Monday, October 23, 2006

Firefox Keyword Search

Here's a nifty trick for Firefox users that will allow you to search Beer Me! from your browser's Location Bar.

First, go to (This link pops up a new window so you won't lose these instructions.) Notice the "search" box on the left-hand side of the page. search box

Right-click in the search box and select "Add a Keyword for this Search...". You'll get a popup asking for a Name and a Keyword. The Name is the text that will appear in your list of Bookmarks. The Keyword is what you'll type into the Location Bar to make it go; use something short and easy to remember. Personally, I use bm for, but you can use whatever you like.

Now you can just type your keyword followed by your search terms to find anything on Here's an example: search example

Thanks to Jonathan at for the idea; he has a much more lucid and well-illustrated set of instructions here.

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