Retrieves search engines and executes a search with a specific search engine.

To use this API you need to have the "search" permission.

Functions

search.get()
Retrieve all search engines.
search.search()
Search using the specified search engine.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
getChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 63Opera No support NoFirefox Android No support No
searchChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 63Opera No support NoFirefox Android No support No

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