Google Has Removed the Cache Link From its Search Engine Results, Cache Operator will Be Removed Soon Too

There used to be a Cache Link in Google Search Results but now the search giant has completely removed it. Google has also reported that it is working on completely removing cache functionality from its result pages. This news about cache removal was reported by Google’s Search Liaison, Danny Sullivan, and he said that Google has decided the retirement of cache links from its search engine and soon the whole cache feature will be removed.

"Yes, it's been removed. I know, it's sad. I'm sad too. It's one of our oldest features. But it was meant for helping people access pages when way back, you often couldn't depend on a page loading. These days, things have greatly improved. So, it was decided to retire it. ", posted Google SearchLiaison in a post on X/Twitter.

Google’s cache operator is working completely fine right now, you can search and it will work. But the cache operator is going to work only for a few days until Google decides to remove it completely. Sullivan has said that users will see everything about cache being removed from Google soon. Many users were worried that Google may also remove non-archive tags. But Danny Sullivan explained that they aren’t going to remove non-archive tags from Google. He clarified Google has no intention of removing it so users can use it freely.

Google removes Cache Links from search results, announces complete retirement of cache feature in upcoming changes.

Sullivan also said that he wants Google to add links to WayBack machine so users can easily get hold of archived pages. This will allow users to see how a page has undergone multiple changes. WayBack Machine is best to see some older URLs of the pages and it is completely free too. He is hoping that Google will add links to the internet archive where the cache link was in the About This Result tab. Although regular users don’t pay attention to cache, it is quite useful more many SEO and digital marketing experts but now Google will no longer allow caches on search result pages. This means that searchers and SEO experts will need to find some alternatives.

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