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

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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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How to save post data in firefox? [closed]

I want my posts to be saved (except content of files I upload). After I used plugins provided by Izzy, I think it must have 2 features: Long-time storage for posted text Short-time for edit history ...
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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 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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Chrome / Firefox extension to make Single Click open folder/file in new Google Drive

New Google Drive requires double-click to open folder/file. Could you recommend Chrome/Firefox extensions to enable me to use single click for those operations? (Or extension that can I configure or ...
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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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Android application to browse the web using a physical keyboard

Recently I got an Android tablet, which I intend to use as a paper reader as well as a portable workstation. It can't substitute a desktop Linux but with a bluetooth keyboard and terminal IDE there ...
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Is Firefox the only browser that supports not reloading all open tabs at startup?

I always set my browser to reopen all tabs from the previous session, but of course I don't want the browser to also load the content of each tab, I want it to load only the content of the active tab, ...
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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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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 ...
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Exclude user-specified bookmark folders from Firefox URL autocomplete or URL suggestion functions?

As far as I know, there is currently no way to make Firefox ignore specific bookmark folders for the autocomplete or suggestions functions in the Location Bar (aka urlbar). The user can either allow ...
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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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Which Ad Blocker for Firefox best meets these common requirements?

I used Adblock Plus for a few years, and now I'm using uBlock since a month ago, but I can still see some ads (although they are relatively rare). I have never used Adguard, but I've heard that it's ...
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CertPatrol with less annoying UI

Even with all checkboxes turned off in settings, Certificate Patrol often shows top bar or even popup messages when I don't care. Is there an alternative to CertPatrol with less annoying UI? ...
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Element remover for Firefox without context menus

"Nuke Everything Advanced" works well, but it's inconvenient to open content menu for each element to be removed. I want to "shoot down" multiple elements without just one click per removal. Are ...
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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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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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Manage Flash player with multimedia keys

I listen to music online. Streaming services usually provide a Flash player to manage the stream (pause, go to next track, alter volume, etc.). This player can’t be managed from multimedia keyboard ...
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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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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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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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Keepalive for website that automatically logs you out too quickly

There's a site I requent that automatically logs you out after a few minutes of inactivity. Due to the way I use it I don't interact for long times because I'm reading its lengthy text. I need some ...
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Firefox download manager (add-on) integrating with built-in download manager with throttling feature

The built-in download manager of firefox 35 has a long list of missing features including such a basic like download and upload data rate throttling. There're a lot of download managers available as ...
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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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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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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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ad block plugin for firefox that blocks only specific sites

Can someone recommend an add on for Firefox that will block ads only on specific site? Adblock has option only to allow specific sites, but I need the opposite of that.
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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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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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Text or summary extractor from webpage

I look for a software or add-on (Firefox) to extract the main text of a webpage. For example for a Wikipedia article it must extract the article and omit the navigation bars, references or headers ...
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Firefox add-on to autogenerate passwords in registration forms

I'm looking for a Firefox add-on to suggest passwords within the registration forms, much like what Chromium is doing:
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IVONA add-on for Firefox

I have set up IVONA Text-to-Speech (version 1.6.3). There is an integration section in the settings of the reader and there I can integrate it with Firefox, but it doesn't work. So I want to ask do ...
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Firefox extension to make news item selectable in Facebook

When a friend posts a link on Facebook, a clickable item shows up. Its text is not selectable. Is there a Firefox extension to make the text selectable? For instance "Howling [...] slightly" in this ...
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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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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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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 add-on for offline to-do list

I need a Firefox extension for offline to-do list management that is able to: add tabs (title & URL) to list add content of page (links, images) to list export list as a universal format that ...
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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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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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Notify when RDFa is used, then display the triples in a human-readable way

I’m looking for a free/libre Firefox add-on (not a bookmarklet/userscript): I want to get notified when the current page contains RDFa markup, for example by highlighting an icon in the interface (...
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HTML element statistics of the current page

Within Firefox, I’m looking for a way to show which HTML elements are used how many times on the current page. It must display all used HTML elements (even invalid ones) and their count (→ sorted), e....
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Warn me when I open new pages and when I’m staying too long on the same page

I want Firefox to show me some kind of message each time I open a new link. It would also be great if some message could pop-up/flash if I'm on an open tab for more than X minutes. My purpose is ...
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Firefox plugin that remembers upload source directory with a finer grain than per website

When I upload a file from Flickr, I choose the file from a directory (let's call it DirectoryFlicker) of my local computer. The second time I will want to upload a file to Flickr, Firefox will have ...
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Syncing Firefox and Google Chrome Browser Bookmarks

I am looking for good solutions for syncing Google Chrome and Firefox Bookmarks. I currently use XMarks, but sometimes it is "stuck". A solution which lets me recover without losing data would be OK....
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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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Utility to reflow textarea content in browser

Is there any Firefox extension or Greasemonkey script that would make it possible to reflow paragraphs in a textarea content in Forefox? To be clear, I mean like the "Reflow Paragraph" function of ...
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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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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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Program or extension to save Google News archive images?

Ok, kind of a detailed question. I use the google news archive a lot and I printscreen and paste what I want to save and I usually have to merge two or three parts together to get the complete object....
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Send custom Referer when accessing a *specific* site via HTTPS (and not HTTP)

(Note that I asked a (broader) question on Super User some time ago.) I’m using the Firefox add-on RefControl to control which Referer gets sent to pages I visit. It works great, but I’m missing ...