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After seven months, Google has just released a new core update - the December 2020 core update.

Google announced that it was releasing a new core update, the December 2020 core update. This is the third core update of the year 2020, the first was a January 2020 core update and the second was a May 2020 core update.

Historically, Google has released a Google algorithmic update every few months. The core update of May 2020 has just taken about seven months, which happened on May 4, 2020. So it took a lot longer to roll out than the previous update.

the announcement. Here is Google's announcement, where Google stated that "later today, we are releasing a comprehensive core algorithm update, as we do several times per year. This is called the December 2020 core update."

Started at 1 pm ET. Google has updated us that Google has started rolling out this core update of December 2020 at 1 pm ET, which will be said by Google two and a half hours later that it will roll out.

Google said "December 2020 core update is now running live. As is typical with these updates, it will usually take one to two weeks to fully finish. "

Last update. The most recent previous core update was the core update of May 2020, the update was large and extensive and took a few weeks to fully roll out. Before there was a January 2020 core update, we had some analysis on that update here. The previous one was a September 2019 core update. This update was a weakness for many SEOs and webmasters, as many stated that it is not as large as previous core updates. Google also released an update in November but was specific to local rankings. You can read more about previous Google updates here.

What to do if you are a hit Google has suggested what to consider if you have been negatively affected by a core update in the past. There are no specific tasks to recover, and in fact, a negative ranking effect may not indicate anything wrong with your pages. However, Google has introduced a list of questions to consider if your site gets hit by a core update. Google said that you can see a slight recovery between core updates but the biggest change you will see is after another core update.