27 Oct '14, 3pm

Google Webmaster Update: Blocking JavaScript & CSS Can Affect Indexing

Google has updated its Webmaster Guidelines, which will likely affect sites that are blocking JavaScript or CSS files. According to an announcement on Google’s Webmaster Central Blog , the tech giant has updated its indexing system to function more like a modern browser, which includes having CSS and JavaScript active. Google gave explicit advice on allowing Googlebot to access the JavaScript, CSS, and image files that a website uses: "This provides you optimal rendering and indexing for your site. Disallowing crawling of JavaScript or CSS files in your site’s robots.txt directly harms how well our algorithms render and index your content and can result in suboptimal rankings.” Updated Google Indexing Advice An upgraded system will require some process changes for webmasters, as Google warns that users should no longer view their indexing system as a "text-only browser." B...

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