The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo introduced the launch of new options and servers not too long ago on the corporate’s Spread Privacy weblog. The firm added servers in India to higher serve Indian customers, a new “previous 12 months” knowledge vary filter, and darkish theme refinements to the desktop model of the service.
The search engine supported time-based filters for a very long time however the options have been restricted to a most size of 1 month up till now.
DuckDuckGo customers can activate the “Any Time” filter on search outcomes web page to pick a date vary filter. The new “previous 12 months” possibility is now obtainable; it shows outcomes of the previous 12 months solely and extends the utmost size to 12 months.
DuckDuckGo notes that the “previous 12 months” knowledge filter was probably the most requested options of customers of the service. The filter lacks options to set customized date ranges for outcomes; Google Search and Bing help the filter whereas most third-party search engines like google and yahoo, together with Startpage, do not.
The firm notes that the implementation was not simple because it wanted to be sure that the delivered outcomes would nonetheless be nameless.
It wasn’t simple for us to do as a result of we work with quite a lot of completely different companions to supply the nameless search outcomes you see on DuckDuckGo. With their assist, we have been lastly in a position make it occur!
DuckDuckGo is conscious customized date vary is well-liked as effectively. It acknowledged that it has no speedy plans so as to add it however that it could be added sooner or later.
The replace brings darkish theme refinements subsequent to that. You can activate the darkish theme with a click on on Settings and the number of the darkish theme icon within the interface that opens.
Dark and mild themes aren’t the one themes which are supported by the service. If you open the Theme Settings utilizing the Hamburger menu on the high you can find 4 extra themes listed there together with a excessive distinction, grey, and terminal theme.
DuckDuckGo added “a variety of servers” to the Indian subcontinent to enhance the efficiency of the service for Indian customers (and customers in that area). The connection pace was not the most effective in accordance with the corporate and the addition of new servers ought to enhance the expertise for customers considerably.
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