Google Testing Google Suggestions on Main Google.com Search Page?

Mar 21, 2008 • 8:53 am | comments (2) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

A WebmasterWorld thread has two members reporting seeing Google Suggest like suggestions as the default feature of the main Google.com search page.

Typically, if you go to Google.com, you can type in a query and press search. But these users are seeing an auto-complete feature that you would typically only see on Google Suggest. Here is a screen capture of how it may look:

Google Suggest in Google.com?

Can this be coming to the main Google.com search results? Possibly. Yahoo does it by default with search assist and they love it. Ask.com does it also. So if it works, why not port it over the the mainstream?

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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Comments:

JLiquid

04/26/2008 05:18 am

I saw it happening too...and I thought was really cool! hope they put it in the main google page search box.

Anhanguera

05/07/2008 03:40 pm

I just use suggest since I found it and I think it should be offered at least as an option. E.g. with google adsense you can place a search bar on your website, why not offering the option of suggest search bar?

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