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    Google sitelink search box redirect


    How can I get Google Sitelink search box redirected to the website?
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    Sorry your question does not make sense,
    Sitelink search box ? what is that
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    Originally Posted by AnuSam
    How can I get Google Sitelink search box redirected to the website?
    The answer is you probably can't. This functionality is implemented & driven by having the schema.org/SearchAction markup correctly added & implemented on your website, plus configuring your internal search engine/canonicalization settings correctly. You can find the Google developers guide here: https://developers.google.com/search...inks-searchbox

    We've implemented it on a couple of site for clients in the past & never seen the results displayed in Google search. When we investigated this, the answer seems to be that there has to be a significant volume of search for your brand terms, or Google will not display it, they don't release their criteria for actually displaying Sitelink Searchbox results though. There is an article from Moz that mentions it being shown as an option in Google Search Console if its available to your site, but I've never seen it, even on a high traffic ecommerce site that gets a big volume of branded searches that we set this up for.
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    So this is a theoretical thing rather than a real-life possibility? I must admit that I have NEVER seen anything like it on the serps. Has anyone ever?
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    I have seen screen shots of the search box but never seen it in the UK. Even using the example google give I dont get the search box. Maybe its on trial in some countries.
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    Hey guys

    I Found this, it may help those wanting to persuade Google to provide that mythically hard site link search box in search results, rather an old article on it....

    https://webmasters.googleblog.com/20...earch-box.html
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    Sorry to disappear from the thread, I had to go out!

    We've definitely seen it in the UK, on several sites with a large number of pages & really high brand searches, it's been around since late 2015 I believe. As I said, we implemented it on a site but it does not show ever, even though it's configured correctly when you use Google's structured markup tool to review it, which is frustrating to say the least!

    Moz themselves have it implemented on their site, it works in the UK & US based Google search results, you should see it on this search result: https://www.google.co.uk/search?ei=x....0.-1VB1JqJYeM

    If it's not visible let me know & I'll add a screenshot!

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