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Search Central Live Jakarta 2023

A few weeks back, we announced that Search Central Live is coming to a few locations in Asia Pacific throughout 2023. If you speak Indonesian fluently and are interested, Search Central Live Jakarta is happening on July 12, 2023!

Wed Jun 7, 2023 06:51
BigQuery efficiency tips for Search Console bulk data exports

In this post, we discuss tips to help you take advantage of the Search Console bulk data exports without incurring significant cost in BigQuery.

Tue Jun 6, 2023 18:49
Understanding news topic authority

To better surface relevant, expert, and knowledgeable content in Google Search and News, today we're introducing a system called topic authority that helps determine which expert sources are helpful to someone’s newsy query in certain specialized topic areas, such as health, politics, or finance.

Tue May 23, 2023 20:35
Search Central Live: Tokyo and future plans for APAC

Search Central Live is back in Asia Pacific throughout 2023 and we can’t wait to meet you in person! We're now ready to bring the events to more locations in the Asia Pacific region. Specifically, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan are on our list.

Tue May 16, 2023 06:45
Introducing INP to Core Web Vitals

In early 2020, Google's Chrome Team introduced the Core Web Vitals to provide a suite of quality signals for web pages. The Google Chrome team announced an upcoming change in the metrics for the Core Web Vitals to better evaluate the quality of a webpage's user experience. In this article, we'll explore this change and what it means...

Wed May 10, 2023 23:23
How x-default can help you

A few recent issues made us realize that the hreflang x-default value is potentially underused by sites that already use hreflang to help search users find the right version of their pages. We want to remind you that it can be a powerful tool and can do more than you (probably) think.

Mon May 8, 2023 11:36

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