In July, we bucket tested a new template design for Enhanced Result applications. Developers do not have to take any actions to use this new redesign; all Enhanced Result applications will upgrade automatically. Important: Infobar applications will be unaffected.
The original SearchMonkey post contains examples of both the old and the new SearchMonkey Enhanced Result templates. In this posting, we'll just show examples of the new design. First, an Enhanced Result for HowStuffWorks.com that displays a result with a full abstract:
The first design change you'll notice is that images appear to the right, rather than the left. Our user testing has shown that moving images to the right improves the usability of the overall result. As for links, they now appear in a horizontal row, rather than as a vertical column next to the image. Not only are the deep links are more discoverable when presented separately from the image, but moving the links into a horizontal row provides more space forRead More »from New SearchMonkey Enhanced Result Template Deployed