Category Archives: Google Webmaster Central Blog

Official news on crawling and indexing sites for the Google index

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 for Google Search and site owners.

How we fought spam on Google Search in 2022

Every day, we're discovering, indexing, and serving billions of web pages, and a significant portion of pages we discover are spam. In 2022 we launched multiple updates to our systems to thwart these attacks and ensure a spam-free experience for all Search users. The 2022 webspam report is here. Read about SpamBrain, links, hacked spam, user safety and more.

Blending Search Console and internal data inside Looker Studio

One advantage of analyzing your performance data outside Search Console is that it allows you to add more context to your reports, you can enrich the data with internal data you have about your site. In this post we discuss how to enrich your Search Console data using Looker Studio (formerly known as Data Studio).