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Customizing Google

Retro Links, a Greasemonkey script, adds new search options to Google's search results page. The idea was to recreate a feature at the bottom of Google's search page in the early days that offered nine other search engine suggestions if you couldn't find what you were looking for, according to Matt Cutts.

"Unlike the original feature, Retro Links lets you select which search engines to show from 42 different Web sites and search engines [and] then saves those preferences," Cutts writes. "It's also very easy to add a new search engine in the JavaScript file." Although not an official Google product, Cutts provides a link for you to download the script and steps through the configuration process.

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