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How did you do on the Webmaster Quiz?

Webmaster Level: All Thanks to all of you who took our webmaster quiz and waited patiently to see how well you did! Today, we’re pleased to present the Webmaster Quiz answers ! We hope this quiz has provided some clarity on common issues users ask about in the Webmaster Help Forum. We’ll go over a few of the questions and answers here, but if some of the answers lead you to ask more questions, we encourage you to continue the...

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Protect your site from spammers with reCAPTCHA

Webmaster Level: All If you allow users to publish content on your website, from leaving comments to creating user profiles , you’ll likely see spammers attempt to take advantage of these mechanisms to generate traffic to their own sites. Having this spammy content on your site isn’t fun for anyone. Excerpt from:  Protect your site from spammers with reCAPTCHA

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Introducing a new Rich Snippets format: Events

Webmaster Level: All Last year we introduced Rich Snippets , a new feature that makes it possible to surface structured data from your pages on Google’s search results. Read more:  Introducing a new Rich Snippets format: Events

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Google SEO resources for beginners

Webmaster Level: Beginner Want to eat healthier and exercise more in 2010? That’s tough! Want to learn about search engine optimization (SEO) so you can disregard the rumors and know what’s important? That’s easy! Here’s how to gain SEO knowledge as you go about your new start to 2010: Step 1: Absorb the basics If you like to learn by reading, download our SEO Starter Guide for reading while you’re on an...

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State of the Index 2009

Webmaster Level: All At PubCon in Las Vegas in November 2009, I gave a “State of the Index” talk which covers what Google has done for users, web developers, and webmasters in the last year. I recently recreated it on video for those of you who didn’t make it to the conference. See the original post:  State of the Index 2009

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