26 Feb '13, 6pm

The Hidden Google Search Box

The Hidden Google Search Box

It seems as if Google is testing hiding the search box completely from the Google search results page. A post in a Google+ Community by Tom Johns spotted this first. He said he was using a beta version of Chrome, and when he searched, the only way to submit a search query at Google was to do so in the Omnibox built into Chrome. Here is a picture of how Google’s search results page looks without the search box: You can replicate this yourself by adding some URL parameters to the Google search URL. For example, here is how you can search for [google ] on Google without the search box. It is believed that Google is testing this for Chrome, but I do not have confirmation on this test as of yet. Related Articles: Just Testing: Google Users May See Up To A Dozen Experiments Google Updates OneBox Results Design To Match Mobile Interface Google To Replace Black Top Bar With Gray C...

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