This repository has been deprecated. Our current Firefox extension can be found at: https://github.com/duckduckgo/duckduckgo-privacy-extension.
DuckDuckGo enhancements for Firefox.
This addon can
- add a handy DuckDuckGo toolbar button to your browser for easy access to !bang tags (removable).
- add DuckDuckGo as your default search engine through the address bar, search bar and context right-click menu (reversible).
- show DuckDuckGo instant answers on Google/Bing (removable).
Setting the partner parameter
First of all, there is a
PARTNER_QUERY_ADDITION constant in
lib/main.js that should be set to something like
in order to function properly.
Also, you might want to add the
t parameter to the search engine definition
which is located at data/search.xml. It usually has a form
<Param name="t" value="partnerid"/>.
You can easily automate both these steps by running
$ make partnerxpi PARTNER_ID=partnerid
which will do both steps for you and provided that you have the Add-on
SDK installed it will try to
build it for you into a file
jpm is required.
- Install through node:
npm install jpm
- Update PATH:
Find more information on MDN
Since we don't yet have automated tests, here is a checklist of manual tests to perform:
Search box is empty
Search works and defaults to DDG
Click a bang, the bang is added to the search box
Click another bang, the bang in the search box is replaced
Search with bang works
Expand/collapse button on right of search hides the bang options
Click "I'm feeling ducky" and search. Redirects to first organic
Modified options, both in the popup and in the options.html page, are saved
When safe search is unchecked, the URL for a search contains the
When "remember last search" is checked, on popup open the search box will contain the last performed search