One can do searches from the address bar in safari. However one can only specify one search engine to use. Id really like to specify that I want the search to happen in google/youtube/wikipedia etc. Id really like to be able to do searches from the address bar in safari.

I had this in chrome a while back, and I'd love to use it in safari. Does anyone know if an extension is available to do it?

a description of the functionality can be seen in this gif: https://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/09/h2-chrome-omnibox/chromebar_gif_slow_it_down/

  • Your question specifies 'search engine' but your requirement would appear to be about a site-specific parameter instead. As wch1zpink has already provided some info on search engines, I've added one on site-specific searches. – Tetsujin Dec 11 '16 at 7:16

You can use the same syntax in Safari's address bar as you would directly in Google etc


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Omnikey does this:

Comes as a safari extension, you can download it here:


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