DuckDuckGo Search (Unofficial)

DuckDuckGo Search (Unofficial)

Unofficial, open-source web extension that adds duckduckgo.com as a search engine to the Firefox browser. Please review DuckDuckGo's privacy policy: https://duckduckgo.com/privacy

What is DuckDuckGo Search (Unofficial)?
DuckDuckGo Search (Unofficial) is an open-source, unofficial web extension for Firefox. This tool allows users to utilize DuckDuckGo's search engine within their browser seamlessly. Noteworthy, DuckDuckGo is renowned for its strict user privacy policies. The extension, whilst not needed for adding the search engine to Firefox, offers convenience and easier access to the privacy-focused search platform.
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Stats
Users: 2,097 ▲ 4
Rating: 4.55 (20)
Version: 1.0.0 (Last updated: 2020-02-21)
Creation date: 2020-02-21
Weekly download count: 35
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides search engine: Yes
Size: 13.20K
URLs: Website
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Summary

Please keep in mind that you don't need to install this extension to add the search engine to your list of available engines. You can add it via the search or address bar (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-or-remove-search-engine-firefox). This is just for convenience.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Better than the official addon
  • Not bloatware
  • Satisfying users
Cons
  • Very America centric
Most mentioned
  • Comparison to the official addon
  • Country centric usage
  • Pleasing user experience
Recent reviews
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Safety
Risk impact

DuckDuckGo Search (Unofficial) is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

DuckDuckGo Search (Unofficial) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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