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Does GoogleBot Scroll Down Your Page?

One other debate came up in step with what Google’s Gary Illyes said at PubCon and what Google’s John Mueller said beforehand. Gary Illyes said GoogleBot is now not any longer ready to scroll down your page, whereas John Mueller said GoogleBot can scroll fair a puny.

The day earlier than at the present time at PubCon, Gary Illyes said in show for you your content to be indexed by Google, be sure that the content hundreds without the beget to scroll down the page. I.e. indolent loading content or photos in step with scroll occasions is one thing GoogleBot can no longer contend with.

Gary did say that Google hundreds a page with a extremely mountainous level of view, over 10,000 pixels. That’s correct, final we heard it modified into 12,a hundred and forty pixels high on mobile and 9,307 pixels high on desktop.

But John Mueller said in a video from a year previously at the 1:50 designate that GoogleBot does scroll fair a puny. He said ” I possess we develop a scroll fair a puny of bit although.” “So as that’s one thing that I possess we’ve been doing for a while,” he added.

He outlined he even tested it abet when he “did that blog post on endless scroll residing that up.” He said “I checked about a of the the pages how they were indexed and I possess there modified into admire one or two page views moreover that modified into indexing per page. So about a of that scrolling is already occurring. I possess that’s form of it as a minimum in the plans that we’ve got some quantity of admire scrolling down to make certain that that there is nothing that we may perchance different could otherwise sail over there.”

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So which is it? Does GoogleBot scroll or no longer?

I possess Gary desires you to have interaction the right route and engage that in show for you GoogleBot to scroll, they is now not any longer going to. Be right, demonstrate your content and don’t have interaction GoogleBot likes to scroll.

Hat tip:

Forum discussion at Twitter.