One of the main objectives for the Technical team at Dental Design is to keep up to speed with any Google updates. This ensures we are following Google’s best practices when it comes to search engine optimisation work and that we are up to date with what methods work and what don’t. It is also important for us to be in the know, should the Google updates cause any fluctuations with our client’s search engine rankings.
This article from Search Engine Land highlights the key findings so far:
Core updates are changes Google make to improve Search overall and keep pace with the changing nature of the web. According to Google, ‘While nothing in a core update is specific to any particular site, these updates may produce some noticeable changes to how sites perform, which we’ve noted in previous guidance on what site owners should know about core updates‘.
On May 25, 2022, Google started releasing a new broad core algorithm update, called the May 2022 Core Update. Google stated that the roll-out would take approximately two weeks to complete and on the 9th of June, the update was finished.
Here are the quick facts that we know about this core update:
The phrase ‘Content is king’ is very apt when it comes to SEO. High quality content is often argued as the most important ranking factor, and Google’s recent algorithm updates have been especially focused on delivering quality, relevant websites in the search results. Google’s advise for webmasters continues to be to focus on delivering the best possible user experience rather than worrying too much about what Google’s current ranking algorithms or signals are. But what counts as a ‘high quality content? Here are some questions you can ask:
Content and quality questions
Presentation an production questions