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|User since||October 4, 2007|
|Number of add-ons developed||0 add-ons|
|Average rating of developer's add-ons||Not yet rated|
SmartSearch works great for me, even more so since I discovered that you can search for the word under the mouse pointer without having to mark it first. I removed the searchbar from my Firefox's toolbar, because keyword bookmarks plus Smartsearch do all the searching I need.
Also, compared to search plugins as used by similar extensions such as Context Search, bookmarks have the important advantage that they can be synchronised between machines using Foxmarks or Google Browser Sync.
I've got some serious procrastination and attention deficit problems, with a well-established loop of various news and forum sites, and I find this extension is a great help in building up some self-discipline. Just knowing that my page request is going to be blocked keeps me from entering the address when the urge to escape a difficult task appears. Doesn't matter that it can be circumvented fairly easily, the important thing is that it gives you the time to become aware of what you're about to do.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.3.3).
This is a neat idea, and not deserving of its place on PCmag's list of the 10 most useless Firefox extension (http://tinyurl.com/2n5ze3), because the visual clues do help to orientate yourself on the page.
One problem though: the results page often gets rather jagged because many sites don't have an icon, so it would be good if the white default icon or empty space was put in its place.
EDIT: I just noticed after an add-ons update that the you've added default icons. Thank you very very much! Upgraded my rating to a perfect 10. :)