Search the WordPress Codex from the Chrome Address Bar

Chrome has a setting that lets you use a shortcode in the address bar to search a site. If you go into Settings > Search > Manage search engines and scroll down to “Other search engines” you will likely see a list of sites setup with shortcodes.

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I use the shortcode wpcodex to search the WordPress Codex. Enter in the following to the bottom of the list of Other search engines:

Once this is done you should be able to type wpcodex into the address bar and get this:

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When you hit enter for that query it will take you straight to the codex page for WP_Query.

A very helpful shortcut for WordPress theme and plugin developers!

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