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Probe of the Kobe Bryant Crash Will Examine If Fog Played a Role

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How To Design Powerful Narratives On Mobile

Stories don’t always have to be told in a Once Upon a Time… format. Take a look at movies, for instance. Some storie…

How To Empower Design Teams By Measuring Value

The business value of design has been proven at scale by the McKinsey Design Index. The report shows the best design per…

A Complete Guide To WordPress Multisite

WordPress Multisite is a popular feature of WordPress, which enables you to create and run multiple websites using the s…

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Sundar Pichai in the FT: Please Regulate Us (And Good Luck with All That)

Google’s (and now Alphabet’s) CEO opines in the FT (sub required) on why AI needs to be regulated, joining the choru…

Predictions 2020: Facebook Caves, Google Zags, Netflix Sells Out, and Data Policy Gets Sexy

A new year brings another run at my annual predictions: For 17 years now, I’ve taken a few hours to imagine what might…

Predictions Review: Trump, Zuck Crush My Optimism In 2019

This past year, I predicted the fall of both Zuck and Trump, not to mention the triumph of cannabis and rationale market…

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How BERT is helping SEO agencies focus on collaboration strategies

BERT is pushing agencies to assess how content creators and SEOs collaborate to address users’ intent and provide the…

What local SEOs should focus on in 2020

Four experts offer their top 3 recommendations for local search marketers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full…

How to optimize your website’s crawl budget

The best approach to optimize the crawl budget is to start with improving overall site speed and simplifying site struct…

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Google's January 2020 Core Update: Has the Dust Settled?

Posted by Dr-PeteOn January 13th, MozCast measured significant algorithm flux lasting about three days (the dotted line…

The Dirty Little Featured Snippet Secret: Where Humans Rely on Algorithmic Intervention [Case Study]

Posted by brodieclarkconsultingI recently finished a project where I was tasked to investigate why a site (that receives…

Measure Form Usage with Event Tracking - Whiteboard Friday

Posted by Matthew_EdgarWhen it comes to the forms your site visitors are using, you need to go beyond completions — it…

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Probe of the Kobe Bryant Crash Will Examine If Fog Played a Role

The helicopter was flying under “special visual flight rules” that allow pilots to fly through low-visibility condit…

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Kobe Bryant, an Unforgiving Innovator of the NBA

The basketball star, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash, was constantly eclipsing the game's limits.

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Favicon SEO

Google recently copied their mobile result layout over to desktop search results. The three big pieces which changed as…

Brands vs Ads

Brand, Brand, Brand About 7 years ago I wrote about how the search relevancy algorithms were placing heavy weighting on…

Internet Wayback Machine Adds Historical TextDiff

The Wayback Machine has a cool new feature for looking at the historical changes of a web page. The color scale shows ho…

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Standards for Writing Accessibly

Writing to meet WCAG2 standards can be a challenge, but it’s worthwhile. Albert Einstein, the archetypical genius and…

Making Room for Variation

Making a brand feel unified, cohesive, and harmonious while also leaving room for experimentation is a tough balancing…

Request with Intent: Caching Strategies in the Age of PWAs

Once upon a time, we relied on browsers to handle caching for us; as developers in those days, we had very little contr…

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How to Edit PSD Files Online With Bannersnack

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to edit PSD files, in the browser, without using Adobe Photoshop. It’s possible th…

How to Add Social Media Icons to WordPress

Today, social media is one of the most effective ways to market your WordPress website, earning you invaluable word-of-m…

How to Lint CSS Using Stylelint

Linters have been around for a good while; but if you’re new to CSS this might be the first you’ve heard about them.…

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12 Best CRM & Project Management PHP Scripts

A business cannot survive without CRM software—you need it to manage customer contacts, track leads, and manage your f…

How to Add Social Media Icons to WordPress

Today, social media is one of the most effective ways to market your WordPress website, earning you invaluable word-of-m…

24 Best WPBakery Page Builder (Visual Composer) Addons & Plugins of 2020

Add the best WPBakery add-ons and extensions ever developed to your page builder and add give your website visitors the…

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10 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for January 2020

We're kicking off 2020 with a list of some of our favorite web dev libraries, frameworks and tools that you should use i…

The Best JavaScript and CSS Libraries of 2019

We take a look back at 2019 and highlight some of our favorite web development libraries, frameworks, and tools.

10 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for November 2019

An amazing payment form widget, a new Vue.js framework for static websites, and lots more in our compilation for the mon…

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A Trend to Follow – Headline-Centric Hero Areas

Homepage headlines have always been an important focus of attention. While web app builders see them as an essential det…

Print Peppermint: Your One Stop Shop for Your Digital Design Needs

Growing your online business takes more than just publishing high-quality content, sending out engaging email campaigns,…

Futuristic and Industrial: The Best Futuristic Fonts

What does it take to create a design with a futuristic vibe? I believe each of you has its pack of tricks under your sle…

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“Needle in a haystack” search problem? Check 15 of the very best WordPress themes for 2020

Advertise here via BSAHaving too many WordPress themes to choose among is of course better than having too few. But ther…

Giveaway: 500 Holographic Raised Foil Business Cards – 100% Free

Advertise here via BSAPrint Peppermint is one of the most refreshingly creative online printers on the internet at the…

Mobile App Website Inspiration: 20 Application Websites and Tips to Help You Design One

Advertise here via BSAIt may seem a bit curious that more than a few app websites are only given a cursory inspection by…

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5 Innovative Marketing Trends That’ll Drive the Finance Wave in 2020

You may have the best financial products and services on offer, but: If you’re not using the right digital marketing t…

What To Do Now That Google No Longer Allows Stem Cell Advertising

If you work in stem cell marketing, then you likely heard the sonic boom go off in early September that Google will no l…

How the Top-Ranking Law Firms in Your Area Are Outranking You

You know search engine rankings are important for your law firm. And you know other law firms are ranking above you for…

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Google for Games Developer Summit is coming to GDC 2020

We’re excited to see you at the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) from March 16-20 in San Francisco. If you ca…  Read more

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Google for Games Developer Summit is coming to GDC 2020

We’re excited to see you at the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) from March 16-20 in San Francisco. If you ca…

Supporting future history makers with NAACP

When I was in the 11th grade, I had the opportunity to write my first screenplay through NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultur…

The Most Searched: A celebration of Black history makers

Search trends can help us understand what people are interested in and what has endured—the people and events that hav…

Do more with Data Studio Community Visualizations

Data Studio Community Visualizations, currently in beta, allow you to create and integrate custom JavaScript components…

20 years of fashion on Google

At the Grammy Awards twenty years ago, Jennifer Lopez wore a Versace dress on the red carpet which had a ripple effect o…

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Sunsetting support for data-vocabulary

Structured data schemas such as schema.org and data-vocabulary.org are used to define shared meaningful structures for m…

Get Ready for New SameSite=None; Secure Cookie Settings

This is a cross-post from the Chromium developer blog and is specific to how changes to Chrome may affect how your webs…

The Search Console Training video series is rolling out

A new video series about Google Search Console is rolling out on Youtube now! The series focuses on how to use Search Co…

An update on 2019

With 2020 hanging above our heads much the same way that bricks don't, people start reflecting on what they achieved thi…

Launching a new Publisher Center

Today we are announcing the launch of Publisher Center to help publishers more easily manage their content across news p…

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Refining your website’s user experience in 3 steps

There are plenty of sites out there. Beyond producing great content, it’s vital to make yours stand out. How? One way…

Creating outstanding website content in 3 steps

Great content marketing not only drives new visitors to your site, but also entices previous visitors to come back. A co…

Keep your audience engaged post holidays

Congrats on completing the marathon. What happens now? You might notice a drop in your RPMs and impressions. Don’t pa…

Build your content during the holiday season

Holiday season is driven by users purchasing for themselves and for family’s gifts.Don’t worry, even if your content…

Start preparing for the holiday season now

Anticipation is key, start preparing now! The holiday shopping season starts in September with queries starting to incr…

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Changes to stats retrieval for Search campaigns with Display Expansion

What’s changing?We are changing how stats for Search campaigns with Display Expansion (previously known as Search camp…

Sunset of the Ad Manager API v201902

On Friday, February 28, 2020, in accordance with the deprecation schedule, v201902 of the Ad Manager API will be sunset.…

Upcoming sunset of message extensions in AdWords and Google Ads APIs and Google Ads scripts

Update (Jan 21, 2020): Clarified impact in more detail on both APIs. On January 27, 2020, message extensions will be sun…

The Interactive Media Ads (IMA) SDK for Android moves to Google's Maven repository

With the release of version 3.16.0 of the Interactive Media Ads SDK (IMA SDK) for Android, the location where we host th…

Smart Display Campaigns Change in AdWords API and Google Ads API Starting January 31, 2020

On January 31, 2020, the AdWords API and Google Ads API will no longer allow positive user list criteria in Smart Displa…

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Get ready for the Game Developers Conference

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Games Developer Marketing We’re excited to see you at the upcoming Game Developers Conference…

New Coral products for 2020

Posted by Billy Rutledge, Director Google Research, Coral TeamMore and more industries are beginning to recognize the va…

Project Connected Home over IP

Posted by Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist; Grant Erickson, Principal Engineer; Kevin Po, Produc…

mPaani raises Series A from connections made at Google's accelerator

Jen Harvey, Head of Marketing, Google Developers LaunchpadGoogle Developers Launchpad is an accelerator program that exc…

TheVentureCity and Google Consolidate Miami as a Tech Powerhouse

Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator executes its graduation week for the startups in the second class of the program…

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Releasing the Drosophila Hemibrain Connectome — The Largest Synapse-Resolution Map of Brain Connectivity

Posted by Michal Januszewski, Software Engineer and Viren Jain, Research Scientist and Technical Lead, Connectomics at G…

Reformer: The Efficient Transformer

Posted by Nikita Kitaev, Student Researcher, UC Berkeley and Łukasz Kaiser, Research Scientist, Google Research Underst…

Can You Trust Your Model’s Uncertainty?

Posted by Jasper Snoek, Research Scientist and Zachary Nado, Research Engineer, Google Research In an ideal world, machi…

Using Machine Learning to “Nowcast” Precipitation in High Resolution

Posted by Jason Hickey, Senior Software Engineer, Google Research The weather can affect a person’s daily routine in b…

Google Research: Looking Back at 2019, and Forward to 2020 and Beyond

Posted by Jeff Dean, Senior Fellow and SVP of Google Research and Health, on behalf of the entire Google Research commun…

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Get ready for the Game Developers Conference

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Games Developer Marketing, Google Cross-posting from the Google Developers Blog. Join us online…

Enter the Indie Games Festival from Google Play

Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Developer Marketing The indie developer community released several fantastic title…

Kotlin/Everywhere - it’s a wrap!

Posted by Florina Muntenescu, Developer Advocate (@FMuntenescu) At Google I/O 2019 we announced that Android development…

Our highlights from Android & Google Play in 2019 - building for the next decade

Posted by Patricia Correa, P&E Developer Marketing Director The last 12 months have seen Google Play continue to grow,…

Code Search with Cross References for the Android Open Source Project

Posted by Jeff Bailey, AOSP Engineering Manager; Ally Sillins, AOSP Program Manager; Kris Hildrum, Open Source Code Sea…

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We’ve moved. Come visit us.

Over ten years ago, we wrote our first post on our Geo Developers blog, and today we’re sharing our new location for t…

Falling Fruit helps urbanites forage for food using Google Maps Platform

Posted by Ethan Welty, Co-founder, Falling FruitEditor’s note: Today’s post comes from Ethan Welty, Co-founder of Fa…

How Google Maps helps amateur and professional archaeologists ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge’s burial mounds

Posted by Simon Banton, “Hengemaster,” Stonehenge Barrow MapEditor’s note: Today’s post comes from Simon Banton:…

How WhyHunger uses Google Maps to connect people to grassroots community food sources

Posted by Alison Cohen, Senior Director of Programs, WhyHungerEditor's Note: Today’s blog is the first in a series of…

Expanded support for Google public programs

Posted by Amit Litsur, Product Manager, Google Maps PlatformGoogle is committed to supporting organizations with public…