Google Spreads out Android App Content Indexing in Search Results
Google started indexing the contents of Android apps which appear in Google search. This means that when you are searching for watching a movie or want to get the information of a movie, you can open the relevant result of Google search through your IMDB (Internet Movie Database) app directly.
At first, Google started the service to the United States for some selected number of apps. Now, Google has declared that deep links for apps will be available globally. The team of Google also announced that twenty four more apps have been taken under the service.
The Announcement of Google
Google announces that you will get lots of necessary information through the apps. Now you can get the information related to apartment details, restaurant, news articles, shoes, books, recipe of cooking, movies, job details etc directly from the apps installed on your Android phone.
The Importance of Expanding Android Apps
Besides the SEO services, the mobiles apps optimization is now so essential for this purpose. The service is excellent enough for the greater benefit of the users of smart phones especially for the android platform. The users of the apps in android mobiles, tabs, etc will greatly be benefited. They will get the relevant search contents trough their apps instantly.
The contents of the apps will work technically on the following features which include 500px, AOL, Eventbrite, Glassdoor,Goodreads, Huffington, Merriam-Webster, Pinterest, TheFreeDictionary, YP, Zagat, Talk Android, The Journal, Tumblr etc.
Google says that the process of expanding the android apps content indexing will be continued and the service will be available in all languages. If you are a web-developer and you have not added deep link support to your android app, or you have not specified these links on your website and Site maps, the Google team informs you to do the said ones, and update them by filling out the form given by Google.
Google’s Suggestion for Deep Link Addition
- Deep links should be added to the canonical web-URLs.
- You should not add app deep links that are not supported to your app.
- If you have a news website and use News Sitemaps of Google, you have to add your deep link annotations in the News Sitemaps, and at the same time, to your general Sitemaps.
- You should not add annotations to the deep links that perform native ARM code. The process allows app index working on all platforms.
Thus, the web developer can add deep links to the apps that performs for navigating your website target URLs for the custom need of the user. When Google is expanding Android app content indexing globally for the greater benefit of the user, you have to take the ultimate benefit from it.
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