Have you ever wanted to mark up Google search results? Maybe you're an
avid hiker and the trail map site you always go to is in the 4th or 5th
position and you want to move it to the top. Or perhaps it's not there
at all and you'd like to add it. Or maybe you'd like to add some notes
about what you found on that site and why you thought it was useful.
Starting today you can do all this and tailor Google search results to
best meet your needs.
we're launching SearchWiki, a way for you to customize search by
re-ranking, deleting, adding, and commenting on search results. With
just a single click you can move the results you like to the top or add
a new site. You can also write notes attached to a particular site and
remove results that you don't feel belong. These modifications will be
shown to you every time you do the same search in the future.
SearchWiki is available to signed-in Google users. We store your
changes in your Google Account. If you are wondering if you are signed
in, you can always check by noting if your username appears in the
upper right-hand side of the page.
The changes you make only affect your own
searches. But SearchWiki also is a great way to share your insights
with other searchers. You can see how the community has collectively
edited the search results by clicking on the "See all notes for this
This can be a cool and useful feature. Google just keeps getting better!