Google Search Pagination Bug

Aug 9, 2012 • 8:25 am | comments (5) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

Google Bug LogoA Google Web Search Help thread has confirmed reports of a bug with Google Search and the next page button.

When you get to page three of the results, the results continue to repeat themselves.

For example, you click next from page one to page two and then from page two to page three and it works fine. But when you try to go to page four, it cycles you back to page three. You can reproduce it yourself for the search phrase [MAFPS flight planning].

Here is a video:

This is not the first time we've seen this bug. We reported a similar issue in 2009.

Googler Sarah responded saying, "Thanks for reporting this. I could see the same thing and we are investigating now."

Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.

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Comments:

Praveen Sharma

08/09/2012 12:30 pm

Nowadays Google is implementing new things and concepts in search results, but it seems their search engine and other products are implementing errors by their own (recently we observed some issues with Google Places as well). Something we don't expect from search giant at least. BTW nice bug picture of Google, Barry!!!

jim

08/09/2012 05:36 pm

google not care about user experience at own website. Them cares only about user experience on our site. If their bot can value google pages, surely google will get a lowest possibly value.

robin

08/09/2012 05:37 pm

google cares about fast money only nowadays!

jim

08/09/2012 05:42 pm

Also I tired to use google. I living in another site, where language is not my native. I open google.com but it redirect me to this language google and displaying all in that language. I really cannot do anything about it. This google named as 'good user experience'!!!

Robert

08/09/2012 05:47 pm

read here about 'good experience' with google. I have a similar troubles!!!

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