The Firefox add-on Searchload adds three useful options to Firefox's native search form that is displayed next to the browser's address bar.
You have probably noticed that searches are not removed from the search field automatically after the search. This means that you will have to clear the search field manually every time you want to run a new search in the browser.
It usually takes only a click to get everything auto selected and all, but you may sometimes accidentally do something that removes that auto-selection.
Searchload's first option is to reset the field after a specified amount of time. The second option resets the search engine to the default one after x seconds and the last one controls whether the search results are opened in the same window, a new window or new tab.
The Searchload extension is useful but needs some minor tweaking. You can only enter two digits (the time in seconds) which may not be enough for some users. It would be nice to enter three digits for the seconds instead. Searchload works with Tab Mix Plus and Search Autoresizer.
The latest version of the Firefox add-on adds additional options to search which need further explanation:
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