Rich Snippets Now in Google UK & Other Non-US Properties

Nov 27, 2009 • 8:17 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

First blogged at BigMouthMedia, Google's Rich Snippets feature which went live in the U.S. in May is now showing up in other Google properties, such as the UK, Canada and other English based language countries.

When it first launched, it was only based in the US. But now if you try to bring up sites that provide rich snippets to Google outside of the US, some show them. For example, Google UK, Google Canada and Google Ireland all show them, but Google Israel, Google Mexico and Google Italy do not. I believe it has to do with the language of that country.

A screen shot of Rich Snippets now showing in the Google UK:

Rich Snippets in Google UK

A screen shot of Rich Snippets not showing in Google Mexico:

Rich Snippets Not in Google Mexico

This was first spotted in a thread we covered earlier that felt rich snippets were coming to smaller sites, still not sure if that is true.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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Comments:

eltercerhombre

11/29/2009 12:43 pm

I'm the poster and owner of the small site which rich snippets are showing and can confirm it was true. But you can contact me if you want to confirm (won't be posting details here).

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