Looking up "how to make Dogpile my homepage"? You have come to the right spot. Dogpile is a comprehensive, user-friendly meta-search engine that aggregates search results from Google, Bing, Yahoo! and Ask and places them all on one page. Instead of searching four different search engines for a particular keyword, you can use one: Dogpile. Because of its convenience, Dogpile is a popular homepage for many users. If you would like to join the bandwagon, here's how to do it in the three most popular Internet browsers.
To set Dogpile as your homepage in Internet Explorer, first start off by visiting Dogpile's main site. Select the URL and copy it by pressing Ctrl + C on your keyboard, or right clicking and selecting "copy" from the drop down menu. Next, go to the Tools drop down menu on the Internet Explorer menu bar. Select "Internet Options." Once in, choose the General tab. At the top of the General tab, you will see an option for home page. Paste in the URL by pressing Ctrl + P on your keyboard. Press Apply and then OK, and exit. The next time you open Internet Explorer, Dogpile should pop up as your homepage.
Repeat the steps as above by copying the URL. Go to the Wrench icon on the upper right of the browser. Select "Options." Choose the Basics tab. In the second section, select the second option, "Open this page," and paste in the URL. Press Close, and it should automatically update.
Repeat the steps in the Internet Explorer directions about copying the Dogpile URL. Next, go to Tools from the menu bar. Select "Options." Next, choose the Main tab, and then paste in the URL in the space for homepage. Press OK, and restart your browser to see your newly saved Dogpile homepage.
Ways To Maximize Your Dogpile Experience
Although Dogpile does not offer special incentives such as Dogpile email or user forums, it does offer the robust Dogpile toolbar. This toolbar allows you to access Dogpile directly from your browser, without having to navigate to your homepage, so you can get Dogpile results anytime you choose.
Who created Dogpile? A lawyer who felt like he was missing out when using only one search engine decided to try combining all the search engines.