Firefox’s default search behaviour for when you type keywords into the address bar has always bugged me. It sends you straight to Google’s ‘I’m feeling lucky’ result.
I don’t like being lucky. I like to know where I’m going before I go there.
To change Firefox so it behaves like Google Chrome (eg you can search directly from the address bar) do this:
about:configinto your address bar
- In the small filter box, type
- Right click the
keyword.URLvalue and click “Modify”. Enter the following URL into the popup box (you would want to copy this URL before clicking Modify):