Google Penguin 2.1 is launching today, according to a tweet from Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts. The first update to the second-generation Penguin algorithm designed to target web spam will affect “~1% of searches to a noticeable degree.” Google Penguin 2.0 went live on May 22 and affected 2.3 percent of English-U.S. queries. […]
How Does Google Treat Hidden Text That’s Only Temporarily Hidden?
By Jennifer Slegg at Search Engine Watch Back about 10 years ago, it was so common to see websites that would have 10,000 keywords in hidden white text in the footer the homepage in order to hope to rank for every one of those hidden keywords. Obviously, Google considered this pretty spammy […]
Hosting Related Issues : Tips for hosting providers and webmasters by Google
At Google Webmaster Central Blog By Pierre Far, Webmaster Trends Analyst Some webmasters on our forums ask about hosting-related issues affecting their sites. To help both hosting providers and webmasters recognize, diagnose, and fix such problems, we’d like to share with you some of the common problems we’ve seen and suggest how […]