October 2023 Spam Update

We’re releasing an update to our spam detections systems today that will improve our coverage in many languages and spam types.

Search Central Live Zurich is back!

We’re very excited to announce that Search Central Live is coming back to Zurich on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023! After our last Search Central Live event in Zurich in December 2019, we’re back in town for more presentations, Q&A and networking!

Announcing the Search Central Live Mexico roadshow

Search Central Live is coming to Ciudad de México on November 7. The event will have a mix of presenters from the Google Search, News, and Partnership teams. The content will be delivered in Spanish and English (with live translation to Spanish). Check more details about speakers, agenda, and how to sign up to the […]

Associate Search Console to Merchant Center to discover growth opportunities

Today Search Console is enhancing the Shopping section to help businesses with a Merchant Center account to monitor the status of their products and discover opportunities to improve the visibility of their products on Google.

How Google Search handles multilingual searches

In many countries and regions around the world, people commonly speak and search in more than one language. To best serve them, Google uses a variety of ways to automatically determine what is the best language or languages to show search results in. This post highlights some aspects that Google Search considers, and options to […]

Site names on Google Search now available for all languages

Last October, site names were introduced on mobile results for select languages, which expanded to desktop in March. Today, we’re happy to announce that site names are now available in all languages where Google Search is available, on both mobile and desktop. Site names are supported for domains (for example, and subdomains (for example, […]

The comedy of errors

Every now and then we get questions about errors that we may have shown for sites in Search Console, and every now and then we encounter folks who seem to be confused about where an error came from. This is understandable: there are many issues that can arise when accessing websites, but all of them, […]

Search Central Live is coming to India

With three Search Central Live events behind us this year, it’s time to announce the one we get asked about the most: Search Central India!

Changes to HowTo and FAQ rich results

To provide a cleaner and more consistent search experience, we’re changing how some rich results types are shown in Google’s search results. In particular, we’re reducing the visibility of FAQ rich results, and limiting How-To rich results to desktop devices.

Improving prominence reporting in the Search Console video indexing report

In order to help you better understand issues with video indexing, Search Console will start reporting more specific issues with clear actions to help you make your videos more prominent on Search.