To use an Open Shortcut, you type ! (exclamation point) followed by the name of the shortcut in the Yahoo! Search box. For example, type: !ebay lamps. This takes you directly to www.ebay.com and searches for lamps.
You can create your own shortcuts to:
Instantly navigate to any URL on the Internet
Easily recall common searches on Yahoo!
Quickly search favorite sites
Jump start frequently used Internet applications