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Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data

Today’s Webmaster Help video from Google includes something of an announcement. Matt Cutts reveals that the company is working on some upcoming changes to the Webmaster Tools API. The video is a response to the user-submitted question: Can you tell us if Webmaster Tools will ever have an update to its API allowing us to retrieve the “Search Queries” and …

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Google Kills ‘Links’ In Its Ranking Message To Webmasters

Google has a help center article in Webmaster Tools specifically about “ranking”. It’s not incredibly informative, and certainly doesn’t walk you through Google’s over 200 signals. It’s just a few sentences of advice, including links to Google’s Webmaster Academy and the “How Google Search Works” page. Internet marketer Erik Baemlisberger spotted in a change (via Search Engine Land) in what …

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Google Tests Structured Data Error Reporting In Webmaster Tools

Google’s Matt Cutts revealed in a Q&A at SMX Advanced on Tuesday night that Google is rolling out a test of a “structured data dashboard,” according to Search Engine Land. Barry Schwartz writes that he announced “a new beta application is testing within Google Webmaster Tools named the Structured Data Dashboard”. Google actually announced the launch of the Structured Data …

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Google Announces Opt-Out Tool To Keep Content Out Of Its Specialized Search Engines

Google has launched a new way for sites to opt out of having their content show up in Google Shopping, Advisor, Flights, Hotels, and Google+ Local search. Matt Cutts announced the feature in a very brief post on the Google Webmaster Central blog, saying, “Webmasters can now choose this option through our Webmaster Tools, and crawled content currently being displayed …

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Google Talks WMT Search Queries [Video]

Google has released a new video featuring Maile Ohye from the webmaster support team, who talks about the “Search Queries” feature in Webmater Tools, and how you can use that to “improve your site”. The video discusses the vocabulary of the feature – things like impressions, average position (only the top-ranking URL for the user’s query is factored in), click, …

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Googler Talks About Not Reindexing Pages

Ever had a problem with Google indexing your pages? If there’s no real content on them, then that’s probably why. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable points to a Google Webmaster Central help thread, where one person says they had over 2,000 pages indexed on Webmaster Tools, but that the number went down to 60, and eventually back up to …

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Google Gives Webmasters Alternative To Markup With Data Highlighter

Google announced the launch of Data Highlighter in Webmaster Tools, a tool for event data (and soon other types of data) that gives them an alternative to having to markup their sites. It lets webmasters show Google pieces of data on a typical event page on their site for use in Google’s structured data offerings in search results (like rich …

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Google Releases HTML Meta Tag Verification Video

The latest Webmaster Help video from Google does not come from Matt Cutts, but Maile Ohye. It’s about HTML meta tag verification in Webmaster Tools. “Verifying ownership of your site in Webmaster Tools provides you and Google a secure channel for giving and receiving information,” she says. “Including a specific HTML tag is only one of several ways you can …

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Cutts Does Customer Support In Latest Webmaster Video

Google has put out a new webmaster help video with Matt Cutts. The basis of the user-submitted question isn’t even accurate, and Cutts still took the time to make the video and answer it. This goes to show that there is a solid chance that Google will answer your questions when you send them. The question was: The Webmaster Tools …

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Hall Of Famer Matt Cutts On Why Google Doesn’t Provide An SEO Quality Calculator

Google’s Matt Cutts, who on Friday, was inducted into the University of Kentucky’s Hall of Fame here in Lexington, has posted a new Webmaster Help video answering a question about why Google doesn’t provide some kind of “SEO quality calculator”. The exact question was: Why doesn’t Google release an SEO quality check up calcualtor? This will help people to optimize …

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Will Google’s Link Disavow Tool Come Back To Haunt Webmasters?

Back in June, during the height of the Penguin update freakout, Google’s Matt Cutts hinted that Google would launch a “link disavow” tool, so that webmasters can tell Google the backlinks they want Google to ignore. This means links from around the web that are potentially hurting a site’s rankings in Google could be ignored, and no longer count against …

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Google’s Link Disavow: Google Answers Domain Related Questions

Google launched its Link Disavow tool today. If you haven’t read about it yet, you can do so here. There are a few things Google mentions about it at the end of a blog post, I think are worth highlighting, with regards to international domains, subdomains and www vs. non-www. Google ends its announcement with a Q&A section, and the …

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