Google Page Speed Insights

Your website page speed is a ranking factor in Google Search

The speed at which your web pages load will affect both user experience and your ranking in Google Search results. As a general rule, Google will reward sites with a better ranking if their provide a better experience to their visitors. It is therefore unsurprising that the speed the page loads at is a ranking factor. Your search engine...

Google SSL Encryption

Google boosts ranking of secure HTTPS websites.

In 2014, Google announced that HTTPS would be used as a ranking signal when deciding the position of websites in Search Engine Results Pages (SERPS). HTTPS means that the website encrypts information sent through it, protecting any data that visitors submit to the website. In the past, secure connections to websites were generally only associated with e-commerce websites that...

Google Image Search

Google Image Search removes the ‘View Image’ button.

Earlier this month, Google announced it has reached an agreement with Getty Images in their dispute over the 'View Image' button in Google Image Search. Getty Images argued that the button promoted Copyright Infringement since people were using Google Image search to search images and were able to view them and download them without ever visiting the website on...