It’s been another busy week in search with a number of interesting Google announcements including a Search Console refresh and a new badge feature in image search.
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Google Search Console Refresh & Some New Reports
Picked up on Threadwatch is news that Google Search Console finally gets a long awaited refresh. For some lucky beta users, you’ll get to try to try it sooner.
The changes will include:
- Changes to notifications to group related issues together to help webmasters identify the root causes of issues
- Better organization (and apparently a responsive view for the occasional instances you may want to see Google Search Console data on mobile)
- A new index coverage report, to help webmasters get greater insights on pages that Google is not able to index