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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Join the Minimalist Google Homepage Prototype

You might have heard of the new experiment Google is running for its homepage, showing only logo and search box (and apparently search buttons, at times) unless your mouse moves over the page. To join this prototype, you can go to and type the following into the address bar, then hit return and reload the page:

I'm making this my Google homepage for now to see how it goes, I kinda like it (in my browser I often hit Ctrl + N, type google, hit Ctrl + return, then enter some search string, and hit return again).

Kudos go to JEShack for tracking this cookie!

Please comment in the existing thread.

Update: And thanks to Techcrunch, here's the bit needed to trigger the version that doesn't have search buttons, either:

[Thanks Luke!]


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