OmniSearch Chrome Extension: 2 New Ways to Search Your Favorite Sites

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My latest mini-side project is a Chrome Extension that adds two additional methods to search: one via the search bar and one in the right click menu.

Similar to my “Search Funnel” Chrome Extension (also an app for Android and iOS), this saves you the step of visiting the website prior to searching.

Enhanced Search Bar (Feature 1 of 2)

This targets those who prefer keyboard shortcuts and minimize mouse usage.

In the search bar, simply type two periods (“..”) and then hit space.

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Enter what you want to search. Then use your arrow keys (or the mouse) to select where you want to search.

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Enhanced Right Click (Feature 2 of 2)

After you highlight a word or phrase on a website, right click with your mouse. There will be a new option for “Search [your highlighted text] on”. Hovering over that, you’ll be able to select where to perform the search.

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In the Options screen, you can specify if the results appear in the current tab, a new tab, a new window, or an incognito window.

Which Services appear?

When you first install the extension, or visit the Options screen after, you can specify which services you want from the those below:

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How Do I Get This?

Available for free in the Chrome Web Store: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/omni-search/khlgelgpghbdfngahnnnjbognacdjhga

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