Show only top single result when search only engine alias is typed in the address bar

VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 64

Status

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defect
P2
normal
VERIFIED FIXED
10 months ago
9 months ago

People

(Reporter: mikedeboer, Assigned: adw)

Tracking

(Blocks 1 bug)

Trunk
Firefox 64
Points:
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Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox64+ verified)

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For a visual explanation, please see Verdi's first bulleted mockup over at https://mozilla.invisionapp.com/share/4POCDI07U9A#/screens/322966230_Seach_Bar_Changes_For_63

If possible, we'd try and make sure that whenever a search engine alias is entered and nothing else _yet_, to show only the first, default action 'Search with foo.com'.
What's the schedule/priority of this?
Flags: needinfo?(mdeboer)
Flags: needinfo?(mdeboer)
Priority: -- → P1
Priority: P1 → P2
Assignee: nobody → adw
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
[Tracking Requested - why for this release]:

Moving the tracking? flag from bug 1496772 to this bug, per bug 1496772 comment 5:

(In reply to Mike de Boer [:mikedeboer] from bug 1496772 comment #0)
> [Tracking Requested - why for this release]:
> 
> There are a number of - should be - low effort changes to improve the search
> tiles/ keywords user interaction.
> We believe this will greatly impact the general usefulness, usability and
> users' perception of the feature when it launches in Firefox 63.
Pushed by dwillcoxon@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/0f5b5590bf69
Show only top single result when search only engine alias is typed in the address bar r=mak
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/0f5b5590bf69
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 64
This bug was covered by the over all testing efforts invested in the Search shortcuts in the awesomebar feature.
Marking this as verified fixed using Firefox 64.0b7 on the following OSes: Windows 7x86, Windows 10x64, Ubuntu 18.04x64 and macOS 10.14.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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