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Google PageSpeed – the loading speed of a website
In mid 2009, Google started their initiative for a faster internet “Let’s make the web faster”. This laid the...
Google Penalties
A penalty is the sanctioning of a website by Google. The reason for punishing a website is because of a non-compliance with...
Google-Index, Google-Bot & Crawler
A website can only be found on the Google Search when it has been incorporated into Google’s Index beforehand. To make...
Google Vince Update
What is the Google Vince Update? The codename “Vince” describes a comprehensive and permanent change (Update)...
Google Venice Update
What is the Google Venice Update? On February 27th 2012, Google announced an algorithm change with the codename “Venice”,...
Google Payday Loan Update
What is the Google Payday Loan Update? The Codename “Payday Loan” combines extensive and permanent changes (Update)...
Google Panda Update
What is the Google Panda Update? The codename “Panda” refers to a large and permanent change (Update) to Google’s...
Google Page Layout Algorithm Update (Ads Above the Fold)
The Page Layout Algorithm Update (Ads Above the Fold) is a change to Google’s ranking algorithm that was rolled out worldwide...
Google Penguin Update
What is the Google Penguin Update? Behind the codename “Penguin” hides a decisive update to Google’s ranking-algorithm....
Google Core Algorithm Update (Phantom Update)
Google deployed a core algorithm update at the start of May, 2015. The searchengine from Mountain View chose not to reveal...
Google Hummingbird Update
What is the Google Hummingbird Update? The code name “Hummingbird” stands for a new generation of Google’s search algorithm,...
Google Freshness Update
What is the Google Freshness Update? The Google Freshness Update is a comprehensive and permanent update of Google’s ranking...
Google Expanded Sitelinks Update
On August 16, 2011, Google introduced the Expanded Sitelinks Update to a worldwide audience. This update exclusively targets...
Google Exact-Match Domain (EMD) Update
The Exact-Match Domain (EMD) Update is a change in Google’s ranking algorithm launched on 27th September, 2012. The algorithm...
Google Caffeine Update
What is the Google Caffeine Update? Google introduced a new system, codenamed “Caffeine”, for handling the indexation...
Google updates and algorithm changes
The goal of every Google algorithm change, also called Google Update, is to (further) increase the quality of the search...
Google May Day Update
What is the Google May Day update? The code name “May Day” stands for a comprehensive and permanent update to...
Google automatically replaces the page title. What can I do?
In cases where Google decides that the existing Title is either “written too badly” or “unfitting”...
Google DMCA Penalty
Because of the algorithm change called “DMCA Penalty”, which Google announced on 08/10/2012 and implemented a...