How To Use Chrome’s Omnibox (URL) As Any Websites Search Box.

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Here I am going to share you a hack (functionality) which will save your precious time when you need to search. Google Chrome as built-in functionality where you can use Chrome’s Omnibox (URL bar) as any websites search box. It is a three step process to enable this functionality. To use Chrome’s Omnibox as local website’s search box, follow these steps.

1. Go to site which you would like to enable it (example. amazon.de).

2. Right click inside the search box (amazon’s), and click on “Add as search engine…

Integrating Amazon Search Box Into Chrome's Omnibar.

Integrating Amazon Search Box Into Chrome’s Omnibar.

3. Customize the keyword. By default, Chrome will make website address as keyword, which sometime are long and confusing (I change my keyword from amazon.com to ama).

Editing Keyword For Amazon.

Editing Keyword For Amazon.

So next when I need to search something in amazon, I need to open amazon website. I just need to type the keyword (in my case ama) followed by space and name of the article.

Searching In Amazon Without Opening Site.

Searching In Amazon Without Opening Site.

Search Results From Amazon.

Search Results From Amazon.

To edit/remove it, right click inside Chrome’s omnibar (url) and click on “Edit search engines..“.

Editing Search Engines in Chrome

Editing Search Engines

Edit Search Engines Options.

Edit Search Engines Options.

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