Google Web Light is a service offered by Google for faster browsing within its Android mobile browser. Google Search Console provides us with options like submitting and checking sitemaps, writing and checking a robots.txt file, getting notifications on penalties, and optimizing the visibility of a website. Recently a new feature is added in this feature list, which is the Web Light appearance technology. At the beginning of 2018, Google had announced the biggest update regarding Google search Console which included a new search Performance report, Index Coverage report, AMP Status report, and Job Postings Status report. In addition to these four, another new feature was included called Web Light search appearance.
Web Light Technology
Web Light is a technology introduced by Google which helps to upload “lighter” pages faster for users even on slow or weak connections. This is especially useful for those users who usually browse on mobile networks. Basically Google converts web pages into an optimized version in real-time. This new version helps to upload faster on mobile networks with less consumption of data. With Web Light technology, Google preserves most of the content and provides users a direct link to the original version. An experiment shows up how these versions upload four times faster with mere usage of data than the original page. The increase in speed increased traffic to Web Light page by 50%.
It offers data and configuration control as well as a variety of visitor metrics for your website. Search Console gives you direct insight from Google to show how the search engine sees your website. It provides Check for any found errors, broken pages, site indexing, etc for your website. Additionally, this is where you will receive direct messages from Google regarding any issues or actions taken against your website. This could be something like other issues such as detected hack attack, a malware warning, a manual penalty for bad linking practices or other technical notices which the search engine may send via the Google Search Console.