I’ve jumped at the chance to build a firefox toolbar to search the best standards-based resources available (and my site to boot.) I simply created a Rollyo page and then created the Firefox search plugin to use it.
- Download these two files: standardistas.src, standardistas.gif
- Place them in your program files/mozilla firefox/searchplugins directory
- Restart Firefox.
Visit the new Rollyo – Standardista page and click on the Add to Firefox link on the right sidebar. This approach will give you a generic Rollyo icon in the search box.
In one simple search you can get the relevant information from all of these sites without having to swim through thousands of extraneous results.
I’ve added more standardistas to the list:
I begin working with Yahoo! in a week. I had planned on building a page using their search API in the near future. Go ahead and download this Firefox toolbar plugin. I will be adding this to the mozdev archive and when I make the new Yahoo! version, your toolbar will actually update itself. As Christopher Lowell would say: “How cool is that?!”
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