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Panda Update

Algorithm update

Updated on:

September 21, 2022


by Momentic

Lowered the ranking of sites with thin, low-quality content to help searchers find more high-quality results.

Current status of the ranking update

  • Status:

    Rollout complete!

    Rollout in progress!

  • Announced by Google:

    February 24, 2011

  • Update started:

    February 23, 2011

  • Update completed:

    April 11, 2011

    Rollout in progress!

Momentic analysis and first look

Below you'll get tips on what to look for, how to respond on your website, and helpful resources to improve your website's SEO and UX as it relates specifically to this Google update.

Types of websites affected

Websites with minimal, unoriginal, or otherwise low-quality content.

What to look for

Lower rankings and organic search traffic on pages with thin, low-quality content.

What to address