Thursday, October 13, 2016

Google Search continues testing Material Design interface


Here's how you can enable the experiment. Search related section has a new design, setting button is below the search bar and the news section now is named "Top stories":

  • 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="88=2G5Q7_4pzfHPiPrtbZqUtNtx0GF-25zE5gP-6NpqGTRGc2kOwze82TamPmDy1-JO3Pj97UmWg7mHMU3LnCmcTeRGC3AV1UxhTUQxfJVDfA3YvheB_ls9-LxqpfEe6-wj; 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:
    88=2G5Q7_4pzfHPiPrtbZqUtNtx0GF-25zE5gP-6NpqGTRGc2kOwze82TamPmDy1-JO3Pj97UmWg7mHMU3LnCmcTeRGC3AV1UxhTUQxfJVDfA3YvheB_ls9-LxqpfEe6-wj
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.