Monday, August 29, 2016

Google tests use Roboto font


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=85=kLhEYd5oVOHZtCS4Kh_ytqUUPZhCMx_IVb0zTqtFkBwqZer_IDKzKWLNkvJz5FwVW4-NTqCYGqgeiqrdniA14n3yQgSgroKv25rV5lAgnh9eHWWsNGAwJc0G7xP97hIB2CWz0m61wMqX; 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:
    85=kLhEYd5oVOHZtCS4Kh_ytqUUPZhCMx_IVb0zTqtFkBwqZer_IDKzKWLNkvJz5FwVW4-NTqCYGqgeiqrdniA14n3yQgSgroKv25rV5lAgnh9eHWWsNGAwJc0G7xP97hIB2CWz0m61wMqX
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Yahoo tests a new SERP interface


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Yahoo.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="B=bn05rdhbpc3dg&b=3&s=b1; path=/; domain=.yahoo.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter, refresh the page and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Yahoo.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named B and replace the value with this cookie value:
    bn05rdhbpc3dg&b=3&s=b1
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.