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Firefox tricks
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Date Written: 1/13/11 Last Updated: 6/19/18

Modify default search engine

Go to about:config. In the new "filter" input space now located just below the address bar type keyword.url and you will see the search parameters used.  ––>  Here, you can right click and modify the search term.  Use http://www.webcrawler.com/search/web?fcoid=417&fcop=topnav&fpid=27&q=%s for webcrawler. ref use http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF–8&oe=UTF–8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q= for google.  The default is Bing. ref

Add a Search Engine

If you would like to add another search engine to your list of available search engines go here.  Make sure you are using Firefox when you visit the site.  In the first field type in the name of the search engine you want to use and click search.  Then just click on the name of the search engine you searched for and that add on will be added to your browser.  It will add the search provider you selected such as webcrawler.

Firefox releases
Firefox release notes

clear the cache Tools, Options, Advanced, Network, Clear Now ref

Favorite Firefox Addons
adblocker –– firefox –– subscribe to the English filter.
Fireftp ftp program for web developers.
scrapbook Download and save web pages, portions of the internet, or even websites.

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