The type action allows you to enter characters on a webpage. You can use it to search, filter, fill out forms, and more.

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

  • Search for a specific phrase on DuckDuckGo.

Pro Tip:

Sometimes you skip adding actions altogether, by using a parameterized URL.

Learn more about choosing the best URL here.

Step 1:

Open the perform actions panel.

Step 2:

Choose the type action.

Step 3:

Using the selector tool, click on the input box in the preview window.

Step 4:

Type in the word or phrase.

Step 5:

Create a new click action. Then, using the selector tool click on the search icon.

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