Google Tests Making URL In Search Results Snippets Clickable

Jul 2, 2018 - 7:58 am 1 by
Filed Under Google

Google Click

Eric Hedekar from STAT, a tool that tracks the Google search results, posted on Twitter that he caught Google testing making the URL in the snippet a hyperlink and clickable. The snippet typically only has one clickable location, the title of the snippet. But Eric said in about 0.5% of the search results, the green URL is also clickable.

Here is a screen shot showing the cursor show the URL is clickable:

click for full size

Here are his tweets:

I am not able to replicate it, but Google is constantly testing things, so this doesn't surprise me. Eric said he saw this in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, and US english markets on desktop.

Forum discussion at Twitter.


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 24, 2024

May 24, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Volatility, Ads In Google AI Overviews, Sundar Pichai Interview, Heartfelt Helpful Content & More Ad News

May 24, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: The Site Reputation Abuse Policy Enforcement Not Yet Algorithmic

May 24, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Can Now Index Electronic Publication (EPUB)

May 24, 2024 - 7:41 am

Directory Of Embarrassing Google AI Overviews

May 24, 2024 - 7:31 am
Web Analytics

Google Analytics Real-Time Reports Adds Users In Last 5 Minutes

May 24, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google Poll: How Long Have You Been Using Google AdWords?