Install search plugins

Francois Carpentier edited this page Dec 28, 2017 · 4 revisions

Steps to install search plugins for qBittorrent version 3.1.10 or more recent

  1. Go to https://github.com/qbittorrent/search-plugins/wiki/Unofficial-search-plugins#plugins-for-public-sites

    1. Under Download column, click on the appropriate Download link
    2. Save the .py file into a temporary location on your local storage
  2. Using qBittorrent

    1. Using the main window, click on Search tab
    2. Click on Search engines... button. Which is located around the bottom right side.
    3. The Search plugins window will open. It shows a list of installed search engine plugins.
      1. Click on Install a new one button
      2. The Plugin source window will open
        1. Click on Local file button
        2. Navigate to the .py file you downloaded in the step above. Select the .py file.
        3. If successful the following message will be display

          <PLUGIN.NAME> search engine plugin was successfully installed.

        4. If not successful the following message will be display

          <PLUGIN.NAME> search engine plugin could not be installed.

          1. Using this page under the Comment column, double check that your system meets the minimum requirements for each search plugin. Maybe your present system does not have the requirements.
      3. Click on Close button
  3. You can delete the .py file from you temporary location on your local storage. As it is no longer needed.

  4. Optionally, you can use the Search plugins window to Enable or Deactivate search plugins, or check for updates

  5. Done. You have successfully install a new search plugin for qBittorrent.

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