Google Changes Behavior For Showing Results Queried in Quotations

Apr 4, 2008 - 7:55 am 0 by

Google has changed how they handle displaying search results for when you use quotes in the search box and when there are not many or any matches. For example, a search on "super running for life" at Google would normally return no results, since there are no matching documents for that phrase as a phrase.

But now Google shows a link for "See results for: super running for life," without quotes and displays the first three results for that query. Here is a screen capture:

Google Quote Search Results

Simple but smart idea. Google Blogoscoped also covered this new Google behavior.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

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