Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
Google: Avoid Changing Images URLsGoogle’s John Mueller reminds webmasters on Twitter that when it comes to images, Google is slow at updating the URLs and changes. That being said, John Mueller said make sure to use image URLs you can control…
Google AdWords New Days To Conversion ReportLast week, Google quietly announced on Google+ a new feature to help advertisers understand the time it takes for their customers to convert after they click on their ads…
Google Tests New Desktop Sitelinks FormatGoogle seems to be testing a new look and user interface for the sitelinks in the Google search results snippets. I had two different people from India send me screen shots on Twitter…
Selena Quintanilla Google LogoThe Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla is now being featured on the Google home page. She only lived 23 years but she has made a huge impact on so many lives in her short time on this planet…
Google San Francisco CakeGoogle celebrated their 10 year anniversary of their San Francisco office a week or so ago. To celebrate, they baked a cake with the Golden Gate Bridge on it and the Google logo. Julie Parent from G
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
High Severity WPA2 WiFi Vulnerabilities, Dubbed KRACK, Key Reinstalltion Attacks, WebmasterWorld
@GeirEllefsen @igrigorik @methode @dannysullivan .. scheduling, server load, crawling, rendering, etc. Where to start or stop? I’m fine with some simplifications if it makes it easier., John Mueller on Twitter
@GeirEllefsen @igrigorik @methode @JohnMu Here you go https://t.co/gnICPTAkZL, Danny Sullivan on Twitter
@iSubhamBapna The authors on those posts were different people, including you. I’m sure they’re not bad writers, but think quality >> quantity., John Mueller on Twitter
Change of Address Causes Halt in Payments, WebmasterWorld
Chinese search engine Sogou files for a $600 million US IPO, WebmasterWorld
I wrote a super detailed, comprehensive, SEO-focused guide (& checklist template) for migrating from HTTP to HTTPS: https://t.co/jpYLtGTw7u, Vanessa Fox on Twitter
Submit a video about how your SMB uses the Internet to reach a global audience by October 31. Learn more: https://t.co/lAAkFG5Tlf, Google AdWords on Twitter