With respect to variety of devices and screen sizes people use today , Google providing advance search tools and design without the sidebars.Google has effectively provided advance search option on the sidebar which is located at the leftside of search result.Now it has been moved to top of the search result.
If the user wants the same option as before, Google provided the search tools on the results page. A click on the search tools will provide the result as before…
Here is the quick announcement from Google inc
“You’ll notice a new simpler, cleaner design on the search results page — we’ve been working on ways to create a consistent search experience across the wide variety of devices and screen sizes people use today. We started with tablets last year, got it to mobile phones a few weeks ago, and are now rolling out to the desktop.
With the new design, there’s a bit more breathing room, and more focus on the answers you’re looking for, whether from web results or from a feature like the Knowledge Graph:
The same advanced tools you’re used to are still there when you need them. Just click on “Search tools” to filter or drill down on your results:
It’s going out to Google.com users in the U.S. to start, and we want to get it to users in other languages and regions as soon as we can. We hope you enjoy this design refresh — let us know what you think on our Google+ page.”
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