Questions tagged [firefox]

Recommendations for applications, extensions, and plugins related to Mozilla's Firefox web browser.

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Firefox plugin to save complete rendered page as image

I am looking for a Firefox plugin that meets the following requirements: Saves an image of the complete, rendered page (not only the current visible viewport) as it currently appears on the screen ...
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Automated bookmark merging/synchronization app/addon between multiple instances of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox concurrently

Some of my family members prefer Chrome, some prefer Firefox - but either way I use both at least some of the time since as a web developer I really do have to (and MS IE which I hate); All our ...
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Tab stacking/groups plugin for Firefox, that is similar to Opera's?

Opera (at least until version 12) had this great feature that let me drag a tab on top of another tab and form a stacking "group" that could retract when not needed and only take up the space of one ...
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Firefox extension to use multiple Stack Exchange accounts

With the launch of the new, global login system of Stack Exchange, using multiple SE accounts are now impractical. [Before your downvote: using multiple SE accounts are completely allowed here.] I ...
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Firefox extension to copy the title and URL of the page to the clipboard

I'm looking for a Firefox extension that will copy both the URL and Title of the current page to the clipboard. Ideally, this would happen when you press ctrl-c without anything selected. Adding a ...
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Is there a Firefox utility that can convert webpages to PDF?

I use Firefox on elementary OS (Linux), and sometimes I use it to print a few webpages or save the print to a PDF file. My problem is that Firefox’ default print adds the page URL at the start and end ...
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Firefox plugin to un-Google-fy links and copy them to the clipboard/pasteboard?

I use Firefox for browsing and Google for searching. When Google returns search results, it does so with a Google-fied link that includes additional metadata. I'm looking for a plugin that I can ...
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Create PDF from Firefox

I am looking for options to create a PDF from webpages in Firefox, under Windows 8. I have found a ton around, but few appear to satisfy my list of requirements: Free to use (not just free to try) ...
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Firefox extension that removes “utm_*” nastiness from redirects

Almost every link on social media (or actually, almost everywhere I'm afraid) has this utm_* evilness appended to the URL. This needs to stop, so I'm looking for an extension that automatically strips ...
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Firefox add-on to block browser caching but have exceptions for individual whitelisted domains/URLs?

I have a good reason to want to disable caching by default in my browser. (It's a particular approach to privacy whereby for sites I don't visit that often or log into, disabling cache prevents them ...
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Mozilla Firefox extension for night reading?

I'm looking for an extension for Mozilla Firefox that functions just like Dark Reader for Google Chrome. [Dark Reader] uses special intellectual way to transform bright blinding stuff into eye ...
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Firefox add-on to sync only a single bookmarks folder

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Alternative to Ghostery (tracker-blocker) add-on for Firefox?

Until yesterday, I was extremely happy with Ghostery -- the add-on used to show the location/address of a tracker, and include cookies in its blacklisting. However, with the recent v6.0 update, much ...
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Add-on to open several Twitter/Gmail/etc accounts in the same Firefox?

In Firefox, I often use several accounts of the same webapp in parallel. For instance a Twitter account for each of my projects, and several Gmail accounts for various purposes I don't want to mix. ...
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Firefox addon for URL path sensitive password storage

Currently Firefox (33) has an annoying limitation regarding password storage with the built-in password manager because services are only distinguished by the host part of the URL which prevents ...
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Firefox add-on to immediately store bookmark

I very often bookmark pages in Firefox in a 'Read later' folder. This takes 3 actions: Hit Ctrl-D Pull open the Folder dropdown containing the last folders used Click on the 'Read later' folder This ...
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Firefox add-on / userscript to force by default an attempt at HTTPS on every domain?

I use HTTPS Everywhere in Firefox, but it only enforces HTTPS for a very limited set of very well-known sites (by default). I use a wide variety of much smaller sites which do have HTTPS versions, ...
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Tool to take screenshot of a specific HTML element of a webpage

In order to get a dashboard (including Flash charts) from a local web portal and show them in PowerPoint presentations, I need a tool that allows me to take a screenshot of the content of a specific ...
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Is there a “Open in Firefox” Google Chrome extension?

Question Is there a "Open in Firefox" Google Chrome extension for Google Chrome on Mac OS X? Research "Open in Chrome" is a Firefox addon; I'm looking for an extension that goes the other way There ...
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Warn me when I copy hidden content from a webpage

When copying some content on a web page, it can happen that the clipboard contains more than what is visibly selected. This is done for promotional reasons (e.g., an attribution line with link, ...
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Grammar checker extension for Firefox

I'm using Mozilla Firefox, and I'm writing a lot of articles on different sites. I need an extension that will check the text I write (in English) and suggest me how to fix it if there are any grammar ...
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How to sync bookmarks across various browsers on various computers/mobile devices?

I'm looking for an easy way to sync bookmarks between multiple browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, Edge) on multiple Desktop computers (Windows, OSX, Linux) and phones (iOS, ...
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Firefox extension for saving pinned tabs

Firefox enables opening specific sites on start-up. I'm looking for same functionality, but instead of regular tabs, i want them as pinned tabs.
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Firefox tab group add-on with save-on-exit and suspend/hibernate (replacement for TGM)

I'm looking for a currently maintained Firefox add-on that provides: a grouping functionality with a "group tab" bar in addition to the tab bar, drag-and-drop of tabs between groups, an ability to ...
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Is there a proper addon for Firefox which keeps browsing history forever?

At the moment original browsing history component of Firefox looks pretty sad. It doesn't keep history forever. In the past it was something like places.history.expiration.max_pages;151042. Today I ...
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Firefox extension to bind a site to a tab

I’d like to be able to associate a tab with a site in the sense that: When a site’s page is opened in a new tab, the associated tab is reused instead. When an associated tab tries to open an URL that ...
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Firefox add-on that suspends inactive tabs, to use less memory

Is there any Firefox extension similar to Chrome's The Great Suspender? Basically it suspends tabs that are not actively being used, allowing you to have a lot of tabs without consuming all your ...
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Firefox add-on to copy tab URL without opening tab

Let's say I am working while listening to an online music playlist. When I notice a track I like, I copy-paste the URL for further reference. How to copy the URL without opening the tab, which is ...
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A program to extract passwords from my Firefox profile

UPDATE: The question assumes there's no master password set in FF that protects the password DB. As far as I'm aware, Firefox profiles store your website passwords in cleartext (or at least, not in ...
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Firefox extension/userscript to prevent accepted answer from sticking to top on Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange often places the accepted answer on top of all other answers. I often get tricked into implementing the first answer, only to realize that it is vastly inferior to the second answer, ...
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Remote Control Desktop via Firefox

I have a Windows 7 PC that I would like to remote control the desktop of using Firefox 28 (running on Windows XP) across the internet. Is there anything that makes this possible? The Windows XP ...
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User-Agent switcher for Firefox

I have been using the User Agent Switcher add-on for Firefox. It's good but I need one that works on a per-domain basis. Override User Agent promises that but won't work on Firefox 35 that I'm using....
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Download all pictures from a whole website

I'm talking about 1000 pictures, the format being something like (not the real site!) travelpics.com/page1-index.html then same thing and page2, 3, 100, etc. I am using Firefox and I have ...
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A GreaseMonkey fork/analog that won't collect my data

I don't like GreaseMonkey's data collection policy. Short of forking it myself, what are the options for a non-invasive Firefox extension to implement user scripting? Requirements: Source code ...
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Firefox: Alternative to Googlebar for other search engines?

I'm using the Googlebar Lite addon for years now. One feature I especially like is its displaying the search terms on the bar itself (in that crazy screenshot taken from the Mozilla site: the "firefox"...
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Firefox add-on to automatically log out from sites

I'm looking for a Firefox add-on that automatically logs me out from sites. What I need: Automatically log out from all sites when the session is closed Whitelist (to let me logged in to some sites)...
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PixelBlock alternative for Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 57. I'm looking for software that blocks the 1x1 pixels that cause the HTTP{S} fetches that are used to track users. The product I used in the past is called PixelBlock. I searched ...
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Persistent CSS Element editor for Firefox? (like Stylebot for Chrome)

Chrome's Stylebot allows you to right click any item in the page, and automatically create a CSS rule for that element. I'd like to have the same for Firefox. I've tried Stylish, but it adds so many ...
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Open source Firefox add-on to take screenshot of whole page

I want to take an image of a whole web page, including what is not shown currently on-screen (scrolling). Absolute requirements: MUST BE OPEN SOURCE (unlike in that other question), please provide a ...
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Open-source web clipper for Firefox

I'm looking for an open-source addon for Firefox that allows saving web pages along with metadata. I understand this functionality is similar to Pocket or Evernote Web Clipper, but I have not used ...
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Firefox extension to override website font preferences on individual websites?

Is there such a thing as a Firefox extension to override a website's preferred fonts, able to be used selectively on individual websites? (Preferably for Firefox 52 ESR at present, but also for ...
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Task Switcher for Windows & Browser Tabs

Am I the only idiot getting himself muddled up between Alt-Tab and Ctrl-Tab? Where was that thing I was just looking at? Was it a native windows app, or a web app hiding inside one of my browser ...
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Firefox extension to copy multiple selected tabs' hyperlinks in a custom format via keyboard shortcut

I'm looking for a Firefox extension that enables me to select multiple tabs, then copy their links in a custom predefined format by clicking a predefined keyboard shortcut. I've found these ...
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Firefox extension to block IndexedDB access from specific sites

I am looking for a firefox extension that allows the user to block IndexedDB reads/writes from user-defined sites. IndexedDB is a form of locally stored data that websites can create on your computer....
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Right click to tweet image (not link)

I'm looking for an addon for Firefox that adding an option in the right click menu that helps you to tweet an image. The tweet should contain the image, not the link to it.
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Firefox extension to view/browse history in a 'better' way

Google Chrome has a handy extension which allows you to browse through your history in a better way: Better History (Chrome Web Store page). Its main features are: Filter your browser history by day ...
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PC/Browser program to manage cloud storage and FTP files?

Requirements (in order) Windows 8 and/or Firefox friendly Free (or fits requirements after trial) Dropbox integration Connecting to non-local S/FTP servers (like Filezilla) Google Drive integration ...
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Block all images in Firefox but see only those I want

I want to block all images in Firefox except a few I choose. I found the Image Block add-on, but if I use that I can't see where the images were. I prefer something like the Show Selected Images add-...
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Is there an open-source Chrome / Firefox extension that tracks Gmail message opens and clicks?

I've seen various Chrome or Firefox extensions that allow tracking Gmail messages so that I can know when a recipient views (or clicks on links within) an email. For example: Yesware getsidekick.com ...
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View cookies on Android Firefox?

I want to view cookies on Firefox on Android to troubleshoot a website development issue. I've done a search through Firefox's interface, and found a number of matches about deleting cookies, but ...