Type of site
|Web search engine|
|Owner||All Too Flat|
|Alexa rank||12,602 (Global, September 2020[update])|
ElgooG (Google spelled backwards) is a mirrored website of Google Search with horizontally flipped search results, also known as a "Google mirror". It was created by All Too Flat "for fun", which started to gain popularity in 2002. The site found practical use in the People's Republic of China after the domestic banning of Google, circumventing the Great Firewall. A WHOIS request shows that the domain elgoog.im (formerly as elgoog.com) was registered to Google Inc. since 2000, but it is currently for sale.
Under the mirrored search box there are some extra features.
Some of the current features are listed but not limited to:
- Reversed google homepage.
- Underwater google that can spawn in fish and gold coins to the screen when searched.
- Google Gravity, the homepage will fall to the bottom border of the screen.
- Classic Google T-Rex game, has an auto jumper.
- Google Pac-man.
- Google Guitar, only works in Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers, not including chrome.
- Snake google easter egg.
- An IP locator. Endorsed by third party.
- Bing mirror, operated by the same person.
There is also an Amazon Mirror under the domain noza.am.
If something is searched in the search box, it will appear mirrored and, instead of searching for what was typed, it will search for "Google Tricks List". When a website is clicked, it will proceed to do the trick mentioned in the title.
- "alexa.com Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- "All Too Flat". www.alltooflat.com. Retrieved 2020-06-01.
- "Google Mirror FAQ". All Too Flat. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- Knight, Will (2002-09-06). "Google mirror beats Great Firewall of China". New Scientist. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
- "Whois Record for elgoog.com". DomainTools. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- https://elgoog.im/underwater Underwater
- https://elgoog.im/gravity Gravity
- https://elgoog.im/t-rex T-Rex
- https://elgoog.im/t-rex/?bot T-Rex bot
- https://elgoog.im/pacman Pac-man
- https://elgoog.im/snake Snake
- https://gnib.org Bing mirror - gnib
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