Google Tests Smooth Animated Instant Previews Effect

Mark Reynolds documented new instant previews functionality implemented, as a test, by Google.

Google Instant Previews launched in November 2009 and since then has undergone many updates and changes. This new change seems to give a more animated, transition feel to when you activate the instant preview. It is a smooth and slower pop out of the instant preview than what Google first launched with.

Mark provided this nice video that shows the new interface in action:

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I personally still see the old fashion interface for the Instant Previews but I do like the new method a little better.

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Related Topics: Channel: SEO | Google: Instant | Google: User Interface | Google: Web Search


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  • johncavinchi

    Awesome. Now I don’t have to open up a million tabs.

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