Google Adds Subscribed Links To Universal Search Interface

Google Subscribed Links Integrated Into Universal Search from Google Blogoscoped reports Google has integrated subscribed links into the Universal Search interface within the search results.

In the past, subscribed links, which is part of the Google Custom Search Engine initiative, would be listed in a green box at the top of your search results. Now, these subscribed links can appear anywhere on the page, from the top to the middle to the bottom of the search results.

Here is a picture showing the Search Engine Roundtable Subscribed Links within the middle of the search results for a search on google:

Google Subscribed Links in SERPs

The image below shows me pulling out just the subscribed links portion, which is marked by the Google Custom Search Engine logo:

Google Subscribed Links in SERPs

In the past, Google would place subscribed links at the top of the results, as illustrated here:

Google Subscribed Links

Google Blogoscoped has more examples at his blog.

If you want to make my day, please subscribe to the Search Engine Roundtable Subscribed Links.

Postscript: See Google 2D? Google Tests Vertical Results In Right-Hand Column on how this isn’t really Universal Search that’s inserting the unit.

Related Topics: Channel: SEO | Google: Custom Search Engine | Google: Universal Search

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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