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Google Webmaster Tools Update: April 2010

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Summary

Google Webmaster Tools has introduced a lovely new set of features that shows webmasters a bit more about how users interact with their site:

  • Select by type of search
  • Filter countries
  • Select date range
  • Lovely visual graph showing traffic values and clickthrough comparison
  • Sortable table showing impressions, clickthroughs and percentages

This feature can be excellent indiscovery of new target phrases.…

 

Webmasters Tools Update

Google Webmasters ToolsGoogle has updated the look and feel of Google’s webmasters tools with what seems more of a cosmetic and structural change than addition of much new functionality.

Webmasters Tools New Functional Features:

  • Extra search terms displaying for each site.
  • Message forwarding to email.
 

Changes With NOFOLLOW tag

Ambiguous Role of the NoFollow Tag

5 December 2011 Update: In a recent Live Q&A session Matt Cutts states that they generally don’t follow the nofollow links. This is confusing as we all know that they do, at least for document discovery if not for passing PageRank.…

 

October 2009 PageRank Update

Google has just updated PageRank – one of over two hundred factors taken into account when deciding how a website should be ranked. Typically Google rolls out about four updates per year but this information is more of a historic snapshot of a site’s PageRank than a real-time value.…

 

Changes in the SERP URL

SERP URL

According to Matt Cutts, Google now has a more detailed referrer string than what it used to. A few months ago it would simply link to website’s URL directly. Now if you click on a link in any of Google’s result pages you will notice the link leads to something that looks like: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&ct=res&cd=1&url=http% 3A%2F%2Fwww.dejan.com.au %2F&ei=xxx&usg=xxx

Note: cd=1 means that the user has clicked on www.dejan.com.au while this website was on the position 1 in the search results.

 

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