Tag: google search console

Breadcrumb structured data is now analyzed by Google Search Console

Fresh on the trail of the structured data algorithm update, Google Search Console has also released a new structured data report for Breadcrumbs and started emailing websites about it. Breadcrumb structured data reports now available in Google Search Console Many Shopify themes have had problems with Breadcrumb data, some with coding errors going back years. …

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Another Google bug: Invalid value type for field “availability”

In the first few months of 2019 Google released a bunch of new reports for Search Console for structured data. Along with the new reports come various new bugs. Bugs in Search Console are nothing new, I’ve discovered and written about several of them over the years. With the new Search Console though, you can’t …

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Never forget, even Google produces bugs

Last last week and continuing through the weekend, Google had a major de-indexing bug where some pages and entire domains were removed from Google Search. From what Search Engine Land and Google Search’s official Twitter account reported, they are still fixing it as of when I write this. I have confidence they’ll fix it, as …

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Inspecting the new URL Inspection Tool for Search Console

With the new version of Google’s Search Console officially launched, I’m starting to review what it offers compared to the old version. One tool that’s heavily promoted is the new URL Inspection Tool. It’s linked to from the sidebar but also in that big search box on top of every page in Search Console. The …

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Google Search Console is now tracking Rich Result impressions and clicks

While poking around Google’s new Search Console, I found a new report on Rich Results. From what I’ve gathered in their help docs, it looks like it’ll tell you how many clicks and impressions you’ve received for Rich Results including Rich Snippets. I wouldn’t trust Search Console as the sole source of authority on how …

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Google Search Console updates and removes several reports

While reading about what’s new in Google’s Search Console I heard that their (buggy) Rich Cards report has finally been retired. For years that report would include the wrong data and was confusing everyone by mixing up Rich Cards and Rich Snippets. (Rich Snippets are better looking results, Rich Cards are results at the top …

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