What is Panda?
I keep reading about something referred to as Panda in the forums, could someone enlighten me please, as I can't even begin to guess what it is.
Panda is an updated form of Google's search algorithm. Basically, it chooses where pages show up when a Google search for relevant keywords is made. It's a big deal for Hubpages and similar sites because the algorithm is geared toward punishing 'content farms,' and many sites like this experienced massive traffic drops because of it.
Hubpages has been working to fix this and get into Google's good graces again, but a lot of people are still seeing little to no traffic.
This is a great question as I had no idea exactly what Panda was either. An excellent answer from Gofygure - since Panda was introduced I've seen a major difference in the amount of visits to my hubs.
by Ellen 6 years ago
1. Relevance to search query2. Quality of content3. User experience4. Relevance to search query5. Authority of author (I hope Hubpages gets rel="me" working.)6. Relevance to search query7. Who's linking to you8. Relevance to search queryBut BESIDES that. Here's some useful stuff.READ...
by Ellen 6 years ago
I keep up with Google news fairly regularly to see what's coming down the pipe. I still feel vague self-righteousness over raising the pre-Panda alarm, only to be scoffed at for suggesting that Google might start ranking sites by quality of content across a domain, not just on a page-by-page basis....
by WoodsmensPost 7 years ago
I searched the forums and was surprised not to find this article posted anywhere.Nothing really new that we haven't heard before but nice little tidbit of info for for those Demand Media Haters. HubPages CEO on Google's Panda algorithm: SEO doesn't work!!!Posted August 23, 2011 on ZDNet
by Akshay 2 years ago
The googles 's new algorithm has declined the traffic in many sites. So how can we come up from this
by Ben Aidoo 3 years ago
Is it true that Google is inundated by billions of articles that it's suffering from a system overload, and unable to give quality attention to new and better written articles? Just imagine, the poor Google crawler had to sift through 14 million articles to come up with 10 results on page 1 for a...
by Dilip Chandra 6 years ago
Google panda is basically a major tweak in search engine algorithm. Its aim is to push the quality web-site up and lower down the ranking of low quality content. Unlike all previous update, Google panda is a domain level penalty. It means even if you have 5-10 low quality content in your site, your...
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