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Google Page Experience Update Begins Rolling Out via @sejournal, @MattGSouthern

Google’s Page Experience algorithm update is starting to roll out now and will be completed by the end of August 2021 Search Engine Journal

Google’s Mueller on Ranking Impact of Poor HTML, Spelling and Grammar via @sejournal, @martinibuster

John Mueller provides a rule of thumb for bad HTML and explains how spelling mistakes and poor grammar are quality issues Search Engine Journal

John Mueller Answers What to Do About Link Building via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Google's John Mueller responds to question asking what to do about link building Search Engine Journal

Google page experience update now slowly rolling out

Top stories will stop using AMP as an eligibility factor starting Thursday. Search Engine Land

Learn how to improve your content with Search Console Insights

To help you better understand which content of yours resonates with your audiences, we are introducing a new experience called Search Console Insights. This experience joins data from both [...] Google Webmaster Central

Google June 2021 core update finished rolling out June 12th

This was a ten day rollout, and it might be a good time to check to see how you were impacted by this update. Search Engine Land

Unconfirmed Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update June 11 & 12

There has been a heck of a lot of chatter from the SEO industry over the weekend, starting late Friday, June 10th, and then heating up June 11th and June 12th. Google has been doing this weekend [...] Search Engine Roundtable

Double Rainbow Over Google Germany

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Google PageSpeed Insights Adds Partial Field Data

Google has upgraded the Google PageSpeed Insights tool to show partial field data. Google said "previously, field data was only surfaced if all metrics for a page or origin met a threshold of [...] Search Engine Roundtable

Google Deprecates Critic Review Structured Data Support

Google announced on June 10th that it has deprecated support for critic review markup schema and structured data. Google said "we initially tested critic review markup with a group of site [...] Search Engine Roundtable

Vlog Episode #124: John Shehata On NewzDash & Google AMP

John Shehata is the Global Vice Present of Audience Development Strategy & CRM at Condé Nast. John also founded, an SEO software toolset for news publishers. But more [...] Search Engine Roundtable

Google Maps Restaurant Search Results Display Average Ratings Pins

Google is now showing the average review ratings for restaurant listings when you overlay restaurant results in Google Maps. This is currently working for me in the mobile user interface but not the [...] Search Engine Roundtable

Google Tests Updated Delivery Icons In Local Pack

Google seems to be testing a new design for the delivery buttons in the local panel and local pack for restaurants. The old icon was a fork and knife but the new one looks like a car or bike [...] Search Engine Roundtable

Site Owner Posts Google Penalty Eviction Notice After Manual Action

A site that lets you do online HTML editing has supposedly received a manual action for unnatural links. So what the site owner did was post a notice to its user base in a big box saying [...] Search Engine Roundtable

A roadblock for FLoC: Monday’s daily brief

Plus Apple's latest privacy move and its threat to email marketing. Marketing Land