Google Tests Shaded Site Name & Favicon For Search Results

Jun 12, 2024 - 7:11 am 1 by
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Google is testing shading the background color in gray behind the favicon and site name and URL for the mobile search results. It brings a little bit more of a design flair to the ten blue links, don't you think?

Here is a screenshot from Gagan Ghotra on X who said, "I'm just seeing one color being used for background so seems like it's not something that Google do for Knowledge Panels - changing background color for different queries."

Google Shaded Site Name Favicon Serp

Here is dark mode:

What do you think of this design?

Forum discussion at X.

Note: This was pre-written and scheduled to be posted today, I am currently offline for Shavout.

Update: It seems live for me on Sunday, June 16th:

Update: The shaded design is on videos too:


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