Custom Google Site Search for Firefox Searchbar
Apr 22, 2009, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Sharitt)
[ Thanks to Tim
Sharitt for this link. ]
"This is really a simple process which simply involves
creating an xml configuration file and placing it in the correct
directory. So, to start off, just fire up your favorite text editor
to get started.
"The first line tells Firefox that we have a search plug in and
where to find the specifications for the xml mark-up.
"Next, we want to give it a name. This is the name that will
show in the search box when nothing entered.
< os:ShortName >Ubuntu Forums < /os:ShortName >
"Now we need to tell it what encoding to use for the input.
< os:InputEncoding>UTF-8 < /os:InputEncoding >
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