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Designing Your Design

Use Wireframes to Design Better Pages and Sites “Web design” is a big topic. There’s so much to unpack in it that it’s easy to get lost in the details. What began as an attempt to build a better website suddenly becomes overwhelming and daunting. Now, you feel like you’ve got to fix 200 different […]

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Google Introduces Free Anti-Scraper Tool

reCAPTCHA Enterprise Designed to Stop Hackers and Software-Based Attacks On April 10, 2019, Google announced they were introducing a variety of tools to support Google Cloud security. One of these tools, an enterprise anti-bot solution called reCAPTCHA Enterprise, recently entered a free beta trial period. reCAPTCHA Enterprise is designed to help stop scrapers, hackers, bots, […]

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New Reports Added to Google Search Console

Tools Provide Greater Insight into Parsing Structured Data, Addressing Issues Google recently announced the addition of three new reports to Search Console, each one related to structured data. These reports comprise two enhancements to the “Sitelinks searchbox” and “Logo” structured data reports and a brand-new “Unparsable Structured Data” report. These first two enhancements give users […]

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Google Search Console Data Lost from April 9 to 25

Google’s Month of Bad Luck Continues as Indexing Bugs Are Finally Fixed Truly, April is the cruellest month—at least, it seems that way when it comes to Google’s recent challenges with indexing bugs. As we reported on April 26, Google shared that they’d been hit by yet another bug in their search engine—the third such […]

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Is Google My Business Planning Premium Features?

New Survey Suggests Google My Business May Soon Offer Paid Access to Certain Services On April 27, news broke that some Google My Business (GMB) users were being invited to participate in a survey that asked for feedback and opinions on paid subscription features on the platform. Based on this survey, it looks like Google […]

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Bug in Google Search Causing Issues with Canonical URLs and Indexing

April A Bad Month for Indexing Issues as Google Continues to Work on Fixes and Solutions Late in the day on April 25, Google announced they’d found a bug in Google Search that could cause the search engine to select unrelated canonical URLs. According to Google’s Twitter announcement, this issue could also prevent proper indexing […]

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