Thursday, October 31, 2013

Google tests sitelinks with borders again


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=67=Sg6vIy8i48EwAzU9XoN_-jbgt7Fmo2QHck9I_FlUlSDgwlRF2uTaxVpt6AQ5TNMsB9wQICFhS62NjV8A6vp3XNaqlPfflr5pfFtEQP92B5vjz9J6BFcjFzXQPdzEYjzf; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    67=Sg6vIy8i48EwAzU9XoN_-jbgt7Fmo2QHck9I_FlUlSDgwlRF2uTaxVpt6AQ5TNMsB9wQICFhS62NjV8A6vp3XNaqlPfflr5pfFtEQP92B5vjz9J6BFcjFzXQPdzEYjzf
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Google tests too smaller titles in search results


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=67=ROvssWXfhqUcGTrHfXAJroaaDO1GH48ClkaIO-WE3JpsVM8D7uNqpdjtGH4QaRTrJ9T-4eGaGYPqsFpbizGaTCX6CFNRXv-PqPZGE7h1hWOef3FDot-2KkQY2JL5MF2m; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    67=ROvssWXfhqUcGTrHfXAJroaaDO1GH48ClkaIO-WE3JpsVM8D7uNqpdjtGH4QaRTrJ9T-4eGaGYPqsFpbizGaTCX6CFNRXv-PqPZGE7h1hWOef3FDot-2KkQY2JL5MF2m
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

How to install the Google Chrome's Group Policy API on Windows


First, download Chrome's policy templares: http://dl.google.com/dl/edgedl/chrome/policy/policy_templates.zip

Open the file and select your language.

Go to gpedit.msc and do right-click on Administrate Templates.

Select Add/Remove Templates, select Add and select "chrome.adm"

Finally, in Computer Configuration, Administrate Templates, Classic Administrate Templates, Google, Google Chrome, you can disable incognito mode without extensions, hide the Chrome Web Store app, turn off the browsing history and more.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

YouTube tests a new interface


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to YouTube and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=_wVil4PwtpA; path=/; domain=.youtube.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to YouTube and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE and replace the value with this cookie value:
    _wVil4PwtpA
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Google tests removing underlined titles in search results and do them bigger


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=67=Eco52F9msOgrnDstNuWJMgE-wUcUEtlUYQn3def8g3CzgBPYqFea-X14uPZgoTJkXdt94Z-8bsd47VxfFd219yDsiKchkM91iEh7BKOJlRB-9bTgXRhvkjo7IQ13SGUS; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    67=Eco52F9msOgrnDstNuWJMgE-wUcUEtlUYQn3def8g3CzgBPYqFea-X14uPZgoTJkXdt94Z-8bsd47VxfFd219yDsiKchkM91iEh7BKOJlRB-9bTgXRhvkjo7IQ13SGUS
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Monday, October 28, 2013

How to activate the new Google sign-in page


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google sign-in page and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named GAPS and replace the value with this cookie value:
    1:6pNdzEVuhMyDeX43sariTYjn4uUYBQ:kW_s2USYdNYT85Fs
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

YouTube tests an oversized header


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to YouTube and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=oqHide9d--M; path=/; domain=.youtube.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to YouTube and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE and replace the value with this cookie value:
    oqHide9d--M
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Switch back to old Chrome New Tab page


Copy and paste the following into the Chrome omnibox and hit enter: chrome://flags/#enable-instant-extended-api

Select diablee and relaunch Google Chrome.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

How to activate the new navigation menu on YouTube


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to YouTube and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=bbZ9xFXRRig; path=/; domain=.youtube.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to YouTube and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE and replace the value with this cookie value:
    bbZ9xFXRRig
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Google tests light blue search results


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=67=O6zHm35y4aTiOU2QaKGRlCzKvSPQmUtKx0u6Jhjgb0JEtZpeGueotl_m68_tDF_Wm_qLJbJCWpflozhrbLa-jnUVjIrD7v1Mi0vVResX-pm0CDZbeRJzZlVB9wlkkFIy; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    67=O6zHm35y4aTiOU2QaKGRlCzKvSPQmUtKx0u6Jhjgb0JEtZpeGueotl_m68_tDF_Wm_qLJbJCWpflozhrbLa-jnUVjIrD7v1Mi0vVResX-pm0CDZbeRJzZlVB9wlkkFIy
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Inside YouTube

YouTube's AJAX interface now works for the homepage and search results


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to YouTube and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=o_8ZiX0wSS8; path=/; domain=.youtube.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to YouTube and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE and replace the value with this cookie value:
    o_8ZiX0wSS8
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Google places domain above the page title


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=67=fZZcA8Z2OrV9_ZjaYLl-K171hywMcv2BkoPDPasIpAFvfX66otz33rOBvYrA5M8Rh5i56hvG9JkYcxdDfBHmlvplo2k_8Al9f6V6e1pEJaGLJH1h212pxTOS90LyxrAl; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    67=fZZcA8Z2OrV9_ZjaYLl-K171hywMcv2BkoPDPasIpAFvfX66otz33rOBvYrA5M8Rh5i56hvG9JkYcxdDfBHmlvplo2k_8Al9f6V6e1pEJaGLJH1h212pxTOS90LyxrAl
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

A "big" experiment


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=67=hsMjsCrDzWeEG02RO6aSpFTVKq_lYnzJT4ZOSbwqIVjamJRhuRS0REUPVtWO3mJPbuX_k-NTh3APz_jRgTKtZUzDMheeEr8G9zsHHKkmEp27lj_3B-V4xUUHhAbMPN-t; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    67=hsMjsCrDzWeEG02RO6aSpFTVKq_lYnzJT4ZOSbwqIVjamJRhuRS0REUPVtWO3mJPbuX_k-NTh3APz_jRgTKtZUzDMheeEr8G9zsHHKkmEp27lj_3B-V4xUUHhAbMPN-t
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Skip the confirmation dialog that appears when you want install an extension or app on Chrome


Do right-click on Google Chrome's shortcut and select Properties option.

Now you need to add --apps-gallery-install-auto-confirm-for-tests=accept at the end of the string present in Target text box.