1〉 The Lazy-Alt Experiment
Tim Bridges is helping on exploring lazy-loading images for accessibility & indexing. Worth reading.
2〉 Differences Between Bing Ads Scripts and Google Scripts You Need to Know
Christi Olson shared key differences between Bing Ads scripts and Google scripts.
- Functionality differences when the beta release of Scripts
- Bing Ads scripts have an automatic “find and replace” function when copying and pasting Google Ads Scripts into the editor
- The URLFetchApp work around to communicate and read applications and resources
3〉 Optimizing for Voice Search
Aleyda Solis shared insights and actions to show voice search behavior of users and ways to optimize for voice search.
4〉 Fast Load Times
We all need to stay fast in web environment. Google’s web.dev will take you through:
- Measure your site’s performance
- Optimize your images
- Optimize web fonts
- Measure performance in the field
- Enforce performance budgets
5〉 Google Webmaster Hangout Notes
6〉 Google Chrome Labs releases open source, browser-based image optimization tool, Squoosh
Kyle Bradshaw wrote an article on Squoosh, which is an image optimization tool, released from Google Chrome Labs. Looks very promising and really easy to use.
7〉 Google Launches New Tool That Grades A Site’s SEO Implementation
Just very recently, Google has launched a new tool that measures a number of aspects of websites. One of those aspects include how well your website is following SEO best practices.
The new tool is currently in open beta and available at web.dev.
8〉 Google is testing expandable hotel highlights
Sergey Alakov came across with expandable highlights for hotel searches on Google search engine result page.
9〉 Videos are Showing up in Featured Snippets
And HubSpot analyzed 165 of them. You can learn what a featured clip is, when they show up and what we all should do about them.
10〉 PageSpeed Insights, now powered by Lighthouse
Google published an announcement on Google Webmaster Central Blog about PageSpeed Insights is now being powered by Lighthouse. This is actually great news for some of users, since some folks were confused to choose between Lighthouse and PageSpeed.