Tuesday, May 01, 2007


If you've stopped by the Google Personalised Homepage today, you've probably noticed it's been rebranded and is now called 'iGoogle' (which is what the '/ig' stood for).

Philipp's Blogoscoped has the skinny, and you can read the official Google blog post here.

The take-aways are:
  • You can create simple, "no programming required", homepage gadgets using their gadget wizard.
  • Localised support for multiple languages and locales (22 around the world in fact) -- so http://www.google.co.uk/ig will give you your iGoogle on the UK Google domain.
  • iGoogle has been Google's biggest growing service.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous5:45 pm BST

    The Gadget Maker is no longer available, but they have a very nice documentation on how to create gadgets on your own: http://www.google.com/apis/gadgets/docs-home.html

    Used it to create a price-comparing amazon gadget for all amazon countries (Amazon.com, amazon.de ...) :-) You can find it at http://amazonigoogle.filzhut.net

    Kind regards,