Instant Previews Comes To Google Sitelinks

Sep 22, 2011 • 10:01 am | comments (9) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

I am not a 100% sure if this is new, I know Google has been testing many variations of @SEMantiks tweeted that Sitelinks now have their own Instant Previews.

Yes, when you go to a sitelink, and hover over it, a preview may show up.

Here is a screen shot, click on it to enlarge:

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Is this new?

There is some new discussion around preview tests by Google at UK Business Forums.

Forum discussion at UK Business Forums.

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Comments:

Thomas Langel

09/22/2011 02:15 pm

Few more screenshots: http://sem-blog.com/neues-google-serp-layout-215/ (german)

Jaan Kanellis

09/22/2011 02:34 pm

So does Google Analytics count that as a page view then?

Jaan Kanellis

09/22/2011 02:34 pm

So does Google Analytics count that as a page view then?

WebOfficer

09/22/2011 02:54 pm

Good time to take your internal category pages and make them interesting if this persists.

Zaitbahajji

09/22/2011 02:55 pm

That's totally new for me! Thank you

BrianChappell

09/22/2011 05:29 pm

Not just on sitelinks. Example here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/brian-chappell/6171111340/in/photostream

Moses

09/23/2011 11:40 am

This feature is useless, how to permanently disable it?

Phoenix_the_II

09/23/2011 05:27 pm

There is an google chrome extension that disables the google preview entirely!https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/bfnjgldhekfocbckppcoahkkdhmfmacp?hl=en

Skraggy

09/27/2011 11:05 am

nope, the javascript would not execute since google is just showing it's cached preview of the page

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