Google Penguin 4.0 Rolled Out Completely

On Oct 13, 2016 we come to know that the Google Penguin 4.0 is fully rolled out. All those who were previously affected with Penguin can see the lot more changes, If you have made the required changes. On 23 sept, 2016 google launched the 4.0 Penguin update which would run in real time. Now on 13 Oct it rolled out fully.

Benefits after complete rollout of Penguin 4.0

  • 1. Good news for all websites that were previously affected by Google Penguin.
  • 2. If they made the required change can see improvement in their traffic and keywords ranking using Google Analytics.
  • 3. Penguin 4.0 runs in real time and make perfect evaluation on link by link basis. So, those who following the guidelines will be benefited


How much time Google takes to rollout Penguin 4.0 completely?

To roll out completely Google takes 20 days. Now it will run in full fledge and evaluating all the web data in real time.




Best Tips To Get Recover From Google Penguin Update

Google Penguin Update always evaluates the website in terms of spammy Backlink and if the website found then they are the victim of Google Penguin. On regular interval Google introduce such update to reform the webspam.


Method To Recover From Penguin –

  • 1. If you know the links that lead to spam. You can directly contact the webmaster of the website and ask them to remove link. This will be the perfect way to remove the spammy backlinks.
  • 2. Other way is to Use Google Disavow Tool. Under Google Disavow tool you need to upload the file which contains the links which you want to disavow.
    Below we are going to demonstrate the process of extracting backlinks from Google Webmaster/Google Search Console and then how to Disavow links.

    Method of extracting the backlinks that can be spammy –

    Open Google Search Console previously known by Google Webmaster

    • https://www.google.com/webmasters/
    • Click on the site you want
    • Dashboard –> Search Traffic –> Links To Your Site
    • Move on the section “Who Links the Most” –> More
    • Click on “Download more sample links”.


For detail please have look on the enclosed image –

google-search-console

Evaluate the links once downloaded. Once you identify the links that seems to be the reason for spam. Create a text file with.txt extension and integrate all the links that you want to disavow.

Guidelines To create File

  • 1. One link per line
  • 2. Each line must begin with # (hash).
  • 3. Include additional information relating to link.

Note: This file only contains the links that you want to disavow.


Example:

#abc.com removes most of the links, but missed following

http://spam.abc.com/abc/comment.html

http://spam.abc.com/abc/comment3.html

#contacted owner of bcd.com on 1/1/2016

# ask to remove link but not getting response


Upload the list over Google Disavow tool –

  • 1.Move to Disavow tool i.e. https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/disavow-links-main
  • 2. Select Your website which you want.
  • 3. Click on “Disavow links” button.
  • 4. Upload the file which you have created.

Note: Don’t upload the new file. Uploading new file remove the older file.

This way you can request the Google to remove all the spammy links.

The process of link removal can take several weeks.

The below image give you the detail overview of Disavow Tool.



google-disavow-tool