Firefox Smart Keywords

So far, I had been adding custom keyword searches to Firefox the hard way: bookmark search result page, reopen bookmark, edit url and place a %s there & then add a keyword. Turns out, there's an easier way to do the same and it's explained right here on the official Firefox site! I guess everyone should RTFM sometime ;-)

Incidentally, these are some of the keywords I actively use, sorted roughly by frequency of use:

  • _g_ -
  • wiki - wikipedia
  • dict -
  • imdb -
  • def - google define:
  • ans -
  • nlb - library search at
  • pic - google image search


Good find! I was doing it the hard way too.

I also use schol (for Google scholar), street (S'pore streetdirectory), book (amazon) in addition to the above

Yeah, I should add street & maybe sbs(transit) too!

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