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Ok - so as some of you know, I'm a Joomla! developer.

As part of my job, I have to goto our tracker to lookup and/or mark details on bugs. It's a bit of a pain to:

  1. Goto joomlacode.org
  2. Login
  3. Goto the Joomla Tracker
  4. Find the bug to work on
  5. Read bug
I was hoping to find a faster way. IE comes to the rescue - well, sorta. I remember adding a PHP tag to IE so long ago that allowed me to do php searches against the php.org site faster. I wondered if I could do the same, in FF against J!Code?

Steps:
  1. Click on Bookmarks
  2. Hover over Quick Searches
  3. Right click on any of the items
  4. Select 'New Bookmark'
  5. Type in a name for the book mark
  6. Location will be: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/tracker/?action=TrackerItemEdit&tracker_item_id=%s
  7. Create a keyword (I used jcode)
 
Now, in my URL (ALT-D) i just type 'jcode trackerid' and I'm off to the races!

Of course, you can use this trick for any site/project - but this was what I wanted it for.

Enjoy!