Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:26:37 -0000WebmasterWorld Members assess the correct methods and syntax to block Googlebot from crawling, including robots.txt and nofollow.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:13:48 -0000Google has just announced it's making quality improvements to its search to tackle some of the issues and challenges its been facing.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:12:46 -0000Ecommerce on its own is not solely to blame.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:58:16 -0000Back in dinosaur days, you could submit your site to directories and get a bunch of links that actually boosted your Google rankings. Today directory links are so dead that even the DMOZ directory has closed shop. So how do you find and evaluate links to figure out which ones will boost your Google rankings?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:25:53 -0000Linksys have issued a security advisory with a temporary fix while it says it's working on a a firmware update on all affected devices.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:12:11 -0000Google Chrome could soon have an ad blocker turned on by default.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:42:01 -0000Microsoft has killed off the need to remember passwords to access a Microsoft account with its new Authenticator phone logins.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:01:37 -0000This one may be a game changer.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:55:57 -0000Google's Tensor processing AI chips save it from building dozens of new data centers.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:27:36 -0000"Links to your site" section showing no links turns out to be a bug in the Google Search Console.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:57:08 -0000Google is now extending the "Fact Check" label globally, and in all languages.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:51:21 -0000Developers can now get the Windows 10 Creators Update SDK.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:49:55 -0000Twitter Lite, a mobile optimized version aimed at low bandwidth and slow connections.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:51:30 -0000In a move to allay the fears of many that Windows 10 is harvesting user data behind the scenes, Microsoft has said there are important privacy enhancements in the Creators Update.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 10:03:47 -0000WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:39:06 -0000Android has surpassed Microsoft's Windows operating system to become the World's most popular.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:19:30 -0000Combating declining trust in the news media is being tackled through the News Integrity Initiative, formed and funded by a group of businesses and individuals.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:01:54 -0000WebmasterWorld Members discuss CDNs, configurations, and how to get the best out of it.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:40:32 -0000Bing Ads suggest advertisers move their campaigns to daily budgets before a forced migration takes place.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:04:49 -0000Amazon makes it s move into the Middle East with the acquisition of Dubai-based Souq with a deal estimated at $650 million.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:09:04 -0000Twitter is to start selling pre-roll video ads ahead of Periscope videos in a move to make a little more money from its service.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:42 -0000"Removal of recognition of the Extended Validation status of Symantec issued certificates, until such a time as the community can be assured in the policies and practices of Symantec, but no sooner than one year."
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:55:01 -0000Twitter is mulling over the idea of an enhanced version of TweetDeck for professionals, which may include a monthly subscription.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:17:58 -0000Google reports it detected a 36% increase of hacked sites in 2016, compared to 2015.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:27:42 -0000Google says it's expanding "safeguards to advertisers" following advertisers suspending advertising on YouTube.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:17:59 -0000WebmasterWorld Members discuss how and why to approach Google SEO as a zero sum game, or why it is smarter to take a different view.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:16:42 -0000WebmasterWorld Members discuss the Google "Fred" update.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:37:14 -0000Google has just published the latest Google Rater Guidelines, 14 March 2017.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:20:27 -0000Vimeo 360 is now open and will allow uploading of videos up to 8K.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:19:28 -0000Perhaps it was a flippant remark, but when a significant update takes place and the SERPs shift, it's always good to give it a name for reference.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:26:41 -0000Weather is a snapshot of what you see outside on any one single day.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 06:05:23 -0000Android has come very close to surpassing Windows as the world's most popular operating system across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile when combined.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 07:07:56 -0000Mozilla has released Firefox 52 with WebAssembly support for 3D video games, CAD, video and image editing, and scientific visualisation to perform much better.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 07:01:06 -0000For instance, it would appear anyone with a .hosting domain who paid and would have renewed at $20, will now have to pay $300.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:50:43 -0000WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:15:51 -0000Google's official AdSense plugin for WordPress will be deprecated from May, 2017.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:48:00 -0000It seems investors were eager to invest in Snapchat.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 04:16:56 -0000WebmasterWorld notes the passing of one of the most important directories on the web
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:27:12 -0000New statistics show that load time can significantly affect bounce rates.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:31:40 -0000Google has disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Edge and IE and dubbed it "type confusion flaw."
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:07:25 -0000Mozilla has announced the acquisition of Read it later Inc., the developers of Pocket.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:11:18 -0000Facebook is testing mid-roll ads in videos, splitting the revenues between publisher and Facebook.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:59:09 -0000Compared to the Heartbleed bug of 2014, Google's researchers discovered that people's private sessions and personal information could be seen by strangers, or by thieves.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:21:43 -0000CWI Institute in Amsterdam and Google create a practical attack on SHA-1 and advocate that the protocol should no longer be considered secure.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:34:12 -0000Yahoo and Verizon have agreed to cut the price by up to $350 million.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:32:37 -0000As discussed in our Feb Google Updates thread and also noted in both articles... the update was major, accompanied by wide ranking swings.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:54:22 -0000Bing and Google have agreed to demote pirate content sites in UK SERPs.
Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0000WebmasterWorld Members discuss the implications of not switching to HTTPS.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:43:52 -0000February's patch Tuesday update from Microsoft has been delayed until March.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:42:39 -0000The amount and the liability are the only issues at stake here, i'm sure.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:43:26 -0000WebmasterWorld Members discuss the recent changes to Google image search which resulted in traffic declines.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:08:48 -0000Bing explains more about its new intelligence services for use with the Microsoft Bot Framework.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:41:01 -0000Those of you using Google's General Category Blocking for AdSense will be pleased to know that it now gets quite a few additional categories.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:15:03 -0000Estimates suggest more than 1.5 million sites defaced thanks to not updating their Wordpress installation.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:29:24 -0000Microsoft has a new Insider preview build 15031 which offers picture in picture capability.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:28:34 -0000Google has improved its Search Console to Data Studio connectivity making it easier to pull data into Data Studio.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 04:28:43 -0000Twitter is to allow users to hide abusive tweets in conversations, is developing safe search, and has new tools to help stop banned users from opening new accounts.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 04:06:10 -0000Sites defaced, and a complete list published online.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:03:11 -0000WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 10:23:08 -0000FCC's new chairman ends the agency's investigations into companies for giving away free stuff.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:58:43 -0000Pinterest says it has around 2 billion searches per month and it wants to take advantage of that by offering PPC search ads.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:58:06 -0000Facebook beat expectations in its Q4 revenues reaching $8.809 billion, against $5.841 billion a year ago.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:02:45 -0000Yes, that's correct, the stats show it.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:16:11 -0000WebmasterWorld Members discuss leased or lease-purchased a domains.
Sat, 28 Jan 2017 03:43:00 -0000WebmasterWorld's collation of data center IP ranges as they are discovered or change in the rapidly evolving assigned IP landscape.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 04:07:07 -0000Google Chrome 56 comes with the full HTML5 implementation, and the long expected site "not secure" notifications.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:41:44 -0000Starting today, you can register a physical security key to your account
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:34:24 -0000Google's annual report of bad ads, bad practices, and bad actors, has, once again, highlighted that fact that this is an ongoing problem.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:03:39 -0000Bing will now let you synchronise your Google AdWords to Bing Ads.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:36:56 -0000Researchers say they uncovered a number of large fake account networks, with one having up to 350,000 accounts linked.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:34:30 -0000Shares were up on the better than expected results.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:44:16 -0000Yahoo could be facing investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to declare the data breach sooner.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:52:18 -0000LinkedIn has launched a new design which fronts a "complete overhaul" of its technology and architecture.