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Re: [newtech-1] Free Button in Search Results?

From: Michael M.
Sent on: Sunday, March 17, 2013 9:20 AM
So, my question is: "How do I make my free app have the same button when someone finds it on Google "

On Mar 17, 2013, at 9:14 AM, Andre Oliveira <[address removed]> wrote:


I would say Google checks the User-Agent on requests. It recognizes that you're using an iPhone to view the page and checks to see if what you've searched for is in/relevant to the Apple Store (and if it's free, possibly).
If it is it then adds the "Free" link to the results. Tada!

When a browser requests a web-page from a server it will send along a bunch of "extra" information. (ie. The browser type, Cookies, ...)

This is a very* general explanation of what goes on, but you should get the idea.


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