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Press Tab to Search – Search From Addressbar


Let your users automatic search your website from address bar

You may see in Google Chrome or Chromium browser the term “Press Tab to search” behind sites site URL when typing in addressbar. This is a magical shortcut for Chrome. For example when you type in Google Chrome address bar you see the text “Press Tab to search” on the right side of addressbar. If you press tab and type some words and press enter, then google chrome shows you the search result page in You can let chrome to add this feature for your own WordPress website. This “Press Tab to Search” plugin makes your website ready for this feature. This plugin add Open Search Description in your website. When visitors type your website address they can search your website by pressing tab.
Live Example: Type “” in your chrome browser


  • Typing website address – Live Example.
  • After pressing tab – Live Example.
  • After pressing enter – Live Example.


Modern Way:

  1. Go to the WordPress Dashboard “Add New Plugin” section.
  2. Search For “Press Tab to Search”.
  3. Install, then Activate it.

Old Way:

  1. Upload the ‘press-tab-to-search’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


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Contributors & Developers

“Press Tab to Search – Search From Addressbar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Update readme, tested upto 5.0.3


  • Initial release