The most efficient way to use your favourite search engines. Search selected text, use customizable hotkeys and much more.

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What is SearchBar?

'SearchBar' is a Chrome extension built to enhance your search experience. It brings the best features of Google Toolbar to Chrome, offering one-click search customization, the ability to search selected text, new tab search, customizable hotkeys, search suggestions, search history, the highlighting of search terms, a feature to find search terms in the page, and the ability to search the current site. This advanced tool makes browsing user-friendly, easy, and efficient.

By: Jacob H
Users: 68,599
Version: 0.11.10 (Last updated: 2023-10-15)
Creation date: 2019-10-26
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 223.23K
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Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
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SearchBar brings the best features of Google Toolbar to Chrome, and much more besides: ● one-click search customization ● search selected text ● new tab search ● customizable hotkeys ● search suggestions ● search history ● highlight search terms ● find search terms in page ● search current site ● pre-populate with search terms ● resize, reorder and reposition

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Highly customizable search buttons
  • Saves time and enhances efficiency while browsing
  • Supports multiple custom searches and integration with various websites
  • Does not work on browsers other than Chrome and Edge, as some users request Firefox support
  • Advertising from Aliexpress Assistant appearing is a concern for some users
  • Some features are requested but missing like searching from the clipboard, and the ability to keep the search bar open in all tabs
Most mentioned
  • Customizable search and shortcut keys
  • Requests for new features (search clipboard contents, better control over the UI such as font style, size adjustments)
  • Compatibility with browsers (requests for edge and Firefox support)
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Risk impact

SearchBar is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install SearchBar if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

SearchBar has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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