In ye olde days of link building, many sites such as NASA, weather.com and orange.co.uk had indexable search pages of the web that you could inject links into.
The other post to make the test fair
In the name of fair play, I need to do a ‘control’ for the other test I am running. This should minimise people complaining. But who knows? People love to complain.
404 Page Not Found
This page was Not Found (404). I do want them to find the page after this cheeky link though.
Feeding AlsoAsked.com questions into AI
What is meant by Search Engine Optimisation? If you have been involved with the internet for any length of time then you must have heard the term “search engines”. If you have used the internet to find some information about some product or service, then your search led you to a web page that was …
Will Google discover pages from links on noindex pages? (x-robots & on-page)
SEO and PPC curated memes and shitposts
[This page can take a while to load, because Twitter.] It’s forensic When the ‘expert’ #SEO recommends the 14-page website needs an “in-depth technical SEO audit”. pic.twitter.com/jNhVc5ENBv — Mark Williams-Cook = 🅼🅰🆁🅺 🅲🅾🅾🅺 (@thetafferboy) September 21, 2020 Title tags aren’t hard MRW an #SEO is insisting there is a ‘correct’ length for a title tag. …
Google’s crazy leg counting in featured snippets
I saw this thread about Google answering number of leg queries and thought I would expand to see how many I can find Google is getting wrong: Google is really, really bad at counting legs. pic.twitter.com/yM67Wy5Nan — ⓂⒶⓁⓉⒺ ⓁⒶⓃⒹⓌⒺⒽⓇ (@MalteLandwehr) May 11, 2019 Here are the examples I can find, including the ones in the …
Does noindex in robots.txt work with Google?
Post updated: 02/07/2019No, not as of September 2019, according to a Twitter update from Gary Illyes who announced Google will be dropping undocumented support for noindex in robots.txt As promised a few weeks ago, i ran the analysis about noindex in robotstxt. The number of sites that were hurting themselves very high. I honestly believe …
Google appears good at ignoring canonical tags on non-equivalent pages
TL;DR SEO test
I created two key phrase unique pages and tested if I could get one to rank for the other by using the canonical tag. Google completely ignored it.
TL;DR SEO test
New pages can appear almost instantly in Google SERPs for keyword searches. It appears it takes longer for Google Search Console to report these pages as indexed and that operators such as site: info: and cache: do not work immediately.