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More default search engines/Custom default search engines and fallback search engines

  • Hello, it annoys me that only a few default search engines exist and i would really appreciate it if the Opera team adds more search engines or adds support for custom search engines.


    • Default search engines
      Ecosia, Qwant

    • Fallback search engines
      If Ecosia gives back a message with 5 starting, like 504 then Opera should automatically use another search engine like Qwant.

  • @ever1337 Users have been asking Opera this for many years actually since the Windows 7 days. Opera has yet to lift a finger or reply to this suggestion.

  • Since the company's choosen defaults are giving them some kind of revenue, I don't think they will allow to select your own.

    Despite others do.

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  • I'd just like to add my support to ever1337's feature request - specifically custom search engines (I'm going for Ecosia but all should be allowed).

    Maybe if enough users voice their support this feature will be added.

  • I rly like this Browser, but with no Support for custom search engines i de-install it.

  • probably wouldn't use it my self but i think for other users it should be a feature