Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- May 2019 Google Webmaster Report
The past month in terms of Google search, SEO and webmaster related topics can be summed up into two primary categories. First is the massive number of bugs and the second is about new features and tools…
- Google Search Console Change Of Address Tool Not Working
I am hearing reports of the change of address tool in Google Search Console is not working. I personally did not try it, it is one of those things that you don’t want to play around with, but Tom Brodbeck shared a screen shot of it not working.
- Google’s John Mueller: Learning About Information Retrieval Will Be Useful
Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that “learning how information retrieval algorithms work will be useful, even if it’s not used 1:1 in the same way.” This comes after he said that focusing on tf-idf algorithms and the metrics there may be short-sighted and not a good use of your time.
- Meet Gary Illyes From Google In Hyde Park In Sydney & Get Free Pizza
Gary Illyes said he will be in Hyde Park, Sydney this Wednesday and at 5pm at Buckley’s Sydney he is planning on doing an informal meet up with SEOs and folks who are interested. Aleyda Solis will be there, a respected international SEO. Plus, maybe even better, Gary said he will buy the pizza.
- Google Teacher Appreciation Week Doodle
Today on Google’s home page in the US is a Doodle, a special Google logo, for teacher appreciation week. Teacher Appreciation Week is a national holiday celebrated in United States which takes place in the first full week of May, which in this case is Monday May 6, 2019 through Friday, May 10, 2019.
- Google I/O Nails Code
Google I/O is this week, one of the biggest weeks for Google, and some Googlers are getting ready by painting their nails with in the Google I/O theme. Here is a software engineer from Google named D
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