How to ease searching using shortcuts in Firefox

If you add a bookmark in Firefox with the URLs and shortcuts listed below, searching becomes easier to you. Afterwards searching wikipedia would be just “w test”. In combination with Xmarks you can use your search shortcuts even at several PCs.

Shortcut Description Example URL
g Google g test http://www.google.de/search?hl=de&q=%s&btnG=Suche&meta=lr%3D
gm Google Maps gm Tübingen http://maps.google.de/maps?f=q&hl=de&q=%s
w Wikipedia w Tübingen http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/%s
w English Wikipedia w en:Tübingen
e ebay e siemens c 55 http://kaufen.ebay.de/%s
code Google Code Search code function lang:javascript http://www.google.com/codesearch?q=%s&hl=de&btnG=Code+suchen
cpp cppreference.com cpp map http://www.cppreference.com/wiki/?do=search&id=%s
php php functions php preg_replace http://php.net/%s
wu Wiki Ubuntuusers.de wu apt-get http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/%s
Languages
tg Translit Google tg skachat' [mp3] bezplatno http://ncnever.free.fr/red/?m=de:translit:russian:google&s=%s
tw Translit Wikipedia tw Tjubingen http://ncnever.free.fr/red/?m=ru:translit:russian:wikipedia&s=%s
en Leo Wörterbuch Englisch Deutsch en Hallo http://dict.leo.org/ende?lang=de&lp=ende&search=%s
en2 Dict.cc Englisch Deutsch en2 hello http://www.dict.cc/?s=%s
es Leo Spanisch Deutsch es Hallo http://dict.leo.org/esde?lp=esde&lang=de&searchLoc=0&cmpType=relaxed&sectHdr=on&spellToler=std&chinese=both&pinyin=diacritic&search=%s&relink=on
fr Leo Französisch Deutsch fr Hallo http://dict.leo.org/frde?lp=frde&lang=de&searchLoc=0&cmpType=relaxed&sectHdr=on&spellToler=on&chinese=both&pinyin=diacritic&search=%s&relink=on
it Leo Italienisch Deutsch it Hallo http://dict.leo.org/itde?lp=itde&lang=de&searchLoc=0&cmpType=relaxed&sectHdr=on&spellToler=on&chinese=both&pinyin=diacritic&search=%s&relink=on
er English-Russian Multitran er Hello http://multitran.ru/c/m.exe?l1=1&l2=2&s=%s
tm Translit-Multitran tm Privet http://ncnever.free.fr/red/?m=de:translit:russian:multitran&s=%s
ert English to Russian Text ert This is an English phrase. http://translate.google.com/translate_t?hl=ru&sl=en&tl=ru&q=%s
ret Russian to English Text ret http://translate.google.com/translate_t?hl=ru&sl=ru&tl=en&q=%s
td Translit to Russian and Display td Privet http://ncnever.free.fr/red/?m=de:translit:russian:display&s=%s
ws Wortschatz Deutsch ws *ingen http://wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de/cgi-portal/de/wort_www?site=10&Wort=%s&blocknr=0
Misc
sf Spring Files sf delta http://www.springfiles.com/search_result.php?search=%s&select=select_all

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