Google Dumps AJAX Crawling Scheme

Hooray! At long last Google is dumping escaped fragment URLs.

JavaScript developers the world over can breathe a sigh of relief.

Unless they ignored Google’s warning two years ago that they were going to End of Life it.

And didn’t do anything about it.

In which case they’ll be shocked.

Devs would never do that, would they?

This is an extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 8th December 2017.

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How To Improve Your Page Speed

Who wants to make more money? Get more conversions? Have more traffic?

One of the simplest ways to achieve those things is to improve your page speed.

This article tells you how to do it properly by focusing on your infrastructure first.

Read it now, and get on with making your site faster.

#SEO #SEOTutorials #PageSpeed #Revenue #Conversions
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PageSpeed Over-Excitement

A few webmasters are getting a bit het up about Page Speed and showing off their technical chops in doing so.

PageSpeed is important, no doubt, but anything you do needs to be scalable and there are no awards for having the quickest page on the internet.

Read more in this exciting extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 1st December 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #PageSpeed #JavaScript #Google
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Code Cutting for Page Speed

I think we all know that Page Speed is important, and that there are multiple ways to achieve it.

This is a really interesting take from Ian Lurie of Portent on trimming code bloat to get a faster page speed score from Google’s tool.

It’s not the complete answer, but streamlined code is always worthwhile, providing it is scalable.

Read more in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 3rd November 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #PageSpeed
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SEO News & Updates 3rd November 2017

I’m excited by this week’s SEO News & Updates.

I think they make for really good reading, but I am biased:

Google Goes Curvy On Mobile;
Using Google Posts Impacts Rankings;
Google Wants to Drop Structured Data;
SMX AMA from Google’s Gary;
Cut Your Code To Improve Your Speed;
As well as some devilishly distracting SEO Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #SEONews #SERP #GooglePosts #StructuredData #AMA #PageSpeed
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SEO Bits & Pieces 27 October-2017

Yippee! It’s the SEO Bits & Pieces, your Monday morning mash-up of marvellous minutiae from the world of SEO and Search.

This week it’s filled to the gunwales with info about Google Search Console, Page Speed, Facebook, Alphabet and all sorts.

Read this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 27 October 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #GoogleSearchConsole #PageSpeed #Facebook #Pinterest
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Google Featured Snippets AMP URLs


Google now links to AMP URLs from Featured Snippets.

Most of the time.

If there’s an AMP URL available.

And it’s on mobile.

AMP isn’t a criteria for picking a Featured Snippet however.

Read what to do about it in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 08 Sept 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #FeaturedSnippets #AMP #PageSpeed #GoogleAnalytics
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Digital Things of Interest 19 August 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 19 August 2017, which includes these knowledgeable nuggets:

– PageSpeed is dead to this browser extension; 
– Sneaky priming in social media;
– When to use UX as bad design;
– Nokia goes for a ‘bothie’ camera. Interesting

#PageSpeed #SocialMedia #BrandBuilding #UserExperience #WebDesign #MobilePhones
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Digital Things of Interest 15 August 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 15 August 2017, which includes the following great gems of information:

– Plandids taking over Instagram;
– Thoughts on a PageSpeed preso from Google;
– How to detect if numbers are random;
– Roomba could sell maps of your home;

#Instagram #SocialMedia #PageSpeed #KnowYourNumbers #DataPrivacy
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Digital Things of Interest 08 August 2017

Read the Digital Things of Interest for 08 August 2017, which includes digital news, a study and a how-to guide – mainly across social media and content marketing today:

– Facebook using PageSpeed as part of the Newsfeed algo;
– A how to article on beating the NewsFeed algo;
– A study from Buffer across 16 million social media posts; 
– *That* Google engineer has been fired.

#Facebook #SocialMedia #DigitalMarketing #ContentMarketing #NewsFeed #PageSpeed
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AMP surfacing globally July 2017

Read about AMP news stories surfacing around the world, as AMP slowly spreads its wings with more local publisher adoption.

If you would like to discuss the ways implementing AMP for speed and visibility could impact your web business, please feel free to contact me.

#SEO #AMP #AMPHTML #PageSpeed #MobileSearch
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Twitter Linking to AMP URLs

AMP is extending its reach, with Twitter apps now linking to AMP variant URLs. It look like AMP is here to stay for a little while. Find out about this move and ways to implement this tricky little beast.

If you would like to discuss ways to implement AMP and how it could impact your web business, please feel free to contact me.

#SEO #AMP #SocialMedia #Twitter #PageSpeed

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Google Mobile Test My Site Updated June 2017

Find out about the latest updates to Google’s Test My Site Tool in this post. It’s a link / email magnet, but it does have some handy and redeeming features.

If you would like to discuss the ways page speed could impact your web business, and improve traffic and conversions, please feel free to contact me.

#SEO #MobileFirst #PageSpeed #TechnicalSEO

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Read the latest SEO News & Updates for w/e 30th June 2017: 

– Google releases big update 25th June;
– Canadian Supreme Court Orders Global Google De-Indexation; 
– Google’s Mobile Test Tool Updated; 
– Google News Gets A Facelift; 
– Google Gives Very Incorrect 301 Redirect Advice; 
– As well as some exceptionally enlightening Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #GoogleUpdates #MobileFirst #PageSpeed #GoogleNews #TechnicalSEO

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Google Mobile First Not Mobile Friendly

With Google’s Mobile First Index looming, it really is time to get your mobile websites fully in order. Just being mobile friendly is not enough and, unless Google backflips completely, you need to get ahead of the game on this one.

Click the link to read why Google’s Mobile First Index is not Mobile Friendly.

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Google Mobile Forst Index Delayed 2018

In this free thought-piece, you can read actionable insights into the reasons for Google’s Mobile First Index not hitting until 2018, and what to do about the ways the looming Mobile First Index could impact your website. Even though Google are delaying and back-tracking, you still need to take action.

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SEO Mid 2017 Technical SEO

Read this thought-piece to get an understanding of the developments in Technical SEO for 2017 and beyond.

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Google PageSpeed Difficulty

Discover the challenges of PageSpeed being difficult to properly understand in this post from Belmore Digital: Organic Digital Marketing.

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SEO Mid 2017 Mobile First

Read this thought piece to get an initial understanding of the upcoming Mobile First Index from Google, expected to arrive later on in 2017 / early 2018.

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TWIS SEO Update 02 June 2017

Read the TWIS SEO Update 2nd June 2017. We have Chrome blocking ads in 2018; JavaScript causing crawling and indexing issues; PageSpeed being difficult to determine; a view that Social Media helps SEO; NOODP going for good; as well as some exceptionally interesting Bits & Pieces.

We’ve also released the super-exciting The State of SEO in mid-2017. Read it now.

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