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This image breaks search results

Try doing a search on "illinois census." Although the search produces the right page on top, the search results display this:

png Illinois Image:Gotoarrow. png Census | _ … For a list of available and missing Illinois censuses, click here . Why use a census? …

The text "png Illinois Image:Gotoarrow.png Census | _ ..." is at least without value and at most downright confusing to users searching for articles because when they are reading search results, they don't care about the name of an image on a page; they care about the text on the page. Since inclusion of this breadcrumb-enhancing png image muddies search results, I propose that we discontinue its use on wiki pages until such time as it ceases to mar search results. RitcheyMT 19:47, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

With use of Infoboxes being added, the position of the infoboxes which is having coord template added, is located above crumb line. Has to find a way to do something with crumb lines for those pages having no Infoboxes. Dsammy 17:08, 28 April 2011 (UTC)

It sounds like this highlights a style guide issue. Does the first few lines of content on a page show up in the display of search results? If so, then it seems like a bigger issue than ending use of Image:Gotoarrow. I think Dsammy is saying that the use of Infoboxes solves the problem but not all pages are using info boxes, is that correct? Do we need to have a "Style Guide" suggestion for a format on pages that includes descriptive text or an infobox that makes the search results more user friendly? Are there pages you can point to where this is working well? Gellilwcca 04:59, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

The plan to include infoboxes for county and town pages have been done longtime ago. What can not be resolved is the search engine result itself displaying goarrow along with the rest of breadcrumbs until the search engine is tweaked to such extent search engine can IGNORE the breadcrumbs entirely. We haven't reached that point yet to equal with Wikipedia's display of search engine results. Let us try Oconee County (without "South Carolina"), you will see the stark difference. Infobox is supposed to be above breadcrumb to ensure the TOC and Infobox are displayed correctly along with Coordinates in proper places, otherwise the brumbs (pun, intended) will be out of whack. Steve out in England is a editor in Wikipedia and is very much part of FSWiki tech team made it clear about placements of Infoboxes. Have patience while we work toward that goal equaling Wikipedia's. Dsammy 06:00, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

See also the forum thread Breadcrumb-enhancing image mars search results. --Steve (talk| contribs) 21:33, 17 April 2012 (UTC)