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How do I change the search box in Firefox to be google.co.nz as a default?

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Currently whenever I search anything in my google search box there is no long a 'show pages from New Zealand' option.

Is there a way to change the default search to google.co.nz instead of google.com to overcome this problem?

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Select the language and install it :

http://mycroft.mozdev.org/google-search-plugins.html


thank you

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Chosen Solution

Select the language and install it :

http://mycroft.mozdev.org/google-search-plugins.html


thank you

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Awesome! Thanks so much!

cor-el
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You can also modify the search engine for the about:home page.

  1. Open the about:home page in a tab
  2. Open the Scratchpad via "Firefox/Tools > Web Developer > Scratchpad" (Shift+F4)
  3. Paste the code in the Scratchpad window
  4. Use "Execute > Run" to run the code
  5. Close and restart Firefox to make the change effective
localStorage["search-engine"]="{\"name\":\"Google\",\"searchUrl\":\"http://www.google.co.nz/search?q=_searchTerms_&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a\"}";

You can inspect the current search engine via this code in the Scratchpad window with the about:home page on display.
Copy the value via Ctrl+A and Ctrl+C to the clipboard.

prompt(T="localStorage[\"search-engine\"] = \n\""+JSON.stringify(localStorage["search-engine"]),T);

Modified by cor-el