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View enhanced search engine results in Safari Web Browsers
I've created a custom style sheet for Safari (which also works in all other major browsers) that enhances the results listings from major search engines -- it numbers all the results, including any paid advertising, which makes it easier to see how your site ranks while checking out various search results. (It also highlights links and images that use the "nofollow" attribute.)

To use this custom sheet in Safari, save the style sheet locally somewhere; name it something like Custom Style Sheet.css. In Safari, open preferences, click Advanced, then click the drop-down next to Style Sheet and navigate to the Custom Style Sheet.css you just saved. You can read more about this custom style sheet in this entry on my blog -- I think this is a big upgrade for all web/SEO people using Safari.

[robg adds: I haven't tested this one.]
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View enhanced search engine results in Safari
Authored by: Dr. T on Oct 07, '08 12:15:54PM
I tested this in Firefox using a Google search. I saw no utility to the style sheet for an average user. Numbering the hits was not helpful. Google already uses bold to highlight your search terms, so the new style sheet added nothing new in that respect. Sometimes, the numbering got messed-up: a number in a larger point size would appear on its own line above the 'hit' it's supposed to be numbering. This happened most often after Google had a main entry followed by indented sub-entries, but it sometimes occurred with just regular entries.

Even for someone trying to assess search engine rankings, the style sheet isn't great because numbering restarts from 1 on each search page. If your Google ranking is 47, it will be listed as #7 on page 3.

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View enhanced search engine results in Safari
Authored by: asmeurer on Oct 07, '08 01:23:15PM

What do you do if you already have a custom style sheet. Can theses things be concatenated?



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View enhanced search engine results in Safari
Authored by: joh on Oct 07, '08 02:34:36PM
If you want to have this done right in Firefox, install the <a href="http://www.customizegoogle.com/">; CustomizeGoogle</a> Firefox extension instead. Really.

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