Goodbye Black Top Bar; Welcome Gray Top Bar

Jan 22, 2013 • 8:40 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Other Google Topics

Former Google Search Quality Analyst, Pedro Dias, posted a screen shot of a Google top bar test on Google+. The test is that Google has replaced the black top bar with a gray black bar.

Here is a picture from Pedro:

Google Gray Color For Top Bar

I am not able to reproduce this but we know Google does tons and tons of experiments from algorithmic experiments to user interface experiments and more.

Personally, I kind of like the light gray look. It is more relaxing and less in your face.

The original Google black bar was introduced about a year and half ago, so by Google's standards, it is time for a change.

Forum discussion at Google+.

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Marek Płatek

01/22/2013 01:50 pm

I saw it a couple days ago and looks much better :)

Ninet Hosting

01/22/2013 01:58 pm

They are making changes to often.

Ryland Bacorn

01/22/2013 03:58 pm

I want a grey bar. But what will it do though?

Sergei Lazarev

01/23/2013 04:08 pm

Got this 2 days go. Looks better than the current one.

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