Google: Evergreen GoogleBot to get Chrome 76 soon

Google: Evergreen GoogleBot to get Chrome 76 soon

As you know, Google Chrome 76 pushed on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 or 9 days ago. The evergreen GoogleBot still has Chrome 75. But Google's Martin Splitt said that GoogleBot will be "very soon" at 76 and with that the tools will also support Chrome 76.

Here's Martin Splitt from Google who confirms that GoogleBot will soon use the latest version of Chromium:

In fact, Valentin has set up a page to test whether GoogleBot has version 76 or gets a version upgrade. You can view that page at valentin.app/render.html – pretty cool!

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We knew there would be a delay between Chrome-upgraded browsers and GoogleBot being upgraded, but we don't really know how much delay – we are 9 days up to now.

Forum discussion on twitter.

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