Mozilla recently made a deal with Yahoo to take over the default search function in Firefox. Now, this is great news for competition and all but I don’t use Yahoo. I use Google. So, how can you set your default search from Yahoo (or anything else) back to Google? Follow these simple steps.
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DuckDuckGo is a search engine that does not track you. Adds DuckDuckGo as the default address bar, search bar and right-click search engine. Adds a handy toolbar button for easy access to !bang tags. Adds DuckDuckGo instant answers to Google/Bing.
Want to quickly search for more social media or search engine information for any web page or link on the Web? yExplore 2 is an excellent add-on for Firefox that does exactly that, and more.
By simply right-clicking on any page you can find out the following:
- Yahoo Site Explorer Backlinks & Index
- Google Backlinks, Index, Cache
- Bing Index
- Delicious saves for a domain.
- Highlighting of NoFollow links.
- Whois Info
- and much more!
You can get more information about yExplore 2 via TwisterMC.com or the Firefox Add-ons web site. It never hurts to do your homework when it comes to looking up more information about web site links or domains out there, and the yExplore 2 extension for Firefox makes that task a whole lot easier.
For more web development add-ons for Firefox, be sure to check out my hand-picked selection of the 10 best tools out there.