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Google Launches ‘In-Depth Articles’ Section In Search Results, Highlights Eric Schmidt Article Google Launches ‘In-Depth Articles’ Section In Search Results, Highlights Eric Schmidt Article

Google announced that it will start showing a new “In-depth articles” section in search results when users search for some “broad topics”. We wrote about the feature when Google was testing it a couple months ago, but now Google is …

Google Tests Design Change To Sitelinks In Search Results Google Tests Design Change To Sitelinks In Search Results

Google appears to be testing a design change to its sitelinks feature on search results pages, which makes the experience a bit more interactive for users, and lets sites offer deeper pages within the feature. Moz and Hyperlinkx Medai CEO …

Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results

Google announced today that it is adding a new carousel feature for local search results on the top of some search results pages. It looks essentially like the recently redesigned Knowledge Graph carousel, but includes local businesses and their Zagat …

Google Tests Highlighting In-Depth Articles In Search Results Google Tests Highlighting In-Depth Articles In Search Results
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Google conducts tens of thousands of search experiments every year, and you never know which ones will actually become features of the greater Google experience, but the search engine is running a new one that’s pretty interesting and shares some …

Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Page Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Page

Yahoo announced today that it is rolling out a new design for its search results pages in the U.S. This includes a somewhat Google-like navigation bar. Here’s the before: And the after: “When it comes to search, nothing should stand …

Webmasters Hope This Google Test Doesn’t Become A Reality Webmasters Hope This Google Test Doesn’t Become A Reality
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Google has been running a test that eliminates URLs from search results pages (for the most part). Does this make results pages better? Would you be in favor of Google implementing this as a new design? Let us know in …

Bing Truncates SERPs More Aggressively (Until Users Hit The Back Button) Bing Truncates SERPs More Aggressively (Until Users Hit The Back Button)

After some experimenting and monitoring user behavior, Bing has made some changes to the way its shows search results. Bing R&D Partner Architect Dr. Ronny Kohavi discussed Bing’s testing and findings in a blog post. Much of the findings seem …

Looks Like Google Is Showing Shopping Results Less These Days Looks Like Google Is Showing Shopping Results Less These Days

Searchmetrics has put out a white paper analyzing Google’s use of Universal Search results for its various vertical offerings, finding a “dramatic reduction” in the number and proportion of shopping integrations displayed in results during 2012. The reduction, according to …

Google Emphasizes Brands More In Search Results Google Emphasizes Brands More In Search Results
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Google appears to be taking another step toward emphasizing brands in search results. As pointed out by Gordon Campbell a few days ago, and then again today by Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable, Google is placing brand names at …

Google Apparently Testing Product Counts In Search Results Google Apparently Testing Product Counts In Search Results

Matt Storms happened upon an interesting Google feature, presumably in testing. In a “site:” search for Macy’s, he found where the number of items for sale found on pages is showing up in search results as part of the snippet. …

Has The Knowledge Graph Made Google Better At Search? Has The Knowledge Graph Made Google Better At Search?
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Sometimes Google’s Knowledge Graph is inaccurate. Google knows it’s not perfect, and provides a “feedback/more info” link at the bottom of Knowledge Graph results, which you can click to let Google know what it has wrong, if you believe there …

Google Isn’t Blocking Domains In Search Results Like It’s Supposed To Google Isn’t Blocking Domains In Search Results Like It’s Supposed To
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Google is not blocking domains users tell it to from search results. Early last year, in Google’s efforts clean up the quality of its search results, the search engine launched a feature that let users block domains from search results …

Google Changes The Look Of Gmail And Google Drive Results On SERPs Google Changes The Look Of Gmail And Google Drive Results On SERPs

Earlier this year, Google launched an experimental feature that lets you add results from your Gmail account to your Google web search results page. Later, they added Google Drive files into the mix. The feature has been available to those …

Check Out Google’s Pole. It’s A Festivus Miracle. Check Out Google’s Pole. It’s A Festivus Miracle.

If you weren’t a fan of the show Seinfeld, chances are this will mean nothing to you. Otherwise, you may enjoy that Google is showing the sitcom some love on its search results page for “Festivus”. The left-hand side of …

Mr. Dressup Ernie Coombs Honored By Google Doodle In Canada Mr. Dressup Ernie Coombs Honored By Google Doodle In Canada
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It’s been interesting to see how Google populates the search box for those who click the doodles that often appear on its home page, particularly since the company unleashed its Knowledge Graph results earlier this year. Today, Google is running …

More Countries Reportedly Getting New Google SERPs More Countries Reportedly Getting New Google SERPs

Earlier this month, Google began rolling out a redesigned look for its search results pages. The biggest change was that they moved some navigational features and search filtering options from the left-hand side of the screen to above the search …

SEO Shows Google Results Can Be Hijacked SEO Shows Google Results Can Be Hijacked
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People have been claiming to see scrapers of their content showing up in Google search results over their own original content for ages. One SEO has pretty much proven that if you don’t take precautions, it might not be so …

Google Changes Up The Search Results Page Google Changes Up The Search Results Page
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As previously reported, more and more people have started to see the new look for Google’s search results pages. Essentially, Google has moved the search filtering options from the left-hand side of the screen to above the search results, freeing …

More Users Getting Google Results Pages With Search Filters At The Top More Users Getting Google Results Pages With Search Filters At The Top

Google has been testing a version of its search results pages for quite some time, which show the search filters at the top of the results, rather than on the left. Here’s what the test looks like: And a zoomed …

Google Adds More Explanation To Knowledge Graph Results Google Adds More Explanation To Knowledge Graph Results
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Google has added explanations to the “People also search for” results that it shows as part of its Knowledge Graph on search results pages. You know, like when you search for “Herman Melville,” and see that “people also search for” …

Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs

In August, Google launched a feature that surfaces your email messages from Gmail on web search results pages when relevant. It has only been available in an opt-in field trial so far, but it seems likely that this will become …