Google SEO & Using Age Verification Gates

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Google SEO & Using Age Verification Gates

Sites that need some kind of age corroboration gating system, such as we see on ethanol sites or some video diversion sites, can be a difficult thing when it comes to SEO.  On a one hand, those sites are compulsory by law to ask someone’s age before observation a calm on a site.  But on a other hand, those sites still wish to have a footprint in Google, generally so people can find a calm on those sites when they do a search.

Using an interstitial is a customary process for sites, though that process has turn a bit some-more difficult with Google’s change to interstitials and popups that sees Google lower calm in a hunt formula that use interstitials or irritating popups.

John Mueller from Google was asked about a best process for regulating an age corroboration gate, and he suggested that instead of a common interstitials, that popup-style DIVs are a improved resolution in this case.


Google has pronounced formerly that their interstital demotion wouldn’t impact sites requiring age verification, however, there is a probability that is since all sites in that marketplace area reside by a same age corroboration rules.

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