Could this have a negative impact on Googlebot regarding crawling and indexing?
Mueller said that’s probably fine, but he also suggested things to do to make sure both Google and users aren’t having trouble with the site.
This is the question:
Most of the images are not loaded. I can’t open the out flyout menu.
However, the Chrome Inspect feature includes all menu links in the source code.
By “Chrome Inspect feature” that person probably means Chrome’s built-in View Page Source code inspection tool.
Muller recommends site test
Mueller’s response acknowledged that Google could probably handle the site.
Mueller admitted that everything would probably work out.
“And from my point of view… I test it.
Then probably everything will be fine.
Tests to check site performance
Mueller then recommended running tests to make sure the site was working optimally, and said “we” have the tools, but didn’t mention any specific tools. I did.
Perhaps he’s talking about the tools available in Google Search Console that can give you feedback on whether Google can crawl your pages and images.
Mueller continued his answer:
“But believe me, it’s much better to just try it with a test tool.
Also, the testing tools available to us are well documented.
There are different variations that we recommend in terms of improvements in case of problems.
User-friendly site experience
Muller didn’t mention the nuances of how the person’s concerns were misplaced. recommended a convenient method for
Mueller continued his answer:
I mainly don’t care about usability.
But of course users care about usability.
And that’s probably why it makes sense to do something a little more to make sure users really have a good experience on your page.
And this is often not just a test tool issue.
Rather, conduct a small user survey, interview some users, or at least conduct surveys on your website to understand where users are stuck and what problems they face. you may need.
Is it because of these…you mentioned the flyout menu. Or is it something completely different where I’m having trouble, text too small, buttons not clicking properly, etc., which doesn’t really match the technical issue, but is kinder. If you can improve user problems and make users happier, they will stick around, come back, and invite more people to your website. ”
User and Google testing
Mueller does not explicitly mention any tools for performing the recommended tests. Search Console is clearly the best tool for diagnosing Google crawl issues. For example, Search Console alerts publishers to the number of discovered URLs.
When it comes to user experience tools, the free Microsoft Clarity User Experience Analytics tool is your best bet. This GDPR-compliant analytics tool provides insight into how users are experiencing your site and can signal when user experience is bad.
As such, it can be very helpful in diagnosing possible site problems discussed by John Mueller.
Watch John Mueller at 10:23.
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