Google Search Console Video indexing report gains video impressions overlay and sitemap filter

Google’s video indexing report within Google Search Console added some new improvements, including video impressions overlay and sitemap filter. Google announced this was done to “help you understand the performance of your videos on Google and identify possible areas of improvement.” What is the video indexing report. The video indexing report shows how many indexed … Read more

Google Search Console adds CNAME DNS verification

Google announced this morning that there is a new way to verify your site and property in Google Search Console. You can now use DNS CNAME verification in Google Search Console, the search company announced on Twitter. How it works. In Google Search Console, when you add a new property, Google lets you verify your … Read more

Google removes language in help doc calling hidden Search Console query data ‘very rare’

A recent study from Patrick Stox, Ahref’s product advisor, showed that nearly half of all clicks reported in Google Search Console had hidden or anonymized queries. When looking at some individual sites, we saw some sites only had 15% of queries reported in Google Search Console, but on average, the Ahrefs study showed Google hid … Read more