Thursday10 Digital Newsletter – Week 52

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Thursday10 | No Comments

New Carousel Featured Snippet

1〉 Exploring Google’s New Carousel Featured Snippet

Google snippets are increasing in number. They are changing and we can see some major updates. You can read the article to get a better understanding of what a carousel snippet is an how it works.

Read more on Moz Blog

Internal Links for SEO

2〉 Internal Links for SEO: An Actionable Guide

Internal links are vital to SEO success. Internal links are links from one page to another on the same domain. They help Google to crawl your website easier.

Read more on Ahrefs Blog

Common Robotstxt Mistakes

3〉 Common Robots.txt Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Sam Marsden from DeepCrawl shares top 10 common robots.txt mistakes and how to get rid of them. Don’t forget that robots.txt is case sensitive.

Take a look at DeepCrawl Blog

YouTube Community Guidelines

4〉 Strengthening YouTube Community Guidelines

If you manage a Youtube channel that external links to a URL/domain that is classified as malware (such as adult sites) by Google, your channel will receive a strike and could be terminated. So watch out!

Watch it on YouTube

Search Console

5〉 Consolidating your website traffic on canonical URLs

To help unify your data, Search Console will soon begin assigning search metrics to the (Google-selected) canonical URL, rather than the URL referred to by Google Search.

Check it out on Google Webmasters Blog

paid links

6〉 Implications of new influencer guidelines on paid links

Paying for links can now land you in jail for up to two years. To summarize this one: Just don’t buy links for SEO purposes.

Read more on Silver Thorn Agency

Dynamic Rendering

7〉 Dynamic Rendering – Is this really an SEO silver bullet?

Bartosz Goralewicz’s presentation on dynamic rendering can be found on SlideShare now.

Check it out on SlideShare

google-speakr User-agent

8〉 Have You Seen google-speakr User-agent In Your Log Files?

Some people started to see a new user-agent in their log files named google-speakr. That user-agent is accessing the sites with IP which resolves to Google as spotted by Valentin Pletzer.

Check it out on Seroundtable

Recommendations Coming To Lighthouse

9〉 Platform Specific Recommendations Coming To Lighthouse

Stack Packs is a new Lighthouse feature that is currently under development. Still, it would be great to follow this up!

Read it on Google Developers

An SEO Guide to URL Parameter Handling

10〉 An SEO Guide to URL Parameter Handling

Parameters are loved by developers, that’s the truth. But they may create nightmares for SEO. If you don’t know what URL parameters are, this article shares every answer on potential questions for beginner level.

Read more on Search Engine Journal


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