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How to Enable Facebook Video Embeds in Safari

If you embed a Facebook video into your post, you may notice that it doesn't play correctly in Apple's Safari web browser. This is because there are limitations in the native behavior of Safari, not because of any errors in your content or with RebelMouse.

However, your readers can enable Facebook video embeds in Safari by accepting cookies and website data tracking while browsing your site. They can enable this via the Privacy tab within the Preferences menu of Safari, or by accepting the pop-up prompt that appears, as shown in the screenshot below:

Once tracking for cookies and website data is enabled, your Facebook video embeds should start working in Safari. If you're still experiencing issues, try to watch the video in a private window.

If you have any questions about this workaround, please email support@rebelmouse.com or talk to your account manager today.

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RebelMouse Q1 2021 Platform Updates

Speed, performance, and Core Web Vitals enhancements

Click here to read our Q2 2021 platform performance updates!

At RebelMouse, we pour our souls into making sure that our platform is always the most modern, high-performance CMS on the market. In fact, we invested over $100,000 worth of hours into our platform in Q1 2021 alone. This has resulted in updates and performance enhancements that publishers would have to pay for on their own to make happen on any other platform, such as WordPress. We're proud to be at a level of scale where we can invest this way into our platform, and we will continue to invest at this rate every quarter moving forward just as we have in the past.

Here are the major updates that we've added to the platform in Q1.

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An Important Note on Site Quality From Google’s Search Expert
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An Important Note on Site Quality From Google’s Search Expert

Do you ever wonder if a few typos can impact your site’s search performance? According to Google’s Search Advocate John Mueller, it takes more than just a few grammatical missteps for Google’s crawler to determine your site’s quality.

During a New Year’s Eve Office Hours hangout, Mueller said that if certain portions of a website are deemed low quality, it can negatively impact the site’s search ranking overall. A good example of this is a site that has different language versions within the same domain. If the site has a French-language version that is made up of quality content, but the English translation isn’t up to the same standard, the ranking of the French version of the site could be negatively impacted.

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