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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 Google.com'.

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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 Google.com, and you have not been classified as from a local search region, then just type 'www.google.co.uk' 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 http://google.com/search?q=google&gl=uk.

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'.

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

To access Google UK in English:

http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=en

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 http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=en

which becomes:

http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=fr

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:

http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?cr=countryUK

If this does not work then an alternative is:

http://www.google.co.uk/firefox?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-UK:official

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 http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=af Afrikaans

Akan http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ak Akan

Albanian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sq Albanian Shqip

Amharic http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=am Amharic

Arabic http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ar Arabic ﺔﻴﺐﺮﻌﻠﺍ

Armenian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=hy Armenian

Azerbaijani http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=az Azerbaijani Azцri

Basque http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=eu Basque Euskaraz

Belarusian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=be Belarusian Беларуская

Bengali http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=bn Bengali

Hindi http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=bh Hindi

Breton http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=br Breton Brezhoneg

Bulgarian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=bg Bulgarian Български

Catalan http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ca Catalan Català

Czech http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=cs Czech Čeština

Corsican http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=co Corsican

Danish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=da Danish Dansk

German http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=de German Deutsch

Dutch http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=nl Dutch Nederlands

Greek http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=el Greek Ελληνικά

English Http://Www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=en English

Esperanto  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=eo Esperanto

Estonian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=et Estonian Eesti

Faroese http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=fo Faroese Føroyskt

Persian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=fa Persian

Finnish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=fi Finnish Suomeksi

French http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=fr French Français

Frisian  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=fy Western Frisian Frysk

Georgian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ka Georgian

Scots Gaelic http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=gd Scots Gaelic Gàidhlig

Irish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ga Irish Gaeilge

Galician http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=gl Galician

Guarani http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=gn Guarani

Gujarati http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=gu Gujarati

Haitian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ht Haitian

Hausa http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ha Hausa

Hebrew http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=he Hebrew עברית

Hindi http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=hi Hindi

Croatian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=hr Croatian Hrvatski

Hungarian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=hu Hungarian Magyar

Igbo http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ig Igbo

Icelandic http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=is Icelandic Íslenska

Interlingua http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ia Interlingua

Indonesian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=id Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia

Italian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=it Italian Italiano

Japanese http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ja Japanese Nihongo

Kannada http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=kn Kannada

Kazakh http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=kk Kazakh

Khmer http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=km Khmer

Kinyarwanda http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=rw Kinyarwanda

Kyrgyz http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ky Kyrgyz

Kongo http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=kg Kongo

Korean  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ko Korean

Kurdish  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ku Kurdish Kurmancî (Kurdî)

Lao http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=lo Lao

Latin http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=la Latin Latina

Latvian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=lv Latvian Latviešu

Lingala http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ln Lingala

Lithuanian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=lt Lithuanian Lietuvių

Ganda http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=lg Ganda

Macedonian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=mk Macedonian Македонски

Malayalam http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ml Malayalam

Maori http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=mi Maori

Marathi http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=mr Marathi

Malay http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ms Malay

Malagasy http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=mg Malagasy

Maltese http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=mt Maltese Malti

Mongolian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=mn Mongolian

Nepali http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ne Nepali

Nynorsk http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=nn Nynorsk (Norwegian) Norsk

Bokmal http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=no Bokmal (Norwegian)

Chichewa http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ny Chichewa

Occitan http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=oc Occitan

Oriya http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=or Oriya

Oromo http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=om Oromo

Panjabi http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=pa Panjabi

Polish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=pl Polish Polski

Portuguese http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=pt Portuguese Português

Pushto http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ps Pushto

Quechua http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=qu Quechua

Romance http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=rm Romance Rumantsch

Rundi http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=rn Rundi

Russian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ru Russian Русский

Sanskrit http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sa Sanskrit

Sinhala http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=si Sinhala

Slovak http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sk Slovak Slovenčina

Slovenian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sl Slovenian Slovenski

Shona http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sn Shona

Sindhi http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sd Sindhi

Somali http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=so Somali af Soomaali

Sotho http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=st Sotho

Spanish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=es Spanish Español

Serbian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sr Serbian Српски

Sundanese http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=su Sundanese

Swahili http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sw Swahili Kiswahili

Swedish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=sv Swedish Svenska

Tamil http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ta Tamil

Tatar http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tt Tatar

Telugu http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=te Telugu

Tajik http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tg Tajik

Tagalog http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tl Tagalog (Filipino)

Thai http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=th Thai

Tigrinya http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ti Tigrinya

Tonga http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=to Tonga

Tswana http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tn Tswana

Turkmen http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tk Turkmen

Turkish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tr Turkish Türkçe

Twi  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=tw Twi

Uighur  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ug Uighur

Ukrainian http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=uk Ukrainian Украïнська

Urdu http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=ur Urdu

Uzbek http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=uz Uzbek

Vietnamese http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=vi Vietnamese Tiếng Việt

Wolof http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=wo Wolof

Xhosa  http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=xh Xhosa

Yiddish http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=yi Yiddish Jiddiš

Yoruba http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=yo Yoruba

Zulu http://www.google.co.uk/webhp?hl=zu Zulu

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

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