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Test your webmaster know-how!

Webmaster Level: All We thought it might be fun and educational to create a quiz for webmasters about issues we commonly see in the Webmaster Help Forum . Together with our awesome Bionic Posters , we’ve tried to come up with questions and answers that reflect recurring concerns in the forum and some information that may not be well known Here is the original:  Test your webmaster know-how!

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Answering your December Grab Bag questions

Webmaster Level: All You asked and Matt Cutts answered. It’s time to answer the latest round of Grab Bag questions! Here’s the first answer, complete with Matt’s new hairstyle : We have a lot of videos ready to share, so we’re not currently taking new questions for the Grab Bag. If you have a question that you would like answered, your best bet as always is to head to our Webmaster Help Forum, where you’ll...

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Helping webmasters from user to user

You have to have some kind of super-powers to keep up with all of the issues posted in our Webmaster Help Forum —that’s why we call our Top Contributors the ” Bionic Posters .” They’re able to leap through tall questions in a single bound, providing helpful and solid information all around. We’re thankful to the Bionics for tackling problems both hard and easy (well, easy if you know how). Our current Bionic...

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How fast is your site?

We’ve just launched Site Performance, an experimental feature in Webmaster Tools that shows you information about the speed of your site and suggestions for making it faster. See the original post here:  How fast is your site?

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New User Agent for News

Webmaster Level: Intermediate Today we are announcing a new user agent for robots.txt called Googlebot-News that gives publishers even more control over their content. In case you haven’t heard of robots.txt , it’s a web-wide standard that has been in use since 1994 and which has support from all major search engines and well-behaved “robots” that process the web. When a search engine checks whether it has permission...

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