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Re: We lost over half our US traffic ... We're a discussion forum with an editorial side, 100% unique content

Dani of DaniWeb Mar 5, 2011 8:22 PM
Posted in group: Webmaster Central Help Forum

Categories: Crawling, indexing & ranking :

> At this point we don't know and are only guessing, but the response time to changes you make may not be instanteous as there could be a sandbox effect of somesorts.

Google Webmaster Tools still shows the Site performance stats last updated Feb 20th. I'm not sure if they have more updated stats than what they publish in Webmaster Tools, but either way, as you mentioned, they can sandbox the results for awhile as well.