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Simplifying the Page Experience report

Today we’re launching a new version of the Search Console Page Experience report. The new report is simplified by removing the Safe Browsing and Ad Experience widgets, and we also fixed how missing data is handled.

A reminder on qualifying links and our link spam update

If you monetize your websites and blogs with affiliate links or sponsored and guest posts, it's very important to qualify these links. Learn more about commercial links and link spam

Engage shoppers with deal pages in Google Search

Get the most out of the Google Search deals carousel by creating deals pages for more sales events and following these best practices.

Analyzing Google Search traffic drops

Learn about some of the reasons your Google Search traffic may have decreased and how to use the Search Console Performance report and Google Trends to start debugging a Search traffic drop.

A new way to enable video key moments in Search

Since video key moments first launched in 2019, we’ve continued to expand and improve the feature. Today, we’re launching a new way for you to enable key moments for videos on your site, without the effort of manually labeling each segment.

Answers to some common questions about appearing in Google News

Today, we’re answering some common questions we've heard from publishers to help them better understand how news appears on Google News and Google Search.

Updating our job posting guidelines to improve quality of results for job seekers

Searching for a job can be a time consuming process and the outcome of the application may be life changing. That's why providing job seekers with authentic, fresh, and trustworthy content when they come to Google Search is our top priority. Today we are announcing a new structured data property and new editorial content policy.

Highlight your customer support methods in Google Search

Customers are often looking for ways to contact businesses, and Google works to show the best available information to help them in a variety of ways whenever we can. You can help us with this by following several best practices that help ensure we're showing the most accurate information for your business or service.

Learn how to improve your content with Search Console Insights

To help you better understand which content of yours resonates with your audiences, we are introducing a new experience called Search Console Insights. This experience joins data from both Search Console and Google Analytics with a goal of making it easy to understand your content’s performance.

Search Console regex filters update and quick tips

Following feedback on the announcement of the new Search Console Performance report regular expression (regex) filters, today we're updating the filter to support expressions that don't match regex. We're also taking the opportunity to provide tips for users that are new to regex.

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