Google: Buttons Are Not Links, Buttons Not Used For Crawling Purposes

This article was originally published on Search Engine Roundtable Google’s John Mueller was asked if the button attribute is treated like a link attribute. The answer was a straight forward, “no.” John said on Twitter “buttons aren’t links and don’t inherently have urls attached to actions, so we wouldn’t use them for crawling or otherwise.”


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