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Bing Webmaster Tools Adds Markup Validator

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The Bing Webmaster Blog announced they have added a new feature to the crawl section named Markup Validator. To access this new feature, login to Bing Webmaster Tools and click on the “Crawl” tab. Then on the right side or bottom left side there is an option to click on...
Bing Webmaster Tools Adds Markup Validator

Bing Revamps Their Webmaster Tools and Launches Partial Yahoo Site Explorer Replacement

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Today at SMX Advanced, Bing has launched a revamped version of their webmaster tools product, with a new user interface and improved features. Much of the changes are just sprucing up existing data (showing better summaries/dashboards and the like), but of particular interest to some is the new... Please visit...
Bing Revamps Their Webmaster Tools and Launches Partial Yahoo Site Explorer Replacement

Google receives a record 6,685 applications to participate in its Summer of Code

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Google’s popular “Summer of Code” initiative is in its eighth year and has drawn a record number of global applications, according to the company. The most impressive record was the highest percentage of women accepted in its history, though. The percentage of women accepted has increased every year since 2006,...
Google receives a record 6,685 applications to participate in its Summer of Code

Bing releases massive update to its Webmaster Tools, bringing SEO and link analysis

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Today Bing released the ‘Phoenix’ update to its Webmaster Tools, adding a great number of new features, and updating others, some of which are still in beta. Essentially, Webmaster Tools are just that, a number of apps, collected together, to help folks who run websites keep their pages running as...
Bing releases massive update to its Webmaster Tools, bringing SEO and link analysis

Google "Reveals Index Secrets": Charts Indexing of Your Site Over Time

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Yesterday, Google webmaster tools launched Index Status (available under Health) that charts the number of indexed pages for your site over the last year. Total Indexed Count Google says that this count is accurate (unlike the site: search operator) and is post-canonicalization. In other words, if... Please visit Search Engine...
Google "Reveals Index Secrets": Charts Indexing of Your Site Over Time

Bing Webmaster Tools API Now Available

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Bing has announced three new features for Bing Webmaster Tools but the biggest new feature to me is the new Bing Webmaster Tools API. Markup Validation Tool. This feature allows webmasters to enter any URL and see what the markup looks like on the page, within the code. Keyword research...
Bing Webmaster Tools API Now Available

Louis Vuitton asks for SOPA-like seizure of hundreds of websites

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Brand owners are howling for new laws to help them crush “rogue” websites. But why? New powers don’t seem necessary when courts are already forcing internet companies to delete websites from the internet. The latest example involves Louis Vuitton. This week the luxury handbag maker asked a Florida court to...
Louis Vuitton asks for SOPA-like seizure of hundreds of websites

Providing a springboard for women entrepreneurs in India

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Meghana Musunuri was a typical female entrepreneur in India. Born and brought up in Medak, she received a good education and spent time abroad both studying and working. Eventually, she decided to return to India and make a difference in her native country. After teaching in London for more than...
Providing a springboard for women entrepreneurs in India

RIAA Can't Figure Out Google's Takedown Tools; Blames Google

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With the release of Google's copyright transparency report recently, which helped highlight some astoundingly stupid DMCA takedown notices -- including a few from the RIAA -- you just knew the RIAA would have to lash out in response. But the question was what angle would it take. Now we know:...
RIAA Can't Figure Out Google's Takedown Tools; Blames Google

Diagnosing Google Crawl Allowance Using Webmaster Tools & Excel

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Posted by Tom_CThere's been some talk recently in the SEO industry about 'crawl allowance' - it's not a new concept but Matt Cutts recently talked about it openly with Eric Enge at StoneTemple (and you can see Rand's illustrated guide too). One big question however is how do you understand...
Diagnosing Google Crawl Allowance Using Webmaster Tools & Excel

Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

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Shared by Bryce Wow, Google sure are going full-speed ahead with their desire for a faster internet. Back in November, we started hearing murmurs that Google was considering whether or not to factor site speed into its search ranking algorithm. In a blog post today, the search giant confirms it...
Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

DNS Verification FTW

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Webmaster Level: AdvancedA few weeks ago, we introduced a new way of verifying site ownership, making it easy to share verified ownership of a site with another person. This week, we bring you another new way to verify. Verification by DNS record allows you to become a verified owner of...
DNS Verification FTW

Sharing the verification love

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Webmaster Level: AllEverything is more fun with a friend! We've just added a feature to Webmaster Tools Site Verification to make it easier to share verified ownership of your websites.In the past, if more than one person needed to be a verified owner of a website, they each had to...
Sharing the verification love

Using site speed in web search ranking

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Webmaster Level: AllYou may have heard that here at Google we're obsessed with speed, in our products and on the web. As part of that effort, today we're including a new signal in our search ranking algorithms: site speed. Site speed reflects how quickly a website responds to web requests.Speeding...
Using site speed in web search ranking

This week in search 2/28/10

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This is part of a regular series of posts on search experience updates that runs weekly. Look for the label This week in search and subscribe to the series. - Ed.This week, we had a number of exciting announcements:Refine your searches by locationLocation can tremendously aid the way you search,...
This week in search 2/28/10

Updated malware feature in Webmaster Tools

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Webmaster Level: AllA little over six months ago we released a new malware diagnostic tool in Webmaster Tools with the help of Lucas Ballard from the anti-malware team. This feature has been a great success; many of you were interested to know if Google had detected malicious software in your...
Updated malware feature in Webmaster Tools

Crawl Errors now reports soft 404s

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Webmaster Level: AllToday we’re releasing a feature to help you discover if your site serves undesirable "soft” or “crypto” 404s. A "soft 404" occurs when a webserver responds with a 200 OK HTTP response code for a page that doesn't exist rather than the appropriate 404 Not Found. Soft 404s...
Crawl Errors now reports soft 404s

RT @SEOmoz Diagnosing Google Crawl Allowance Using Webmaster Tools & Excel http://bit.ly/bj1i38

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More data and charts in Top Search Queries

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Webmaster Level: AllWe've got good news for site owners who are frequent users of the Top search queries feature in Webmaster Tools: we’re now providing more detailed data for each individual search query. We previously just reported the average position at which your site’s pages appeared in the search results...
More data and charts in Top Search Queries

Google Experts Answer your SEO Questions

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If are looking for tips to improve the visibility of your website in Google search, or if you need answers to some common SEO related problems, here’s an interview with the Google search quality team that you will definitely find useful. Before we jump to the answers, a big thank...
Google Experts Answer your SEO Questions

Google Officially Counts Site Speed for Web Search Ranking

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Google has just officially announced that website speed is now a new signal when it considers web search ranking. Although not too much weight is given to site speed, still Google encourages website owners to consider implementing site speed booster to make their websites rank higher on Google search. This...
Google Officially Counts Site Speed for Web Search Ranking

How To Add A User To Google Webmaster Tools

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How To Add A User To Google Webmaster Tools

Google services now available at your hosting control panel

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Last year, we announced the program that enabled hosting companies to integrate Google services into their platforms for easy access to their customers. Several hosting companies have adopted the program since then, and thousands of websites have benefited from configuring services like AdSense, Custom Search and Webmaster Tools.Today, we’ve taken...
Google services now available at your hosting control panel

Google Showing Clickthrough Data In Webmaster Tools - http://selnd.com/b1210O (headsup via @daver)

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Google Showing Clickthrough Data In Webmaster Tools - http://selnd.com/b1210O (headsup via @daver)

Is your site hacked? New Message Center notifications for hacking and abuse

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Webmaster Level: AllAs we crawl the web, we see bad content inserted on to thousands of hacked sites each day. The number of sites attacked is staggering and the problem is only getting worse. Hackers and spammers target and successfully compromise any sites they can - small personal sites, schools...
Is your site hacked? New Message Center notifications for hacking and abuse

Why Won't Google Penalize/Ban the Site I Spam Reported?

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Posted by randfishOne of the most common complaints I've heard from webmasters and SEOs in the past 18 months has been around Google's inaction on spam reports. While the web spam team has been aggressive about asking webmasters to contribute via their spam report form (though they prefer the version in...
Why Won't Google Penalize/Ban the Site I Spam Reported?

Fetch as Googlebot Mobile and Claim your Sidewiki comment - added to Webmaster Tools Labs!

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Webmaster Level: AllLast October, we launched Webmaster Tools Labs and it has been a huge success. Malware Details have helped thousands of users identify pages on their site that may be infected with malicious code, and Fetch as Googlebot has given users more insight into our crawler. Today, we're happy...
Fetch as Googlebot Mobile and Claim your Sidewiki comment - added to Webmaster Tools Labs!

Adding Images to your Sitemaps

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Webmaster Level: AllSitemaps are an invaluable resource for search engines. They can highlight the important content on a site and allow crawlers to quickly discover it. Images are an important element of many sites and search engines could equally benefit from knowing which images you consider important. This is particularly...
Adding Images to your Sitemaps
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