I Want Bing In My FireFox

Specifically this is for the search done in the Location bar.  Setting that little search bar is a no brainer and most people can figure it out.  The location bar is a different matter.

From FireFox’s support site about the location bar search.

  1. In the Location bar, type about:configand press Enter.
    • The about:config “This might void your warranty!” warning page may appear. Click I’ll be careful, I promise!, to continue to the about:config page.

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Changing the keyword service

You can specify any valid URL to perform the Internet Keyword searches by modifying the keyword.URL preference in the about:config page:

There is a lot more on that website, but this is the bit that pertains to my topic.

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About SheldonS

Web developer for over 15 years mainly with Microsoft technologies from classic ASP to .NET 4. Husband, father, and aspiring amateur photographer.

Posted on June 23, 2011, in Bits. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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