HTML Tables Showing in Google Snippets

Nov 14, 2011 • 8:59 am | comments (3) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

Spotted by +Wissam Dandan, Google seems to be some what handling HTML structures in the display of the snippets, search descriptions.

If you search for [bruceclay search operators] and look at the BruceClay newsletter result, you will see Google has an unusual snippet:

Google Tables Snippet

It looks like Google is trying to figure out the make up of the old fashion HTML tables to show the snippet in a table format.

Here is where Google is pulling the snippet from:

Google Tables Snippet HTML

I am not 100% sure that this is new but I don't remember seeing anything like this before.

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