In all the web browsers available today, you have to set a default search engine that is used when searching the keywords through the address bar. For example, when you are looking for this website, you can start typing trishtech and pretty soon your web browser will display the search results fetched using the default search engine. This feature is invariably available in all the popular web browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, Safari and more. However in the newer versions of Firefox, they have brought forth another feature – to give you options for using all the added search engines. This feature is called One-Click Search, possibly due to the fact that you can click one time on the search engine icons to perform the search.
Here is how you can choose which of the search engines should be used for the one-click search:
- Click on the hamburger menu icon (that looks like three horizontal icon) to pull down the Firefox menu and select Options from there.
- On the options screen, click on the Search on the left side.
- Scroll down the options available on the right-side to find the settings for One-click Search Engines.
- You can select any of the search engines displayed in the list and then click on the check mark to remove them from being used for one-click search. Removing the checkmark removes the search engine and re-adding the checkmark adds the search engine once again.
- If you mess up settings, you can always click on the Restore Default Search Engines button and it will reset all the search settings.
One-click search is great for finding out the search results from many different search engines or when you have to search a particular search engine for some special reason. For instance, you can keep using your default search engine, but use the one-click search for finding about something on Wikipedia.