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What Google’s Enhanced Autocomplete Box Means For SEO

By | January 14, 2022

Sometime in December, SEO experts started noticing that Google was low-key testing out a new feature inside its search box. It’s an expanded version of the box that we’re calling the enhanced autocomplete box. Over in the box’s right column, Google pulls the top three People also ask questions, and a People also search for section presenting numerous… Read More »

Google Fiber Splice Box Fire Damage For Google Datacenter – 100Tbps Capacity

By | December 20, 2021

Urs Hölzle, the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Google, shared a photo on Twitter on Friday of a Google fiber splice box that caught on fire in a rural area of South Carolina. That caused a Google datacenter to lose 100Tbps of capacity but Google was able to restore it within 12 hours. He shared this photo… Read More »

Updated Search Box Within Results on Google

By | December 17, 2021

September 8, 2014   |   Posted by Shiri Berzack You may have noticed when searching for certain sites that have a built in search, the search box appears along with sitelinks on a Google SERP. Now, Google has updated these search boxes in three ways: The search box now appears above the sitelinks, as opposed to… Read More »

Google Search Testing Empty Design Search Box

By | December 14, 2021

It looks like Google is testing a more empty style for its search bar. The search bar has no apparent box to enter your query after your query is in the box (that you don’t exactly see). It also changes some of the icons to gray without color. Praveen Sharma sent me this on Twitter but Brodie Clark… Read More »

SERP News: Local Pack & Answer Box Both Volatile

By | December 1, 2021

May 31, 2016   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein Over the past few weeks there has been an overabundance of volatility on the SERP. Whether it be major tests to the SERP’s layout or *** risk levels on the Rank Risk Index, etc., the SERP has been anything but boring! Thankfully, last week saw the SERP return… Read More »

SERP News: AMP Takes Over Google News Box

By | November 25, 2021

February 9, 2017   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein The first month of the new year began without much noise on the Google SERP. Perhaps the festive spirit that comes with the new year ran counter to the volatility and malleability that so often characterizes the Google SERP. Have no fear true believers, the SERP did show… Read More »

Google Has Removed Search Box from the SERP

By | November 20, 2021

September 27, 2017   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein Dearly beloved we are gathered here today, on Google’s very own birthday, to announce the departure of the Search Box SERP feature from the face of the earth. In less dramatic terms, Google has removed its Search Box feature from the SERP on both desktop and mobile. The… Read More »

Algorithm Irregularities, Search Box Vanishes & Comes Back

By | November 20, 2021

October 9, 2017   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein The September SERP was a doozy! The month was just downright interesting with Google throwing some real curve balls out there. Whether it was pushing an algorithm update or altering SERP feature trends, Google did not seem like its traditional self. On multiple occasions it seemed as if… Read More »

Google Kills Ranking For Google Doodles With Behind The Doodle Box

By | November 1, 2021

Google has now killed off getting traffic for ranking for Google Doodles. Back in the old days, if you wrote a news post about a Google Doodle, and if you could rank in the top stories carousel or news box, it would send tons of traffic. Now, Google has added a “Behind the Doodle” box to the top… Read More »

Google Tests Seller Rating Product Star Reviews Box Interface

By | September 27, 2021

Brodie Clark spotted another Google Search user interface test where the product reviews stars and ratings show up in a small box at the top right of the snippet. These seller ratings are not really from the structured data area and they do also show up in the “about this result” box. Brodie shared this image on Twitter:… Read More »