Google Sitelinks are the subpages which Google shows in their search results.
For example, you might search for “Example.com” and the search results include 6 subpages for “Example.com.” Those 6 subpage links can be very important to your traffic, and can help your users find what they are looking for much more quickly.
Strictly controlling Sitelinks for your website is not possible, but you can do some things to help Google decide which Sitelinks to show, by promoting the pages you want to appear there.
You can read more about Google Sitelinks by going here.
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It’s kind of a mystery as to how Google chooses which subpages to display, and many people wonder “How can I choose which subpages Google displays?”
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