We have come across a number of updates around digital marketing, SEO, social media last week that certainly deserves your attention.
The popular SEO news site “SearchEngineLand” was de-indexed from Google and there was a rumor that the site got affected by an algorithm update. However, the site came back to Google quickly confirming that they thought the site was hacked. More update here
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The Latest Updates
#1. Possible Google Algorithm Update November 30th
There is discussion in the SEO community about a possible Google Algorithm update around November 30th.
Most of the SEO tools showed SERP volatility on 30th. Did you see any changes in ranking and traffic for your site?
#2. Google Sticky Search Bar
Make a Google Search to check the new sticky header search bar. Yes, Google has rolled this new feature a could of days ago.
Google made small design change to the search bar as well. The search box is rounded now, it certainly looks better than the old one.
Here you can get more details.
#3. WordPress 5.0 Further Delayed
WordPress version 5.0 was supposed to be released on 27th Nov 2018. This release is important for the entire WordPress community because the new editor Gutenberg will come to life with this update.
There is no new release date as of now. The team will update about the new date soon.
#4. SEMRush Log File Analyzer – Open Beta
SEMRush has released the open beta version of Log File Analyzer, a very interesting product to look forward to.
If you are a blogger, marketer, content producer who wants to keep a track of how Google is looking at your site and your content, here is the tool you need.
Log File Analyzer will look at your site from the perspective of Google and let you know about the crawl errors. It will let you know the issues that might impact your site negatively, so make use of this tool to grow your business.