Will your site survive Google’s mobile update?

On 21 April 2015 Google is set to release a mobile ranking algorithm that will have a significant impact on its mobile search results. To ensure you’re not negatively affected by this update, make certain your site is mobile friendly before the algorithm hits. Google has said that this update will affect search more significantly […]

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Determining Bias to Search Engines from Robots.txt

This piece forms part of our academic series of research pieces relating to search engine optimization. It is authored by Yang Sun, Ziming Zhuang, Isaac G. Councill, and C. Lee Giles (2007). All copyrights belong to the respective authors. Abstract: Search engines largely rely on robots (i.e., crawlers or spiders) to collect information from the Web. […]

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