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Google PageSpeed Scores Updated with Lighthouse 8.0

Google updated Lighthouse 8.0 and one of the important changes is to change the weights of the different speed metrics. The changes are estimated to make it easier for most sites to achieve higher page speed scores. Cumulative Layout Shift scores will likely trend higher while other metrics become stricter.

Google Lighthouse 8.0

Lighthouse is a tool that helps publishers, developers and SEOs measure page speed and other metrics related to accessibility and SEO. Lighthouse powers the online PageSpeed Insights tool and is shipped as a developer tool in Chrome.

The new Lighthouse version 8.0 will ship in Chrome 93

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Space Jam’s Original Website Finally Updated After 25 Years

Those who love the original Space Jam are also probably huge fans of the original Space Jam website, a pitch-perfect representation of 90s web design. While it was cutting edge back when it first launched, web design has since moved on in a more modern and streamlined direction, but fans still adore that old website, and that’s why it’s awesome that the site has gone untouched ever since, still available in its original form. Today the website received its first update since it launched thanks to the upcoming Space Jam: A New Legacy, which sent some fans into a frenzy,

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Google Releases Video SEO Tips In New Video & Updated Help Documents

Google has published some new and updated resources around video SEO. First, there is a new video, lighting talk, on the topic of video SEO best practices by Danielle Marshak, Product Manager at Google. Second, there is an updated help doc section on video SEO best practices.

For those doing video SEO, I don’t think you will find anything new here but it is always good to double check your knowledge. So I will sum it up for you below.

The video by Danielle Marshak explains these concepts:

How Google Indexes Videos:

  • Video HTML Tags
  • Structured Markup
  • Video
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CRN launches updated Supplement OWL website

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has launched a new Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) website, featuring an updated design that prioritizes user experience, welcomes a broader registry audience, and enables easier industry participation.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, D.C.) has launched a new Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) website, featuring an updated design that prioritizes user experience, welcomes a broader registry audience, and enables easier industry participation. The updated design represents the next phase of the Supplement OWL, following a series of upgrades to the backend, says CRN.

When it comes to user experience, the new site provides

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8 New & Updated Google My Business Features for Local SEO

Google has rolled out several new features and attributes in Google My Business (GMB) since the Coronavirus began.

If you’re running a local business, you need to know about those updates so you can get the most out of the platform.

In this article, we’ll check out 10 recent changes to Google My Business that you need to check out.

1. Health & Safety Attributes

Late in 2020, GMB rolled out new attributes so searchers can make informed decisions about the health standards at businesses they may visit.

These new GMB attributes are:

  • Appointment required.
  • Mask required.
  • Staff wear masks.
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