I love finding new extensions that do things I never even thought to search for. One of the best ways to find them is through word of mouth. In this case, I guess you can call it “word of blog”. I’m doing a series of blog posts about the extensions I use, and maybe you’ll see one that you want to use.
My previous posts have been about:
For this blog post, I’ll talk about Keyword Search.
In Firefox, whenever you do a web search from the location bar, it will use the same search engine as in the search bar. Keyword Search allows you to use a separate search engine for location bar web searches. This is really helpful to people like me who mainly use one search engine (for basic web searches) and others for content-specific use cases.
To set your location bar search engine, go to the add-ons manager.
- Beside “Keyword Search“, click Preferences.
- Beside “Keyword Search Engine“, select the search engine you want to use.
You can install it via the Mozilla Add-ons site.