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How to get the custom search engine with keywords (similar to that of Google Chrome) in firefox?

When will we be getting the custom search engine feature in firefox that is on par with chrome and doesn't require me to write an addon. This is really helpful in the cas… (Lesen Sie mehr)

When will we be getting the custom search engine feature in firefox that is on par with chrome and doesn't require me to write an addon. This is really helpful in the cases when the url is not that of a search engine, but requires lots of mundane and repeated url constructions - e.g. 1. https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/packages/%s/logs, https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/packages/%s/releases or https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/packages/%s/repo-info etc. while, there is a separate search engine with url - https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/search?term=<search term> 2. And each of the %s will be replaced with the string that is typed in the location bar - in the above example, the first url can be constructed

a. by typing "cbp" in the location bar and
b. space or tab
c. <the actual package name>
d. press enter
e. boom!! you see the url expands and substitutes the string and the page is being loaded.
Search requires 2 hops, while i could directly end up on the page in a single step without the requirement of navigating the search results.

3. In addition, it doesn't require to have a string field that needs to be substituted. for example, i have set "cse" for chrome://settings and as soon as i type "cse" and press enter, the settings page loads.

As a software developer, i have around 50+ such urls each tagged with specific shortcuts and this is the only thing that stops me from moving back to firefox - (desperately waiting to move to firefox given the ram consumption by chrome - but not until these 50 urls are migrated).

Gefragt von ThirukkaKarnan vor 2 Jahren

Beantwortet von ThirukkaKarnan vor 2 Jahren

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Search engines missing

For some reason, when I click on the search bar, all my search engines have disappeared. There's now just a handful of engines, including "Twitter" which I've never added… (Lesen Sie mehr)

For some reason, when I click on the search bar, all my search engines have disappeared. There's now just a handful of engines, including "Twitter" which I've never added myself, so I presume this is a default setting.

Could anyone please tell me how to restore my search engines, if possible?

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Why do I get https://www.sm.de/ as default home page with the new firefox version 62.0?

After updating Firefox to 62.0 I haven't got my customized URL anymore. I have changed to Firefox default homepage but still get https://www.sm.de/ when starting Firefox.… (Lesen Sie mehr)

After updating Firefox to 62.0 I haven't got my customized URL anymore. I have changed to Firefox default homepage but still get https://www.sm.de/ when starting Firefox. It is disturbing and annoying. How do I get rid of this strange homepage (see uploaded image)?

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all the search engine options offered by firefox are now very censored, how can I add an alternative search engine such as gibiru.com to the search bar?

Most if not all the search engines offered for addition to firefox are now highly censored. How can I add an alternative search engine such as gibiru.com to the search ba… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Most if not all the search engines offered for addition to firefox are now highly censored. How can I add an alternative search engine such as gibiru.com to the search bar?

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Yes, how do I get rid of Ask.com when I want to search the Internet for something?

Every time that I want to search the Internet for something, Ask.com does not work for me. I want to delete it and use Yahoo.com as my search engine. How do I go about do… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Every time that I want to search the Internet for something, Ask.com does not work for me. I want to delete it and use Yahoo.com as my search engine. How do I go about doing that? Please let me know ASAP! Malcolm.

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Manage Search Engines Added Via "Add As Search Engine"

I've added several custom search engines to Firefox by right-clicking in a search field, selecting "Add as search engine" and choosing a keyword. Today I wanted to manage… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I've added several custom search engines to Firefox by right-clicking in a search field, selecting "Add as search engine" and choosing a keyword. Today I wanted to manage the list of search engines I've added in this manner but was unable to find where Firefox keeps the list. It's not in Options as far as I can tell. Any ideas?

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Search engine reset when using bookmarks autoexport

Starting with a new profile. If I change the default search engine and restart Firefox, I’ll be using my engine of choice. If I setup the html autoexport and restart Fire… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Starting with a new profile.

If I change the default search engine and restart Firefox, I’ll be using my engine of choice. If I setup the html autoexport and restart Firefox once, same. If I restart a second time, it’s Google.

I use autoexport for backup so I’ll consider using the other documented method to do so, but still, weird thing.

Gefragt von ced1409 vor 2 Jahren

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Pocket search as search engine? And how to add search engine from anywhere?

Hello. I love search engines with keywords, I have many and they are very useful ("gten" translates whatever I type next in the URL bar to English in Google Translate, "… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello. I love search engines with keywords, I have many and they are very useful ("gten" translates whatever I type next in the URL bar to English in Google Translate, "lenes" does the same from English to Spanish in Linguee, "denes" the same in DeepL, "fa" looks for Firefox add-ons, "gd" opens any document('s URL) in Google Docs, and so on). So I have two questions:

1) How can I add a search engine from any search box anywhere as I could with "Add to Search Bar" (a legacy add-on, "add-to-searchbox@maltekraus.de")?

The "find replacement" link (https://addons.mozilla.org/find-replacement/?guid=add-to-searchbox@maltekraus.de) shows nothing of value, absolutely nothing.

I managed to find Search Engine Helper (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/search-engines-helper/ & https://github.com/soufianesakhi/firefox-search-engines-helper), which requires manual input of search URL pattern etc., but does not provide an equivalent usability level to the legacy one's (maybe due to never ending API limitations).

2) How can I have a search engine for Pocket?

Pocket and Firefox are both under Mozilla's umbrella and it should be easy to integrate them. Yet, if I not mistaken (as I am tech savvy only to a point), Pocket search seems to be based on a GET command, according to my amateur analysis of developer tools' network requests, instead of a direct http://getpocket.com/a/queue/list/%s (this is the URL for opening a tag directly). Is it possible to create a search engine that makes a direct search in Pocket?

Gefragt von cloudchasingfun vor 2 Jahren

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Attempted to delete duckduckgo.com ... and the process deleted ALL MY BOOKMARKS!!!!

Attempted to uninstall duckduckgo.com On line article said to 1. Press Alt+H 2. Click Troubleshooting information 3. Click Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox - > Fini… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Attempted to uninstall duckduckgo.com On line article said to 1. Press Alt+H 2. Click Troubleshooting information 3. Click Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox - > Finish I did so. My new Firefox Homepage has ZERO BOOKMARKS!!! I seem to have lost years of BookMarks. Any ideas / help would be most appreciated!!!! Thank you for your time & interest. --Terry

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Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 2 Jahren

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I want to add some quick search .xmls in Firefox 62. How can i acheive this?

Hi there, I tried to add some quick search .xmls in the Profile folder and restart Firefox however i cannot see the quick search engines in the Firefox quick search windo… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi there,

I tried to add some quick search .xmls in the Profile folder and restart Firefox however i cannot see the quick search engines in the Firefox quick search window.

I tried the steps listed in the following article however issue is still there: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1062399

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards, Laurentiu

Gefragt von laurentiu.rebegel vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 2 Jahren