Algorithms


2016 Major Algorithm Update

Sep 23rd 2016 – Penguin 4.0: real time update and it’s a part of Google’s core algorithm

https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/09/penguin-is-now-part-of-our-core.html

2015 Algorithm Updates

July 18th 2015 – Panda 4.2 Update details (confirmed and announced). Read recovery tips here http://www.digitalmediarole.com/google-panda-4-2-update-and-recovery-tips/.

March 16th 2015 – Google announced an update on doorway pages. Here are questions about the following update http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.in/2015/03/an-update-on-doorway-pages.html

2014 Algorithm Updates

Pigeon Expands (United Kingdom, Canada, Australia). Google local algorithm updated expanded to UK, CA and AU. This update confirmed on December 22nd 2014.

http://searchengineland.com/google-pigeon-update-rolls-uk-canada-australia-211576

Penguin Everflux – Google said Penguin have been updating continuously on December 10th 2014.

http://searchengineland.com/google-says-penguin-shift-continuous-updates-210580

Pirate 2.0 – Google confirmed pirate update 2 was rolled out on October 21st 2014.

http://searchengineland.com/reports-google-pirate-update-rolled-week-206620

Penguin 3.0 – Google confirmed penguin latest version on Friday 17th October 2014.

http://searchengineland.com/google-releases-first-penguin-update-year-206169

Panda 4.1 – Google 27th Panda Update – Confirmed on September 25th 2014

http://www.digitalmediarole.com/googles-27th-algorithm-update-came-panda-4-1/

Google Pigeon Update – This update affected on local search results. Updated on July 24th 2014.

http://searchengineland.com/googles-pigeon-update-solves-yelp-problem-boosts-local-directories-197949

Google Pay Day Loan 3.0 updated – pay day loan algorithm update came out on June 12th 2014 the version is 3.0. Here is details http://www.digitalmediarole.com/google-algorithm-payday-loan-3-0-came-out/

Panda 4.0 Update – Google is rolling out panda 4.0 update on 21st May 2014. Here is official source http://searchengineland.com/google-begins-rolling-panda-4-0-now-192043.

Page Layout Update – February 6, 2014 http://searchengineland.com/google-updates-page-layout-algorithm-go-sites-top-heavy-ads-183929

2013 Google algorithm Updates

Panda 24 – January 14th 2013: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-24-16255.html

Panda 25 – March 14th 2013: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-25-16506.html

Panda Dance – June 11th 13: http://searchengineland.com/googles-panda-dance-matt-cutts-confirms-panda-rolls-out-monthly-over-10-of-30-days-162950

Panda Recovery – July 18th 2013: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-update-17094.html

Penguin 2.0 – May 22nd 2013 : http://searchengineland.com/penguin-4-with-penguin-2-0-generation-spam-fighting-is-now-live-160544

Penguin 2.1 – October 4th 2013: http://searchengineland.com/penguin-2-1-and-5-live-173632

Domain crowding – May 21: http://www.highposition.com/blog/google-domain-crowding-update-may-2013/

Knowledge Graph Expansion – July 19: http://moz.com/blog/the-day-the-knowledge-graph-exploded

In depth Articles – Aug 6, 2013: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2013/08/in-depth-articles-in-search-results.html

Google Humming Bird – August 20: http://searchengineland.com/google-hummingbird-172816

2012 Updates

Google Penguin History – April 24th, 2012

Penguin fights on over optimization and keyword stuffing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Penguin

http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/2012/04/another-step-to-reward-high-quality.html

http://searchengineland.com/the-penguin-update-googles-webspam-algorithm-gets-official-name-119623

http://searchengineland.com/penguin-update-recovery-tips-advice-119650

http://searchengineland.com/google-talks-penguin-update-recover-negative-seo-120463

Penguin 2.1 updated on May 25th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-pushes-first-penguin-algorithm-update-122518

Penguin 3 updated on October 5th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-penguin-update-3-135527

2012 Panda updates

Panda 3.2 Jan 18th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-32-update-14632.html

http://searchengineland.com/google-panda-3-2-update-confirmed-109321

Panda 3.3 Feb 2th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-confirms-panda-update-link-evaluation-local-search-rankings-113078

Panda 3.4 March 23rd 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-says-panda-update-is-rolling-out-now-116444

Panda 3.5April 19th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-35-15065.html

Panda 3.6 April 27th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/panda-update-3-6-on-april-27th-120227

Panda 3.7 June 8th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-3-7-15281.html

Panda 3.8 June 25th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/official-google-panda-update-version-3-8-on-june-25th-125945

Panda 3.9 July 24th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-39-official-15480.html

Panda 3.9.1 August 20th: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-391-15606.html

Panda 3.9.2 September 18th: http://searchengineland.com/panda-update-3-92-rolling-out-or-is-it-panda-4-0-time-133607

Panda 20 Sep 27th: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-20-15789.html

Panda 21 November 5: http://searchengineland.com/google-releases-panda-update-21-138902

Panda 22 Nov 21: http://searchengineland.com/confirmed-google-panda-refresh-22-happened-on-november-21st-141098

Panda 23rd December 21: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-maybe-16121.html

Another important major updated from Google on September 2th 2012 that is EMD – Exact Match Domain: http://moz.com/blog/googles-emd-algo-update-early-data

DMCA Penalty – August 10th 2012: About copyright content issues.

http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/2012/08/an-update-to-our-search-algorithms.html

Unnatural Links – July 19th 2012: About spam and low quality links penalty from Google Webmaster tools. http://searchengineland.com/insanity-google-sends-new-link-warnings-then-says-you-can-ignore-them-128297

http://www.seroundtable.com/google-links-warnings-15461.html

2011 Updates

December 10 pack update: http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/2011/12/search-quality-highlights-new-monthly.html

http://searchengineland.com/google-parked-domains-scraper-sites-targeted-amongsearch-changes-103302

Google’s Major Algorithm update Panda

Google Panda is the major update about thin content and content farms this update affected 12% of search results on February 23rd 2011.

Panda 2.0 updated on April 11th 2011 to all English queries globally.

http://searchengineland.com/google-rolls-out-its-panda-update-internationally-and-begins-incorporating-searcher-blocking-data-72497

http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/04/high-quality-sites-algorithm-goes.html

Panda 2.1 updated on May 9th 2011 : http://searchengineland.com/its-panda-update-2-not-3-google-says-76508

Panda 2.2 updated on june 21st 2011: http://searchengineland.com/official-google-panda-update-2-2-is-live-82611

http://searchengineland.com/why-google-panda-is-more-a-ranking-factor-than-algorithm-update-82564

Panda 2.3 updated on July 23rd 2011: http://searchengineland.com/official-google-panda-2-3-update-is-live-87230

Panda 2.4 updated on august 12th 2011: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/08/high-quality-sites-algorithm-launched.html

Panda 2.5 updated on September 28th 2011: http://searchengineland.com/confirmed-google-panda-2-4-update-arrived-this-week-95222

Panda 3.1 Updated on November 18th 2011: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-31-14348.html

Google Plus Update info: June 28th 2011: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/06/introducing-google-project-real-life.html

Schema.org – June 2nd 2011: http://searchengineland.com/schema-org-google-bing-yahoo-unite-79554

Pagination elements – September 15th 2011: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/09/pagination-with-relnext-and-relprev.html

2010 December

Social Signals Update: Major search engines Google and Bing confirmed twitter and facebook content is the signal of rankings. Here is the complete information: http://searchengineland.com/what-social-signals-do-google-bing-really-count-55389

http://searchengineland.com/google-webmaster-video-reconfirms-use-of-social-signals-59320

Negative review update: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/being-bad-to-your-customers-is-bad-for.html

November – Instant Previews: About quality of landing pages, design and usability (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/beyond-instant-results-instant-previews.html)

September- Google Instant: http://www.google.com/instant/

August – Brand Update

Important update about same website to appear multiple times on a search engine result pages.

http://searchengineland.com/google-search-results-dominated-by-one-domain-49025

June – Caffeine – about fresh Index

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/06/our-new-search-index-caffeine.html

May – May Day Update: About Long tail traffic (http://searchengineland.com/google-confirms-mayday-update-impacts-long-tail-traffic-43054)

April – Google Places

Update for Local business advertising, Google Maps and re branded (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/introducing-google-places.html)

http://searchengineland.com/google-local-business-center-becomes-google-places-40307

2009 December

Real time Search: This update about twitter feeds, Google news, fresh indexed content and social media. Read more info here: http://searchengineland.com/google-launches-real-time-search-31355

August – Caffeine Update: About speed crawling and index: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/08/help-test-some-next-generation.html

February – Rel-canonical Tag: This update about canonicalization issues announced jointly by Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.  Read more information: http://moz.com/blog/canonical-url-tag-the-most-important-advancement-in-seo-practices-since-sitemaps

February – Vince Update about Big brands: http://www.seobook.com/google-branding

2008 August

Google Suggest: http://searchengineland.com/googlecom-finally-gets-google-suggest-feature-14626

April – Dewey update relates to Google Books: http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/016754.html

2007 June

Buffy Update: http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/013882.html, http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/smx-seattle-wrap-up/

May – Universal Search: http://searchengineland.com/google-20-google-universal-search-11232

2006 December

False Alarm (http://moz.com/google-algorithm-change)

November – Supplemental update (http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/006740.html)

2005 December

Big Daddy describes about Canonicalization and redirections 301, 302 and remaining technical issues. Source: (http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/indexing-timeline/)

October -Jagger

This update targeted to avoid low quality, reciprocal, paid and other link farms.

Source: (http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/002711.html)

October – Google Local Maps

This updates explaining local SEO and Google Maps for local business industries.

Source: ( http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/local_merge.html)

September – Gilligan (http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2061165/Googles-Cutts-Says-Not-An-Update-I-Say-An-Update-Just-Not-A-Dance)

June – Personalized Search to building better search results. (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2005/06/search-gets-personal.html)

June – Sitemaps XML

This update explains about XML sitemaps. Submit your sitemaps in Google webmasters to indexing and crawling. Source: (http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2061916/New-Google-Sitemaps-Web-Page-Feed-Program)

May – Bourbon

Google web spam team lead Matt cuts announced search quality terms bout duplicate content and www and non www canonical issues.

Source: (http://battellemedia.com/archives/2005/06/google_update_bourbon)

February – Allegra

This update penalize to suspicious links.

Source: (http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2047678/Googles-Feb.-2005-Update)

January – No follow

This update is control outbound link quality spam blog comments.

Read more: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2062985/Google-Yahoo-MSN-Unite-On-Support-For-Nofollow-Attribute-For-Links

2004 August

This is not an algorithm update read more about Google IPO (http://edition.cnn.com/2004/BUSINESS/08/19/google.ipo/)

February – Brandy

This updates describes a massive index expansion, Latest Semantic Indexing and anchor text relevance. Source: (http://www.sitepoint.com/brandy-google-update/)

January – Austin

Austin update explains about crack down on deceptive on page tactics and hidden anchor text over Meta tags optimization. Source: (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/the-latest-on-update-austin-googles-january-update/237/)

2003 September

This update name is Supplemental Index. It’s explain about suppurate index pages.

Source: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2067049/Search-Engine-Size-Wars-Googles-Supplemental-Results

The following updates announced by Google in 2003

June 2003 – Esmeralda (http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2003/6/23/201523/090)

May 2003 – Dominic (http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum3/13088-1-30.htm?highlight=dominic#msg160172)

April 2003 – Cassandra (http://econsultancy.com/us/forums/other-topics/google-update-cassandra-is-here)

2000 December 11

Google launched Google toolbar in their browser on December 2000. It is free and very faster and highly relevant search technology.  This toolbar helps to Find 1.3 billion web pages from any website on the internet and search for related web pages.

Here is official source: http://googlepress.blogspot.in/2000/12/google-launches-google-toolbar.html

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