Google's basic update for January 2020 is almost complete


Google has confirmed that its January 2020 base update which started Monday at noon is now mainly complete on Thursday morning. Google said on account @searchliaison "the update is mostly done, but as with any main update, it can take up to two weeks to complete completely."

Main update for Google January 2020. This update to the Google search algorithm was announced on Monday and began deployment Monday at 12 p.m. ET. The deployment is worldwide and affects all Google search regions and languages. This update is about to be rolled out, but you may see some fluctuations over the next two weeks, said Google. Follow-up tools. The automated monitoring tools for data providers show large fluctuations. Here are some updated screenshots:

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Advanced Web Rankings :

Accuranker : [19659010] RankRanger :

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More information to come. We are working to collect more data on this update. We hope to provide more information in the coming week, but as you can see above from the tracking tools and the ongoing chat from the SEO community this update looks very important. Why We Care About It. With any update to the Google algorithm, it is useful to know when Google has confirmed such an update. Now you now know that if you see significant ranking changes for your site or customer sites, you may be able to identify them with a main update. Google has given advice on these basic updates, so if you want to look for ways to improve your site – read this .


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