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List of Google Search ranking updates

This page lists the latest ranking updates made to Google Search that are relevant to website owners. To learn more about how Google makes improvements to Search and why we share updates, check out our blog post on How Google updates Search. You can also find more updates about Google Search on our blog.

Ranking updates release history

December 5, 2022

Released the December 2022 helpful content update, which improves our classifier and works across content globally in all languages. The rollout may take up to two weeks to complete.

October 19, 2022

Released the October 2022 spam update. This update is global and affects all languages. The rollout was complete as of October 21, 2022.

September 20, 2022

Released the September 2022 product reviews update. This update applies to English-language product reviews. The rollout was complete as of September 26, 2022.

September 12, 2022

Released the September 2022 core update. The rollout was complete as of September 26, 2022.

August 25, 2022

Released the August 2022 helpful content update. The rollout was complete as of September 9, 2022.

July 27, 2022

Released the July 2022 product reviews update for English-language product reviews. The rollout was complete as of August 2, 2022.

May 25, 2022

Released the May 2022 core update. The rollout was complete as of June 9, 2022.

March 23, 2022

Released the March 2022 product reviews update.

February 22, 2022

Released the page experience update for desktop. The rollout was complete as of March 3, 2022.

December 1, 2021

Released the December 2021 product reviews update. The rollout was complete as of December 21, 2021.

November 17, 2021

Released the November 2021 core update. The rollout was complete as of November 30, 2021.

November 3, 2021

Released the November 2021 spam update. The rollout was complete as of November 11, 2021.

July 26, 2021

Released the July 2021 link spam update. The rollout was complete as of August 24, 2021.

July 1, 2021

Released the July 2021 core update. The rollout was complete as of July 12, 2021.

June 28, 2021

Released the second part of the June 2021 spam update. The rollout was completed later that same day.

June 23, 2021

Released the first part of the June 2021 spam update. The rollout was completed later that same day.

June 15, 2021

Released the page experience update for mobile. The rollout was complete as of September 2, 2021.

June 2, 2021

Released the June 2021 core update. The rollout was complete as of June 12, 2021.

April 8, 2021

Released the April 2021 product reviews update. The rollout was complete as of April 22, 2021.

December 3, 2020

Released the December 2020 core update. The rollout was complete as of December 16, 2020.

May 4, 2020

Released the May 2020 core update. The rollout was complete as of May 18, 2020.

January 13, 2020

Released the January 2020 core update. The rollout was complete as of January 16, 2020.