How to add a specific bar for searching in Firefox

If you long for the days of having separate bars for addresses when searching in Firefox, don't be afraid, you can recover that function in a few seconds.

How to add a specific bar to search in Firefox
If you long for the days of having separate bars for addresses in the search in Firefox, don't fear, you can recover that feature in a few seconds. [19659004] From the office "What decade is this?" A feature comes in Firefox that some might question why it exists. The feature I am referring to has existed for some time and is the ability to add a specific search toolbar.

At first glance you are probably thinking, "Why would I need such a thing, when I can use the main toolbar to search?" You might also be thinking: "How did they suggest something like that?" But the truth of the matter is that there are a couple of reasons to separate those tools. First, you may prefer the old-school navigation method. Second, when you have a separate search bar, you get a little more flexibility with your search. For example, one thing you can do with the separate search bar is to click on a search provider to open it in the browser (without having to type a search string). But for some, having specific task bars is simply less confusing. Finally, making sure that URLs are not sent to your search provider is an unprecedented privacy issue for some.

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So how do they separate? Simple. Let me teach you.

  1. Open Firefox and click on the menu button.
  2. On the pop-up menu, click Preferences.
  3. In the resulting window, click Search and then click the Add search bar check box on the toolbar.

You should see that the new bar appears immediately, ready to use. Another method to add the search bar is through the Customize function.

  1. Click on the Menu button and select Customize.
  2. Click and drag the search bar option to the left or right side of the address bar.
  3. When you have added the search bar, click Done and you are ready to begin.

Once you've added it, you can get even faster access to search preferences by clicking on the magnifying glass in the search bar and then clicking on Change search settings. And that's all there is to add a dedicated search bar in Firefox. For those who fear the combo bar, you can rest easy with a single trick pony, ready to turn your search strings into informative and useful results.

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