Most browsers allow search to default search engine in address bar, but what if you want a different engine? You can switch on the right box, choose one and then start the search.
So you can try this:
- click the little arrow in the search engine box to open the drop down menu.
- select Manage Search Engines…
- select an engine and then click on Edit Keyword…
- add the keyword you prefer and then click OK
From now on, if you want make a search with the engine in the URL bar, construct your research like:
wiki power law distribution
answer AAPL growth
twitter Barack Obama
NOTE: if your keyword doesn’t work and your query is answered by the default search engine, try to change it! I have noticed that if you use the name of the service (e.g., Wikipedia, Yhaoo) most of the time the keyword doesn’t work. 😦
If you are a pro, you know, you use the keyboard to do most of the work, right?
Then why click to open the mail client or a new compose window when you can do it in less then 10 character:
in the address bar of your browser and let’s the magic happen! 😎