Author Archives: Google Search Central Blog

New in structured data: Pros and cons

Product reviews are a valuable resource for users researching which product to buy. Product reviews often contain a list of pros and cons, which our research has shown to be popular with shoppers when making their purchasing decisions. Because of their importance to users, Google Search may highlight in the product review snippet in Search results. Read this post for more information on when and how to provide pros and cons structured data to improve search result snippets for your pages.

Simplifying Search Console reports with an updated item classification

Search Console is simplifying the way it classifies pages, items, and issues in reports. The goal is to help you focus on critical issues that affect your visibility in Search, and will help you better prioritize your work. This change will be rolled out to all properties gradually over the next few months.

May 2022 core update releasing for Google Search

Several times per year, we make substantial improvements to our overall ranking processes, which we refer to as core updates. Core updates are designed to increase the overall relevancy of our search results and make them more helpful and useful for everyone. Today, we're releasing our May 2022 core update. It will take about 1-2 weeks to fully roll out.