Some of the important features of the Search Manager addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Search Manager.
In short, Search Manager let you easily search with popular search engines. Just open a new tab page and type in your desired keyword in the designated area.
6 Reasons to Use Search Manager
Allows you to search for desired keywords in a new tab.
Provides four options for search-engine selection.
Has the feature to suggest similar keywords while you type (similar to Google instant).
Has background image for the new tab page which changes automatically on a daily basis.
Background image changes on a daily basis automatically.
Available for all browsers and platforms.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Search Manager?
Search Manager is a simple addon that let you search for desired keywords in a new tab page. You can choose your desired search engine within the new tab page. Currently there are four options available. You can choose from Google, Yahoo, Bing and Wikipedia. Moreover, when you type a keyword, similar keywords are suggested based on your search term. Just click on a desired keyword term and then click on the search button. Background image for the new tab page will also change on a daily basis automatically.
2. How can I change the search engine?
In order to change the search engine, please open a new tab page and choose desired search engine from the drop-down menu next to the search button. Currently there are four search engines available to choose from. Please note that all changes are auto saved to the memory.
3. How can I download the source code for Search Manager?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How can I use the similar keyword (instant suggestions) feature?
When you type a keyword in the search area, similar keywords will be shown in a dropdown menu below the search bar. Simply click on the desired item to choose one. Please note that, similar items (instant search) are shown only if they exist for the current search keyword. Moreover, they are limited to 7 items for each keyword.
5. Can I set the addon to open a NEW tab when I click on the search button?
No, unfortunately the addon only redirects the new tab page to the new address when you click on the search button. You cannot open the result in a new tab page.
6. How to uninstall this extension from your Opera or Chrome browser?
In order to uninstall this addon from Opera, please go to the extensions page, find this addon from the list and then press on the remove button.
7. How to disable this extension?
In order to disable this addon, find the addon name from the extensions page in your browser and then click on the disable button.
8. Are there any options or settings for this addon?
No, currently there are no options or settings to adjust. Everything is available in the new tab page.
9. How can I add a new search engine to the drop-down list?
Unfortunately, there is no option to add new entries to the drop down menu. Four popular search engines are added to the list by default. In future versions, more search engines will be added to the list.
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