Google sitelinks not updating
In theory, this change should then apply to your live sitelinks.Sitelinks Demotions can be a frustrating experience when they won’t take hold.This is definitely possible, as Google has made sure to make the Sitelinks Demotion tool about as confusing as possible.For something so simple, they really made sure to make it an outtake from the SAT reading section (I never took the SAT; no idea if that’s a section).If after, checking again, you’re very confident that you’re looking at a sitelink for your homepage, and that you demoted the correct URL (I’m confident along with you; you got this), there’s really only one remaining solution. There’s a really good Google discussion on this exact circumstance that eventually pulls de facto Google Web Tools spokesman, John Mueller, into the fray.
Is it an existing page on your site that you want visitors to find, you just don’t want it prominently displayed?
While there are a few alternate options, end of the day you may be at the whim of this finick-y Google Webmaster Tool, and Google’s valuation of your landing pages.
No one likes to be ignored, but getting a word with Google just isn’t what it used to be.
With your Google Webmaster Tools account, you can very easily find your way to the Sitelinks Demotion tool.
You just click configuration–Sitelinks are automatically generated links that may appear under your site’s search results. If you don’t want a page to appear as a sitelink, you can demote it.