All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Redirects’

Google Calls Out Sites In Mobile Results For ‘Faulty Redirects’

Google is calling out webistes with “faulty redirects” in mobile search results to save users from having to deal with the “common annoyance” of tapping a search result only to be redirected to a site’s mobile homepage. This occurs when a site isn’t properly set up to handle requests from smartphones. As Google notes, it happens so frequently there are …

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Google Updates Guidance On ‘Sneaky’ Redirects

Google announced that it has updated its guidance for webmasters on “sneaky redirects”. It has updated the relevant section in its quality guidelines. It now includes examples that illustrate violations. “Redirects are often used by webmasters to help forward visitors from one page to another,” says Google’s Aaseesh Marina. “They are a normal part of how the web operates, and …

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