Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Google Begins Rolling Out Mobile-First Indexing; Few Notice
Google announced yesterday that they are now rolling out mobile-first indexing to sites that follow the best practices for mobile-first indexing.
- Google Partner Search, Insights & Leads Going Away
Google sent emails to their Google Partners that changes are happening in April 2018. Specifically, Google is killing off some important features for Google Partners including dropping Google Partner Search…
- Google Tests Expandable Sitelinks With Snippet Teasers
We have seen many variations of expandable sitelinks over the past with our Google Sitelinks coverage, but here is a new one…
- Google Adds Lyrics Translation In Search
Satyajeet Salgar from Google announced on Twitter that Google has launched lyrics translation in search for a few languages…
- Google Having Indexing Issues, Not Indexing Some New URLs Within Days
For the past couple of weeks I’ve been noticing an uptick in complaints that Google is not indexing new URLs on their web sites. They also are complaining that they can’t get the fetch as Google tool to index those URLs because of the new limits…
- Topher Kohan – The Search Community Honors You
This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here.
Topher Kohan is 49 years old and lives with his wife Amy and puppy Serra near Atlanta, Georgia…
- Gary Illyes Passes Out From Too Much Japanese Food
Many in the SEO industry have been wondering why Gary Illyes of Google has been so quiet and not too active on social media recently. Well, here is a photo of him passed out after a huge Japanese fo
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Facebook Stock Drops 6pct in Wake of F.T.C. Probe, WebmasterWorld
- [New Time! – 3pm EDT] Mark your calendars this week. John Mueller (@JohnMu) will be doing an AMA on /r/TechSEO/ this Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at 3pm EDT. https://t.co/TPTg8RSCOA #SEO… https://t.co/xJvmYDrxdP, jroakes on Twitter
- Highlight notifications for communities and collections Hey there folks, ano…, Google+ – Leo Deegan
- Voice Match Gets Stuck, Google Web Search Help
This is a news feed, by author Barry Schwartz, the original post can be found here Daily Search Forum Recap: March 27, 2018.