Google core update May 2022 is finished | Tim Mccallan

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Google core update May 2022 is finished | Tim Mccallan

Tim Mccallan shared Google has confirmed that the May 2022 core update is now finished rolling out. The update took 15 days to roll out, starting on May 25 2022

Tim Mccallan shared Google has confirmed that the May 2022 core update is now finished rolling out. The update took 15 days to roll out, starting on May 25, 2022 and ending on June 9, 2022.

The announcement. Google posted on Twitter this morning at 3:44am ET that the update has completed rolling out.

More on the May 2022 core update

The SEO community. The May 2022 core update seems much more significant than the November 2021 core update. Unlike the November 2021 core update, where the timing for that update was not the best, i.e. right during the busiest online shopping season, this update was scheduled a lot better for retailers. I covered the community reaction in one blog post on Search Engine Roundtable early on. It includes some of the early chatter, ranking charts and social shares from some SEOs.

On Twitter you can find plenty of examples of SEOs sharing charts from their clients — mostly showing winners but also showing losers — with this update.

What to do if you are hit. Google has given advice on what to consider if you are negatively impacted by a core update in the past. There aren’t specific actions to take to recover, and in fact, a negative rankings impact may not signal anything is wrong with your pages. However, Google has offered a list of questions to consider if your site is hit by a core update. Google did say you can see a bit of a recovery between core updates but the biggest change you would see would be after another core update.

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