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Google Offers "Suggest" Feature On Main Search Page

In its effort to offer a more interactive and user-oriented search platform, Google would start providing real-time suggestions to the web searchers for their diverse search queries.

The service from the search engine behemoth would be termed as ‘Google Suggest’, and it would feature on the homepage of its search engine.

Although, the feature isn’t new to the internet fraternity, as we have already seen this feature in Firefox search box application, and the company’s own Google Map services, but indexing the entire web and providing relevant suggestions appears to be a challenging task.

The application is entirely based on the anticipation from the keywords entered in its search window, and offering pliable solutions to its millions of users.

The move seems to be in line with Microsoft’s recently announced ‘intent-based’ search procedure, which is said to provide the search results entirely based on user’s intent; further, this would also help Google in taking on the newly launched search engine website ‘Cuil’, by offering highly customized search solutions to its users.

Désiré Athow
Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.