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[Fx57] Yahoo no longer a built-in search engine

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  1. AliceWyman 4914 posts
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    This was posted by jscher2000 today: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712925 Yahoo no longer a built-in search engine

    According to a comment by Marco Bonardo on Bugzilla: "please reinstall the yahoo engine from their official webpage, it's no more one of the default engines." This is disruptive to those who use Yahoo! as their default because it is removed during a daily automatic update of search engine plugins and a different search plugin becomes the default (how this is determined is unclear, it might be Google, one user said Amazon). <snip>

    I checked in Firefox 57 Firefox 58 and Firefox 59 Beta. In all cases, Yahoo has been removed from the list of available search engines. I updated this article to account for the missing Yahoo engine in Firefox 57 and above.

    This was posted by jscher2000 today: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712925 Yahoo no longer a built-in search engine <blockquote> According to a comment by Marco Bonardo on Bugzilla: "please reinstall the yahoo engine from their official webpage, it's no more one of the default engines." This is disruptive to those who use Yahoo! as their default because it is removed during a daily automatic update of search engine plugins and a different search plugin becomes the default (how this is determined is unclear, it might be Google, one user said Amazon). <snip> </blockquote> I checked in Firefox 57 Firefox 58 and Firefox 59 Beta. In all cases, Yahoo has been removed from the list of available search engines. I updated this article to account for the missing Yahoo engine in Firefox 57 and above.
  2. AliceWyman 4914 posts
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    Note: Yahoo may still be an available search engine, depending on locale. See https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-suggestions-firefox/discuss/7479#post-16311

    Note: Yahoo may still be an available search engine, depending on locale. See https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-suggestions-firefox/discuss/7479#post-16311