I have just entered time.gmttime() in the Firefox location bar intending to search for documentation on this Python function. And the response was We can’t connect to the server at www.time.gmttime(). For me myself it is immediately obvious that time.gmttime() is not a server name as I look at it and even time.gmttime is not - theoretically a TLD named .gmttime can exist but the probability of a web site I would want to visit being registered in such a strange zone is near zero.

Can I configure Firefox to always consider the text typed in the location bar a search request in cases when the part that can be considered a server name is neither an IP address nor ends with a known existing TLD?

  • Not sure how firefox uses searches, given that it has been a long time ago since I used firefox, but if I remember correctly, there is a search bar too. Entering anything there will always search. In addition, many browsers allow searching by typing a letter in the addressbar. Vivaldi and Opera allow g your search to always search with google. Firefox may have a similar method. – LPChip Feb 26 '18 at 13:02

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