Adding Cisco.com Searches and Tools to Your Browser

This page shows how easy it is to add Cisco.com tool and search plugins to your Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers.
Just click the links below for the Cisco tools and searches you want to add to your browser.

If you use Google Chrome, click here for instructions on how to add Cisco.com tools and searches to your Google Chrome browser.

If you use Safari you will need to use a 3rd party offering like OpenSearchForSafari before you can install and use Cisco Search Plugins.

Tools

Searches


Installation Prerequisites:
  • You must be using Firefox and Internet Explorer browser to install the search plugins by clicking the above links. If you use Google Chrome as your browser, click here for instructions on how to add Cisco.com tools and searches to your Google Chrome browser.
  • Your browser must have javascript enabled to install the search plugins.


Managing plugins for Firefox browser.


  1. Open the search pulldown window and select "Manage Search Engines".

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  2. This panel allows you to reorder search plugins or delete them.

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Managing plugins for Internet Explorer browser.


  1. Open the search pulldown window and select "Change Search Defaults".

    manage

  2. This panel allows you to remove search plugins from your browser. Note that Internet Explorer doesn't give you any options for setting the order of the search plugins.

    manage - step 2


The Plugin Available Indicator


When browsing www.cisco.com you may notice the search plugin pulldown change color.  This indicates that a browser plugin is available.

Firefox
Internet Explorer
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ie7 indicator


Open the pulldown box and select the plugin to add.



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Submit feedback about Cisco Search Plugins here.