Desktop vs Mobile vs Tablet Market Share in Africa

Mobile and tablet internet usage exceeds desktop for first time worldwide Increased traffic plus Google search rankings stress importance of mobile friendly websites. San Francisco, CA and Dublin, Ireland; 1st November, 2016: Internet usage by mobile and tablet devices exceeded desktop worldwide for the first time in October according to independent web analytics company StatCounter Its research arm, StatCounter Global …

Learn about sitemaps

What is a sitemap? A sitemap is a file where you can list the web pages of your site to tell Google and other search engines about the organization of your site content. Search engine web crawlers like Googlebot read this file to more intelligently crawl your site. Also, your sitemap can provide valuable metadata associated with the pages you list in …

Google Webmaster Guidelines

 Webspam Content Violations Video Following the General Guidelines below will help Google find, index, and rank your site. We strongly encourage you to pay very close attention to the Quality Guidelines below, which outline some of the illicit practices that may lead to a site being removed entirely from the Google index or otherwise affected by an algorithmic or manual …

How Google Search Works

Learn how Google discovers, crawls, and serves web pages When you sit down at your computer and do a Google search, you’re almost instantly presented with a list of results from all over the web. How does Google find web pages matching your query, and determine the order of search results? In the simplest terms, you could think of searching …

Steps to a Google-friendly site

Check out our Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide! Things to do Our Webmaster Guidelines provide general design, technical, and quality guidelines. Below are more detailed tips for creating a Google-friendly site. Give visitors the information they’re looking for Provide high-quality content on your pages, especially your homepage. This is the single most important thing to do. If your pages contain …