SEO News

Googlebot Mobile

  1. Dealing With Onsite Duplicate Content Issues

    Duplicate content issues can lead to a decrease in crawl rate – this happens because Googlebot is busy crawling unnecessary similar pages Using different URLs or domains like the M.approach for mobile versions of websites can also cause problems.

  2. Panda Has a Smartphone – Here Are 7 Things You Can Do to Test It Now

    In the announcement, Google explained that Googlebot can fetch the resources necessary for rendering a page and provide reporting directly in Google Webmaster Tools. By running fetch and render, you can identify resources being blocked, like...

  3. How to Avoid Mobile Ranking Pitfalls by Assessing Mobile Engagement

    Use rel="alternate" on desktop pages to point Googlebot to mobile pages and rel="canonical" to close the loop from mobile pages back to desktop. The amount of information streaming in about mobile search every day can easily become overwhelming.

  4. Google Webmaster Tools Now Finds Smartphone Crawl Errors

    They’ve made some changes to their crawl errors page to include specific smartphone crawl errors that the Googlebot-Mobilebot discovers while crawling the web as a mobile useragent. Server errors: A server error is when Googlebot got an HTTP error...

  5. Matt Cutts on SEO, PageRank, Spam & the Future of Google Search at Pubcon Las Vegas

    But sites using JavaScript to make it appear to Googlebot that the ads aren’t above the fold should look at replacing the ads before the algorithm impacts them. Webmasters should begin prioritizing their mobile strategy immediately.