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Bangs are shortcuts for search

Think of bangs as shortcuts. They are a fast and easy way to quickly take you to search results on other sites. 

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Bangs are shortcuts for search
!vi  -  vimeo !yt  -  youtube !wi  -  Wikipedia​ !gi  -  Google Images

Bangs are shortcuts that quickly take you to search results on other sites. They are fast, especially if you have set Givero to be your default search engine.   

Works on both mobile and desktop

Try searching with bangs

We’ve prepared a few examples that you can try by clicking on the links below. If you want to see how they work for yourself, add the !bang to the search field on our prepared search phrase –  Try it now on

Destination !bang Example
YouTube !yt Try now
Vimeo !vi Try now
Google Images !gi Try now

Works on both mobile and desktop

Say hello to open source bangs

As a developer you can contribute to a good causes

If you’ve ever found yourself wishing for a custom search !bang … build it!

The Givero search engine has adopted the bangs framework used by other popular search engines and made it even easier to contribute your own bangs.

We value your contribution to our open source initiative where we raise money for good causes beyond tech.  

Learn how you as a developer can make your code count for good

Create your own bangs

You can create a fork of the Givero bang repository, create the bangs you need and make a pull request.

If you see a bug, or just want to ask for a new search bang, then create an issue on Github.

The list is open source and licensed under the Apache license, so feel free to use as you see fit.

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Thanks to you, more people will support good causes

The beauty of Givero is that it costs nothing to raise money for a good cause close to your heart. And the more people use the search engine, the more we raise together. Tell your friends they can support NGO’s dedicated to protect the environment, fight inequality and more, just by switching to Givero.

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