Google Will Now Show Why It Ranked A Search Result

Google will also show if the links from other websites influenced the ranking!

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Picture this, you published an article on your blog, and the next day you wake up, it’s getting crazy good traffic from the internet. You start searching for similar keywords revolving around your posts, and it ranks number one on every keyword. You intend to follow similar practices with your future articles but don’t know what caused your first article to rank at the top.

Well, that’s about to change as Google is now rolling out a feature to show you why exactly a specific web page is ranking in the search results.

Google Search will show the terms in your query that matched the results. Apart from that, it will also show if links from other websites also influenced the ranking. It will also list search tips to help you refine your query and find better search results.

Here’s a screenshot of what the feature looks like.

google new search result feature

The feature is rolling out in the US for English results. According to Search Engine Land, the feature will be visible to everyone by next week and will later expand to more countries.

What do you think of this new Google Search feature? Let us know in the comments section below.

Abubakar Mohammed

Abubakar Mohammed

Abubakar is a Linux and Tech Writer. Hailing from a Computer Science background, the start of his love for Tech dates back to 2011, when he was gifted a Dell Inspiron 5100. When he's not covering Tech, you'll find him binge-watching anime and Tech content on YouTube or hunting heads in competitive FPS games. You can also find his work on Android Police and How-To Geek.
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