How Google interprets the robots.txt specification
Google’s interpretation of the Robots Exclusion Protocol explained.
Google’s interpretation of the Robots Exclusion Protocol explained.
A huge database of available and brandable one-word domains.
“I’m going to reinstate a blog roll and RSS on my website (and you should too.) That might be a great way to bring back the feeling we had about blogs pre-Twitter.”
Explore the searches that shaped the year in your country and worldwide.
Search engine optimization with the help of Opquast rules.
“The output of writing is almost always more clarity, and sometimes a clear decision.”
Terminology, illustrations, and SEO opportunities at a glance.
The dashboard reports issues related to crawling, indexing, or serving.
While this network is rising rapidly, there are exciting opportunities.
“Google Search will look very different in a few years.”
“My favorite part of year end is closing out all the tabs on my browser that have been open since January.”
There is an opportunity for a retro version of tech disruption next year.
Test your knowledge of the latest updates to Google’s SERP features.
Ways to leverage the popular chat bot in your SEO activities.
The good, bad, and ugly of content marketing income.
12th edition of The Future of Email Marketing & Marketing Automation.
“If AI saves people from having to write, it will also save them from having the ideas that writing engenders.”
“Product, brand, marketing, and even content design teams are often so siloed, it's a shame. True magic happens when these teams work closely together.”
The popular publishing platform is launching a Mastodon instance.
“Let’s celebrate 2022 as the year that Safari turned a corner and triumphed.”
“The hardest part of being a designer isn’t the design, it’s dealing with people who don’t understand it. Taking time to learn how to communicate with those people and say ‘no’ when you need to is a critical part of your skillset as a designer.”
Many newsletters are bloated, but there is a remedy for that.
A hand-picked collection of the finest Twitter headers for your inspiration.
“The irony of ChatGPT having a CAPTCHA to prove I’m ‘not a robot’ when I log in is pretty great.”
“It’s funny how everyone wants to use AI to write content but at the same time no one wants to read content written by AI.”
What to consider when you analyze low mobile usage on your website.
The collective insights of over 500 technical search engine optimizers.
Buttondown can now send newsletters from RSS feeds.
The current state of Arc’s innovative browser for mobile.
Product Hunt winners in the categories Design Tools, Developer Tools, and more.
“The hottest new programming language is English.”
SEOs have already started analyzing Yandex’s search ranking factors
“It’s weird that a web page can’t play audio or show multiple alerts without my permission but can easily take 100% of my CPU/memory.”
The Yandex leak broadens our perspectives on modern search.
A searchable and filterable list of Yandex’s search ranking factors.
OpenAI is creating a tool to distinguish human-written texts from AI-generated texts.
Find out if a website is sending (too much) data to Facebook.
Sundar Pichai confirmed the company’s plans to deliver ChatGPT like features.
Google announces Bard, an AI chatbot that will also improve Google Search.
A Gecko-based version of Firefox for iOS is underway.
Microsoft launches a new search experience, a “copilot for the web.”
The search giant rewards high-quality content, however it is produced.
A forthcoming book documents the 150-year evolution of the keyboard.
Do’s and don’ts when using AI content for Search Engine Optimization.
What if AI-powered web search is not ready for prime time?
“Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is sleep.”
Learn how to make your links crawlable and improve your anchor text.
A framework for considering what to include and exclude on your homepage.
A new and powerful way to access your Search Console data.
Use a Google Sheet template to build your website’s SEO roadmap.
Experiences of 3,000 remote workers from around the world.
Google Search now displays your website’s favicon even if it’s located elsewhere.
Google Search is changing faster than ever.
Already setup Google Analytics 4? Avoid automigration by opting out.
What RSS is, how to use it, and why it is important.
The popular search engine starts to provide instant Wikipedia answers.
Easily create and share interactive charts on the internet.
“If you’re overthinking, write. If you’re underthinking, read.”
“‘Great content will promote itself’ is really just a story we tell ourselves so we don’t have to invest any time in promotion.”
“ChatGPT is really good at pretending it can access the internet, inventing entire articles.”
Google's AI collaborator can boost your productivity and bring your ideas to life.
Bing Image Creator comes to Microsoft’s AI-powered search engine.
“Good freelance is 50% talent, 50% people skills.”
We’re rapidly entering the age of TL;DW (Too Long; Didn’t Write).
However, the innovative Browser Company won’t replace Safari on iOS/iPadOS yet.
Easily translate SQL commands into natural language and vice versa.
“‘It’s different this time. We could lose our jobs.’ It’s different every time. That’s why we have our jobs.”
The bar for creating content continues to rise.
“There should be a rule with services that if you can sign up for it online without talking to someone, you can also unsubscribe online without talking to someone.”
“Someone should release a web browser that only lets you have 1 tab open at a time.”
“We accidentally invented computers that can lie to us, and we can’t figure out how to make them stop.”
“The news stories about ChatGPT passing various college level exams is like being impressed that a calculator passed a math test.”
Google drops Search Console’s page experience report, among others.
What’s the difference? A side-by-side comparison.
“You learn different things when you build & ship than when you think & discuss.”
“AI replaces your hands typing, not your brain thinking.”
Job listings for web performance professionals.
A common vocabulary is vital for user research analysis and communication.
“Build for customers, don’t chase competitors.”
Stripe introduces an easy way to embed a buy button on your website.
Some major social networks obfuscate their referred traffic.
“I’ve never lost a client because I refused to take a call that clashed with family dinner or story time before bed. Work with good people and work/life integration is easy.”
“When a website shows me a cookie consent banner overtop of a banner stating ‘this is your last free article,’ I wonder how more people aren’t being sued for GDPR violations.”
“Stop using ChatGPT to avoid thinking.”
Google has started to roll out passkeys on all major platforms.
“The Arc web browser is the most transformative app I’ve used in decades.”
The current trends around Google Search with actionable insights.
The downside of treating AI as a mere tool or even a slave.
“Product, development, and design should all report to UX research.”
Users of assistive technologies have now faster access to the content.
The popular WebPageTest tool introduces Carbon Control.
What has changed in the past decade, and what can we expect in the future?
A step-by-step guide to run a Google traffic erosion analysis.
Why not store your go-to avatar on your domain for quick retrieval?
A roadmap to learn Search Engine Optimization with reliable resources.
How Google’s new system surfaces expert news in search results.
A guide to learn the basics of generative AI and to spot AI bullshit.
Public data sources for digital products, services, and activities.