Google Adds “Page Preview” To Search Options

Google Operating System noticed Google has added a new search option named “page preview.” If you go to Google, search on something and click on “show options,” you can then look towards the button on the left hand side and click on “page previews.” For example, here is a view of a search for apple with page preview selected.

Google Page Previews

As you can see, Google adds thumbnails of the page directly on the search results.

Page previews is nothing new to search, Ask.com did it with binoculars and there are many Firefox add-ons that add page previews to the Google search results.

Related Topics: Channel: SEO | Google: Search Customization | Google: User Interface | Google: Web Search | Top News

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  • http://chomakemoney.blogspot.com Jayakumar

    Nice to read this blog about Google search have page previews. Thanks for the information about it.

  • http://www.stickywebmedia.com/ Stickywebmedia

    Good to see Google Page Preview to search option. I rely on Google results more than any other search engine. But, Bing has been enticing me for its website preview available along the search results. Bing has gradually become famous because of its daily changing wallpaper, preview options. Again to say, just by adding interactive features you cannot beat the giant web search shareholder Google. Google is the best!

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