Tip: Firefox 89 searchbar

The searchbar isn’t working anymore, no input no pasting.
If you want it back, go to about:config and

browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar

True → false.

Just to provide some context on this, it refers to the search box on the “Firefox Home” or newtabpage. Not the search bar which you may have enabled next to the address bar.

That functionality has been changed so that it basically redirects any input you put in the box to the address bar. It still works, it just takes anything you input or paste into that box and moves it to the address bar.

The above setting disables that transfer to the address bar.

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