This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Web Search From Dashboard

Description

This plugin adds a web search box that allows you to search the web. You can set up the plugin to use Google, Yahoo, Bing, and Ask.com. You can also set it up to ask which search engine you use when you search.

UPGRADE WARNING
You will have to reactivate the plugin when upgrading to 2.0. Because the new version ships under a different name.

Screenshots

  • The search box
  • The settings menu

Installation

  1. Upload web-search.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Search the internet all you want from your dashboard.

Contributors & Developers

“Web Search From Dashboard” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.0

  • Name changed to Web Search From Dashboard.
  • Changed from a widget to a box at the top of the screen on any admin page.
  • Supports other search engines

1.1

  • Added a nicer button

1.0beta

  • First Release