Rolling out the Google Core update took 16 days. We hope you only see increased visibility.
Google has confirmed that the August 2023 Core Update – the second core update this year – has been completed. The update begins on August 22, 2023 and ends 16 days later on September 7, 2023.
Knowing when Google makes these updates will give you something to point to to understand if it’s something you changed on your site or something Google changed with the ranking algorithm. its.
And now? Now is a good time to dig deeper to see what improvements you might want to make to your pages and content.
Notice. Google has updated the Health Dashboard, and rollout of the update was completed today, effective Wednesday:
3 p.m. ET:
Major updates are important. Generally speaking. Google core updates are important algorithm updates. Initial discussions from the SEO industry suggest that this update is a pretty impactful one compared to previous major updates. Now that the update is complete, we will be reporting on its impact in the coming days.
What to do if you are affected. Google has provided advice on what to consider if you’ve been negatively impacted by a major update in the past. According to Google, you don’t need to take any specific action to recover: a negative impact on ranking may not indicate that something is wrong with your pages. However, Google has put together a list of questions to consider whether your site will be affected by the core update. Google says you might see a slight bounce between major updates, but the biggest change you’ll see will happen after another major update.