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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 ()

    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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