You #AskGoogleWebmasters, we answer

We love to help folks make awesome websites. For a while now, we’ve been answering questions from developers, site-owners, webmasters, and of course SEOs in […]

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When indexing goes wrong: how Google Search recovered from indexing issues & lessons learned since.

Most of the time, our search engine runs properly. Our teams work hard to prevent technical issues that could affect our users who are searching […]

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Googlebot evergreen rendering in our testing tools

Today we updated most of our testing tools so they are using the evergreen Chromium renderer. This affects our testing tools like the mobile-friendly test or […]

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What webmasters should know about about Google’s “core updates”

Each day, Google usually releases one or more changes designed to improve our search results. Most aren’t noticeable but help us incrementally continue to improve.Sometimes, […]

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Helping publishers and users get more out of visual searches on Google Images with AMP

Google Images has made a series of changes to help people explore, learn and do more through visual search. An important element of visual search […]

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A note on unsupported rules in robots.txt

Yesterday we announced that we’re open-sourcing Google’s production robots.txt parser. It was an exciting moment that paves the road for potential Search open sourcing projects […]

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Google’s robots.txt parser is now open source

For 25 years, the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) was only a de-facto standard. This had frustrating implications sometimes. On one hand, for webmasters, it meant […]

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Formalizing the Robots Exclusion Protocol Specification

For 25 years, the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) has been one of the most basic and critical components of the web. It allows website owners […]

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Bye Bye Preferred Domain setting

As we progress with the migration to the new Search Console experience, we will be saying farewell to one of our settings: preferred domain.It’s common […]

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Webmaster Conference: an event made for you

Over the years we attended hundreds of conferences, we spoke to thousands of webmasters, and recorded hundreds of hours of videos to help web creators […]

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