This document describes Preferences affecting the toolkit Search Service. Preferences that are generated and updated by code won’t be described here.
These preferences are exposed through the Firefox UI.
- browser.search.suggest.enabled (default: true)
Whether search suggestions are enabled in the search bar. Turning this off also currently prevents search suggestions in the address bar.
These preferences are experimental and not officially supported. They could be removed at any time.
- browser.search.separatePrivateDefault.ui.enabled (boolean, default: false)
Whether the UI is enabled for having a separate default search engine in private browsing mode.
- browser.search.separatePrivateDefault (boolean, default: false)
Whether the user has selected to have a separate default search engine in private browsing mode.
- browser.search.suggest.enabled.private (boolean, default: false)
Whether search suggestions are enabled in a private browsing window.