Despite Matt Cutts saying he didn’t expect PageRank to be updated again this year, Google has now updated it’s Toolbar PageRank for the first time since February.
Naturally the SEO community has exploded into a thousand different conversations about what this means, what this doesn’t mean, why Google are doing this, why Google have waited til now and of course all the previous arguments about what PageRank actually is and suggests.
The reason PageRank is such a hotly debated topic is because it’s a very obvious “at a glance” score of your website in the eyes of Google.
See Matt Cutts discussing PageRank below:
Blog Post by Greg McVey