Google Drops Link To See More Local Results From Search Results (It's Back)

Feb 27, 2024 - 7:21 am 61 by
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Google has dropped the "more places," "view all" and links to see more local results from the local pack, the places box, in the Google Search results. This happened last night around 5 pm ET, and I thought it was a bug, but so far, Google has not yet fixed the issue.

Joy Hawkins first posted about this on X saying, "Did Google remove the ability to view more businesses under the local pack? This has to be a bug right." She spotted it via Reddit where local SEOs are super concerned.

Here is a screenshot from my desktop computer:

Google Local Pack Places More Button Gone

Here is a screenshot from mobile:

Google Local Pack Places More Mobile Button Gone

There is no more button below the local pack.

Here is what it looked like previously:

Google Local Pack Map Interface New 1639067829

As you can imagine, this is a huge concern for local SEOs, local business owners and anyone who gets traffic from local search in Google.

I did email Google asking if this is a bug or not. Hope to learn more soon.

Forum discussion at X and Reddit.

Update: At 9:45 am ET the more button returned, here is a screenshot:

Google Local Pack More Button Back

Although the fix is still rolling out, I believe:

 

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