Posted to Volacci's blog on January 7th, 2008

Google Supplemental Index is History

OK, so this post is about 2 weeks late but I get this question enough to go ahead and post it now: Google has officially removed the line between "regular" results and the dreaded supplemental index. See this post on the Google Webmaster Blog where they say:

"...Now we're coming to the next major milestone in the elimination of the artificial difference between indices: rather than searching some part of our index in more depth for obscure queries, we're now searching the whole index for every query."

Translation:

"People hated the supplemental index so we 86ed it."

Holiday! Celebrate!