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Search engine task bar with link appraisal system and method

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022339D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Mar-09
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This article describes an invention which allows users to receive information about a site from a search engine when the mouse pointer is placed over a link to the site. This helps the user to determine which link to navigate to first. Information returned includes, page rank, information to determine a page's compatibility with current browser setup, size of site, age of site, etc.