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Google UK : www google co uk : Search, Webhp and UK Google Homepage (in English)

Updated on February 4, 2015

Google UK : www google co uk : Search, Webhp and UK Google Homepage Functions (in English)

Google UK (www google co uk) is the Google search page as produced for the United Kingdom. Google UK homepage is a clone of the Classic Google homepage with localized UK functionality. From Google United Kingdom (www google uk) you can undertake searches that have a UK bias, with Google UK in English.

As with all other Google search pages, Google UK search can be viewed in languages other than English. To achieve this you can utilise the Google co uk webhp function. Another trick is to increase the UK bias to show only UK sites (more on these later).

To all intents and purposes Google UK looks like the Google classic homepage except that it is badged as UK with the letters 'UK' under the 'l' of Google and the redirection function set to 'Go to'.


Occasionally the Google UK homepage looks a little different and has celebration-specific graphics which reflect special days in the UK calendar, just like all other local and international versions of Google. Otherwise, in the English version of Google UK, you will see very little difference from any other local country version of Google search homepage.

Google UK (www google co uk) Homepage - How Do I Get To UK Google?

Google UK (www google co uk) can be accessed in several different ways that bypass the automatic redirection of Google localised search or Google (www google com) homepage search:

  1. If you usually browse in English from, and you have not been classified as from a local search region, then just type '' into your browser search window. This will take you to Google UK, English version, direct.

  2. If you have been classified by Google as UK local then, on any version of Google homepage that you happen to be on, all you need to do is click the 'Go to Google UK' or 'Go to Google UK in English' link at the lower right of the Google search homepage screen.

  3. You can access GoogleTheGlobe and click on the UK flag.

  4. You can obtain Google UK search results by adding or changing the “gl” parameter of the Google search URL, for example

A full explanation of how to access the Classic Google Home that has no country redirection or geotargeting can be found in Search Google:Universal Search Google:Global Search Google: International Search Google:Worldwide Search Google by Humagaia, which has information about searching without geotargeting.

A full explanation of the full list of Google functions available through the Classic Google homepage is available at Google Classic Homepage by Humagaia.

Google UK (www google co uk) Homepage – What Will I Find at UK Google?

The following specialised Google Search functions are available from the top left of your Google UK home page:

  1. Google Images– search images.

  2. Google Videos– search videos, with SafeSearch if required.

  3. Google Maps– search for maps and get directions.

  4. Google News– search for news on any particular subject.

  5. Google Shopping– search for products.

For the above Google UK search facilities your search “query” is passed from a previous Google search box.

Google Gmail (Googlemail) is also accessible from the UK Google homepage either to access your Google Gmail account or to register for a free Googlemail account.

The top left-hand side of Google UK homepage also has a [more] link. For more information on what you can find under the more link see Classic Google Homepage by Humagaia.

Google UK (www google co uk) Homepage – Additional Functions

From the top right hand corner of the Google UK page there are links to:

  • iGoogle – you can switch to Google UK iGoogle from Google UK, but you may have to sign in or register before accessing iGoogle.

  • Search settings – with Google UK search settings you can manage subscribed links and update Google global preferences for interface language, search language, SafeSearch filtering, number of returned results, and you can manage your profile, personal settings and 'My products'

From the right hand side next to the Google UK search entry box there is access to 'Language tools', which give you options to undertake a translated search, to translate text and webpages, and to use the Google interface in alternative languages.

Below the Google UK search box there are also links to Google information about advertising programs, business solutions and 'About Google'.


Google UK (www google co uk) Homepage – Can I View UK Google In Another Language?

To access Google UK in English:

But you can change Google UK to be in languages other than English by using and changing the ISO 639-2 code, as shown in the () against the language below, in the 'hl=en' element of the URL

which becomes:

for Google UK in French.

The other languages UK Google can be viewed in are:

Afrikaans (af), Akan (ak), Albanian (sq), Amharic (am), Arabic (ar), Armenian (hy), Azerbaijani (az), Basque (Euskara) (eu), Belarusian (be), Bengali (bn), Hindi (bh), Breton (br), Bulgarian (bg), Catalan (ca), Czech (cs), Corsican (co), Danish (da), German (de), Dutch (nl), Greek (el), Esperanto (eo), Estonian (et), Faroese (fo), Persian (Farsi) (fa), Finnish (fi), French (fr), Western Frisian (fy), Georgian (ka), Scots Gaelic (gd), Irish (ga), Galician (gl), Guarani (gn), Gujarati (gu), Haitian (ht), Hausa (ha), Hebrew (he), Hindi (hi), Croatian (hr), Hungarian (hu), Igbo (ig), Icelandic (is), Interlingua (ia), Indonesian (id), Italian (it), Japanese (ja), Kannada (kn), Kazakh (kk), Khmer (km), Kinyarwanda (rw), Kyrgyz (ky), Kongo (kg), Korean (ko), Kurdish (ku), Lao (lo), Latin (la), Latvian (lv), Lingala (ln), Lithuanian (lt), Ganda (lg), Macedonian (mk), Malayalam (ml), Maori (mi), Marathi (mr), Malay (ms), Malagasy (mg), Maltese (mt), Mongolian (mn), Nepali (ne), Nynorsk (Norwegian) (nn), Bokmal (Norwegian) (no), Chichewa (ny), Occitan (oc), Oriya (or), Oromo (om), Panjabi (pa), Polish (pl), Portuguese (pt), Pushto (ps), Quechua (qu), Romance (rm), Rundi (rn), Russian (ru), Sanskrit (sa), Sinhala (si), Slovak (sk), Slovenian (sl), Shona (sn), Sindhi (sd), Somali (so), Sotho (st), Spanish (es), Serbian (sr), Sundanese (su), Swahili (sw), Swedish (se), Tamil (ta), Tatar (tt), Telugu (the), Tajik (tg), Tagalog (Filipino) (tl), Thai (th), Tigrinya (ti), Tonga (to), Tswana (tn), Turkmen (tk), Turkish (tr), Twi (tw), Uighur (ug), Ukrainian (uk), Urdu (ur), Uzbek (uz), Vietnamese (vi), Wolof (wo), Xhosa (xh), Yiddish (yi), Yoruba (yo), and Zulu (zu).

A full set of URL's is given at the end of this article, after the comments section.

According to which language you choose there may be less functions available on the UK Google homepage in a specific language.

Google UK in German (Deutsch)
Google UK in German (Deutsch)

Google UK (www google co uk) Homepage – Can I View Only Pages from the UK?

Yes, you can view just pages from the UK but only in English. To do this you use the Google UK webhp function as follows:

If this does not work then an alternative is:

You do not need to run the Firefox browser to use this. Once on the Firefox page just make sure the Search 'pages from the UK' button is set, as opposed to the Search 'the web' button.

See also:

How To Google - homepage of "Google How To".

How To Google in English - for the English version index to "Google How To" subjects.

Google UK in Spanish (Espanol)
Google UK in Spanish (Espanol)
Google UK in Greek ()
Google UK in Greek ()

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Google UK in Russian ()
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URL's for Google UK (www google co uk) in Other Languages

Afrikaans Afrikaans

Akan Akan

Albanian Albanian Shqip

Amharic Amharic

Arabic Arabic ﺔﻴﺐﺮﻌﻠﺍ

Armenian Armenian

Azerbaijani Azerbaijani Azцri

Basque Basque Euskaraz

Belarusian Belarusian Беларуская

Bengali Bengali

Hindi Hindi

Breton Breton Brezhoneg

Bulgarian Bulgarian Български

Catalan Catalan Català

Czech Czech Čeština

Corsican Corsican

Danish Danish Dansk

German German Deutsch

Dutch Dutch Nederlands

Greek Greek Ελληνικά

English Http:// English

Esperanto Esperanto

Estonian Estonian Eesti

Faroese Faroese Føroyskt

Persian Persian

Finnish Finnish Suomeksi

French French Français

Frisian Western Frisian Frysk

Georgian Georgian

Scots Gaelic Scots Gaelic Gàidhlig

Irish Irish Gaeilge

Galician Galician

Guarani Guarani

Gujarati Gujarati

Haitian Haitian

Hausa Hausa

Hebrew Hebrew עברית

Hindi Hindi

Croatian Croatian Hrvatski

Hungarian Hungarian Magyar

Igbo Igbo

Icelandic Icelandic Íslenska

Interlingua Interlingua

Indonesian Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia

Italian Italian Italiano

Japanese Japanese Nihongo

Kannada Kannada

Kazakh Kazakh

Khmer Khmer

Kinyarwanda Kinyarwanda

Kyrgyz Kyrgyz

Kongo Kongo

Korean Korean

Kurdish Kurdish Kurmancî (Kurdî)

Lao Lao

Latin Latin Latina

Latvian Latvian Latviešu

Lingala Lingala

Lithuanian Lithuanian Lietuvių

Ganda Ganda

Macedonian Macedonian Македонски

Malayalam Malayalam

Maori Maori

Marathi Marathi

Malay Malay

Malagasy Malagasy

Maltese Maltese Malti

Mongolian Mongolian

Nepali Nepali

Nynorsk Nynorsk (Norwegian) Norsk

Bokmal Bokmal (Norwegian)

Chichewa Chichewa

Occitan Occitan

Oriya Oriya

Oromo Oromo

Panjabi Panjabi

Polish Polish Polski

Portuguese Portuguese Português

Pushto Pushto

Quechua Quechua

Romance Romance Rumantsch

Rundi Rundi

Russian Russian Русский

Sanskrit Sanskrit

Sinhala Sinhala

Slovak Slovak Slovenčina

Slovenian Slovenian Slovenski

Shona Shona

Sindhi Sindhi

Somali Somali af Soomaali

Sotho Sotho

Spanish Spanish Español

Serbian Serbian Српски

Sundanese Sundanese

Swahili Swahili Kiswahili

Swedish Swedish Svenska

Tamil Tamil

Tatar Tatar

Telugu Telugu

Tajik Tajik

Tagalog Tagalog (Filipino)

Thai Thai

Tigrinya Tigrinya

Tonga Tonga

Tswana Tswana

Turkmen Turkmen

Turkish Turkish Türkçe

Twi Twi

Uighur Uighur

Ukrainian Ukrainian Украïнська

Urdu Urdu

Uzbek Uzbek

Vietnamese Vietnamese Tiếng Việt

Wolof Wolof

Xhosa Xhosa

Yiddish Yiddish Jiddiš

Yoruba Yoruba

Zulu Zulu

Google UK in Greek ()
Google UK in Greek ()



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