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How to add a custom search engine to Firefox?

Is there a way I can add a custom search URL to the Firefox search bar? e.g. I'd like to provide a URL such as http://blahblah.com?search=%s, where Firefox replaces the %s with the content of the search box.

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Guest [Entry]

"Add keywords to the address bar:

For example, you can set up your browser to search for bread at stackoverflow.com by simply typing so bread into the omnibar.

Do this by right-clicking on the search bar on the website you commonly search. You can do this for the Search field on any website.

Specifically:

Go to the site you want to use to search
Right-Click on the search box you fill out on their page (not Firefox's)
Select ""Add a keyword""
Enter the keyword to use when you want to search in that site (eg: ""so"")"
Guest [Entry]

The Add custom search engine extension lets you create a new search engine and customize it.
Guest [Entry]

Ready2Search is also an available free service that helps you do this for any site. It makes search plug-in for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Google Toolbar with great customization options (icons, query parameters, etc.).
Ready2Search is also an available free service that helps you do this for any site. It makes search plug-in for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Google Toolbar with great customization options (icons, query parameters, etc.).
Guest [Entry]

"Alternative way for custom search

For an example Google Translate string: translate.google.com/m/translate#auto/en/%s so top answer here doesn't work. So I found a workaround with the plugin: add-custom-search-engine

And here we go:

Goes to :"