Search Google or type a URL- What it means?

Search google of type URL is called the placeholder text in the Google search bar in your chrome browser. It basically reminds the user to either enter a search query so that it can search on Google or you can just paste any url that you want to visit (for example www.facebook.com).

  1. Search google- Prompts you to enter a search query to search google.
  2. Type a URL- Enter a URL to directly go to the website if you remember the URL of the website.
search google or type a url

If you want to change this “search google or type a URL” text to something else, follow the steps below

  1. You can just right click on the text and do an inspect element and change the placeholder value to any text of your liking.
  2. You can also change the default search engine of your browser to Duckduckgo, yahoo or Bing.
search google or type a URL