I wish I could get a screen capture of this but I think Google just added a new little feature to the AdSense for Search search field that I’m using here on ProBlogger in my sidebar.
Here’s what happened:
- I was searching for something on ProBlogger and as I type in my search request a little popup appeared over the search field.
- I don’t remember the exact wording of the the popup but it asked me if I wanted to add the ability to search ProBlogger to my Google toolbar
- I was given the option to say yes, no and to say that I never wanted to be asked that again
- I selected yes (I’m a curious fellow) and now when I hit the ‘search’ tab in my Google toolbar I see this (look for third from the bottom)
I can’t replicate this on any of my other sites at this point so it could just be a test that they are throwing at random users – but it could be a feature that publishers can offer their readers to help them search for content on their blogs a little easier.
Perhaps this has been available for a while – but it’s the first time I’ve seen it and I use my own search function daily.
Do you think it’s a useful feature?
‘m also interested to see if others see the pop up when they use my search field? (I’m presuming it’ll only work with Google Toolbar users).