Google Search Console API Gets A Few Updates

Google’s John Mueller announced in a Google+ post that there have been a handful of updates to the Search Console API (formerly the Webmaster Tools API). This is the API that lets you add sites to a Search Console account,…

Google Will Show Users Warnings About Your Site If It Detects ‘Social Engineering’ Content

Google announced the expansion of the Safe Browsing protection efforts it discussed back in November. These involve protecting users from installing unwanted software or revealing personal info due to tactics like deceptive download buttons or images ads that falsely tell…

Google Sends Search Console Messages About AMP

Google is starting to send some publishers messages about AMP in Search Console. G-Squared Interactive digital marketing consultant Glenn Gabe shared a screenshot on Twitter (via Search Engine Roundtable) showing what it looks like. It tells publishers: Google has detected…

Google Search Console Adds New App Indexing Error Type

Last year, Google app indexing came into its own with the company officially making it a ranking signal and implementing it in iOS. Now, Google has announced a refresh of Android app-indexing crawl errors data in Search Console, simplifying the…

Accelerated Mobile Page Errors Shown in Google Search Console

Accelerated Mobile Pages will start sending search traffic from Google search results sometime in late February. This is likely to be one of the biggest changes to Google search in 2016, if not the biggest. Google is already showing AMP-related…

Google Will Soon Shut Down CSV Download Scripts

Earlier this month, Google announced the Search Analytics API to make the data from the Search Analytics feature in Google Search Console accessible for developers. The company said it wanted to help people bake search performance data into their apps…

Google Is Changing How It Sends Webmasters Messages

Google announced that over the coming weeks it’s going to be changing the way it sends messages in Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) and to whom it sends them. Google Webmaster Trends analyst Gary Illyes announced this in a post…

Google Asks Webmasters About Combining Sites In Search Console (Webmaster Tools)

Google wants to know if webmasters would find it useful to combine different sites in Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools). The company has a survey out inquiring about the subject. “For example, to view a combined Search Analytics report that…

Google Search Console Gets App Indexing-Friendly

Earlier this week, Google announced that it has rebranded Google Webmaster Tools as Google Search Console. The company did not announce any new features to accompany the name change, but it didn’t take them long to unveil the first updates…

Google Webmaster Tools Changed To Google Search Console

Recognizing that a lot of different types of people use Webmaster Tools beyond just traditional webmasters, Google has decided to rebrand its popular product to reflect that. From now on, Google Webmaster Tools will be known as Google Search Console.…