You can still add website search engines with OpenSearch <link> (see #Implementation) to IceCat. Just visit the site and click on Page actions -> Add search engine located right to the location bar (for IceCat version 57 or later) or Search -> Add in earlier versions.
Clearnet OpenSearch engines with SSL
These search engines are not added to IceCat:
- Free Software Directory search
- DuckDuckGo (HTML): non-JS HTML version
- DuckDuckGo (Lite): non-JS Lite version
- Google Translate
- MegaGer (German)
- https://next.duckduckgo.com/ - https://github.com/duckduckgo/duckduckgo/issues/258#issuecomment-581039791
- https://beta.duckduckgo.com/ - https://github.com/duckduckgo/duckduckgo/issues/258#issuecomment-581039791
- https://ahmia.fi/ - https://github.com/ahmia/ahmia-site/issues/57
Tor OpenSearch engines with SSL
These search engines must be used by Tor Browser but they are not added by default:
Only websites with OpenSearch <link> (The External Resource Link element) can be added. For example https://duckduckgo.com/html/ has this HTML:
<link title="DuckDuckGo (HTML)" type="application/opensearchdescription+xml" rel="search" href="/opensearch_html.xml" />
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