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5:19 pm on Mar 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Anyone else seeing a search box underneath the sitelinks on .co.uk just search microsoft. Is this just goog testing or will everyone with sitelinks get one?
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the question is - how large must a site be - to show this cool new feature? - i want it :D
9:53 am on Mar 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

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You must have to have a very large site, but at the moment I can't see one for Adobe.

I can't see a search box for some of the largest UK retailers either.

[Edit - just found one!]

11:45 am on Mar 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I have just found it for a small UK site, very odd indeed.
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I've just seen it for a UK travel site as well.
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how many pages indexed?
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107,000 pages
1:21 pm on Mar 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

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They did one for my site. Works with a search for my domain. Traffic doubled overnight. This creates somewhat of a dilemma for both of us (me and G). Back in December, they slammed my entire site PR from a 4 to ZERO ostensibly because I was doing some paid blogging and accept paid advertising (not a crime).

Turns out that the PR change was cosmetic. No PR shows, but my site still passes juice according to a couple of tests done by some pretty bright people.

So, while I like more traffic, I really don't wish to be beholding to Google for it unless they back off on some of their heavy-handed, control-freak "guidelines" for webmasters.

They have too much control and now have decided which pages to display under my search results (four of them, and only 1 is one that I would have chosen).

Now, if they want to give the webmaster control over what's s displayed, that's another story. Meanwhile, I am very wary of anything they do, per past experiences.

Edit: before anyone asks, I did remove the paid posts from my blog and did a reinclusion request over a month ago. No response.

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>>Traffic doubled overnight.

Doesn't surprise me at all. Sticks out like a sore thumb. 3 search forms on a Google SERP and a site other than Google gets to be one of them. TRUST.

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107,000 pages

do we find another site with less then 107 000 pages ... i wanna know what's the limit to get this sitesearch...

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I want to point out that I didn't see a site search box under my site, just extra formatting with four links below the usual description. I have many less than 107,000 pages, but the site has been online since 1998, so maybe age has something to do with it. Plus, my site is an authority in a very small niche.
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