Clean up 'extra url parameters' in Google Search using Chrome browser

When you Google, you may know all those extra url parameters that crowd up your URL bar with added “ie”, “hl” etc. parameters. “You can now fix this annoyance in Google Chrome. Right-click on the address bar and select “Edit Search Engines…” (You can also edit the search engines via the Options menu.) You can […]

When you Google, you may know all those extra url parameters that crowd up your URL bar with added “ie”, “hl” etc. parameters. “You can now fix this annoyance in Google Chrome. Right-click on the address bar and select “Edit Search Engines…” (You can also edit the search engines via the Options menu.) You can either edit the Google option or add a new entry; I added a new entry. I set the URL field to be “{google:baseURL}search?q=%s” (without the quotes). Now when you search for [flowers] the url is just http://www.google.com/search?q=flowers,” tip off Matt Cutts.

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