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Change default search engine to one that isn't listed!

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How do I change the default search engine to dogpile which isn't listed in the default search engine drop down list box? Can this be done? John

Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Hi John, there are several options:

(1) When you are on a search site, click the Page Action menu button in the address bar (•••) to see whether the site provided Firefox a URL to install its search plugin. I'm not seeing it with Dogpile.

(2) Check the Mozilla Add-ons site. A search didn't find one that seems specific to Dogpile: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?type=search&q=dogpile

(3) Check the Mycroft site: https://mycroftproject.com/search-engines.html?name=dogpile

When I test out the "(https)" one, it gives results on a different domain:

https://results.dogpile.com/search/web?q=firefox

But it seems to work (same organic results as www site; different ads).

(4) Create your own. This can be a bit of work, so if the one in #3 suits your needs, that would be much easier.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Hi John, there are several options:

(1) When you are on a search site, click the Page Action menu button in the address bar (•••) to see whether the site provided Firefox a URL to install its search plugin. I'm not seeing it with Dogpile.

(2) Check the Mozilla Add-ons site. A search didn't find one that seems specific to Dogpile: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?type=search&q=dogpile

(3) Check the Mycroft site: https://mycroftproject.com/search-engines.html?name=dogpile

When I test out the "(https)" one, it gives results on a different domain:

https://results.dogpile.com/search/web?q=firefox

But it seems to work (same organic results as www site; different ads).

(4) Create your own. This can be a bit of work, so if the one in #3 suits your needs, that would be much easier.