Google has confirmed that a March Core Algorithm update has rolled out on March 15, 2023. The rollout is expected to be completed in 2 weeks, meaning it should have been rolled out by March 28, 2023.
Although there are no clear indications of the main intentions for this update, Search Engine Journal has outlined some things that you should bear in mind:
- It will take time before you see any noticeable effects resulting from this update.
- You’ll be able to decipher whether your website has been affected by this update by monitoring your organic traffic and keyword ranking.
- Ensure that your content is valuable and answers users’ search intent, as this is what Google is currently focusing on improving with these updates.
- Ensure all technical features are optimized, including indexing, page load speed, and so on.
Overall, most updates have a common goal of improving the user experience with regard to search. So, as long as you focus on providing high-value content via an optimized website, you shouldn’t have much to worry about.
To stay updated on the Google March 2023 Core Algorithm update, you can find the Google ranking updates release history here.
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