Are you a dedicated Firefox user? Here’s how to customize its search options, from selecting a default search engine to ditching the search bar.

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You use Firefox to surf the web and you run your searches directly from the browser, but there’s more to searching in Firefox than meets the eye.

You can tweak and control your searches to get more narrow or accurate results; run your searches from the search or address bar; see suggestions as you type; and pick your default search engine. You can also change your search results on the fly by adding special characters to search the web, in open tabs, your browsing history, or across bookmarks. Let’s see how to control your searches in Firefox.