It seems like Google is now showing multiple referring pages for some URLs in the URL Inspection Tool within Google Search Console. Amy @amy91485 noticed it and Glenn Gabe thinks it is new as well. I spotted up to four different referring pages in this tool now.Here is what it looks like (click to enlarge):Here are those tweets:Hey, thank you! I'm glad you found the cases … [Read more...] about Google Search Console URL Inspection Tool Showing Multiple Referring Pages
This week we learned that Google launched its subtopics ranking systems back in mid-November, which aligned to a few unconfirmed Google updates. Google may have pushed out a small Google ranking algorithm update on January 12th or so. Google published a new research paper a few months ago named SMITH, Google said they are not using it in production search - yet. Google Search … [Read more...] about Google Subtopic System, Algorithm Update, SMITH & Search Console Updates
If you search for [qr code] on Microsoft Bing Search you get a built in QR code generator tool. It is not a huge deal but it is something I had no idea Bing offered and it is something that Google Search does not offer.Here is how it works, search for QR code in Bing and Bing gives you a box to paste a URL into. When you paste the URL into Bing, it changes the QR code to be a … [Read more...] about Microsoft Bing Search Has A Built In QR Code Generator
Today Google is celebrating the invention of my favorite sport, basketball. The inventor, James Naismith is featured in a Doodle watching kids play his game. James Naismith was a Canadian-American physical educator, physician, Christian chaplain, sports coach, and innovator. He was born on November 6, 1861, Almonte, Mississippi Mills, Canada and passed on November 28, 1939, … [Read more...] about James Naismith Google Doodle To Celebrate Inventor Of Basketball
A trailing slash is a forward slash (“/”) placed at the end of a URL such as domain.com/ or domain.com/page/. The trailing slash is generally used to distinguish a directory which has the trailing slash from a file that does not have the trailing slash. However, these are guidelines and not requirements.In the past, a folder would have a trailing slash and a file would be … [Read more...] about Should You Have a Trailing Slash at the End of URLs?