With new update 48.0, Firefox shows the domain as first result once again, but this time changing browser.urlbar.unifiedcomplete does not help. So let me ask once again:

Is it possible to remove the new domain suggestion, for example “Visit ebay.co.uk”? Example screenshot:

visit screenshot

Follow up:

I found this reddit thread which links to a Bugzilla report, and there is no option to disable it.

We spent time working on improving the awesomebar, and we think we did. You don't like what we did, that's fine, we accept your opinion, but we are not going to throw away all the work just because of that.


Is it possible to get old suggestion system back in Firefox 43.0?

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Since the browser.urlbar.unifiedcomplete preference is gone, I tried playing around with the other preferences but couldn't get rid of the annoying "Visit ..." suggestion.

Here are the workarounds I've found:


This is what I am using and it works fine for me.

If you want to list 10 entries, change 'browser.urlbar.maxRichResults' in about:config to 11 and then use the following lines in userChrome.css:

#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult richlistitem:first-of-type[actiontype="searchengine"],
#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult richlistitem[actiontype="visiturl"] { visibility:collapse !important; }
#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistbox {
height: auto !important;
max-height: calc(31px * 10) !important;

If you don't already have a userChrome.css file, you'll also need to add the following lines at the top of the file:

/* Do not remove the @namespace line -- it's required for correct functioning */
@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul"); /* set default namespace to XUL */

Source: http://www.ghacks.net/2016/08/01/firefox-48-release/#comment-3950665




You can also achieve this using Stylish.

  1. Install Stylish

  2. Install the URL Bar Tweaks - Remove Visit/Search & Scroll bar style

Source: http://www.ghacks.net/2015/12/21/how-to-remove-visit-in-firefoxs-address-bar/

  • 1
    Your linked style also offers the old 2 line layout, nice!
    – Zombo
    Aug 11, 2016 at 23:38
  • Stylish style works perfect for me, no hassle, so I am accepting your answer, thanks. Also as @StevenPenny noticed it also offerst 2 line layout which is much better.
    – Peter
    Aug 12, 2016 at 17:47
  • worked for me but single line layout, not 2 line layout like @StevenPenny. Why? Anyway, Thanks. +1
    – xypha
    Aug 16, 2016 at 3:18

I guess you want to try the following setting in about:config:


Set it to false and only urls will be valid.

If you want to search using a provider sometimes, you can use the Ctrl+K combination to switch to that mode when needed.

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