Selected Text Searcher

Selected Text Searcher

Highlight any text and perform search on any search engine with a couple of clicks, hotkey or gesture.

What is Selected Text Searcher?
Selected Text Searcher is a Firefox add-on that allows you to easily highlight any text and perform quick searches on any search engine. With just a couple of clicks, hotkey, or gesture, you can search selected text without leaving your current page. The add-on also offers features such as two-click search engine adding, importing of search engines, searching on multiple websites at once, hotkey and gesture search, easy rearrangement and editing of search engines, drag and drop functionality, and autocomplete. Explore the User Guide for detailed instructions on how to make the most of the Selected Text Searcher add-on. Enhance your browsing experience and save time with this powerful search tool.
Stats
Users: 120 ▲ 3
Rating: 4.38 (21)
Version: 1.44 (Last updated: 2018-02-06)
Creation date: 2017-10-05
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • contextMenus
  • <all_urls>
Size: 216.04K
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Summary

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Short Demo Video

★ Two clicks search engine adding.

Can import your search engines.

Search selected text on one or multiple websites at once.

★ Search selected text with hotkeys.

Search selected text with gestures.

★ Easily rearrange and edit your search engines without going to settings.

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User reviews
Nice addon. Would like a direct flow to a specified search engine in one hotkey or middle click though, I got this addon while I was looking to minus one click whenever I searched texts with firefox's context menu (which had the -search for"text"-option)
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Safety
Risk impact

Selected Text Searcher may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Selected Text Searcher has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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