Daily Archives: 24.02.2021

Go to MOS directly from Google results – part 2

We know that Metalink search engine is not the fastest one. Luckily My Oracle Support is now partly accessible directly from Google Search.

Using a shortcut, we can quickly limit our search to My Oracle Support website. Then using the URL Redirector as explained here, one jumps directly to the Oracle note.

On Chrome (similar on Firefox and Edge) it is possible to set Search Engine shortcuts.

Just go to chrome://settings/searchEngines and add a new search engine as below :

For easy copy/paste:

Search engine: Oracle Support
Keyword: mos
URL: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Asupport.oracle.com+%s

Now we have a quick way into MOS:


Go to MOS directly from Google results – part 1

I’m sure you know this annoying sequence, when you click on a My Oracle Support result from Google:

It would be nice to go from the Google results page directly into the MOS website.

This can be easily done with a Google Chrome (I believe also exists for Firefox and Edge) that rewrites the URL.

I used Redirector which I configured with:

To make copy/paste easier:

Redirect: ^(?:https?://)support.oracle.com/knowledge/(.*)/(.*)_([0-9]).html
To: https://support.oracle.com/epmos/faces/DocumentDisplay?id=$2.$3

Now from Google results I go directly the Oracle Support note page. 🙂