Google to fix bug where small sitelinks don’t show up in the search results

Google says they now have fixed the bug.

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Over the past day or so, Google’s search results stopped showing the smaller sitelinks. Links you’d find under the search results snippets to important and relevant pages within the site displayed in the search snippet. Google confirmed with us that this is a bug and that they are working on restoring the small sitelinks.

Here is a picture of what small sitelinks look like:


Now if you look at this snippet, those small sitelinks are missing:


A Google spokesperson said they have fixed the bug, but I personally do not see the small sitelinks back in the search results. I assume this can take time to propagate through the various Google data centers, and that can take some time.

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Barry Schwartz
Barry Schwartz is a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry can be followed on Twitter here.

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