Weather Report: Yahoo! Search Index Update & SES Conference Speakers

  • Posted April 3rd, 2007 at 7:50 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Weather Report

We are in the process of rolling out some changes to our search results. As usual, you may see some changes in ranking as well as some shuffling of the pages that are included in the index throughout this process. This update will roll out this evening and will be complete very soon.

Keep the feedback coming or share it with the Yahoo! Search team directly at SES in New York next week! We’ll be presenting at the following panels, so come by for a visit:

  • Sitemaps & URL Submission — Priyank Garg, Product Manager, Yahoo! Search, describes the developments in tools to interface with search engines, such as the Sitemaps protocol and Site Explorer.
  • Duplicate Content & Multiple Site Issues — Amit Kumar, Engineering Manager, Yahoo! Search, addresses the different concerns and issues of duplicate content and explores various solutions.
  • Robots.txt Summit — Sean Suchter, Director of Yahoo! Search Technology, Yahoo!, discusses opportunities to improve the Robots.txt protocol
  • Meet the Crawlers — Amit Kumar, Engineering Manager, Yahoo! Search, answers questions on Yahoo! Search and our crawler, Yahoo! Slurp
  • Search Engine Q&A on Links — Sean Suchter, Director of Yahoo! Search Technology, Yahoo!, provides answers to the audiences link-based questions.
  • CSS, Ajax, Web 2.0 & Search Engines — Amit Kumar, Engineering Manager, Yahoo! Search, explores issues and solutions, from an SEO perspective, on the new developments in Web 2.0.
  • Social Search Overview — Tomi Poutanen, Senior Director of Product Management, Yahoo! Social Search, discusses opportunities in social search including tagging, click through tracking, search history features and other methods.
  • Meet the Mobile Search Engines — Paul Yiu, Product Manager for Mobile Search, Yahoo! Search Marketing, discusses how mobile search operates and where it may be going.

We hope to see you at SES New York!

Priyank Garg
Yahoo! Search

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