Keywurl
Keywurl 1.4b8
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Adds keyword search to Safari address bar.   Free
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Keywurl is a small, free plugin for Safari that adds keyword search to the browser'ss address bar.
What's New
Version 1.4b8:
  • Keywurl should now finally work on Snow Leopard in 64-bit mode, thanks to the brilliant work of Anthony Ramine and Dave Vasilevsky.
Requirements
Intel/PPC, Safari 4 or later, Mac OS X 10.5 or later For Tiger version or older Safari 3 version, see 'More Information'.





MacUpdate - Keywurl




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Alua commented on 05 Jul 2010
Doesn't work with Safari 5
[Version 1.4b8]


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Werty commented on 04 Oct 2009
Doesn't work with me (10.6.1), this is the error I get opening safari with the plugin installed:
"SIMBL ERROR
Safari 4.0.3 (v6531.9) has not been tested with the plugin Keywurl (null) (v1.4.0). As a precaution, it has not been loaded. Please contact the plugin developer (not the SIMBL author) for further information."
[Version 1.4b7]


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sjk tipped on 11 Aug 2009
Workaround for SIMBL error with Keywurl 1.4b6 and Safari 4.0.3:

Change MaxBundleVersion from 5530 to 5531 in /Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/Keywurl.bundle/Contents/Info.plist
[Version 1.4b6]

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J. Comas replied on 11 Aug 2009
Thanks for taking the time to post this information.
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sjk replied on 11 Aug 2009
You're welcome.
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sjk tipped on 22 Jun 2009
This may be of interest at least to some former Sogudi users:

Keywurl's default shortcut overrides Safari's domain auto-matching on domainless entries in the location field. For example, entering mumble- (if there are no Top Hit, History, or Bookmark matches) uses Keywurl's default shortcut (e.g. a Google search for mumble) instead of trying to resolve mumble.com (at least). This is why I preferred Sogudi's simple method of prepending Space to invoke its default shortcut. For now my workaround is to disable Keywurl's default shortcut and assign a single '.' as a Google search shortcut. This gives Safari's domain auto-matching priority over Keywurl for handling non-shortcuts in the location field. Being used to Sogudi's behavior made it bothersome typing single words I anticipated would be handled by Safari instead of Keywurl's default shortcut.
[Version 1.4b6]


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bertobox reviewed on 16 Jun 2009
Thanks for the update! I love Keywurl!! :)
[Version 1.4b6]


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gcoghill commented on 09 Jun 2009
The new beta 5 version generates an error for me with Safari 4 final. Sees Keywurl as v 1.4.0 and gives the warning window upon launch that it hasn't been loaded.
[Version 1.4b5]

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sjk replied on 09 Jun 2009
Changing MaxBundleVersion from 5528 to 5530 in Info.plist will eliminate the warning dialog so Keywurl will load, but 1.4b5 is incompatible with Safari 4 final and broke URL processing in the address field when I tested it. At least until it's fixed I'm satisfied switching to SafariStand Quick Search shortcuts; haven't noticed any issues with SS 4.0L166.
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gcoghill replied on 09 Jun 2009
Interesting that a new release came out the day after Safari 4 final was released, but not compatible. Probably just an oversight by the dev.
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sjk replied on 09 Jun 2009
Actually 1.4b5 was released on Mar 16, adding (or fixing?) Safari 4 beta support, as you can see on the developer site. MacUpdate was slow to post the update.
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gcoghill replied on 09 Jun 2009
Aha… that explains it. thanks for the heads up. I dropped a line to the dev, erroneously thinking he released a new version.
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Anonymous commented on 13 Jun 2009
The new release works with Safari 4 final.
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Alua replied on 14 Jun 2009
thank you for being quick with the update! i cannot live without keywurl...
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gcoghill commented on 09 Jun 2009
Just a heads up that the current version is not compatible with Safari 4 final. The dev is pretty responsive to updates so I am sure it will be updated shortly.
[Version 1.4b3]


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uncoy reviewed on 08 May 2009
Superb free plugin. Makes Safari a joy to use. I've been using it for months.

Really improves browsing experience. Stays out of your way.

Something similar in Safari Stand which I've just started using for the highlighted source code.
[Version 1.4b3]


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Alua reviewed on 04 May 2009
simply amazing! neat, simple, and useful... i used to be on sogudi ages ago, but after getting a new macbook, i couldn't manage to get it installed on leopard. i've tried inquisitor, which was nice but too cluttered. it doesn't do search from the address bar, but in the search bar. i could never get safarisia installed. but this little pluglin in a beauty! finally i can go back to searching through address bar without getting my hands off the keyboard. thank you!
[Version 1.4b3]


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gcoghill reviewed on 25 Feb 2009
Must have plugin for Safari.

Developer also released a Safari 4 version lightning quick.
[Version 1.4b3]


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SW_tester had trouble on 13 Apr 2009
you have to go to the DEVs site to DL the Safari 3 version.

what is Keywurl running a backup of the keyword.plist every 2 minutes?
way overkill. maybe backup only on quit?
check your console log to see backup activity.
[Version 1.4b3]


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Andrew-Scott had trouble on 16 Nov 2008
Sadly Keywurl seems to conflict with Safari 3.2.

What a pity, I really miss it.
[Version 1.4b2]

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gcoghill replied on 16 Dec 2008
I am using it with 3.2.1 and been using it for a while now with no probs. Sure it's not some other plugin conflict?
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Andrew-Scott replied on 17 Dec 2008
That's interesting. I just installed it again and got this error when I launched Safari:

"Safari 3.2.1 (v5525.27.1) has not been tested with the plugin Keywurl (null) (v1.3.5). As a precaution, it has not been loaded. Please contact the plugin developer (not the SIMBL author) for further information."
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Andrew-Scott replied on 17 Dec 2008
Oops! Strike that. I made the mistake of downloading the earlier version from the developers site ("download and install" gives you the earlier, non-beta version, not 1.4b2). I should have looked more carefully.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! It's great to have Keywurl back.
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gcoghill had trouble on 01 May 2008
After I installed PlugSuit, Keywurl no longer works. Other plugins for Safari are fine. Any ideas of what could be wrong?
[Version 1.4b2]


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Tomdoherty had trouble on 19 Mar 2008
Does NOT work with my Safari 3.1, I got this error message - "Safari 3.1 (v4525.13) has not been tested with the plugin Keywurl (null) (vKEYWURL_VERSION). As a precaution, it has not been loaded. Please contact the plugin developer (not the SIMBL author) for further information."
[Version 1.3.3]

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MacUpdate-Lon commented on 19 Mar 2008
So, contact the developer of Keywurl as it requests you to do.
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MacUpdate-Lon commented on 19 Mar 2008
http://purefiction.net/keywurl/

email addy at bottom of page
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nicosuave commented on 02 May 2009
@TOMDOHERTY
I had this same issue and figured out that it's a problem with the Keywurl.bundle file that for some reason is hard coded only to support Safari build 5528. It's easily fixed.

-Go to /Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/Keywurl.bundle
-Right-click and select "Show Package Contents"
-In the Contents folder, open Info.plist in TextEdit and you'll see a section that looks like this:

BundleIdentifier
com.apple.Safari
MaxBundleVersion
5528
MinBundleVersion
5528

I have Safari Version 3.2.1 (5525.27.1) which is build 5525, so I changed the second 5528 (MinBundleVersion) to 5525 and save the file. Restart Safari and Keywurl works perfectly!
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Type:Internet : Browsers
License:Free
Date:01 Apr 2010
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
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Keywurl is a small, free plugin for Safari that adds keyword search to the browser'ss address bar.


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