Advertisement You probably search the web and your Mac dozens of times per day, but do you do so efficiently?Using a keyboard shortcut or a keyword, the ever-popular Mac app Alfred provides a quick way to search the web and your computer with tons of power. We’ll show you how to use Alfred to become a search maestro.Use Default Web SearchesThe Web Search feature makes it easy to quickly launch web searches from Alfred. It provides a wide range of default web searches including Facebook, Google, Twitter, Amazon, Wikipedia, and more. To begin a search, prepend your search term with a keyword.For instance, to search Wikipedia, prepend wiki to the search term. Prepend YouTube to search for videos. You don’t have to remember these keywords; use them regularly and Alfred will automatically suggest them.Pressing Enter will open a new page in your default web browser with the results for your search. To see the complete list of supported keywords and configuration details, go to Preferences > Features and click Web Search to view the list in the right pane.Those keywords are fully customizable. Double-click a keyword and type in a new one to replace it. While it’s not possible to… Read full this story
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