Google adds ranking update history to Search Status Dashboard
Google has added a new "ranking" section to its Search Status dashboard, which launched in December.
The new ranking section will include active and historical Google algorithm updates, so that you can see what changed with Google Search related to ranking, not just crawling, indexing or serving.
New dashboard. Here is what the new Google Search Status dashboard looks like with the addition of the "ranking" section:
Here is how it shows there was a ranking update, with an "i" icon:
And when you click on the "i" it shows the detail:
Here is what it looked like previously, with only crawling, indexing and serving:
Algorithm updates. Google will soon add the new ranking section, which "will show the active March 2023 core update, plus history up to 2020," the company said on Twitter. This is not completed yet, as you do not see the March 2023 core update listed yet, but it will soon.
We're working on unifying the ranking updates page with https://t.co/hQKAEilPD1. Soon, the new "Ranking" section will show the active March 2023 core update, plus history up to 2020. We'll update this tweet once we're finished migrating.
Why we care. This is the latest way to see what ranking changes Google has released. You can also visit the current Google Search updates page and always get the latest news here on Search Engine Land.
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