Dismiss this notice
Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 7 New Year 2019 Giveaway-https://www.geeks.fyi/showthread.php?tid=4948

Dismiss this notice
MakeUSLaugh_HitmanPro.Alert New Year 2019 Giveaway- https://www.geeks.fyi/showthread.php?tid=4946

Dismiss this notice
Ashampoo Burning Studio 20 New Year 2019 Giveaway- https://www.geeks.fyi/showthread.php?tid=4947

Dismiss this notice
PowerISO New Year 2019 Giveaway - https://www.geeks.fyi/showthread.php?tid=5170


Thread Rating:
  • 1 Vote(s) - 5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Firefox 66 may move New Tab search input to Address Bar
#1
Information 
[Image: firefox-new-tab-page-search.png]
Quote:I think it was Google that started to display a search form for the first time on a browser's New Tab page; correct me if I'm wrong on that. Many browser makers, Mozilla included, added search forms to the New Tab page of their browsers, and it is quite common to see a search field on the page.

I never really understood why Mozilla added the field to Firefox, as you could just use the address bar or the search bar, if displayed, to search on the Internet. Firefox's address bar runs searches using the default search provider but the browser supports on-off searches as well to use different installed engines for individual searches.

Mozilla added search shortcuts to the Top Sites listing on the New Tab page recently that use keywords, a neglected feature, to power searches.

Firefox users who don't use the search field on the New Tab Page can hide it on the page by disabling Web Search on the configuration page about:preferences#home.
Full reading: https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/10/firefo...dress-bar/
[-] The following 1 user says Thank You to harlan4096 for this post:
  • silversurfer
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
[-]
Latest Threads
WhatsApp caps message forwarding to five...
Last Post: silversurfer
Today 11:56
» Replies: 0
» Views: 19
What is your PC's security setup?
Last Post: Toligo
Today 10:42
» Replies: 24
» Views: 2181
Fake Android Navigation Apps Spam You wi...
Last Post: tarekma7
Today 10:27
» Replies: 0
» Views: 21
6 Reasons We Need to Boost Cybersecurity...
Last Post: tarekma7
Today 10:22
» Replies: 0
» Views: 28
Apeaksoft MobieTrans 1.1.6
Last Post: Toligo
Today 08:48
» Replies: 0
» Views: 18
[Android][App] The Big Ashampoo® App Par...
Last Post: Raur
Today 08:19
» Replies: 0
» Views: 27
A first look at Windows Sandbox
Last Post: Raur
Today 07:47
» Replies: 2
» Views: 87
Twitter admits bug exposed some Android ...
Last Post: Raur
Today 07:35
» Replies: 3
» Views: 47
What is your favourite AntiVirus?
Last Post: osmandemi
Today 07:24
» Replies: 13
» Views: 232
Temporary micropatch available for zero-...
Last Post: Raur
Today 07:16
» Replies: 0
» Views: 36
Malwarebytes Fixes Windows 7 Freeze Prob...
Last Post: Raur
Today 07:08
» Replies: 2
» Views: 33
NordVPN Breaking Your Privacy
Last Post: Raur
Today 06:45
» Replies: 0
» Views: 28
Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti Reportedly Up To 19 P...
Last Post: DTinn8
Today 05:58
» Replies: 0
» Views: 17
Microsoft Employee Hints at Windows Core...
Last Post: DTinn8
Today 05:54
» Replies: 0
» Views: 28
Free VPN Risk Index: Android Apps
Last Post: DTinn8
Today 05:49
» Replies: 1
» Views: 28
O&O DiskImage Professional v14 Review
Last Post: DTinn8
Today 05:44
» Replies: 7
» Views: 238
Revo Uninstaller 3 PRO
Last Post: Raur
Today 05:29
» Replies: 3
» Views: 50
[Official] O&O DiskImage 14 Professional...
Last Post: DTinn8
Today 05:27
» Replies: 24
» Views: 1393
WinRAR 5.60 Review
Last Post: Raur
Today 05:14
» Replies: 5
» Views: 479
[Official] CheckMAL's AppCheck Pro Chris...
Last Post: dinosaur07
Today 00:03
» Replies: 12
» Views: 751

[-]
Staffs Online
harlan4096's profile harlan4096
Administrator