May 7th Digest - John Mueller's Hangouts - Search Central Office Hours
May 7th Digest
John Mueller's Hangouts — Search Central Office Hours
Pearl's of Wisdom and SEO Gems from John Mueller during the month of May 2021
These edited and digestible byte-sized notes will save you 53 minutes of time wading through video of John struggling gallantly to sincerely answer the myriad questions presented in a variety of interesting accents from a world-wide audience with insatiable curiosities. Here's the digest version of the most useful gems and pearls in the order they appeared.
Search Central Office Hours — May 7, 2021 Run Time: 58:26 / Read Time: 5 minutes
Affiliate Links & WordPress Plugins – Affiliate links set up by a WordPress plugin that look like internal links but redirect to the affiliate site are fine with Google provided that the affiliate links are nofollowed or the bounce url you have on your site is blocked by robot's text. Link
If the page experience report is not showing up in search console it's probably because Google doesn't have enough data for your website. Page experience data is collected for the core web vitals report through the chrome user experience data and based on real user metrics.
When Google doesn't have enough data for your website they won't "be able" to show anything. In such cases, in order to measure your site's Core Web Vitals you need to manually test your pages to ensure everything is okay and then "build off of that."