Tag Archives: Bug

Shopify chat bug lead (1) titles in Google’s search results

By | January 14, 2022

Over the past couple of weeks there have been complaints from some Shopify site owners that Google was showing a (1) in the title name for their pages in the Google search results page. The issue turned out to be related to a chat feature activated on those Shopify sites, the chat feature fixed the issue and the… Read More »

Confirmed Google Ads Conversions Bug Impacting Non-First/Last Click Attribution ******

By | December 22, 2021

Google has confirmed a bug with Google ads impacting conversion data. The issue is specific with Google Ads conversions that use non-First/Last Click attribution ******, such as Data Driven Attribution (DDA). Google said the data may be delayed up to 24 hours and is working on fixing the pipeline delay. Google posted this at about 3:22pm ET on… Read More »

Bitten by Google’s Geo Location Settings Bug?

By | December 10, 2021

May 27, 2015   |   Posted by Laura Campbell If your local rankings have demonstrated extreme rank changes recently, it’s quite possible that the site you’re managing has been bitten by a Google Geo Location bug. And you’re not alone since Local Search Forum members have reported and documented unstable fluctuation of local search continuing through today, so… Read More »

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Product Reviews Update Analysis, Google Local Ranking Update, Top Stories Redesign, Google Ads Spend Bug & More

By | December 10, 2021

This week, I did a bit of a look at what we are seeing around this big December 2021 Google products reviews update. I also spoke about a possible, unconfirmed, Google local search ranking update. Google also rolled out a new design for the local pack, with the map on the right. Google Search Console updated the news… Read More »

Google Ads Spending Bug Again This Time Impacting tROAS & Maximize Conversion Value

By | December 7, 2021

We have yet another Google Ads spending bug to report, this one was related to Google advertisers using Target ROAS or Maximize Conversion Value bid strategies on some campaigns on December 2, 2021. These advertiser may have experienced “spending fluctuations.” George Nguyen covered this issue the other day saying “after noticing an abnormal spend increase over a three-hour… Read More »

Google Ads Editor Confirmed Bug With Image Ad Uploads

By | December 3, 2021

Google has confirmed a bug with Google Ads Editor version 1.8 and the image ad uploads feature. The AdsLiaison said on Twitter “the team is aware of a recent issue that may be impacting image ad uploads in Editor and is working to address it.” So if you are having issues with uploading image ads using the Google… Read More »

Google Announces A Search Bug in News Tab

By | November 29, 2021

Google SearchLiaison announced on Monday November 29, 2021 via Twitter that Google News was experiencing a bug and that the problem would not be fixed until Tuesday or sometime after December 1st. The issue that Google identified allowed non-news content to bleed through the Google news search results. Google’s Announcement of News Tab Search Bug The tweet stated… Read More »

Google Algo Bug Puts Sites In Weird Limbo State

By | November 29, 2021

In a Google Office-hours hangout, John Mueller answered a question about how long it takes for Google to re-rank a website that disappeared and returned. Part of his answer revealed an insight into a rare problem at Google that stops a website from ranking for any keywords at all, not even the name of the domain. John Mueller… Read More »

Google Search Console Crawl Stats Data Bug Missing Two Days Of Data

By | November 25, 2021

Google has another bug, this time with Google Search Console’s crawl stats report. The report has a gap in the data, missing data on November 19th and November 20th. Google’s John Mueller confirmed the issue and said on Twitter the team is working on a fix. You can try to see your crawl stats report over here and… Read More »

Google Issued Credits For Shopping Ads CPC Bug

By | November 25, 2021

Remember the Google Ads bug where CPC, cost per click, prices soared out of control on a Friday *****? Well, about two weeks later, Google started to issue credits to those accounts that were impacted by the bug. As a reminder, On Friday *****, starting on November 12th at 6pm PST, lasting until Saturday, November 13th at 3am… Read More »