Keep track of our updates.



Outlook - what's next?

New unrevealed product, codename TB:

  • Working on MVP. Currently concept and early development.

Web & Server:

  • Now that the MV3 transistion is complete finally editor overhaul with new UI and possibility to adjust all 3rd party search-items.
  • Editor for reverse-image search-items.

Note This section contains a preview of upcoming features ๐Ÿ‘ป .

2024-05-08 Terms of use updated & Firefox Context Search moved back to MV2

Web & Server:

  • We updated our terms of use and added information about our affiliate partners
  • We also added further affiliate disclaimers on Trufflepiggy - Web Search for guest users and a reminder to our logged in users when they use our editor.
  • Slight modification of the sign up page.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox v0.9.11:

  • Due a long overdue and unfixed bug on Firefox we decided to revert our MV3 migration and are back on MV2 so you all can use Context Search without any hiccups.

2023-12-09 Completed transition to webExtension manifest 3.0 (MV3)

Quick Search v1.9.10 & Context Search v0.9.9:

  • All our extensions have been updated to webExtension MV3 to be future proof for 2024 and beyond.

2023-06-27 Bug Fix

Quick Search v1.9.7 & Context Search v0.9.7:

  • Fixed an issue where opening something in Web Search caused an internal error. Thanks Roman for the report.

2023-06-19 Hot Fix

Quick Search v1.9.6 & Context Search v0.9.6:

  • Fixes Bing and Google Reverse Image searches.
  • Wrong product identifier created a wrong closing order for Firefox.
  • Removed a few debug messages.

2023-06-13 Quick Search v1.9.5 and Context Search v0.9.5 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.9.5:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.9.5:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.9.5:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.9.5:

  • Group search-items now also feature a favicon.
  • Group search-items can now be individually unselected for one search.
  • New option to activate first or last loaded tab when doing group or multiline searches.
  • New options to delay the opening of a search-item based on search term or amount of opened tabs.
  • Google Reverse-Image search URL has been updated.
  • Tons of code optimizations and refactoring regarding the tab manager

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.9.5:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.9.5:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.9.5:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.9.5:

  • New option to activate first or last loaded tab when doing group or multiline searches.
  • New options to delay the opening of a search-item based on search term or amount of opened tabs.
  • Google Reverse-Image search URL has been updated.

Web & Server:

  • Group search-items now also feature a favicon and can be unselected.
  • New delay options for QS and CS users also work with Trufflepiggy - Web Search.

2022-07-25 Quick Access improvements

Web & Server:

  • Quick Access now ranks your self-created search-items higher. Thanks Marco for the feedback.
  • Quick Access regex for ranking has been improved. It's faster and has a better hit record.

2022-06-07 Context Search v0.9.0 released

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.9.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.9.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.9.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.9.0:

  • New option added: turn on/off extras section to search the currently active domain and subdomain.

2022-06-05 Quick Search v1.9.1 released

2022-06-01 Quick Search v1.9.0 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.9.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.9.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.9.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.9.0:

  • New lighter, brighter and more compact overlay design.
  • Draggable overlay
  • Multiline search to find multiple search-terms on the same search-item at once.
  • New options: turn on/off extras section for overlay and context menu. Change link-to-text conversion timer.

2021-11-17 Web Search Update reverted

Web & Server:

  • Reverted to old Web Search behaviour. IF you use Web Search as your default new tab you might want to have a different behaviour. We are going to add a custom extension option in one of our next updates so you can decide what shall happen.

2021-11-16 Web Search Update

Web & Server:

  • Trufflepiggy - Web Search now also respects your extension preferences regarding open new searches targets on left click. Thanks for the email feedback.

2021-11-05 Quick Search v1.8.1 and Context Search v0.8.0 released

2021-09-28 Privacy Policy Updates

Web & Server:

  • Our privacy policy has been updated and further clarifies how and which data will be stored and used. Thanks to Brian for the input.

2021-05-05 Firefox CSS fixes

Web & Server:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.11:

  • CSS updates and fixes for latest Firefox versions regarding Quick Search overlay and Web Search.

2021-02-26 Edge Omnibox bugfixes

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.10:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.7.5:

  • Fixes a omnibox description error when adding more than one site.

2021-02-24 UI Improvements

Web & Server:

  • Added some performance improvements to our editor so by default again all approved public items will be loaded.

2021-02-23 UI Improvements

Web & Server:

  • You can now force to show the CS and QS editor even if no addon is detected. This might help in case of unforeseen errors.
  • Feedback forms have been extended with more user addon information for better customer support.

2021-01-03 Quick Search v1.7.9 and Context Search v0.7.4 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.7.9:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.9:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.9:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.7.9:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.7.4:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.7.4:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.7.4:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.7.4:

  • New search-rule added: encoded plus4space. Required for new eBay searches. Thanks Bruce for the feedback ๐Ÿ™Œ.

2020-12-21 Quick Search 1.7.8 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.7.8:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.8:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.8:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.7.8:

  • Fixing new search-rules bug when used via Quick Search overlay.

2020-12-07 Distinctive favicon for Web Search

Web & Server:

  • Web Search now has its own favicon so it can be found faster among many open tabs. Thanks again Marco for the suggestion.

2020-12-06 Quick Search v1.7.7 and Context Search v0.7.2 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.7.7:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.7:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.7:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.7.7:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.7.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.7.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.7.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.7.2:

  • New search-rule added: use unencoded/encoded URLs without protocol when search term is empty. Thanks Marco ๐Ÿ‘.
  • New search-rule added: replace space with minus. Thanks Martin for the feedback ๐Ÿ™Œ.

2020-12-03 Open Search bugfix

Web & Server:

  • Fixed a typo bug related to our Open Search implementation.

2020-09-06 Editor improvements

Web & Server:

  • Editor success and warning messages now appear below the drag and drop areas. Thanks Marco for the feedback ๐Ÿ‘.
  • Editor has custom copy behaviour that trims whitespaces to avoid added whitespaces when double clicking and copying on Mac and Windows. Thanks again Marco!

2020-09-03 Quick Search v1.7.6 and Context Search v0.7.1 released

Quick Search & Context Search:

  • PDF quick fix for Chromium-based bug. Thanks Oqab for the bug report.

2020-08-24 New editor save behaviour

Web & Server:

  • Changed save button behaviour to keep you on the editor site when clicked. Thanks Marco for the usability issue mail ๐Ÿ™Œ.
  • Added save & close button that load our Web Search when clicked.

2020-08-11 Quick Search v1.7.5 and Context Search v0.7.0 released

Web & Server:

  • Minor editor update allows you to add predefined search-rules after you added a search-item. Just edit one of your items under available searches and you can change the search-rules.

Quick Search:

  • Fixed website launcher bug that added null to some URLs. Thank you Luigi for the bug report ๐Ÿ‘.
  • Added two new search-rules to replace search-term spaces with plus or underscores.

Context Search:

  • Added two new search-rules to replace search-term spaces with plus or underscores.

2020-08-04 Context Search v0.6.5 released

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.6.5:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.6.5:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.6.5:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.6.5:

  • Fixed an option page bug and also added direct links to edit your search-items. Thank you jnpeterson for the bug report ๐Ÿ‘.

2020-07-16 Editor hotfix

Web & Server:

  • We removed the perfectScrollbar script from our editor page to fix loading issues with some browser/PC configs. Too many user generated search-items ๐Ÿ‘ป. Thanks Hashem for the bug report ๐Ÿ‘.

2020-07-14 Quick Search v1.7.4 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.7.4:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.4:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.4:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.7.4:

  • This release contains a few bugfixes for selecting the correct start- and searchpage when opening from the same domain.

2020-06-30 Context Search v0.6.4 released

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.6.4:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.6.4:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.6.4:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.6.4:

  • Improved auto-sync: when you keep your browser running for a long period of time it will sync new updated settings or search-items after 24 hours.

2020-06-23 Quick Search v1.7.2 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.7.2:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.2:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.2:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.7.2:

  • Custom shortcuts: based on your feedback we have added the option to add 100% custom shortcuts. You can even set different shortcuts based on the OSes you use: one for your Windows/Linux browser and one for your macOS browsers.
  • Auto-option loading on options page: When you change your Trufflepiggy - Quick Search options you don't have to reload the options page to see the new settings in action.
  • Improved auto-sync: when you keep your browser running for a long period of time it will sync new updated settings or search-items after 24 hours.

2020-04-29 Quick Search v1.7.0 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.7.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.7.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.7.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.7.0:

  • Overlay loaded locally per default. This should be a huge speed boost for users outside of Europe.
  • Option to still load overlay directly from our cloud.
  • Improved link2text conversion. Sites like Youtube Frontpage and Amazon caused issues. Thanks for the report and bug hunting Fausto ๐Ÿ‘Š.
  • Link2text conversion can now be reverted via ESC.
  • Replaced setting of innerHTML code parts with DOMParser for enhanced security.

2020-04-01 Minor editor improvements

Web & Server:

  • Name and link duplication errors are now only shown if the another public item has already been approved before. Otherwise you can now add the same item again. I'll run unify commands in the future to get rid of duplicates but the user doesn't have to worry about these errors anymore.

2020-03-30 Search-item approval backend update

Web & Server:

  • Improved the backend to faster verify and approve newly submitted search-items. So hopefully the backlog of over 1600+ unapproved items is soon zero.

2020-03-25 Quick Search v1.6.3 and Context Search v0.6.3 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.6.3:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.6.3:

  • Search-items support now multiple occurences of the same search-term.

Web & Server:

  • Editor now allows search-item submissions with multiple search-term occurences.

2020-03-14 Improved welcome page

Web & Server:

  • Made the Sign-up and Continue Anonymously buttons more distinguishable.
  • Added an hint that the anonymously option doesn't require any signup due frequent user complaints that they have to sign up.

2020-02-13 Quick Search v1.6.2 and Context Search v0.6.2 released

  • Sync improvements for all addons.

2020-02-07 Quick Search v1.6.1 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.6.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.6.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.6.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.6.1:

  • Firefox received a complete code overhaul regarding tab managing for group searches. Thank you Obrogain for the issue report ๐Ÿ‘ .
  • Minor bugfixes regarding group-searches in Edge.
  • Added missing omnibar icons to all versions.

2020-02-07 Context Search v0.6.1 released

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.6.1:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.6.1:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.6.1:

  • Firefox received a complete code overhaul regarding tab managing for group searches.
  • Minor bugfixes regarding group-searches in Edge.
  • Updated store permission explanations for Chrome.

2020-02-03 Context Search v0.6.0 released

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.6.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.6.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.6.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.6.0:

  • Hot & New Now all our addons support Trufflepiggy sync on startup, on user switch or whenever you do a manual sync from the context menu.
  • Trufflepiggy Sync fully supports anonymous profiles.

2020-02-02 Quick Search v1.6.0 released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.6.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.6.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.6.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.6.0:

  • Hot & New Added new Trufflepiggy Sync so also the context menu always stays in sync across all your browsers and devices.
  • Improved sync across all your devices and browsers. Your setup and search-items now sync whenever you start your browser or switch your account.
  • Added manual sync from your context menu.
  • Works with our anonymous profiles.

2020-01-30 Context Search for Microsoft Edge released

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Edge - v0.5.3:

  • We just released Trufflepiggy - Context Search for Microsoft Edge ๐ŸŽ‰!

2020-01-23 Context Search v0.5.3

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.5.3:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.5.3:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.5.3:

  • Fixes a bug that stored unnecessary addon information in native storage.

2020-01-19 Quick Search for Microsoft Edge released

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Edge - v1.5.2:

  • We just released Trufflepiggy - Quick Search for Microsoft Edge ๐ŸŽ‰!

2019-12-16 Quick Search v1.5.1

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.5.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.5.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.5.1:

  • Fixes some unexpected behaviour with closing group searches and the default tab.

2019-12-13 Quick Search v1.5.0

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.5.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.5.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.5.0:

  • Full integration of Context Search like context menu search, omnibox search, reverse image search,โ€ฆ
  • Opera code additions to be compliant with Opera Developer TOS.
  • Favicons for your first level search-items.
  • Tighter overlay layout for better usability on small screens. Thank you very much Attilio for your awesome feedback mail and scribbles ๐Ÿ™Œ .
  • Full code linking to Context Search files for faster synchronous updates and improvements.
  • Quick Search v1.5.0 update page.

2019-12-13 New product pages

Web & Server:

  • Added Quick Search product page.
  • Removed Google Analytics from all pages.
  • Update Truffelpiggy Start page with product overview.
  • Feature & permission overview on product pages.
  • Update menu navigation.

2019-09-12 Context Search v0.5.2

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.5.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.5.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.5.2:

  • Adds fix when selecting non-breaking spaces.

2018-12-14 Context Search Opera v0.5.1

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.5.1:

  • Close tabs options now also correctly working for Omnibox searches.
  • Fixes group searches when using the "open in current tab" option.
  • Code is compliant with new Opera Developer TOS.

2018-11-18 Group editor bugfix

Web & Server:

  • Fixed a bug that prevented updating "My groups". Thank you very much Frank for the detailed bug description โœŒ๏ธ .

2018-09-18 Context Search v0.5.1

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.5.1:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.5.1:

  • Close tabs options now also correctly working for Omnibox searches. Thanks for the bug report Jesรบs.
  • Fixes group searches when using the "open in current tab" option.

2018-09-14 Context Search v0.5.0

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.5.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.5.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.5.0:

  • Adds new close tabs on search options. Great idea Jesรนs.
  • Adds a custom search for the current sub-domain. Thanks for the input Hashem.
  • Fixes a tab order bug when starting a group-search in a new window. Thanks Michael for the bug report.

2018-09-08 Chrome compatibility update

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.2.4:

  • Mandatory update for Chrome v69. The latest Chrome version prevented the overlay to be visibile in some cases.

2018-07-18 Group editor update

Web & Server:

  • Added a confirm dialog to also update groups in My Searches when editing Available Groups. Otherwise only the group template will be updated. Thanks Frank for pointing out this usability fail. ๐Ÿ‘

2018-06-29 GDPR self-service

Web & Server:

  • Added a GDPR self-service for all personal profiles which enabled you to download all your personal information.
  • Experimental data service for Quick Search and Web Search has been disabled and deleted. The evaluated results will be used for Quick Search version 2.0, which will be released later this year.

2018-06-08 Context Search v0.4.1 released.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.4.1:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.4.1:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.4.1:

  • Minor refinements for eBay searches and search rules for pages that need a custom start page if no search term has been submitted.

2018-05-25 GDPR I - Delete your profile

Web & Server:

  • With the start of the GDPR we finally added an option to easily delete all your personal profile data. You can now go to your profile page and then click the delete button at the bottom to start the process. This will remove all entries of your personal data like email address, social ids, names, and further remove all other purely personal data like search-sets, custom groups and private searches. Public searches and contributed data that is used by others will be kept.

2018-05-10 Update default searchset for Australia

Web & Server:

  • Australia's default searchset has been updated with Amazon(au) instead of Amazon(com).

2018-04-10 Editor Drag & Drop Bugfix

Web & Server:

  • Fixed a big bug with the editor script on our live systems. Thanks to a user report we noticed this issue. Thank you anonymous user ๐Ÿ‘ .

2018-04-03 Editor Bugfix & Improvements.

Web & Server:

  • Fixed a bug that duplicated groups when moving items from "My Searches". A big thanks goes to Frank for sending detailed instructions how to reproduce this bug and also Mike who reported this bug a few weeks ago too.
  • Enabled sorting of subgroups within "My Searches".

2018-03-29 Context Search v0.3.2 for Opera released.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.3.2:

  • Fixes a bug that duplicated some search entries on update until the browser was restarted or the editor page was openend.

2018-03-09 Context Search v0.3.2 released.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.3.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.3.2:

  • Fixes a bug that duplicated some search entries on update until the browser was restarted or the editor page was openend.

2018-03-08 https/2 support

Web & Server:

  • All our servers are now supporting https/2, which means even faster loading times.

2018-03-07 Context Search v0.3.1 released.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.3.1:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.3.1:

  • Web Search now utilizes the Context Search group search functions to find on multiple sites at once.
  • Internal preparations for new sync features.

2018-03-01 Editor Spring Update Part II

Web & Server:

  • Edit your created groups.
  • Reorder items in new group form.
  • Hot update of your searchset when updating groups.

2018-02-27 Editor Spring Update Part I

Web & Server:

  • Edit your items.
  • Delete your items.
  • Filter the available searches to see only your created items.
  • Visible tags of your items if they are public or private.
  • Editor can now be used to setup all extensions at once.
  • Client-side check if items with the name or the link already exist.
  • Quickly view and add items with already existing names and links.
  • X-Axis scrolling enabled if your screen resolution is very narrow or if you have added a very long item name.

2018-02-02 Context Search v0.2.0

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.2.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.2.0:

  • Keyboard Direct Access via > once your context menu is open.
  • New opening options for the browser action.
  • Improved native Chrome and Firefox Sync.
  • All details here.


Web & Server:

  • More contrast around content boxes.
  • Lots of code improvements during the Code Quality Challenge program in January.
  • Add switch account link when logged in using a guest account.

2018-01-06 - Editor Hints

Web & Server:

  • Context Search and Quick Search Editor are now directly selectable from the main page to reduce confusion among users where they are.
  • Made editor title more clear for Quick- and Web Search.
  • Mobile design improvements for the Context Search menu.

2018-01-04 - Editor additions

Web & Server:

  • Increased max URL length to 384 bytes.
  • Added new error message that shows current URL length.
  • Error message visibility improved.

2017-12-30 - Last update for 2017

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.1.2:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.1.2:

  • Open new searches in background (private) window now also available for Firefox.
  • New "Options & More" menu item to directly access settings, edit searches and more.

2017-12-19 - Context Search v0.1.0

Web & Server:

  • Added website menu to ContextSearch sites.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.1.0:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.1.0:

  • New open options like open in background or new private window.
  • New reverse search image options: TinEye, Baidu, Bing, Yandex.
  • Favicon and modifier key support for Firefox.
  • Click here for all update details.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.1.0:

  • Opera update is currently under review and should be released soon.

2017-12-17 - Editor bugfix

Web & Server:

  • Fixed an editor filter bug. Sometimes it needed another key input to update the list.

2017-11-30 - Opera Context Search released

Web & Server:

  • Context Search start page updated with Opera install.
  • Meta tags updated.
  • Open Graph tags updated.
  • Robot information for register, login and setup pages updated.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Opera - v0.0.7:

  • All the same features as the Firefox and Chrome version. The only difference is that Opera offers no native sync service. So syncing between devices is only possible with a Trufflepiggy account.

2017-11-29 - Update 007 released

Web & Server:

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Chrome - v0.0.7:
Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.0.7:

  • Adds support for native Firefox Sync and Chrome Sync
  • Click here for all update news.

2017-11-25 - Password Enhancements

Web & Server:

  • Changed password max limit to 60 characters and added character resistrictions to avoid a byte overflow exception during our encryption process. Thanks Markus from Iron Squid for the bug report ๐Ÿ™Œ .
  • Some CSS enhancements on the register and login pages.
  • New password requirements added to the register pages.

2017-11-24 - Search this site improvements

Quick Search:

  • Removed unnecessary information when using the search this site feature.

2017-11-21 - Context Search Feature Overview video added

Web & Server:

2017-11-17 - Editor Screencast added

Web & Server:

2017-11-14 - Context Search v0.0.5 + v0.0.6

Web & Server:

  • Improved wording on Context Search welcome page.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.0.5 + v0.0.6:

  • 2 releases with improvements regarding the function of the browser action button and some minor bug fixes.

2017-11-11 - Context Search v0.0.4

Web & Server:

  • Many editor improvments online like a dedicated button for adding new sites, better usable remove site button, much better usage of screen width.

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.0.4:

  • Fixed critical bug: no welcome page was shown after install.

2017-11-10 - Welcome Trufflepiggy - Context Search

Web & Server:

Trufflepiggy - Context Search Firefox - v0.0.3:

  • We just released a traditional context search addon for Firefox 57 and beyond.

2017-10-24 - First user tutorial, PDF bugs

Web & Server:

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.2.2:

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.2.1:

  • BUG: PDF selection is not working anymore since Opera v48.0.2685.50. Wait for answer/fix from Chromium team.

2017-06-22 - Version 1.2.1

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.2.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.2.1:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.2.1:

  • Security check additions to postMessage listener.
  • Minor PDF and iframe selection improvements for Chrome and Opera.

2017-06-21 - Version 1.2.0

Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Chrome - v1.2.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Firefox - v1.2.0:
Trufflepiggy - Quick Search Opera - v1.2.0:

  • Changed the naming of our extension from Trufflepiggy to Trufflepiggy - Quick Search so there is space for future products under the Trufflepiggy brand.
  • Fixed a TinyMCE iframe issue on Contua CMS. Thanks to Roland from for reporting this issue. Perfect community report ๐Ÿ™Œ .
  • Complete code rewrite how we handle (nested) iframes.
  • Only for the most active selection the Trufflepiggy nose is visible.
  • Fixed strange DOM element jumping when activating the overlay on Chrome and Firefox.
  • Again improved handling of contentEditable fields

Note Firefox and Opera are currently in the submition review queue and should be available shortly. As always your installation will be auto updated.

2017-06-13 Backend improvements

Web & Server:

  • Code refactoring of our bundles.

2017-05-10 - Version 1.1.2

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.1.2:
Trufflepiggy - Firefox Plugin - v1.1.2:
Trufflepiggy - Opera Plugin - v1.1.2:

  • Fixed a bug with the enableTextarea option. Thanks to Martin for pointing that out ๐Ÿ™Œ .
  • New for Firefox and Opera users is the option to disable the nose overlay.

2017-04-28 - Chrome version 1.1.1

Web & Server:

  • New search rule so we can hand over the current url for special searches like that allows you to compare resolutions of the current website side by side. Try it out!

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.1.1:

  • Improved detection of contentEditable fields. Thanks Lisa from for the feedback ๐Ÿ™Œ
  • You can now turn off the nose overlay if you wish. This might be useful for powerusers who always use the shortcut to activate Trufflepiggy.
  • Some minor performance improvements ๐ŸŽ .

2017-04-22 - Quick Access Improvements

Web & Server:

  • The first Quick Access item will now always be auto-selected and can be instantly accessed via Enter โ†ฒ.
  • Quick Access search results are improved when no country can be detected.

2017-03-12 - Quick Access

A new feature called Quick Access has been added, that allows you to access any search item of our catalogue even if it isn't among your โค๏ธ favourites.

Web & Server:

  • Quick Access - you can access any search item from our catalogue just by typing ! + site or any abbreviation e.g.: !amz shows all Amazon pages.
  • Quick Access hotkey works even if your focus is not on the search input field
  • You can navigate the Quick Access results via and . Click on any result or press Enter โ†ฒ to search the selected site.
  • Clear and close Quick Access by pressing Esc.
  • Security and performance update: all links have now rel="noopener". Read more about how it improves security and how it enhances performance.
  • Minor design update when hovering over your โค๏ธ favourite sites.

Extensions & add-ons:

  • Quickview of your first 9 times when hovering over the Trufflepiggy nose. - Indefinitely on hold due priority shifts.

Quick Access feature

2017-02-18 - Shortcut updates

After evaluating another user suggestion we changed switching between search and shortcuts. Use Tab โ†น to toggle between them. Also when you type your first search item is directly available via enter. Thank you Mara, great idea! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Web & Server:

  • To toggle between search and shortcuts press Tab โ†น
  • While typing your first search item is searchable via Enter.

2017-02-16 - Group contents accessible

Finally group contents can be directly accessed and used.

Web & Server:

  • Groups contents can now be accessed by clicking/hovering on/over the folder icon.
  • Every single item can be selected for a search item.
  • Clicks on the group name open all sites at once as usual.

2017-02-01 - Firefox & Opera 1.1.0 release

Web & Server:

  • Options page added to menu, and client options link updated.
  • Onboarding tutorial updated with new options page.

Trufflepiggy - Firefox - v1.1.0:

  • Released and now also features a welcome page for new installs.

Trufflepiggy - Opera - v1.1.0:

  • Released also featuring new options and a unified options page.

2017-01-23 - Chrome 1.1.0 release

Web & Server:

  • Preparations added to sync add-on options across devices and browsers.

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.1.0:

  • unified option page for a better cross browser experience
  • New add-on options like e.g. set as new tab and enhanced privacy

2016-12-29 - new onboarding tutorial

Web & Server:

  • A 4-step tutorial after add-on installation has been added for a much better onboarding experience

2016-12-15 - guest account and editor autosave

Web & Server:

  • A new guest account system has been added. Guests can use all features like a normal user as long as the cookie is kept alive. Guests can upgrade anytime to a full email account which allows to use the custom setup on multiple devices and to recover passwords. Pretty cool, isn't it ๐Ÿ˜Ž .
  • Also a long user wish by @Elandrion was realized: the editor features now an autosave function. Whenever you drag and drop items or groups to your search list it will be saved. ๐Ÿค˜ !
  • Last but not least another long due function has been added: you can now delete your own created groups. Thanks for the reminder Benjamin โœŒ๏ธ .

2016-11-30 - dates changed to ISO 8601

Web & Server:

  • The dates of the changelog and other parts of the website have been updated to the ISO 8601 standard, meaning dates are shown as YYYY-MM-DD.

2016-11-27 - Chrome extension back online

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.7:

  • Our Chrome extension is back online.

2016-11-25 - Safari bookmarklet, profile pages, updated install page

The last weeks have been a tour de code. So many updates smaller and bigger ones.

Web & Server:

  • New bookmarklet for Safari-users added. Although not a native extension yet it will boost your searches ๐Ÿš€. Try it out ๐Ÿ–– !
  • The email registration no longer requires an username. Less inputs โœ๏ธ, more sign ups ๐Ÿ“ˆ.
  • Finally we integrated a profile page ๐Ÿ˜บ. Now you can update your email address, password and screenname. Other settings will be added over time when needed. We also added some little infos about your Trufflepiggy time savings ๐Ÿค“ .
  • We added the browser and device detection whichbrowser on the install page to present you only with the best match for your browser. Reducing clutter. Mobile users still see all options immediately for a better overview where they can use ๐Ÿฝ. Of course desktop users can blend in all supported browsers if desired.
  • Last but not least we added a manifest.json for Android ๐Ÿค– users for a better web-app-experience when you add Trufflepiggy to your homescreen.

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.7 - unavailable:

  • ๐Ÿ˜ฐ Sadly we had to change the Chrome status to temporarily unavailable due an unsolved issue with the web store system. Although Google wrote us 7 times that it will be back online it is still unpublished ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ˜ช. You can follow any updates regarding this issue on our social channels.

Sneak peak ๐Ÿ‘ป despite the Chrome issue we have been busy preparing our extension 1.1.0 release featuring lots of new options and improvements.

2016-11-07 - Minor layout changes

Web & Server:

  • We reduced the font-size of our search items a bit for better usability especially in Firefox.
  • We clarified two sentences in our privacy policy.

2016-10-13 - New contact page.

Web & Server:

  • You can now contact us directly from the contact page. Write us - we โค๏ธ feedback!
  • Prominent contact-us-bubble added at the bottom right corner for quick access.

2016-10-11 - extension v1.0.7 released.

General changes version 1.0.7:

v1.0.7 only contains minor fixes and usability improvements:

  • Fixed again a shortcut conflict(my fault). Opera and Firefox(both Mac) had some issues with built-in shortcuts and windows users reported issues on some forum software. New default shortcuts are Ctrl + Alt + f (Win/Lin) and Cmd + Alt + s (Mac).
  • A user message has been added when someone tries to start Trufflepiggy on a tab opened before installing Trufflepiggy. When the user confirms the dialog the site reloads immediately and Trufflepiggy is ready to use.

2016-10-08 - Opera version out now!

Trufflepiggy - Opera Plugin - v1.0.6:

  • Finally Trufflepiggy for Opera has been released ๐Ÿ˜ป . The version is identical to our Chrome release. Enjoy!

2016-09-30 - New version 1.0.6

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.6:

  • Yeah, Chrome now also features PDF support ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฐ . Select anything in your PDFs and find it instantly.
    Due missing context information we had to align the nose above the selected text in PDFs and not along your selection direction as you are used to. Also note that the nose immediately disappears when you start to scroll.

General changes version 1.0.6:

  • Changed default shortcut from t to Ctrl + Alt + s (Win/Lin) and Cmd + Alt + s (Mac). Users ๐Ÿ‘ฅ reported issues on some websites and with PDF forms. Thanks for the feedback ๐Ÿ‘ !
  • Windows shortcut was changed from Shift -> Alt to avoid a conflict with a very popular extension.

Note You can rechange the shortcut in your browser extension options. To get there just start Trufflepiggy and at the bottom you should see a link to the options.

Note As always installed extensions gonna auto-update over the next few uses. You don't have to do anything.

2016-09-23 - Support for ISO-8859-1 and + escaped searches.

Web & Server:

  • Trufflepiggy now supports old school ISO-8859-1 encoded searches like the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) system used by many libraries ๐Ÿ˜Ž .
  • Support for sites that require + encoded spaces added ๐Ÿค“ .

Trufflepiggy - Firefox Add-on:

  • Fixed a critical bug that prevented to access the login and signup pages from within the add-on ๐Ÿ˜ฑ . Big thanks to Benjamin S. for reporting this bug ๐Ÿ‘ !

2016-08-31 - Firefox version released, privacy details added.

Trufflepiggy - Firefox Add-on - v1.0.5 released:

  • Finally our Firefox extension was approved. ๐Ÿค—
  • One big Firefox plus is that you can use Trufflepiggy on PDFs the same way as on websites! ๐ŸŒŸ

Web & Server:

  • Based on the feedback from our Firefox extension reviewer we added some privacy details when and which data we are using. Transparency #ftw!

2016-08-11 - New extension options

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.5 released:

  • Based on user feedback the Trufflepiggy nose now only appears when selecting inline-text per default.
  • You can (re)enable input and textarea fields(including contentEditable) in your extension options.

Hint No matter which option you choose when you click on the Trufflepiggy button at the top right you open a new Trufflepiggy window with the selection.

Note As always installed extensions gonna auto-update over the next few uses. You don't have to do anything.

New Chrome Options

2016-08-05 - Welcome Poland

Web & Server:

  • Mile widziany Poland ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ ! Another new default country set added. 12 in total now.

2016-08-04 - Feedback form on uninstall

Web & Server:

  • We added an optional feedback form when you uninstall an extension to better understand your reasons and how we can improve Trufflepiggy for others. Such easy to use contact forms will be rolled out to other parts of the site soon.

2016-08-02 - Bug hunt

Web & Server:

  • @traktorjosh gained 2 ๐Ÿ– points for finding two bugs: invalid facebook message link and redirect error after email signup due forgotten var dump in last deployment. Thank you ๐Ÿ‘ฏ !

2016-08-01 Name search added

Web & Server:

  • Two usability improvements(anchor link to install area + mobile site linked) on install page. Awesome feedback @_subnet ๐Ÿ™Œ !
  • Bienvenue ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ! New default search set for France added.
  • Hot & New We added a new default search group People where you can look for names and accounts on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, Twitter and Google(exact match) with just one click.
  • Hot & New We have added a new rule to prepare names for searches within e.g. LinkedIn. Thanks for the suggestion Abid R. ๐Ÿ‘Š
  • Fixed a bug when Trufflepiggy used as new tab page. Using e.g. Safari's auto suggest via ESC button killed all shortcuts. Thanks for the bug hunt @Elandrion. +1 ๐Ÿค˜ !

2016-07-31 - Contact details added

Web & Server:

  • Easy to find contact us page added. Thanks for the feedback Abid R. ๐Ÿ™Œ !
  • New users who sign up per mail are now remembered forever.

2016-07-29 - Chrome Update

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.3 released.

Note Fixed some rare issues when localStorage was turned off or blocked by other browser add-ons.

2016-07-28 - Welcome Pakistan

Web & Server - default search set for ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan added.
Other currently included country search sets:

  • ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria
  • ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท South Korea
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom
  • ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America

Note We are now supporting 10 countries with customized search sets. All other users fall back to a generic one. You can always login or sign up change and add any site.

2016-07-27 - Initial Public Release

Piggy Celebration

Web & Server - online

Trufflepiggy - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.2

Trufflepiggy New Tab - Chrome Plugin - v1.0.2

Note Yeah we are finally live and ready to rescue the world from wasting time while searching. Typos and minor fixes won't be logged in the changelog.