Google Latest Update for SEO – Jan 2020 – New removals report in Search console

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Certainly, we all are conscious of the fact of how much Google likes making new changes, and now, there is a new change taken into place in Google Search Console. 

According to the report, Google has updated its’ Google Search Console with yet another exciting feature that assists you in hiding particular URL’s from the search engine. 

The tool which runs by the name of ‘Removals’ can be discovered in the lying below sitemaps in the ‘Index’ section. 

This latest tool will help you with the following three things,

1) It helps you temporarily hiding URLs from showing up in Google search.

2) It tells you which of your URLs were refined by Google SafeSearch’s adult filter.

3) It shows you which content is not in Google as a consequence of it signifying as an ‘Outdated Content.’

Temporary removals

Here is where you can request temporary removals of specific URLs on sites you have verified. Google said there are two types of removal requests available. 

(1) Temporary remove URL will cover the URL from Google Search results for around six months and clean the cached copy of the page. 

(2) Clear cache URL removes the cached page and clears out the page information snippet in Search results until the page is dragged again.

Outdated content

The Outdated content section shows the data on removal requests initiated through the public Remove Outdated Content tool. This tool can be utilized by anyone (not just site owners) to update search results giving information that is no longer existing on a page.

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SafeSearch filtering

Often SafeSearch is hard for SEOs and Webmasters to debug. 

This tool should assist you in seeing that quickly. 

Google said, “The SafeSearch filtering section in Search Console shows a history of pages on your site that was reported by Google users as adult content using the SafeSearch Suggestion tool. 

URLs submitted using this tool are reviewed, and if Google feels that this content should be filtered from SafeSearch results, these URLs are tagged as adult content.”

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