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  1. janslu

    nofollow links evolve to ugc

    Google has announced expansion of rel="nofollow" link standard to contain more detailed rel="ugc" for User Generated Content. This may also be combined with existing nofollow - to be rel="ugc nofollow". I think this may be a good addition to external links in posts at some point in time...
  2. P

    XF 1.5 Google results displaying old date on forum category pages

    Hi All, just wondering if anyone has any idea why google is displaying this old date "9 Apr 2017" against my forum category pages when they appear in the google search results. I noticed it on category pages only and not on the homepage. The forum is a busy forum and updated regularly. I'm...
  3. Dan Blather

    [XF 2.0] Google will only index about 30% of XenForo URLs

    The site: https://www.cyburbia.org I started the site in 1994 (!), and the message board has been online since 1996. Change from vBulletin to XenForo: 5 January 2019. Problem: since I switched the message board software from vBulletin 4 to XenForo 2.0, and from http to https, Google removed a...
  4. mrmad

    Google Search 1.1.0 German Language (Deutsch, Du-Version) 1.1.0

    Description: This is a German translation for the Google Search Add-on
  5. Kevin

    Google smart enough now to suggest XF URLs?

    So the Google client app on my phone (not Google News, not Google Assistant, the main Google app) shows suggest content and I couldn't help but notice that it was suggesting an XF Resource. And, not only an XF RM page, but it included the screen shot. 😲 Now I just need to figure out how to...
  6. Mr. Jinx

    Google Adsense tips and visual overview of ad positions

    XF 2.1 has a lot of new positions for your ads. Twenty-four to be precisely! Below you will find visual templates to help you choose the best location for your ads. You will also find some tips I use to monetize my forum. I would love to start a discussion over here with other forum admins to...
  7. Fastline

    Sitemap

    By default, the Sitemap settings are there. I created one post and searched on Google but no results for my forum. I visited the forum of XF and searched for the latest post which was created 10mins ago when writing this and it was there. So how is this possible. Do i need to do something...
  8. nrep

    Decline of Forums/UGC in Google

    I know that many large site owners here will have seen a drop in search engine referral traffic, particularly starting in November 2012. It seems to be a common story for large UGC sites, using all sorts of different forum software. I'm sure many sites weren't affected (or benefited) - so this...
  9. CMTV

    Google Search 1.1.0

    Description This addon integrates Google Search Engine in your forum allowing users to search the forum with Google search. Moreover, Google search can be automatically performed if standart xenForo search system haven't found anything or failed. Please read the installation instructions...
  10. Fastline

    XF 2.0 Sitemap help

    Will Google also crawl the conversations of the members or the conversation title? I'm using XF 2.0.x
  11. Pacco

    Unmaintained Include downloaded fonts in Xenforo

    By the way, this page is very helpful: https://google-webfonts-helper.herokuapp.com/fonts Select the desired font on the left. Then turn right at "2. Select styles "select the desired font thicknesses (easiest just all). At "3. Select Copy CSS "only" Modern Browsers "and specify the...
  12. C

    XF 2.0 Two-Step Verification problems

    Okay, I purchased a new iPhone and transfered all my apps to it. I had a Google Authenticator app that was used for Two-Step Verification codes. It was used exclusively for logging in to my admin on Xenforo. When I got the new phone the app asked me to set up the app again. I am trying to do...
  13. AlexL777

    XF 2.0 How can I work for Admin Links with noFollow Attribute

    Hello Community, With Xenforo 2.0.1 there is a possibility with the noFollow attribute on all external links. In the ACP I find no such option where I can adjust that. I would like to post in the forum any external link NoFollow attribute. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
  14. M

    XF 1.4 Googlebot filling 'search' table with tons of data, leading to a database crash

    Googlebot has been actively accessing our Recent Posts page (multiple times per second). This translates to a heavy load on our database, because xenForo adds a record to the 'search' table each time Googlebot hits the page. We migrated to a new server in order to cope with this load...
  15. Robru

    Google/Guetzli Perceptual JPEG encoder

    Guetzli is a JPEG encoder that aims for excellent compression density at high visual quality. Guetzli-generated images are typically 20-30% smaller than images of equivalent quality generated by libjpeg. Guetzli generates only sequential (nonprogressive) JPEGs due to faster decompression speeds...
  16. wcbryant

    Implement Google's Perspective (moderation;machine learning post/user toxicity API)

    While there is already a movement to create this as a third-party addon, this would seem to fit right into the philosophy and direction of the core product and current suite of moderation and filtering controls. https://www.perspectiveapi.com/ Being able to give moderators the ability to have...
  17. tenants

    ReCaptcha - NoCaptcha The Inner Workings

    So google aren't going to turn around and let people know how this works, they might not have to. I have always personal thought it has something to do with mouse movement, keypress, key touch, but most of the time, it might be simpler than that. This article explains it might have something to...
  18. DohTheme

    Materialecho 1.5.24

    We want all xenForo community to feel Material experience so we are pleased to publish Materialecho theme with 50% off. Full Features: Fully Responsive Layout Clean Retina & HD display Support Google Material Font & Icons Choose from "fixed" or "fluid" width from style...
  19. Robru

    Google: Mobile-first Indexing Friday, November 04, 2016

    Today, most people are searching on Google using a mobile device. However, our ranking systems still typically look at the desktop version of a page’s content to evaluate its relevance to the user. This can cause issues when the mobile page has less content than the desktop page because our...
  20. X

    XF 1.5 Sitemap Error Warning 403s Threads Behind Logon

    In order to really hone-in on our quality content in Google rankings, we put our "Off Topic" forum behind the login. There are tens of thousands of posts in that forum, and the XenForo sitemap is still generating them as part of the sitemap. Even though technically anything that is behind a...
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