I used to type
in the Firefox address bar and get
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=QUERY&aq=f in this particular case).
How can I do that in Chrome?
Visit YouTube so Chrome will automatically pick up its OpenSearch provider information, then right-click on the address bar and choose Edit search engines...
On Chrome 10 (the current beta version) and later: click in the middle box immediately to the right of YouTube Video Search, replace the
On Chrome 9 (the current stable version) and earlier: click on YouTube Video Search, choose Edit, replace the
Now you can search YouTube by just typing
You should be able to use it now by typing
to Chrome's URL bar
Chrome doesn't sync custom searches (yet) and XMarks doesn't convert them between browsers, so I created a service called Shortmarks that lets you use custom searches from any browser by setting Shortmarks as the default search engine. I've been using it for almost a year now and am of course biased, but I love it.