Colin Cochrane

Colin Cochrane is a Software Developer based in Victoria, BC specializing in C#, PowerShell, Web Development and DevOps.

Urban Dictionary and Google Sitelinks

A little while ago Google allowed some method of control over the sitelinks that are associated with a sites' Google snippet listing. Through the Sitelinks feature of Google Webmaster tools, webmasters are able to decide which sitelinks appear with their listing. However, I don't think this feature has been picked up by the guys over at the Urban Dictionary, as the snippet below shows:

 

 I can only imagine that the Goog has decided that this "c word" page is valuable to it's searchers and have thoughtfully provided a link directly to it, or perhaps the UD have intentially provided a link to one of their most important pages afterall. 

Comments (8) -

  • Ashley Smith

    5/21/2008 12:16:36 PM | Reply

    haha Good one, I can't see why superman is in there but.

  • Reynder

    5/21/2008 4:38:44 PM | Reply

    Can anyone tell me how to control the sitelinks. I know you can put them on and off with webmastertools. I tried to control them by putting noindex and noarchive in the meta tag, but no luck so far.

  • Hiren

    5/21/2008 8:31:22 PM | Reply

    he he he.. Google is doing amazing job with sitelink ;)

  • Stephen Cronin

    5/26/2008 3:47:25 PM | Reply

    It's not showing up now. The sitelinks are gone (using google.com from Australia). May be something to do with the location because instead of <i>Urban Dictionary: Define Your World</i>, I get <i>Urban Dictionary: May 26: Earn Your Turn</i>.

    What's really amazing is that instead of sitelinks, it's showing a searchbox (in the search results) with a button to search Urban Dictionary. I've never seen that before!

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    11/9/2008 12:35:17 PM | Reply

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  • Angelique

    8/19/2011 4:50:45 AM | Reply

    Web ..., it is always nice to see that blogowners are interested in their visitors.

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