Google rendering AJAX-crawling pages in second quarter of 2018

by alexanoid   Last Updated January 13, 2018 22:04 PM

Google has announced that in the second quarter of 2018, he will be switching to rendering JavaScript-based web pages on Google's side, rather than on requiring that sites do this themselves. In short, Google will no longer be using the AJAX crawling scheme.

With this change, Googlebot will render the #! URL directly, making it unnecessary for the website owner to provide a rendered version of the page.

But how about the AngularJS SPA applications that don't use #! URL and use a standard URLs, like

Will Google with this new changes understand the content of such kind of web pages and render and index them properly? Right now, for example, based on the cached version, Google doesn't understand properly the page - and shows the white screen for this page.

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