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  1. I would love to see Alfred’s Web Bookmarks and Web Search features allow for alternative browser opening options. Like most people these days, I often find myself needing to switch between browsers during the day. Since Alfred’s Web Bookmarks and Web Search features are tied to the user’s default browser (or, in the case of Web Bookmarks, the browser where the bookmarks came from), I have had to create a bunch of workaround workflows. However, I’d love to go back and start using Alfred’s under the hood features again. Alfred’s Web Search, for example, makes it so much easier to see
  2. I previously shared a directory of nearly 200 Custom Web Searches that I maintain. I've continued adding more searches to it, along with custom icons to accompany the searches. Up until now, however, I hadn't done the same thing for the web searches that come pre-installed in Alfred. I decided that I didn't like the look of the default icons (several of them are outdated), so I created a free set of 20 starter icons to replace them! Download the 🎩 20 Starter Web Search Icons Since Alfred doesn't let you modify the pre-installed web searches, y
  3. Hi there, Maybe I am missing something obvious? I can't see any way to delete a custom web search once it has been created (both Alfred 3 and 4). Am I overlooking something? Many thanks, Steve
  4. I've set up a custom web search as follows: But it's not triggering when I type the keyword: I'm sure I'm doing something stupid, but I can't work out what it might be.
  5. Does anyone know how to create an account-specific URL for Google Drive? In the past, my Google Drive-related Alfred workflows relied on the following paths: Open Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/account@gmail.com Search Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/account@gmail.com/search?q={query} However, this approach seems to have stopped working a few weeks ago (at least, that's when I noticed it). Now, I just receive an error indicating that the URL was not found on the server. To be clear, you can still open and search Google Drive by using the
  6. I came across a website: https://www.jiumodiary.com/ After the search results returned, I found no {query} in the URL bar! Excuse me, how can I set the Search URL in web search in Alfred?
  7. Good Day! Maybe this issue has been already raised here, but I still can't get, why I have no ability to change my web search engines. Alfred offers us only choosing the country, we live in, and it will adjust search engines by itself. But his choice doesn't satisfy me. Alfred still uses Google, Amazon and Wikipedia. I use NOTHING of these. I prefer Yandex services, that are very popular in Russia. So, it would be extremely convenient, if I had an ability (working the same as Alfred's general "Web Search" feature) to set my own web search engines. Maybe, I want five or only two prime
  8. Hi, Not sure if this is a bug or how it is supposed to run. My issue is I can't use the hot key CMD + Return(or any of the other hot key options listed in the advanced tab) to perform a web search in my default browser without having a fall back result. I like keeping Alfred minimal and didnt want to have any fall back searches. Id rather simply use the hot key however, once I remove all the fall back searches, the hot key no longer triggers a web search.
  9. Does anybody know how to set up the Web Search feature in Alfred to work with SSRN (Social Science Research Network)? For those unfamiliar with SSRN, it's website for sharing research (usually early drafts and things in the public domain). Unfortunately, while it's now owned by Elsevier, it's still probably the most used repository for pre-publication research papers. When I run search either through its standard or advanced search pages, the search terms are not located in the URL. Unlike Google and other search-related websites, I also can't seem to find any documentation on its
  10. Hi there, I'm having a bit of trouble searching the web from the alfred search bar. Once I've entered the search query and pressed <enter>, it just pulls up a new blank window. It does this whether I try to search google, amazon, or wikipedia and it does it for all search queries that I have tried. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  11. I've added custom search for Amazon UK but cannot get it to work, which is a pan as I use Amazon every day. I've tried the following in the search URL but none work: https://www.amazon.co.uk/search?q={query} https://www.amazon.co.uk/search/?q={query} https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?q={query} https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/?q={query} Can anyone advise?
  12. Background Hey everyone! I’ve created two workflows that allows you to search web pages. This is my first workflow, let me know what all I messed up Many thanks to @zetavg for some initial direction. Demand I’m searching for the great investor’s information recently, and put information in Zotero groups library: Zotero | Groups > OMlalala > Library The information include autobiography, the letter to shareholders, books(English version, Simplified Chinese version, Traditional Chinese version ), and etc. So, I have to repeatedly search f
  13. Hi all! Mega supporter since the beginnings and first time trouble Since a fresh 10.12.6 install, Alfred 3.4.1 doesn't seem to recognize anymore: - my custom web searches' keywords. Those web searches are simple and straightforward, have worked fine for ever, not been changed and! Still work with the 'test' button in edit mode. But typing a keyword in Alfred treats it like a random input (see example screenshot). The web searches are enabled. - any workflow keyword. Be it default, custom or freshly imported 3rd party (see example screenshot). The workflows a
  14. i'm trying to make a search for wookiepedia but i'm not getting it to work correctly is this the correct format? Search URL: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Special:Search Title: Search Wookieepedia for '{query}' keyword: wookie i'd just copy the contents of the wikipedia web search but it won't show me the settings
  15. How can I add this web to web search? https://cse.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=003551902044340384269:hlzwnik3eqi
  16. I have 2 custom web searches for google drive "gd" and "gdu" where "gdu" has a {query} in the url keyword search url gd https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/my-drive gdu 2 https://drive.google.com/drive/u/{query}/my-drive They both work as expected alone. but when they are both enabled the "Enter" choice is always the most previous one that was used. Meaning if the last one I used was gdu 2 (which worked) When I type in the second one "gd"it completes to gdu and waits for the query input even though it has the EXACT qu
  17. I am still in the initial stages of adding a bunch of custom workflows since reinstalling everything after a fresh OSX install and I'm finding it cumbersome to go into alfred settings each time to add a web search. I usually just add them whenever they occur to me or when I visit a site that would have a handy search to use, so I'm wondering if anybody knows of a workflow to accomplish this all from a single line.
  18. Hi. This is probably dead simple but i cant find the answers... How do I create a web search string that uses the google search engine to search a specific web site? I have tried to create a web search for this site. www.99musik.se But it doesnt let me search even though I am a member and logged in, how is that. Maybe the site must verify that it is me that is logged in who does the search? Can somebody please point me in the right direction? Thanks
  19. I unchecked the enable boxes for all Google and Amazon searches, but when I search, I only get Google, Amazon and Wiki options, and no DuckDuckGo (or other) searches. This worked perfectly before I lost my preferences. What am I doing wrong? Is it possible to delete Google search entirely?
  20. I would like to use (either standard alfred web search or a custom workflow) alfred to launch google searches. At the moment, they all open in a new window if the app (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) is not already open. I would like the behavior to be that the search opens in a new tab even if the app is currently closed, and is launched by the alfred query. Any help appreciated.
  21. I'm trying to make a custom web search for the Wayback Machine. The query looks like this https://web.archive.org/web/*/{query} where {query} is a full URL from the clipboard. The problem is that Alfred changes the special characters into %2F and such so that the resulting search URL looks like: https://web.archive.org/web/*/http%3A%2F%2Fexamplecom%2F Is this solvable, or will I need a workflow of some sort?
  22. Hi everybody, Just wanted to share this little custom web search, very useful if you live in Curitiba. Alfred + Urbs + line number alfred://customsearch/URBS%20horario%20de%20onibus%20para%20a%20linhea%20%7Bquery%7D/urbs/ascii/noplus/http://www.urbs.curitiba.pr.gov.br/horario-de-onibus/{query} Best! Ola tudo mundo, Só queria compartilhar uma search personalizada que pode ser muito útil sé vc viva em Curitiba. Só entra urbs y o numero da linha, é abri a pagina com todos os horários desse ônibus. Alfred + Urbs + line number alfred://customsearch/URBS%20horario
  23. Hi, there. For as long as I can remember, Alfred includes a predefined web search for Google Images. However, the web search no longer reflects Google's current URL structure for image searches, which results in a redirect and a flash of unstyled content. Alfred's Google Images search URL: https://www.google.com/images?q=alfred New Google Images search URL: https://www.google.com/search?q=alfred&tbm=isch Of course, I am able to create a custom web search with the correct URL. However, I would ideally prefer not to do this (at least I shouldn't need to do this). Regardless,
  24. I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me either: a) edit the default Google search function or create a custom search function that allows (google) web search results, of whatever I type into the Alfred box, to open in an existing (Firefox) browser window For example, even though I already have a Firefox window open with 3 tabs, a Alfred web search will open the google results in a new window. I'd appreciate any help. Thank you!
  25. hyper-paranoid question here- are all url/file search queries stored, even if you disable 'query history' / 'URL history' / clipboard? what if you enable these features, will the query cache be cleared once you clear those feature histories? i would like to use Alfred for all web searches instead of a browser, but if i am piping searches i would normally enter directly on HTTPS search sites, are these queries instead being recorded in plain text somewhere before they reach the HTTPS site? could queries theoretically be sent by way of scripts in imported workflows, if the developer designed
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