Try Out Google's New UI

Screenshots of a new results page on Google.com have been floating around the web for a few months now. The new 'style' had only been accessible to an apparently random selection of beta users, and members of Google's very exclusive pre-release group. Until now.

The new UI sports information on results in other sections (images, groups, froogle and news) that core users don't tend to use (screenshot). We've seen efforts in the past to combine the different categories together (e.g. image results at the top of normal search queries) and the latest design reflects a desire to spread interest across the sections. The new UI also cleans up the head of the page (significantly), and loses the light blue background bar indicating which page users are on.

To view the new UI, follow these simple steps...


1. Head over to google.com


2. In the address bar, paste
one of the javascript commands (see here)



3. Enter a search query, and voila!





For UK and NL users, we've similar javascript commands to do the trick (see below). Other localised readers simply need to change the domain= element to reflect their locality. Our thanks to


Brandon Live in the forums for the javascript magic.








View: Discussion






View: Google





US:


javascript:alert(document.cookie="PREF=ID=fb7740f107311e46:TM=1142683332:LM=1142683332:S=fNSw6ljXTzvL3dWu;path=/;domain=.google.com")



UK:



javascript:alert(document.cookie="PREF=ID=fb7740f107311e46:TM=1142683332:LM=1142683332:S=fNSw6ljXTzvL3dWu;path=/;domain=.google.co.uk")








NL:



javascript:alert(document.cookie="PREF=ID=fb7740f107311e46:TM=1142683332:LM=1142683332:S=fNSw6ljXTzvL3dWu;path=/;domain=.google.nl")




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