A week ago, we reported on a new top navigation bar Google began testing. Now it’s official. Google tells Search Engine Land that the new navigation bar is being rolled out to everyone.Google told us:
Last week we tested a new top navigation bar, which increases consistency across most of Google’s properties and is a visual update over the previous top navigation bar. We are now rolling this new bar out widely.
Google’s New Nav Look
The new navigation bar allows the Google page and search results move up slightly, since the bar is slightly shorter than the previous bar. It also adds a bit of a more colorful and graphical interface. The top bar has a light dark and light blue bar across the top. Plus, there is a little gear like icon at the far right that gives you additional options for your account and preferences.
Here are some pictures:
Here is a closer look at the options on the right side, when signed in:
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