Epiphany in the spotlight as Innovation winner at the UK Search Awards
Be prepared for the Christmas traffic
03 Nov 2014 ·
Google have already made clear the implications of disallowing the search engine to certain site elements:
Pierre also commented; ‘By blocking crawling of CSS and JS, you're actively harming the indexing of your pages.’
To check how Google ‘views’ your site, you can use the Fetch as Google tool. This essentially allows you to check for errors and render the page to see what Google sees once they have crawled a page of your site and viewed the final render.
This update would appear as another sign that Google’s ability to crawl websites is becoming increasingly intelligent and sophisticated. If you want to find out more, just get in touch.