Monday, November 16, 2009

Adding to Google Chrome

Below are the instructions for adding search capability to Google Chrome (or Chromium, IE and Firefox instructions here):

Open Chrome and click on the Customize icon on the right, and click on Options, as seen in the picture below:

Once in the Options window, at the bottom of the Basic tab, to the right of the Default Search section, click Manage:

In the Search Engines window, click the Add button in the top-right of the window. An Edit Search Engine dialog will open and fill it in as follows:

That full URL is:

Then click Save and you're set. To use it, from the Chrome address bar type the keyword "ls" (this keyword can be set to anything you'd like), then hit Tab to begin the search. Type in your keyword(s) and hit enter:

Friday, November 6, 2009

Linkable Search Results Page

Since I use the search bar in my browser when searching, I am able to use the URL from the search results page to create a link. This is unavailable when using the search bar on the main site. For those who would like a linkable search results page, I've added a small search bar on the right side of the page.