Mozilla all of a sudden wants to improve their search bar UI to support one-off searches or one-click searches. They’re rushed to apply a patch to Firefox 34 beta 11 instead of following the regular Nightly >Aurora and Beta > stable pattern.
Use of one-click Searches: With this, you can able to search the query with other search engine immediately without needing to change the default one. To get started, type the query, search suggestions appear, click on one of the search engine below them, search results will appear, done.
Fix: You can restore that through Classic Theme Restorer add-on: How to Restore Firefox’s Old Search UI and Preferences Window
You can find newly added ‘Search’ tab in the Options, it lets you manage or choose the default search engine, and you can have control in displaying which search engines to display for one-click searches.
Reasons to hate the new feature:
The default search engine icon doesn’t appear in the search bar, it has been replaced by magnifying glass search icon.
Unless you type something, you don’t see or know which is the default search engine. We’re expecting this feature to appear in Firefox 34. You can read this Mozilla blog post for more information.
Disabling or removing One-click Searches UI in the Search bar in Firefox 34
1. Visit about:config
2. Find the preference browser.search.showOneOffButtons and turn its value to false.
3. Restart the browser for the changes to apply.
New one-click searches UI gone.
Do you like it? Let us know in the comments.