Elliott C. Back: Internet & Technology

Google Trying a Little Harder: “Make me your homepage” Javascript

Posted in Computers & Technology,Google,Search by Elliott Back on September 6th, 2005.

Google now asks the question “Will you by mine?” whenever it thinks a user on its main website is using a browser search service other than its own. The little ajaxian form appears as follows:

Unfortunately, in my IE7 beta, Google *is* the default search service, so this thing shouldn’t ever appear there!

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4 Responses to “Google Trying a Little Harder: “Make me your homepage” Javascript”

  1. khaliya says:

    i love gahooyoogle cause it helps me find everything i want

  2. ryan says:

    sort ur wigs out lads and gimmie a job! im wicked on a pc but i just need a job in computers

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