So, what is the address bar? This is a field that is usually located in the upper left corner of the browser and is used to enter the names of Internet resources. Site names in most cases use letters and numbers of the Latin alphabet, but there are also national domains that use characters of the national alphabet, for example, Russian “. РФ” or Chinese.
Usually the address bar is not alone. Next to it are various navigation buttons and a search engine.a string that many novice users confuse with the main tool. The search bar is a special extension for browsers that can search the system for a given query. On the Internet, you can find a sea of \u200b\u200bvariants of this tool for each popular browser, and each will have its own plus. But that's not all. Advanced users use special scripts, thanks to which the address bar begins to support search. That is, using these extensions, you will no longer need to fill the browser panel with unnecessary input fields, it will be enough just to enter a search query in the address bar, and the program will find the information you need by itself. In order to enable/change this feature, you may need to make some changes to your browser. Let's take a closer look at the most popular options.
Address bar with search functionality in Mozilla Firefox
To change the search parameters, type "about:config" in the address bar of your browser and press the Enter key. A window will appear, confirm that you know what you are doing and close it. You will be prompted with a list of parameters in which you can configure the necessary ones. Find "Keyword. URL", right-click on it and select the "Edit" option from the drop-down list. Enter the link to the required search engine.
Address bar with Opera search function
In Opera, the search function through the address bar, at first glance, is implemented as simple as shelling pears. To activate it just before the requestafter a space, put the English letter corresponding to the search engine you need. For those who doubt, we will publish a list: Yandex - (y), google - (g), mail.ru - (m), Wikipedia - (w). What letter you write in that system will be searched. This method looks very simple and effective, but in fact, switching between Russian and English layouts is not always easy.
Address bar with Google Chrome search function
In the upper right corner, next to the browser close button, there is a button with a wrench. Clicking on it will take you to the settings window. The address bar of the browser is configured through the "Search" menu, which is located in the "Settings" tab. In the window that opens, simply select the desired system and restart the browser.