2018 Week 1 SEO News Recap

Introducing the new Search Console

A few months ago Google released a beta version of a new Search Console experience to a limited number of users. They are now starting to release this beta version to all users of Search Console, so that everyone can explore this simplified process of optimizing a website’s presence on Google Search. The functionality will include Search performance, Index Coverage, AMP status, and Job posting reports. A message will be sent once your site is ready in the new Search Console.

Google announces solution to longstanding AMP cache URL display problem

Google announced today that it is well on its way to solving one of the most annoying (to publishers) “features” of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) — Google URLs, not the publisher URLs, displaying in search results served from the AMP cache.

Pagination Tunnels – An Experiment in Crawlability and Click Depth

We’ve all seen pagination links — those little numbered links at the top and bottom of multi-page content. They are used on blogs, e-commerce sites, webcomics, gallery pages, SERPs, and multi-page articles. From the human visitor’s point of view, pagination is pretty simple. If you are on page one, and you want to see page two, you click “2” (or “next”, or whatever). You don’t really have to think about it. From a web crawler’s point of view however, it’s a bit more complicated.

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