Thursday, March 13, 2014

How to remove the new Google search results design


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=Y-hVBxLqDQHt4ktr8bL-MI4-hrvBWmF3ZrVkSQ581Bt1U8OtIuzexVrHPeNKd44DW-jCEBNMqTNFy7wIyoL9zg7dq50y5weAPUuitMDsye3EHwpCdzbWY0Kx1kxEchNU; 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=Y-hVBxLqDQHt4ktr8bL-MI4-hrvBWmF3ZrVkSQ581Bt1U8OtIuzexVrHPeNKd44DW-jCEBNMqTNFy7wIyoL9zg7dq50y5weAPUuitMDsye3EHwpCdzbWY0Kx1kxEchNU
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

YouTube tests don't use a persistent header and a different homepage


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=RYRxn0JKDUk; 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:
    RYRxn0JKDUk
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

YouTube Mix, a new experiment that generates playlists on 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=GyRivn7y49g; 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:
    GyRivn7y49g
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.