In Firefox I can enter a single character into the URL bar and some sites are suggested. I believe in the past I saw a possibility to edit the sites that are being suggested. Is it possible via about:config or the like?


If the object is to make a bookmark appear higher in the list returned from searces so that typing a letter (or two) acts as a "hot key", there are two things to do:

First, you can specify only certain sources for suggestions with about:config for the following, self-explanatory, keys:

  • browser.urlbar.suggest.bookmark
  • browser.urlbar.suggest.history
  • browser.urlbar.suggest.searches

Set them to false to stop that type of suggestion.

Second, in userChrome.css (which you may need to create), add the following to cause your bookmarks to appear at the top of the list:

/* Search bar result order: bookmarks, history, then other tabs */
#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="bookmark"]{  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 0; }
#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="favicon"]{   -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1; }
#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="switchtab"]{ -moz-box-ordinal-group: 2; }

Caveat: This does not force Search to return just a single result, but it does move frequently-used bookmarks higher. Rename your preferred bookmarks with mnemonics to reduce the returned clutter .

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