Google Redirects IP Specific Data Center Searches To

Aug 5, 2008 • 8:47 am | comments (2) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

There is a world of SEOs who continually search Google to track how their keyword phrases are ranking. But they do not just search the main page, they search each and every Google data center by IP address.

A WebmasterWorld thread reports that Google is now redirecting some of these searches from the IP address to I have confirmed this to be true, by following these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter in search phrase and click Search
  3. Google will redirect you to, for that search

This does not mean you can't search specific data centers. Now you need to replace with the IP address, so in this case,

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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