Error in setting default search engine in mozilla using webextensions

Mike Kaply mkaply at mozilla.com
Mon Nov 20 17:03:00 UTC 2017


Are you opening a first run page with your add-on?

Mike

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 1:06 AM, Santhosh Raam <sandeey.13 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bob,
>
> I have included code which you mentioned in previous mail. Now i updated
> mozilla to version 57. But still , it is not changing default search engine
> in firefox. Below i have mentioned the code.
>
> {
>
>   "manifest_version": 2,
>   "name": "example",
>   "description": "Adds a search engine that searches example.com",
>   "version": "1.5",
>   "author": "Santhosh Ramanujam",
>   "chrome_settings_overrides": {
>     "search_provider": {
>       "name": "example",
>       "search_url": "https://www.example.com/search?q={searchTerms}",
>       "favicon_url": "https://www.example.com/favicon/favicon.ico",
>       "is_default": true
>     }
>   },
>   "applications": {
>     "gecko": {
>       "id": "sandeey13 at gmail.com"
>     }
>   }
>
> }
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 3:00 AM, Bob Silverberg <bsilverberg at mozilla.com>
> wrote:
>
>> To set a search engine as the default you need to specify the is_default
>> property on the search_provider in your manifest.json file, similar to the
>> following:
>>
>>       "chrome_settings_overrides": {
>>         "search_provider": {
>>           "name": "DuckDuckGo",
>>           "search_url": "https://example.com/?q={searchTerms}",
>>           "is_default": true,
>>         },
>>       }
>>
>> If you have any trouble with this, please let us know exactly what the
>> problem is, and please provide a copy of the code from your extension's
>> manifest.json file.
>>
>> Bob
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 2:17 AM, Santhosh Raam <sandeey.13 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I have developed search extension using webextension api. Everything is
>>> working fine, like downloading extension and change search engine. But
>>> problem is not accepting as default search engine. After downloading , it
>>> should configured as default search engine. I don't have any idea how to do
>>> that. Will wait for reply.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Santhosh Ramanujam
>>>
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>>
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