Recently Google might have updated the algorithm, which processing low quality links. About it reports Search Engine Land, citing multiple reports of the foreign webmasters.
The representative of Google's John Mueller acknowledged that embedded YouTube videos can slow page load time.
Google is working on a new rendering tool in the Search Console. It can be used to see how the search engine handles the HTML version of the page. About it told the representative of the search John Mueller during a regular meeting with webmasters.
Google employee John Mueller said, as not to lose position in the search engine, if you need to temporarily suspend the operation of the site (day and more) for maintenance or other reasons.
14 March 2017 the Open directory project also known as Open Directory Project (ODP) and DMOZ will be closed. About it reported on the website of the project.
75% of sites with multiple language versions made at least one mistake when implementing the hreflang attribute. About it stated results of research of SEMrush.
Last week, foreign webmasters noticed signs of updates Google search algorithm. It is assumed that the update occurred on 7 February.