Learn about the most recent and recent updates to Google Search Central documentation. The Google Search Central blog is where you can find official updates to Google's main search algorithm, announcements of new Google search features, and best SEO practices. Subscribe to our RSS feed and get the latest updates in your favorite feed reader. Google continues to make new additions and improvements to the functions of the search console.
The latest update to the search console includes AMP Validator, Mobile Friendliness and Rich Results in the search console's URL inspection tool. Google has made significant improvements to the data in the Search Console index coverage report. Google announced a new version of the Search Console crawling statistics report to help site owners understand how Google's robot crawls their sites. Google Search Console (new version), Google Search Console (old version).
Google updated its search quality assessment guidelines last week, which is always great news in the world of SEO. Google Search Console updated its help documentation on anonymous queries. Google Search Console Insights now works with Google Analytics 4 and you can verify your properties again using DNS CNAME. In addition, this new video indexing report is now being released, slowly and for some.
Once the redirects are made on the website (specifically, the 301 redirect), webmasters used the search console's change of address tool to let Google crawlers know that the site has moved to the new domain or subdomain. Google has expanded its support for videos so that webmasters can now see the performance of their videos in the main search results tab (type %3D web). However, the search giant has now said that Search Console's AMP improvement report will help webmasters identify problems related to “sharing signatures”. Depending on the user's technical experience, users can use either of two options to use Search Console data.
Webmasters who received mobile-based indexing errors through Search Console now have more time to fix problems. Webmasters used the property set option to group these versions into a single set in the Search Console. The Search Like Google feature of the old search console, which was one of the functions most used by webmasters, will have a new name and a new life as a URL inspection tool in the new search console. Since property sets are no longer functional, webmasters can enjoy the advantage of manually collecting data from the search console.
The search engine giant introduced the concept of Core WebVitals, which incorporates three essential user experience factors that evaluate user experience in real time. However, when it comes to Google Analytics, the webmaster can only associate it with one Search Console property. With the new redirect validation feature added to the search console, you will have complete clarity, as the search console will now validate the redirection of the 5 main URLs of the domain, which basically means a successful 301 redirect. This data will be much easier to read outside the Search Console and can be stored for future reference.
That said, the standalone tools looked significantly different from what they did in the search console. With the latest update, Google will remove all of the incompatible rich results feature from the Search Console. While the Google Search Console tool was still in its beta phase, Google proactively added new features. .