Everything You Need To Know About Google Penguin 4.0 Update
The Google Penguin 4.0 Update is now part of the core algorithm of Google. They have been waiting for this update for two years.
Penguin is now part of real-time. Penguin is a filter that was created to get websites that are spamming in the search results of Google. Because the regular spamming system of Google cannot detect this. They introduced penguin in the year 2012. Before, the websites that were affected by penguin needed to be refreshed all at the same time for a certain period of time. The penguin filter catch and run spammy websites. Spam websites will be penalized. The next penguin update was in the year 2014, and it was named Penguin 3.0. Websites that were captured by this penguin has to wait for at least 2 years in order to be free. Now, you can say goodbye to these long delays. Since there was an update, the data of penguin will be refreshed in real time, which means there is a faster response after you reindex a webpage. The pages that will be captured by the new Penguin will also be released by the Penguin. The Penguin 4.0 is more page specific. The new Penguin is more granular. Which means it affects more finer granularity than websites. It does not necessary mean that it will only affect web pages. The new Penguin only affects a certain page or website. Instead of affecting the ranking of the whole website, the Penguin can now devalue spam just by adjusting the rank based on the spam signal.
Here are some important factors about the Real Time Penguin:
A. The new Penguin will recalculate their positive signals and negative signals on crawl. One of the best tool that will be best for trying and testing the effects of the links is the Link Detox Boost.
B. The new Google Penguin does not only affect the whole website. This has an effect to all the levels such as the folders, pages, domain, keyword groups and keywords. Which means that these will all go in the rankings will be affected by the Penguin algorithm.
C. It is more harder to diagnose small penguin penalties.
D. Because the new Penguin is much granular, there will be parts of the website that can easily aggravate the Penguin filter, but the ranking will not be affected.
E. The Link Detox has a subfolder analysis and this is very popular since it can easily diagnose and fix problems with any ranking issues.
F. The Filter Slice Feature of the Link Detox is really helpful in checking and analyzing the groups of the source of domains, kinds of links, countries groups of keywords and many more.
Google states, that there will be no other Penguin update and the Penguin 4.0 will be the last.