Google Tests Colored Backgrounds For Shopping Ad Carousel

May 2, 2023 - 7:11 am 1 by
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Google is testing using different lightly colored backgrounds for the shopping ads carousel in mobile search. We saw Google testing lighter variations of this almost a year ago, some with gray shades and some with slightly colored shades. Now we are seeing Google test this with more bold colors.

This was spotted a couple of times by Khushal Bherwani who posted some videos and screenshots on Twitter - here is a GIF of it in action:

Google Shopping Product Carousel Colored

Here is a static image (click to enlarge the image):

click for full size

Here is what we covered about a year ago:

Bing also tested colored sitelinks not terribly long ago.

I am not sure I like it, but hey, Google always be testing...

Here is another more subtle variation:

Forum discussion at Twitter.


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