Google Cache Showing Last Retrieve Dates in Minutes

Aug 1, 2007 • 7:27 am | comments (5) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

A WebmasterWorld reports finding that Google is showing the cache date in minutes.

Typically, Google shows a date and not a countdown in minutes as to when Googlebot last retrieved the page. Here is an example of Google showing the date and not in minutes:


The boxed in date is what I am talking about.

Here is an example that I was able to reproduce on showing the cache date in last minutes.


This appears to be a new way of Google displaying this information.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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