Install Instructables Search Plug-in for Firefox

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Introduction: Install Instructables Search Plug-in for Firefox

This is a simple guide that will tell you how to install the Instructables search plug-in for Firefox. That way, you will be able to search Instructables directly from your browser even if you are not on the Instructables page!

Step 1: Go to the Mycroft Project Page

1. Visit the Mycroft Project page and type "instructables" in the "Site Name/URL:" field.
2. Press the "Search" button.

Step 2: Click on the "Instructables" Link

1. On the new window, look for the "Instructables" entry and the link by the same name.
2. Click on the "Instructables" underlined link.

Step 3: Click on the "Add" Button in the Pop-up Window

When the pop-up window opens, click on the "Add" button.

Optional: If you check the "Start using it right away" box, the Instructables plug-in will be selected for immediate use in your Firefox search bar

Step 4: Done!


You are done! Try your brand new Instructables search plug-in by selecting it from your search engines list at the top right of your browser's window!

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The search resulted in 2 plugins. The one by Jorge Silva was marked with 'check' icon, however. I added this plugin.

This also works with the FastDial plugin for Firefox

I was going to do an Instructable on how to do this, I even started writing some code. Then I thought maybe there is an Instructable on how to do it. Thanks just saved me about an hour.

haha i did this last year but then i got read of firefox AND got a mac... any way to do this on safari?

Sorry, I have no idea... congratulations on the upgrade, I hope the next one is to Linux!

i upgrade/downgraded to linux! i am dual booting

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there is a mac version of firefox.

i did it, it took literally 4.295739567693669362634876548386 seconds, lol jk about 2 seconds

Nice! That first picture looks awesome.