BIW Search Parameter Added to Google

Jun 29, 2005 • 10:49 am | comments (1) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

This parameter seemed to have been first spotted at WebmasterWorld on June 26, 2005. DaveN just posted a thread about it at Search Engine Watch Forums as well. DaveN explains that the "biw parameter in google sets the Browser window in pixels" and shows an example

The WebmasterWorld thread tries to get into why Google is recording this data, and also how. How? Most probably through some JavaScript. They "why" is something very interesting and I wonder why...

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