31 Dec '14, 1pm

Did Comments Cause This Site To Get Hit By Google Panda 4.1?

Did Comments Cause This Site To Get Hit By Google Panda 4.1?

Shortly after Google released the Google Panda 4.1 update, I asked if this site was hit by the almighty Panda algorithm . It clearly looked like it was and I believe it was hit by Panda. Nothing has changed since. Not to this site, not to the content, not to the Google rankings. That is until yesterday when I decided to not output the approved Disqus comments in pure HTML on the page. Why did I remove the comments from the source code? Well, in a Google Hangout with John Mueller on Google+ yesterday, that is what John recommended. He said that maybe, he said he didn't look into the site specifically, that maybe, if there are a lot of low quality written comments compared to the quantity of content, than maybe that is bringing the site down? Everyone knows the content in my stories here tend to be short, quick and to the point. Plus, many of the stories drive a tremendous a...

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