Do more on the web, with a fast and secure browser!

Download Opera browser with:

  • built-in ad blocker
  • battery saver
  • free VPN
Download Opera

Search Keyword for Google Maps?

  • In Firefox I've long used "m" as a keyword search for Google Maps, that way I can just type a physical address into the address bar and go directly to a map for it. I've used other keyword searches in Opera, but I could never get that one to work. I'd do a search and a blank page with a small black rectangle in the upper left corner (like a progress bar that is at 0%) and that is it. I figured I'd try setting this up in Opera 18, should be one thing I could get to work in this browser that wouldn't in the Presto version...but I was surprised to see that I get the exact same result.

    Anyone create a Google Maps keyword and able to get it to work?

  • I've just tried here with Opera 19 and it seems to be working.

  • Thanks. Not sure why I can't get it to work for me.

  • Originally posted by rilef:

    The following is from less than a week ago:

    Seems unrelated for me. This topic is not about how to create a search using Google Maps but why it doesn't work.

  • Originally posted by mlaps:

    Not sure why I can't get it to work for me.

    Here the string was created as if it helps.

  • Thanks Leo and Rilef. Rilef was right to chastise me though, I had spent a lot of time searching yesterday for various issues, and thought i would have come across a thread for Maps if there was one, since I had read a number of other keyword search related threads, but I had missed that one, and I had never specifically searched for Google Maps.

    The original query string I have in 12 matches the string posted here, but the string I had in 18 didn't match. I recreated it and the search works now. Thank you for the help.

Log in to reply

Looks like your connection to Opera forums was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.