Page Previews Officially Added To Google Search Results

Nov 10, 2010 • 8:45 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

A month ago Google began testing page previews in the web search results. Yesterday, Google officially added them for all users. If you do not see them yet, then use this link to try them out yourself.

Here is a picture of it in action:

Google Page Previews

Here is a video demo by Google:

Some history, in June 2004, Ask Jeeves went with binoculars on the SERPs, which is pretty much a similar concept. Google reportedly tested this concept in August 2004 (or it may have been an extension). But Google did give searchers an option for page previews in November. Plus also check out the post at ResourceShelf for more history.

Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help, WebmasterWorld, Sphinn, HighRanking Forums, DigitalPoint Forums and Google Web Search Help.

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Comments:

Carly

11/11/2010 08:57 am

I did just try it out and I quite like it. It's especially good for people who have put a lot of work in to a well made, professional looking site. It can make you stand out from competitors just a little bit more.

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