Latest John Mueller News & Articles

John Mueller is a Senior Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google. His role is to connect the internal search engineering teams with the real world outside of Google.

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Google Webmaster Hangout Notes - February 21st, 2020.

Summary of the regular Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout, hosted by Webmaster Trends Analyst, John Mueller.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google doesn't crawl content behind JavaScript Load More buttons. Infinite scroll not much better.

Google's John Mueller has confirmed that they no longer index content behind JavaScript 'load more' buttons. Also, Mueller confirmed that they might not index all content loaded via the infinite scroll technique either.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Legacy Webmaster Tools Crawl Error Report showing 404 sources may not be coming back

Google's John Mueller said that the ability to see the sources of 404s in the old crawl error report might not be coming back, although there have been some discussions about it.

By Jonathan Griffin |
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Google: Using Hreflang for all possible languages and countries might be a mistake.

In response to a Reddit thread, Google's John Mueller said that you should limit the number of pages created with hreflang to those that are absolutely critical & valuable.

By Jonathan Griffin |