|Weekly SEO news: 26 December 2017|
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It seems that the algorithm update targeted websites with lots of landing pages for keyword permutations. For example, a website might have hundreds of landing pages for 'plumber + [city name]', or '[city name] + [service name].'
In addition, it seems that there were more changes in the mobile results. Websites with low quality content and ad heavy websites also were affected by the update. This seems to be a global update."
However, a slash anywhere else is a significant part of the URL and will change the URL if it's there or not. This is not SEO-specific, but just how websites work. [...] The second part is essentially a question of asking for a subdirectory or file."
The patent does have a solution to reviews that don’t get made or updated – if a person stops going to a place that they have reviewed in the past, the review that they submitted may be treated as a diminished review,"
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