Google Listens & Responds To A Site That Lost 60% Of Their Traffic After An Algorithm Update

In this mornings hangout with Google’s John Mueller, one web site owner who lost 60% of his traffic over a Google search algorithm update several months ago asked John what he should do. The interesting thing, John did bring his detailed examples to the search engineers and had to tell this guy that after reviewing the examples, the engineers felt things were working as normal.


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Google: Do Not Use Hashtags In URLs

You know I just reported yesterday that Google’s John Mueller confirmed that the AJAX crawling scheme has really been deprecated. The same day, Gary Illyes from Google in one of his slides at PubCon said “no # in URLs” and said on stage “do not use hashtags in URLs.”


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