kristine Schachinger. Come up with your hardest SEO question and ...


Google Webmaster’s Blog Disabled its Comments Feature. Should You?  Business 2 Community

The world's largest search engine took to its Webmaster Central blog at the start of 2019 to make what seemed like a casual announcement. Some of us made ...


UV Lancers rout UC Webmasters, sweep Partner's Cup's 1st round  INQUIRER.net

Games Sunday (Cebu Coliseum). 1 p.m. – Hotel Fortuna-UC vs. UCLM (HS). 2:30 p.m. – ARQ-UV vs. USPF (HS). 4 p.m. – USJ-R vs. Tough Gear-CIT-U ...


Google Webmaster Update: Focus on Your Mobile Version of the Website  MarTech Series

Building from its announcements in the last three years, Google Webmaster has announced all websites should embrace Mobile-first indexing.


Google Search Console Star Wars Mode For Star Wars Day  Search Engine Roundtable

Everyone in our community is talking about how Google Search Console is doing a special theme within the toolset for Stars Wars Day, which is on May 4th ...


John Mueller & Google Webmaster Office Hangouts Move Off Google+  Search Engine Roundtable

With the closure of Google+ just around the corner, Google's John Mueller is experimenting with ways to communicate new up and coming webmaster office ...


Compromised sites a reminder to webmasters to watch for compromised third-party code  IT World Canada

Adding code from services like Google Analytics or StatCounter is common, but two incidents are a reminder third-party code can be sources of attack.


15 Google Webmaster Conferences In India Coming Soon  Search Engine Roundtable

I didn't expect Google to announce that they are putting together a blitz of 15 different conferences in 6 different languages across India within a few month ...


Real Estate CMA Software Market Share 2019 by Companies Brokermint, MoxiWorks, Realty Tools  Industry Segment

The global Real Estate CMA Software market is mostly valued at million US$ in the prior year and it will reach million US$ by the end of the year 2025, which ...


Google Webmaster Hangouts Tests Moving Off YouTube To Hangouts Meet  Search Engine Roundtable

Once again the Google webmaster hangouts hosted by John Mueller and other Googlers has to move to another platform. This time it is moving from YouTube ...


Google data shows Page Speed update resulted in 15-20% speed increases among slower sites  Search Engine Land

Google shared some data around the aftermath of launching its Google Speed Update officially in July 2018. After Google giving site owners notice of the update ...


USJ-R Baby Jaguars end streak of UC Baby Webmasters  INQUIRER.net

The University of San Jose-Recoletos Baby Jaguars dealt the Hotel Fortuna-University of Cebu its first loss as they walloped the Baby Webmasters, 72-46, in the ...


A Few of the Best Online Webmaster Tools  HTML Goodies

Instead of downloading an app to your device, online tools are provided on a subscription basis. The cost can vary quite a bit, but tend to be lower than the ...


Google publishes new FAQ on job search postings for webmasters  Search Engine Land

Mariya Moeva from Google posted a new and helpful frequently asked questions document in the webmaster help forums around the new job search functions ...


UC Webmasters on track for top two finish after mauling CIT-U Wildcats  INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joemangs Surplus-UC Webmasters pushed their winning streak in the 2019 Cesafi Partner's Cup to four games after they ...


Webmasters survive MPBL team Valenzuela for second win in Bayugan Mayor's Cup tourney  INQUIRER.net

Cebu City, Philippines—The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters won their second in a row, outlasting Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League squad ...


Bing to publishers: Start using new Bing URL submission process for indexing now  Search Engine Land

Last week at SMX West, Bing announced it is now allowing webmasters, publishers and site owners to submit 10,000 URLs per day to its search engine for ...


Google Search Console adds search within markup and copy with tweaking  Search Engine Land

Google announced two new features for Google Search Console's testing tools Monday. Within the Google URL testing tools, such as the AMP test, rich results ...


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