Google UK (google.co.uk) Search

Google UK (google.co.uk) Search

Add google.co.uk to your search engines (including search suggestions from google.co.uk). Not an official Google add-on!

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  • Google UK (google.co.uk) Search
What is Google UK (google.co.uk) Search?
'Google UK (google.co.uk) Search' is a Firefox extension that allows you to utilise the Google UK search engine directly from your browser. It incorporates UK-specific search results and suggestions, perfect for those who want a localised Google search experience. It is easy to install and use, and you can choose to make Google UK your default search engine.
Stats
Users: 1,694 ▲ 7
Rating: 5.00 (11)
Version: 0.2 (Last updated: 2020-01-31)
Creation date: 2020-01-30
Weekly download count: 10
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides search engine: Yes
Size: 13.50K
URLs: Website
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Summary

This is a basic WebExtensions version of the old Google UK search engine plugin. You can decide after you try it whether to make Google UK your default search engine (see screenshots for how to do that).

Search Results URL: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q={searchTerms}

Search Suggestions URL: https://www.google.co.uk/complete/search?client=firefox&hl=en-GB&q={searchTerms}

Inspired by: https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/cant-set-google-uk-to-default/52994

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Adds Google.co.uk as a search engine option
  • Solves issue with getting UK specific search results
  • Simple and effective
  • Easy one-click addition to Firefox
  • No need to manually configure the search engine URL
Cons
  • Cannot edit or delete anything added in the settings interface
  • Requires an add-on for functionality that some users feel should be built-in
  • Necessitates a click on 'Tools>UK only' for UK specific results
Most mentioned
  • Ease of setting up Google.co.uk as default search
  • Enhances search experience for UK users
  • Lack of ability to modify or remove the search engine within Firefox settings
  • Desire for an integrated solution without the need for an add-on
Recent reviews
by Duncs, 2024-02-27
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Safety
Risk impact

Google UK (google.co.uk) Search is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Google UK (google.co.uk) Search has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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