Web Search Settings
Family Filter
  • Strict Enables the strictest version of the family filter.
  • Moderate Blocks pornography and other explicit sexual content.
  • Off Does not filter adult content from the search results.
Results per page
Choose how many results to display per page.
Open results in new window
When a search result is clicked on, open the web page in a new window.
Include knowledge panels
Supplement your search results with detailed knowledge panels, which contain additional information from Wikipedia and other websites.
Show autocomplete suggestions
Show autocomplete suggestions beneath the search box as you type.
Show “Install SearchScene” button above search results
Desktop and laptops only: if you haven't already installed our browser extension, we will show you a flashing button above the search results to prompt you to do so. You can switch this off here.
Homepage Wallpaper Settings
Show homepage scenery
Switch on to show background wallpaper images on the home page. Switch off to use the blank version of SearchScene for a Google-like minimalist look.
Use Full HD images
Switch on to use High Definition images on faster internet connections. Switch off to use lower resolution, Standard Definition images on slower internet connections.
Use Quad HD images
Desktop only. Switch on to use Quad HD images (2560 × 1440) for very high definition image quality on large desktop monitors and fast internet connections. Switch off to use lower resolution HD or SD images on smaller monitors or slower internet connections.
Auto-image zoom out
Slow zoom-in on wallpaper images when they appear
Note that more homepage settings are available by clicking on the gear icon at the top of the homepage.
Privacy Settings
Show social media share icons on homepage
Our social media share icons (and associated code) only appear on our homepage and so never reveal your search terms to a social networking site.
Show Wikipedia popups
On desktop computers and laptops only, we show you a popup from Wikipedia when you hover your mouse pointer over links in our knowledge panels.
Play videos on SearchScene
Choose whether you want to be able to play any videos directly on SearchScene or leave for the third-party site.
Play videos on hover
On desktop computers and laptops only: choose whether to play a video snippet when you hover your mouse pointer over a video.
Embed Google Maps
For location-based searches, choose whether you want an interactive Google map embedded into the knowledge panel.
Map provider for “Maps” link
Within our navbar at the top of each page, we give you a quick link to a map provider. You can make your choice here.
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