MAJOR GOOGLE SEM CHANGE FOR SOME: Site Traffic CREDITED To Where Google Chooses

Consolidating your website traffic on canonical URLs Wednesday, February 06, 2019 In Search Console, the Performance report currently credits all page metrics to the exact URL that the user is referred to by Google Search. Although this provides very specific metadata, it makes property management more difficult; for example: if your site has mobile and PC versions on different properties, you must open multiple properties to see all your Search metadata for the same piece of content. To help unify your data, Search Console will soon begin assigning search metrics to the (Google-selected) canonical URL, rather than the URL referred to by Google Search. This change has several benefits: It unifies all search metrics for a single piece of content into a single URL: the canonical URL. This demonstrates to you the full picture about a particular piece of content in one property. For users with separate mobile or AMP pages, […]

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