Everything You Need To Know About Google Penguin 4.0 Update
The Google Penguin 4.0 Update has officially become a part of the core algorithm of Google. The last google penguin update was about two years ago.
Penguin is now part of real-time. Penguin was created as a filter that can get websites that are spamming in the search results of Google. Because, the spamming systems of Google could not capture it. 2012 was the year when they first introduced penguin. In the past, the 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. The next penguin update was in the year 2014, and it was named Penguin 3.0. In order for websites to be free when captured by the penguin 3.0, they must wait for two years. Now, you can say goodbye to those long delays. Because there was an update with penguin, the data will be refreshed in real time, which means there is a faster response after you reindex a webpage. The Penguin will capture and also release the web pages. Penguin 4.0 is now more specific regarding web pages. The new Penguin is more granular. Meaning that it affects more finer granularity than websites. And this does not necessary mean that it will only affect web pages. The new Penguin 4.0 only affects a certain page 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. One of the best tool that will be best for trying and testing the effects of the links is the Link Detox Boost.
B. The new Google Penguin does not only affect the whole website. This actually has an effect to all the levels like the folders, pages, domain, keyword groups and keywords. Meaning, 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. Because the new Penguin is more granular, there will be parts of the website that can easily aggravate the Penguin filter, but the ranking will not be affected.
E. The Link Detox has a subfolder analysis and this 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 checking and analyzing the groups of the source of domains, kinds of links, countries groups of keywords and many more.
According to Google, Penguin 4.0 will be last Penguin update.