Add Small Icons To Google Search Results For Easier Scanning

Add Small Icons To Google Search Results For Easier Scanning

This extension adds favicons — those little icons you see in your address bar when you visit a page — to Google’s search results so you can more easily see what site each link is coming from.

Not only does this spice up your bland search results a little bit, but it makes it a lot easier to sift through the stuff you don’t want, and find the stuff you do. I’ve found it’s particularly useful when I’m searching for specific problems — I can easily tell which links are from a forum and which are blog posts that probably aren’t closely related to my problem. There aren’t any settings you have to fiddle with, either — just install it and enjoy your new search results page.

Faviconize Google is a free extension for Chrome and a user script for Firefox with Greasemonkey installed (the user script version doesn’t seem to work on Chrome).

Faviconize Google for Chrome [Chrome Web Store via AddictiveTips]

Faviconize Google for Firefox [Userscripts.org]

Comments

    • OK I can get it to work with Chrome, no probs at all. FF however says it will install but nothing seems to happen even though it is in the Greasemonkey plug in. No Favicons in Search when using the Omnibar or Google front end.

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