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-By default when you type a keyword into the 'Location Bar' Firefox takes you to the top Google result for that search. However, by modifying the [[About:config|about:config]] entry '''keyword.URL''' you can change this behaviour.+By default when you type a keyword into the [[Location Bar]] Firefox takes you to the top Google result for that search. However, by modifying the [[About:config|about:config]] entry '''keyword.URL''' you can change this behaviour.
-===Location Bar Keyword URLs===+===Location Bar keyword URLs===
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-== External Links ==+== See also ==
 +* [[Using keyword searches]]
 +* [[List of keyword searches]]
 +* [[Multiple parameter keyword searches]]
* [http://www.squarefree.com/2004/09/09/googles-browse-by-name-in-firefox/ Google’s “Browse By Name” in Firefox] * [http://www.squarefree.com/2004/09/09/googles-browse-by-name-in-firefox/ Google’s “Browse By Name” in Firefox]
* [http://toolbar.google.com/bbn_help.html Google's "Browse By Name" feature for the Internet Explorer Google Toolbar] * [http://toolbar.google.com/bbn_help.html Google's "Browse By Name" feature for the Internet Explorer Google Toolbar]

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By default when you type a keyword into the Location Bar Firefox takes you to the top Google result for that search. However, by modifying the about:config entry keyword.URL you can change this behaviour.

Location Bar keyword URLs

Service keyword.URL
Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" (default) http://www.google.com/search?btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=
Google "Browse by Name" (Automatically takes you to sites with a clear match, else performs a Google search) http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=
Google Search (Google search results page) http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=

See also