To prevent any potential problems, Far outlined some helpful tips for webmasters to achieve optimal indexing. As browsers today are no longer majorly text based like Lynx was, webmasters should follow the principles of progressive enhancement, or place emphasis on accessibility and scripting. Far explains that “this helps our systems (and a wider range of browsers) see usable content and basic functionality when certain web design features are not yet supported.”
Also, quick loading pages are a big help as it not only gets content to the user easier, but also makes “indexing of those pages more efficient.” Webmasters will be able to see if their pages can be fully rendered by Google through their fetch and render tool, which was also introduced back in May. Some issues that may arise include improper robots.txt restrictions and redirects that Googlebot cannot follow.
Further information on quality and technicalities can be found in Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. A video that summarizes website content violations in a simplified manner is also available.
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