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Welcome to DuckDuckHack, an open source community changing the future of search.

Getting what you search for in few or zero clicks makes a great search experience.

With the help of you and our community, every search can have an Instant Answer.

Use the Web's best sources for a specific topic or build an Instant Answer from scratch!

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Featured IA: AudioContributor: jdan Audio Instant Answer
Featured IA: RegexContributor: mintsoft Regex Instant Answer
Featured IA: RecipesContributor: bsstoner Recipes Instant Answer
Featured IA: MoviesContributor: killerfish Movies Instant Answer

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In Development

The DuckDuckHack Dev Pipeline helps the community view and manage Instant Answers in development.

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In Beta

Before they go live, Instant Answers are installed on DuckDuckGo's beta server for the community to test.

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For Developers, creating an IA is fun and rewarding. Utilize great data sources to improve search results for the topics you care most about.


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