Things You Need To Know About Google Penguin 4.0 Update
The Google Penguin 4.0 Update is now part of the core algorithm of Google. They have been waiting for this update for two years.
Penguin today is now real-time. Penguin is a filter that was created to get websites that are spamming in the search results of Google. Because the regular spamming system of Google cannot detect this. They introduced penguin in the year 2012. Before, websites that were affected by penguin needed to be refreshed at the same time for a certain period of time. Basically, penguin was created to capture spam websites. Spam websites will be penalized. Then the next penguin update was in the year 2014. Websites that were captured by this penguin has to wait for at least 2 years in order to be free. Now, you can say goodbye to those long delays. Since there was an update with the penguin, the data of penguin will be refreshed in real time, meaning there is a faster response after you are done with reindex the webpage. The regular process of Penguin is that it will capture and also release the web pages. This kind of Penguin is much more specific with web pages. Google, also states that this new Penguin is much more granular. Meaning that it affects more finer granularity than websites. It does not necessary mean that it will only affect web pages. The new Penguin 4.0 will only affects a specific webpage or website. Instead of affecting the ranking of the whole website, the Penguin can now devalue spam just by adjusting the rank based on the spam signal.
Below are some key points about Real Time Penguin:
A. The new Penguin will recalculate their positive signals and negative signals on crawl. Link Detox Boost is the best tool in testing and trying the effects of the links.
B. The new Google Penguin does not only affect the whole website. This has an effect to all the levels such as the folders, pages, domain, keyword groups and keywords. Means that anything that will go in the rankings will be affected by the Penguin algorithm.
C. It is more harder to diagnose small penguin penalties.
D. Since the new Penguin is much granular, there will be parts of the website that can easily aggravate the Penguin filter, but the ranking will not be affected.
E. The subfolder analysis of the Link Detox is very popular since it can easily diagnose and fix problems with any ranking issues.
F. The Filter Slice Feature of the Link Detox is really helpful in analyzing the groups of source domains, kinds of links, countries groups of keywords and many more.
Google states, that there will be no other Penguin update and the Penguin 4.0 will be the last.
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