Make netTrekker Your Default Search Provider

Set netTrekker as the default search provider in a web browser. Select your browser below for step-by-step instructions.

Apple Safari for Apple OS X
  1. If open, close Safari
  2. Download and install Glims, a Safari plug-in to add additional search features
  3. During installation of Glims, at the Select Version prompt, select Lite version if you want basic functions
  4. During installation of Glims, at the Ads/Shopping prompt, select Off if you do not wish to see sponsored ads
  5. Once installation of Glims is complete, open Safari
  6. From the application menu, select Safari
  7. Select Preferences
  8. Select the icon labeled Glims
  9. Within the list on the left, select Search Engines List, and then click the button labeled Add
  10. Enter netTrekker into the text field labeled Name
  11. Select Web Site from the list labeled Type
  12. In the text field labeled Query URL, copy and paste the following:
    https://school.netTrekker.com/searchKeyword?np=/sections/searchresults/webresults.ftl&pp=/sections/searchresults/webresults.ftl&searchType=WEBCONTENT&start=1&limit=10&query=%23query%23
  13. Select the button labeled Add
  14. Deselect any additional search engines you do not wish to use
  15. Select the red button at the top left of the Preferences window to close it
  16. Select the icon inside of the address bar at the right, and then select netTrekker from list of search engines
Google Chrome for Microsoft Windows or Apple OS X
  1. Open the Chrome menu by selecting the three lined icon located to the right of the address bar
  2. Within the list on the left, select Settings
  3. Within the section labeled Search, select the button labeled Manage search engines…
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the section labeled Other search engines
  5. Enter netTrekker in the text field labeled Add a new search engine
  6. Enter www.netTrekker.com in the text field labeled Keyword
  7. In the text field labeled URL with %s in place of query, copy and paste the following:
    https://school.netTrekker.com/searchKeyword?np=/sections/searchresults/webresults.ftl&pp=/sections/searchresults/webresults.ftl&searchType=WEBCONTENT&start=1&limit=10&query=%s
  8. Hover over the netTrekker search engine, and then select Make Default
  9. Select the button labeled Done
Microsoft Internet Explorer for Microsoft Windows
  1. Visit the IE Search Provider Builder Tool
  2. In the text field labeled Copy the URL of the Search results page into this box, copy and and paste the following:
    https://school.netTrekker.com/searchKeyword?np=/sections/searchresults/webresults.ftl&pp=/sections/searchresults/webresults.ftl&searchType=WEBCONTENT&start=1&limit=10&query=TEST
  3. Enter netTrekker in the text field labeled Choose a name for this search provider
  4. Select the button labeled Install
  5. In the pop-up window, select the checkbox labeled Make this my default search provider, and then click Add
Mozilla Firefox for Microsoft Windows or Apple OS X
  1. Install the Add to Search Bar extension for Firefox
  2. Select the button labeled + Add to Firefox
  3. When prompted to verify installation, selected the button labeled Install Now
  4. Visit and log in to netTrekker
  5. Right-click in the text field labeled Enter a keyword or phrase, and then select Add to Search Bar…
  6. Enter netTrekker in the text field labeled Name
  7. Select the button labeled OK
  8. Select the icon inside of the search bar at the left, and then select netTrekker from the list of search engines

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