In case you’re using Google Search with your Google account logged in you may have already seen the iGoogle features like Promote, Remove or Comment.
They may be cool in some cases, however, these icons break the keyboard navigation on a Google result page: they just steal your Tab key, which is the fastest way of quickly changing keyboard focus back to the query field. The feature used hundreds times a day.
Fortunately to tame the beast only a few lines of user JS is enough, like this:
Just place these lines in a file named
From now on when you’re opening the search pages at google.com, your Tab key will only move between the top search field and its submit button.