Google prefetching

31 03 2005

According to this: “On some searches, Google automatically instructs your browser to start downloading the top search result before you click on it. If you click on top result, the destination page will load faster than before.”

I've tried various searches but haven't seen the

<link rel="prefetch" href="/images/big.jpeg">

tag so far. Has anyone seen it in the wild?




One response

5 05 2005
Agylen » Google Web Accelerator

[…] yet another byproduct of their 20% personal time policy? This is very different from the prefetching feature I wrote about before, as all pages are accelerated and not just search resul […]

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