Show cover of Search Off the Record

Search Off the Record

Search Off the Record takes you behind the scenes of Google Search and its inner workings! In each episode, the folks from the Search Relations team will give you background info on the decision-making behind launches, feature prioritization in Search Console, and the projects Google Search teams are working on. They will share fun stories from the many conferences they attend as well as from their day-to-day working life at Google. They will also dive into the currently trending conversations in the SEO community at large. Have a listen!


SEO Starter Guide: What’s all the drama? 43:10 09/09/2021
Monetized websites, search experiments, and more! 42:17 08/19/2021
Cheese, Web Workers, universal search, and more! 42:26 07/29/2021
Tackling web spam, search quality, and more! 42:39 07/06/2021
Google I/O 2021, information retrieval, and more! 40:44 06/17/2021
Search Console, JavaScript, serving, and more! 43:46 05/27/2021
What if speed was a ranking factor...? 28:45 05/06/2021
How serving works, hreflang, and more! 33:01 04/13/2021
Search Central LIVE Q&A 33:38 03/25/2021
Site Kit, Web Components, shards and more! 26:09 02/23/2021
Launching Google Search Central (step by step) 40:10 02/02/2021
Language complexities in Search index selection and more! 30:19 01/19/2021
Looking back on 2020 with Search Relations 26:08 12/22/2020
Web Stories, Search and sheep launches, and more! 28:28 11/16/2020
How technical Search content is written and published at Google and more! 29:06 11/04/2020
What do rendering, signal collection, and SEOs & devs have to do with each other? 32:11 10/22/2020
Spilling the beans on Caffeine (Google's indexing system) and more! 32:00 10/08/2020
Honestly about Google’s Honest Results Policy and more! 37:45 09/21/2020
SEO summer: index waves, sandboxes, crawling, and more! 32:13 08/25/2020
Indexing (JavaScript) comments and much more! 21:24 08/03/2020
How to think about ranking in Search and much more! 33:48 07/16/2020
Survey results, SEO online events, Search outages, and more! 23:26 07/02/2020
Pop filters, nofollow, Core Web Vitals, and more! 30:25 06/16/2020
Search Off the Record - Trailer (New Podcast Show by Google Webmasters) 02:43 05/08/2020