Frequently asked questions


Any plans to support Safari?

Unfortunately, no. According to MDN's web extension compatibility chart: Safari doesn't support omnibox API, which is essential to this extension.


Why does the extension require reading browser history permission?

The sole permission required by the extension is tabs, which gives accessing browser tabs information capability. We use this permission to open the search result in the current tab or new tab for the sole purpose. Feel free to check our Privacy Policy for more information.


Why local file: doc not work properly on Firefox?

For security reasons, in Firefox, file: URLs is an unprivileged URL, accessing to those unprivileged URLs are prohibited. See the MDN documentation for more detail.

Any workaround to support offline mode on Firefox?

Sure. A good choice is use http server! For example using python http.server module:

$ cd ~/Downloads/html-book-20200913/reference
$ python -m http.server
Serving HTTP on port 8000 ( ...

Then set as your local doc path.