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Google Engineer Matt Cutts has revealed to WebProNews in Vegas where Google is heading and believe it or not, he said that the Algorithm update or Caffeine will go live after the end of the holidays so as not to upset webmasters from any changes in the algorithm but one thing is for sure, Pagerank updates will happen by January 2010 and Caffeine will run in full blast however one of Google’s data centers will be rolling out the update but users wouldn’t notice the shift because it will happen gradually.
The other piece of information that struck me the most is when Google starts considering site speed as a ranking factor come 2010. Matt Cutts providing advice to webmasters about how to make a website faster is forthrightly showing some signs of a change. It may or may not happen but there’s a huge possibility.
Are you even prepared for the big change?
What impact can it bring to blogs and small websites on shared hosting? Or sites with too many affiliate banners hoping for clicks and commissions when in fact these monetization schemes actually slow down page load due to so many HTTP requests? Once this happens, we may also be saying goodbye to widgets, I think. How can a cheaply hosted site compete with sites on dedicated hosting and those powered by CDN (Content Delivery Network)?
Have you already thought of a plan when this becomes standard?
Category: web authoring
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