Questions tagged [firefox]

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

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Firefox add-on to store custom CSS on specific websites

I've used firebug in Firefox few times to alter the CSS of someone else's website - to make it more readable for myself in my own browser, by arranging the margins and making changes to elements other ...
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Pause YouTube video without having to switch to its Firefox tab

Sometimes to avoid external distractions at work I listen to YouTube videos playlists. QUESTION: How to pause/play without having to switch to that YouTube tab? Switching to the tab breaks my ...
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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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Tool to keep track of the Google rank of my website for a particular search

Let's say I own stackexchange.com and want to see how my website ranks or Google when people search "recommended software". Example: Right now I see that the first *.stackexchange.com/* result is at ...
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Is there a tool to open a new page in Firefox in an already opened profile?

As far as I could determine, there is no native way to open a page in a Firefox multiple profiles environment when the profile is already open. On the Linux shell I am trying something like: firefox -...
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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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Firefox extension to close the Find Bar when clicking anywhere on the page

Can anyone recommend a Firefox extension that will close the Find Bar when the user clicks anywhere on the page? Recommendations for gratis or commercial extensions are welcome. Smaller and simpler ...
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Is there any Google Chrome extension that adds search sights like Findbar Tweak extension for Firefox? [duplicate]

I am searching for an alternative to "Findbar Tweak" extension that is available on Firefox. I need something similar that runs on Google Chrome. Mainly, I'm only looking for a feature that allows me ...
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Firefox extension to track network requests across tabs

Can anyone recommend a Firefox extension that allows the user to track network requests across tabs? In other words, let's say you are in Firefox, and you right-click on this link and select Open ...
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Firefox add-on to hide a window on a selected day

I usually have a lot of unread tabs on one day, and have to leave them for the next day to read. The next day, I open a lot more tabs and have to leave them for another next day. This cycles everyday ...
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Firefox add-on To Open A List Of Sites With IE By Default

There are several Firefox addons that let you right-click on a link and open with Internet Explorer. I am looking for an addon that has a list of URLs or Domains in its settings and automatically ...
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eBay full purchase history

eBay erase details of purchase history after a year, supposedly because it takes too much disk space (I suspect they just don't want people to see how much they spend over the years). Is there a tool ...
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Software, extension, or similar to remove select results from Internet search

I do searches on the net and frequently see obviously bad results float to the top. I primarily search in Firefox, or a Firefox clone or derivative, using DuckDuckGo. These types of sites come up ...
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Alternative to 'Menu Editor' extension for Firefox

Menu Editor was a usefull extension to remove/hide the desired items of the different Firefox menus (like "Open link in a new window" item, etc). Today I installed Firefox 45.0.1 and the extension ...
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Mirror desktop Firefox tab to Chromecast

It is easy to display a Google Chrome tab's content on a Chromecast projector. But how to do with Firefox? Requirements: Display just one tab, not the whole screen Free Works on Linux (at least ...
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Firefox addon to block attempts to make text unselectable?

Is there a firefox addon that will block attempts to prevent the user from selecting text? Is this possible?
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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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Simple Firefox extension to blacklist cookies from specific sites / hosts / domains

I am looking for a simple Firefox extension to blacklist 1st-party cookies from user-specified sites (well, actually domains or hosts). Firefox uses the 'site' terminology a bit incorrectly, but ...
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Firefox extension to move Unsorted Bookmarks to Bookmarks Menu automatically

When you click the star near the URL in Firefox, the current URL is stored as a bookmark in the Unsorted Bookmarks folder. Instead, I would like them to be stored directly in the Bookmarks Menu for ...
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how to always load any url/link of a domain in reader view in Firefox?

I visit wuxiaworld.com & spend a lot of time reading pages on the site in Reader View in Firefox I have subscribed to RSS feed of the website & when I click on it, the page opens in Firefox,...
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Chrome or firefox extension that will mute/decrease volume at louder parts of a youtube video?

Examples: An advertisement video on youtube that happens to be noticeably louder than the current video you are listening to. Say there is a movie on youtube. There will be quieter, more peaceful ...
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Firefox add-on that replaces embedded YouTube video with default thumbnail

In some non-YouTube webpages there are YouTube embedded videos. Usually pressing a "play" button within them will make them play. Associated with each of those videos there are several thumbnails, ...
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Mozilla Firefox Mobile add-on for script blocking

I'm using Mozilla Firefox Mobile for Android and I like it :) I already use uBlock Origin in order to get rid of ads and invasive ads. However I would like some plugin able to prevent unwanted ...
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Firefox extension that warns me when I “like” a Facebook post which is not “friends-only”

I want a Firefox extension that warns me every time I try to "like" a post which is not "friends-only". Context In Facebook, people can make their posts: Public Visible to friends-of-friends ...
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Firefox extension to properly handle PDF files on websites with programming errors

Very often, websites are not programmed correctly. On these sites, when the user clicks on a PDF file, Firefox does not offer to display it in the user-specified PDF viewer. Usually, this is due to ...
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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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Firefox password protect on entry

I'm looking for an add-on to the Firefox browser that will allow me to password protect the browser on startup. I would like the add-on to meet these requirements, Works on Windows 10 (I don't know ...
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Alternative to Pocket (online bookmark storing)

Now that Firefox has "integrated" Pocket, it lost most of its useful features (especially the drop-down list of saved articles, the indicator that a page was already bookmarked, the edit feature). ...
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Software or web-app to test browser loading speed (independently from network speed)

I've noticed that Firefox has been feeling a bit slow lately. Setting up a clean profile shows that it certainly is not Firefox itself. Without any extensions installed, Firefox is blazingly fast. ...
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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 extension to allow efficient searches?

Firefox just got updated to version 43. With that update, perhaps the most useful extension, Quick Search Bar, no longer works. The developer has stated that he does not want to get it working, but ...
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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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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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Firefox add-on to have tab shortcut like Pale Moon?

I like the way that Pale Moon manages the tabs. When you press Ctrl+Tab, you don't move to your next (in position) tab but your last opened tab. More importantly (I haven't seen any add-on that covers ...
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Plugin to switch Firefox proxies easily?

When using proxies for pentesting, I usually have to switch my proxy in Firefox every 5 minutes. Unfortunately the proxy settings are 5 clicks deep buried in the settings. I know that there are the ...
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Is there a way to synchronize only part of Firefox bookmarks?

Is there a way to synchronise only a part of Firefox bookmarks? I'm trying to find a solution, it may be a plugin, third party app, anything, that allows to sync only selected bookmarks (by folder/...
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Simple method to store additional set of bookmarks for Firefox browser

I often come across interesting websites while browsing with Firefox. These are sites that I may, or may not, have time to go back to view. I don't want to add these sites to the regular Firefox ...
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Single sign-on password manager with multi-field (Firefox) support

Some of my accounts require multiple fields such as username and a separate ID in addition to a password to login. KeeFox (improving the collaboration of Firefox and Keepass) supports this just fine, ...
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Firefox plugin to flash line when scrolling a page at a time

I often use the space bar for scrolling pages in Firefox. When I have read the last line in the browser window I scroll down a page with the space bar so that the last line becomes the top line. So ...
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Firefox per-tab image block

When opening web pages in Firefox, I usually want images to show, but sometimes I want a particular tab to NOT display images, because of reasons like slowness/annoyance/privacy. Is there an ...
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Light, client OS with minimal features such as Firefox only and ICA client

I am looking for a small, lightweight, Linux OS that I can install Firefox and the Citrix ICA client on. The OS cannot contain any Linux office software, no Thunderbird, no extras. It needs to be ...
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Firefox plugin to view a site's mobile view on desktop

Every site has a mobile view and I think it's better than their desktop view because the former utilizes the screen space more efficiently. A mobile view only shows the most relevant content whereas ...
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REST client for Firefox with “Projects” feature (equivalent for Advanced Rest Client)

I'm looking for some Firefox extension that works like a REST client equivalent to Advanced Rest Client in Chrome. I already tried the RESTClient and Rest Easy. They work fine, but both having ...
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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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Secure bookmark sync, “secure xmarks”?

I'd like to use a bookmark manager, but I'd like my data to stay my own. I happened to read about Xmarks ToS/use or what-have-you before checking out this site for recommendations, but I'm glad to ...
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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 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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Which browser to choose [closed]

Up until now I have been using Comodo Dragon, it is a Chromium based browser that according to the company, protects your privacy and gives you extra layers of security. I am planning to reset my ...
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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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Local HTML validation tool for Firefox

I am after a HTML validation tool for Firefox to run locally on my development machine. I have tried Total Validator. But it’s crazy, it keeps telling me to upgrade, I have done that several times. ...