A self-hosted, ad-free, privacy-respecting metasearch engine
Whoogle is a self-hosted, ad-free, privacy-respecting metasearch engine. It is simple to host (only a couple of clicks) and works as well as Google.
No ads or sponsored content
No tracking/linking of your personal IP address***
No AMP links
No URL tracking tags (i.e. utm=%s)
No referrer header
Tor and HTTP/SOCKS proxy support
POST request search and suggestion queries (when possible)
View images at full res without site redirect (currently mobile only)
Light/Dark/System theme modes (with support for custom CSS theming)
Randomly generated User Agent
Easy to install/deploy
DDG-style bang (i.e. ! ) searches
Optional location-based searching (i.e. results near )
***If deployed to a remote server, or configured to send requests through a VPN, Tor, proxy, etc.