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: No Set Time Periods For A/B Testing Limits
A good question came in video a Google webmaster hangout, in the video at the 21:30 mark the SEO asked if Google has a recommendation around how long A/B tests…
- John Giannandrea Leaves Google To Join Apple
I didn’t see this coming but it seems the reason Ben Gomes is now head of Google search is because John Giannandrea who replaced Amit Singhal a couple years ago was not necessarily fired or demoted but rather he is going to Apple…
- Google Local Panel Images Not Loading
If you look at any Google local result, the local knowledge panel section, and look at the images section…
- Eric Gehler – 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.
Eric Gehler is 52 years old, lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and soulmate, Margie. They also have 3 cats and “the best dog ever, Sampson…
- Maya Angelou, American Poet, Google Doodle
Maya Angelou American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist who was born in St. Louis, Missouri has a Google Doodle honoring her today on her would be 90th birthday. She was born on April 4, 1928 and lived until the age of 86, passing on May 28, 2014 in Winston-Salem…
- Google Wall Highlighting Employees
Google has a wall at one of their offices with profiles of some of their employees, their photo, title, what they do and more. I spotted this on Instagram and the person wrote The best smart for empl
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- If you have 3 pages desktop/mobile, 97 desktop-only, then we’d just index them like that (3 mobile + 97 desktop). Desktop-only sites/pages are OK too.… https://t.co/UahyDIfejM, John Mueller on Twitter
- Google seems to be testing new UI for stock tickers. Seems like mostly design changes — not spotting any new features.… https://t.co/sJgSp4IkI6, Dr. Pete Meyers on Twitter
- Active Shooter at YouTube Headquarters, WebmasterWorld
- Google gave us Net 45 but unable to implement, WebmasterWorld
- Google is North Korea’s No. 1 search engine, WebmasterWorld
This is a news feed, by author Barry Schwartz, the original post can be found here Daily Search Forum Recap: April 4, 2018.