Google In 1998 Easter Egg

Google In 1998

With the “Google in 1998” Easter Egg, you can take a step into the past. This Google trick allows you to see how the search engine looked in 1998. Unfortunately, you can not search the web with the old 1998 interface. The trick doesn’t allow that much. It’s cool to see how it looked and how far they’ve come since then.

Here’s how to check it out for yourself. It’s really simple.

Go to and do a search for “Google in 1998”.

When the page has finished loading, you’ll see the interface or design change.

It should look something like this when you are done:

screenshot of google search engine with old design

Here’s a video that also shows you how to see it in action: