How to Add New Search Engines on Chrome

This is the day where search engines come to save our day. Now, creating an organizing a list of results based on various criteria is easy peasy. Some are specialized to retrieve data only from particular locations, narrowing specific down results.

This is how to adding a new custom search engine:

Step 1: Download, install, and run Google Chrome.

Step 2-a: Right-click the URL field and choose to Edit search engines.

OR:

Step 2-b: Press the Hamburger button and go to Settings. In the Search category, choose to Manage search engines.

Step 3: Locate the Other search engines panel.

Step 4: Write down a name in the first empty field that reads Add a new search engine to define the engine you want.

Step 5: In the Keyword field, write a letter or word to easily access the specific engine.

Step 6: Open an empty tab and navigate to the page for which to add a new engine.

Step 7: Perform a simple search of anything on that site.

Step 8: Copy the whole URL back in the settings menu for Search engines, in the last empty field.

Step 9: Identify your query in the URL you just pasted, and replace it with %s.

Step 10: Hit Done for changes to take effect. To perform a search on the new engine, write down the keyword in the URL bar, hit Tab on your keyboard, then simply write down the query.

Examples of custom search engines

http://news.softpedia.com/dyn-search.php?search_term=%s

Twitter:

http://twitter.com/search?q=%s

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/search/str/%s/users-named

Pinterest:


Google Images:

https://www.google.com/search?site=imghp&tbm=isch&q=%s

Wagiman Wiryosukiro

Petani Sistem Informasi, tukang las plugin & themes Wordpress. Co-Founder SistemInformasi.biz. Saat ini aktif sebagai Developer & kontributor di OpenMandriva Linux.

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