Searches for the current word or selection via Firefox search plugins. The plugin directory is user-specified, so it may be the live Firefox search plugins directory or a separate directory containing only relevant search providers.
Additionally, the plugin is extensible via writing new search plugins. Both .xml and .src formats are supported.
Certain search engines prefer to group phrases using quote marks, e.g. Google, so it's possible to define these.
Specify a directory containing Firefox search plugins via the Settings panel. This does not have to be $FIREFOX_HOME/searchplugins, but may be an arbitrary directory containing search XML and SRC files.
You can now search for the current selection or word under the caret using any of the search providers from your Firefox search bar. To extend the searches, just add another search file into the directory.
Certain search engines prefer to group phrases using quote marks, e.g. Google, so it is possible to define these in the \"tweaks\" pane of the config view.