Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Apr 2012 14:01 UTC
Google Yesterday, I wanted to leave a link to a search query in a Facebook comment. Then this happened. Please Google, fix your damn query URLs. This is unusable, user-hostile crap.
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RE: Fragment
by AnyoneEB on Wed 18th Apr 2012 19:36 UTC in reply to "Fragment"
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2008-10-26

It's a common trick for websites that make heavy use of AJAX to change their content. As with Google Instant, you can change the search query without loading a new page, Google will put the changed search query into the part of the URL after the # which can be changed by Javascript without loading a new page. This makes the back button work better with AJAX pages.

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