KwiClick

KwiClick Firefox extension 2.7.1.830

Search without leaving your current tab

Although it's not going to ruin your day, having to open a new tab every time you want to look something up when browsing the Internet can be a pain in the neck, especially if you have to do it frequently. View full description

PROS

  • Good selection of search providers
  • Very configurable

CONS

  • Search results not always consistent with standalone search
  • Cannot add new providers

Very good
8

Although it's not going to ruin your day, having to open a new tab every time you want to look something up when browsing the Internet can be a pain in the neck, especially if you have to do it frequently.

KwiClick is an add-on for Firefox that avoids this problem. If you come across a word or phrase you want to look into further, you just highlight it. By right-clicking, you'll bring up the context menu, where KwiClick inserts a new option - the KwiClick search. This opens a box in the tab you are viewing where you can search for the word or phrase in question on a variety of websites and services, including Wikipedia, Twitter and Flickr, without opening any new window or tab. You can also open the KwiClick window by clicking the discreet icons that appear in the tool and navigation bars and type in the search bar yourself.

The KwiClick box is totally customizable, so you can resize and move it as much as you want. There is also a huge selection of options, so you can tweak almost any aspect of the add-on so it suits your searching style. When the window opens, some search providers are already included your favorites, but you can change them under options. The search is generally accurate, although I noticed that sometimes the results that appeared in the KwiClick window were not the same as the ones that appeared when I opened the results in the browser.

KwiClick is a great add-on that will really help streamline your browsing.

Changes

  • Updates to correct issue with Mac OSX window manager
  • Corrected enlarged YouTube video thumbnails
KwiClick

Download

KwiClick Firefox extension 2.7.1.830