Thursday, July 17, 2008

Get Google's new icon in Firefox's Search Box

This is how you can update your search box in Firefox to display Google's new favicon

1. Go to the searchplugins directory, where you installed Firefox. In Windows XP, this will normally be: C:\program files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins

2. Open google.xml in your favourite text editor.

3. Change the Image tag to the following and save:

<Image width="16" height="16">data:image/x-icon;base64,AAABAAEAEBAAAAEAIABoBAAAFgAAACgAAAAQAAAAIAAAAAEAIAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAC1tbUFHBwcFQAAABoAAAAaAAAAFgAAAA8AAAAWBAAAGwIAABoAAAAXAAAAGQAAABkAAAAaAAAAGg0NDRiOjo4JJiYmDwAAABQAAAATAAAADQwCAR1YFRB4nCsqua0yLMSbLCyxYxoYfBgFAiwDAQAUAAAAEgAAABMAAAAUBwcHEhQUFA0AAAAOAAAACxMEARayLy%2FF7T9C%2F640K7FuJR1pZiMgYpczMZqeLSzBIAcFPQEBABAAAAANAAAADgAAAA4XFxcJAAAACgAAAABbKSNY%2F1ZO%2F3MdHY8AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAjzc2lHwdG7oDAAAVAAAACAAAAAoAAAAKFxcXBgAAAAcAAAAAVj43Tfx6df87BQFmAQIAAgAAAAQAAAAEAAAAAI0vJomvLCftCwEAHQAAAAQAAAAHAAAABxEREQQAAAAEAAAAAwYEAAi4bVm0uT8%2F4UwOC1wnBgMlFAQAEF4YGmnwQ0X8niQfxQEAAAgAAAADAAAABAAAAAQzMzMCHh4eAh8fHwMAAAAAKSglBJVbWGfQX16qxktJsLItKNTqP0X%2F5DxE8VklJTsAAAAAHx8fAh8fHwIfHx8C7%2B%2FvBO3t7QTt7e0E7e3tBOrr6wIAAAAAAAAAALWHgkH%2BVFD%2FxjI226J1dDYAAAAA7e7uBO3t7QTt7e0E7e3tBP%2F%2F%2Fwn%2F%2F%2F8K%2F%2F%2F%2FCv%2F%2F%2Fwv%2F%2F%2F8Eybi3HHw1LHeySkjC%2Fnd2%2F34iIZ1rbGkJ8fHxCv%2F%2F%2Fwr%2F%2F%2F8K%2F%2F%2F%2FCv%2F%2F%2Fwr%2F%2F%2F8R%2F%2F%2F%2FE%2F%2F%2F%2FxP%2F%2F%2F8P9OTiHtFGSNHPKS%2F%2F15KSeP7k4Evgb3DOXh4cjouJiCD9%2Ff4R%2F%2F%2F%2FE%2F%2F%2F%2FxP%2F%2F%2F8T%2F%2F%2F%2FGf%2F%2F%2Fxv%2F%2F%2F8b%2F%2F%2F%2FDvu3rnbrNCn%2Fo1NTk9%2Fr6wn%2F%2F%2F8C%2F9fXaqskJf9kTUxX7e%2FvGP%2F%2F%2Fxr%2F%2F%2F8b%2F%2F%2F%2FG%2F%2F%2F%2FyH%2F%2F%2F8k%2F%2F%2F%2FJP%2F%2F%2Fxb%2F0MyT00JA%2F5Byblv7%2F%2F8d%2F%2F%2F%2FFv7Ix3XUNjH%2FhFhVee%2Fz8x3%2F%2F%2F8j%2F%2F%2F%2FJP%2F%2F%2FyT%2F%2F%2F8o%2F%2F%2F%2FLf%2F%2F%2Fyz%2F%2F%2F8j%2F%2FDmZNphWv%2BOa2ll4urpJPHy8iLwcWDF0zEn%2B7edm1f%2F%2F%2F8m%2F%2F%2F%2FLP%2F%2F%2Fyz%2F%2F%2F8s%2F%2F%2F%2FMP%2F%2F%2FzX%2F%2F%2F80%2F%2F%2F%2FM%2F%2F%2F%2Fy77u7KoxlhZyrV%2Ff3XSc3Oy7z83%2F7w5NtymioZg5OHgOf%2F%2F%2FzP%2F%2F%2F80%2F%2F%2F%2FNf%2F%2F%2Fyv%2F%2F%2F89%2F%2F%2F%2FOv%2F%2F%2Fzr%2F%2F%2F84%2F%2F%2F%2FM%2F%2FT0m%2F3oaGk%2FbS0uv24ubPujouw2oqIoO3j40r%2F%2F%2F83%2F%2F%2F%2FPP%2F%2F%2FzP%2F%2F%2F8K%2F%2F%2F%2FMf%2F%2F%2Fz7%2F%2F%2F89%2F%2F%2F%2FPf%2F%2F%2Fz3%2F%2F%2F80%2F%2F%2F%2FMf%2F%2F%2FzH%2F%2F%2F8x%2F%2F%2F%2FMf%2F%2F%2FzX%2F%2F%2F88%2F%2F%2F%2FPv%2F%2F%2Fzf%2F%2F%2F8SAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAI8AAACBAAAAAAAAAEAgAAAYQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA%3D%3D</Image>
4. Restart Firefox to see the curly-g icon in your search box!

Related Posts:
Google's New Favicon
How-to write your own Search Plugin for Firefox

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