Sitelinks in Google disappearing

Over the past few months, my Sitelinks within google search have slowly disappeared (see graph below). Anyone else experiencing same? We’ve not touched the site other than updates for a long while.

You forgot to post the graph. :slight_smile:

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RRRats.

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Same for me. I think Google is reporting ‘No Rich Results Detected’ - finding only the searchbox on each page.

Perhaps see here:

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I see that the falloff of valid pages dates from mid-November or so. There were two releases in that time: 2.9.0.beta11 about Nov 1, and 2.9.0.beta12 about Nov 14. I usually update within three days of a release.

This is my graph:
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It seems possible to me the HTML structure of a Discourse page changed in some significant-to-Google way in one or other of those releases.

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And one similar more:

Smaller forum so those drops are more clear. And I have tendency update/upgrade at leat once every week,

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I happen to use a Discourse forum which is obscure and not so frequently updated, and probably not crawled by Google very often.

If I search for
“One bit-flipping NIC took down Amazon’s cloud storage”
I get a result which includes an image from the target page:

I suspect this is what we’re now missing out on. Results for my updated and less obscure forums are just plain text snippets.

Here’s the header of that target page as seen by my browser - not sure if Google sees the same or not.


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