1. Fidel Tamondong
  2. Startpage

Overview

HTTPS SSH

Startpage


Startpage is simple homepage for your web browser that displays randomized rotary backgrounds. By default, it uses DuckDuckGo as its search engine.

Check it out here.

Changing the Backgrounds


  • Replace all the images found in the backgrounds directory with your images.
  • Open the index.html file with a text editor.
  • Now change the content of the var backgrounds to correspond to the names of your images.
...
<script type="text/javascript">
    /* LIST YOUR IMAGES HERE */
    var backgrounds = [
        '1.jpg',
        '2.jpg',
        '3.jpg',
        ];

    function cycle_images() {
...
  • Finally, save the changes that you have made.

Changing the Search Engine


  • Open the index.html file with a text editor.
  • Navigate to this part of the file:
...
<form action="https://duckduckgo.com/" method="get">
    <div id="search-group">
        <input type="text" id="search-input" name="q" autofocus>
        <button id="search-button">
            <img src="images/search.png">
        </button>
    </div>
</form>
...
  • Change the 'action' attribute of the form tag to your preferred search engine.
Search Engine action
Bing https://www.bing.com/search?
Google https://www.google.com/search?
Yandex https://www.yandex.com/?
  • Save the changes that you have made.