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Opensearch the way to add search engines?

Making it easy for vistors to add a search engine to thieir browser

     
10:49 am on Apr 7, 2015 (gmt 0)

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I have not even looked at this for years, but how should I go about making it easy for visitors to add a niche search engine to their browser?

I tried an opensearch demo page, which works on Firefox, but not Chrome. Is there a way of making this work cross-browser?
5:41 am on Apr 15, 2015 (gmt 0)

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The answer is that it is the way to go, but IE has deprecated the JS method for adding an open search engine.