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Rich Snippets Cheat Sheet 2020

2020-04-21T18:40:26-07:00

The term “rich snippets” sounds a little odd for those who aren’t in the professional web development and SEO world. When digital marketing professionals talk about search results pages, we often refer to “snippets”. Each URL has its own snippet, usually consisting of the title, the base URL, and a description. When you hear terms like: featured snippet, rich snippet, structured data, microdata, rich or structured markup, etc., there are some technical differences, but to keep it simple, what we’re talking about in this article will just be referred to as rich snippets. What is a rich snippet anyway? Rich [...]

Rich Snippets Cheat Sheet 20202020-04-21T18:40:26-07:00

BREAKING NEWS: Google Drops NoIndex Robots.txt Directive

2020-04-21T18:41:09-07:00

Starting on September 1, 2019 Google announced that they will retire all code that handles unsupported and unpublished rules, such as the no-index directive. The announcement came via social media and the Google Webmaster Blog. “In the interest of maintaining a healthy ecosystem and preparing for potential future open source releases, we’re retiring all code that handles unsupported and unpublished rules (such as noindex) on September 1, 2019. For those of you who relied on the noindex indexing directive in the robots.txt file, which controls crawling, there are a number of alternative options,” [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Google Drops NoIndex Robots.txt Directive2020-04-21T18:41:09-07:00

Chrome Update Stops Annoying Page Jumps

2017-04-12T12:04:32-07:00

                      Have you ever had a friend share a link to an article you really wanted to read (like those juicy recaps of The Walking Dead) and when you got to the page and started reading the page suddenly shifted up back near the top of the page as if everything shifted beneath you? These annoying "hiccups" occur when a website is progressively loading additional content above the visible area, which pushes down what’s on the screen. The content could be anything from a video to a high resolution image -- but [...]

Chrome Update Stops Annoying Page Jumps2017-04-12T12:04:32-07:00

36 Android Devices Now Come Infected with Malware

2017-03-13T12:37:37-07:00

                  (WFLA - North Carolina) – According to the Mobile Threat Prevention department at Check Point Software Technologies Inc., Android users should beware of a set pre-installed malware that can wreak havoc on their lives. Check Point says they recently detected malware in 36 Android devices that came installed with the phone. According to the findings, the malware was already present on the devices before the users received them. The malicious apps were not part of the official ROM supplied by the vendor, but were added somewhere along the supply chain. Six of the malware [...]

36 Android Devices Now Come Infected with Malware2017-03-13T12:37:37-07:00

The Forced Awakening: Google Forces Upgrade Of All Legacy Mobile Apps

2017-01-20T15:21:36-08:00

People around the world have hundreds of reasons why they don't update their mobile applications when new versions are released. Sometimes the most recent update alters the software so much that they no longer enjoy using the application. Sometimes the device they are using can't support the upgrade. There are even large swaths of the population that miss major mobile software updates simply because they don't know these updates are available. No matter what your reason might be for doing so, if you're still running a legacy Google Suite application on your mobile device, the company has announced today that as of April [...]

The Forced Awakening: Google Forces Upgrade Of All Legacy Mobile Apps2017-01-20T15:21:36-08:00