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Google adds warning for faulty redirects to results page
Try anyway
RonPK




msg:4677661
 8:10 am on Jun 5, 2014 (gmt 0)

"Have you ever used Google Search on your smartphone and clicked on a promising-looking result, only to end up on the mobile site’s homepage, with no idea why the page you were hoping to see vanished?"

[googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.sg...]

Such pages now get a line with "May open the site's homepage" and a link "Try anyway" in the SERPs.

Additionally, webmasters of such sites are informed in G's Webmaster Tools.

 

graeme_p




msg:4677663
 8:19 am on Jun 5, 2014 (gmt 0)

Very good. So we can avoid clicking on sites that do this:

[xkcd.com ]

lucy24




msg:4677760
 3:38 pm on Jun 5, 2014 (gmt 0)

Darn, Graeme, beat me to it ;)

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