Questions tagged [web-browser]

Web browser software and web browser add-ons. If you are specifically looking for a Firefox or Chrome add-on/extension/plugin, please use the tag [firefox] or [chrome] instead.

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Minimal web browser with system shortcuts

I'm looking for a Linux browser that can be minimally intrusive and dedicate everything to the system interface. I am not as pretentious as I was before: I have two requirements. It should be minimal,...
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Android Chromium-based browser with tabs as a list

In the Firefox Android app, I can set tabs as a list: Any Chromium-based browser that can do that?
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Browser extension for browser cache TTL

Is there any software/extension similar to Cache Longer that I can use to extend the browser cache TTL in brave browser. The reason I haven't switched to Firefox yet is that it doesn't have the ...
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Web browser that can load a large YouTube "Liked videos" page without slowing down

I have ~4000 liked videos. Can't seem to open that page and reach the bottom without Firefox or Chrome displaying the message "This page is slowing FF/Cr down" and/or crashes. Could you ...
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Text-to-speech specific page element?

I'd like to convert a web page like this and have the program filter it for the comments, rather than include "permalink, source" or irrelevant page elements.
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Periodically take a screenshot of a browser window, even if it's in the background

Criteria: Preferably a browser extension or desktop app. Platform is a Windows 10 desktop. Browser shall be any of the usual suspects (Firefox, Chrome, Edge, you name it). I need to periodically (...
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web browser extension: halt all *further* javascript execution

After a web page is loaded, it often keeps eating anywhere from 25% to 100% of my CPU. Sometimes, it's to render some excessive or poorly designed graphics somewhere, like an animated background. ...
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Does anyone know of a SwiftUI compiler?

I do not want something big to download, like Xcode, but I want an online SwiftUI compiler that I can open from my browser.
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Is there any cross-platform browser bookmark syncing plugin reminiscent of xmarks.com?

A number of years ago there was a cross-platform bookmark plugin called xmarks.com. It was great, but it was subsequently shut down and since then, I've been unable to find anything comparable. What I'...
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Volume up/down for a specific web browser tab

I am looking for any application that can change the volume of a specific tab of a web browser. I do know a Chrome extension that can completely mute a tab but do not know anything that changes the ...
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Open source up-to-date autofill extensions for Chromium / Chrom* browsers?

Unfortunately it appears that Autofill (https://www.tohodo.com/autofill/) for Chromium browsers is going to be moving away from a purely free model as it has been hitherto: I certainly do not condemn ...
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Practical internet browser for working with tons of tabs?

I Am looking for an internet browser, which has following features without installing abhorrent addons!!! And addons are security risk, you shouldn't be forced to use them period... Reorder its ...
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Software for reading 2 pages of PDF side by side

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this kind of questions (and if anyone know the right place, he can let me know). Anyway I'm asking here because maybe somebody has (had? hopefully) my ...
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Is there a browser which encrypts completely the user data?

Is there a browser that encrypts all user data? I am thinking about computers used at work where several people like company administrators may have access and could potentially access these files. ...
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Is there any web browser for android with "File System Access API"?

Chromium based android browsers currently don't have the support for "File System Access API" and Firefox mobile also doesn't have the support. I have checked caniuse.com where it shows some ...
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Is there any software which could display webpages using custom URLs and it could be work on top of other applications?

I'm currently grappling with a challenge outlined in the title and would appreciate your recommendations. To provide some context, I've developed a hobby project related to Formula 1, which serves as ...
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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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Finding a lean alternative for Kiwi browser (scriptable browsers)

I'm looking for a browser on Android that is scriptable (run scripts against web servers) and lean—basically a Kiwi Browser that is much leaner, ideally <1.6MB. Bonus points: works without lag ...
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Microsoft Edge's "Improved copy and paste of URLs" feature in other browsers

There is a feature in Microsoft Edge browser described here which makes copied and pasted URLs formatted, not in a plain text. For example, when you go to the Wikipedia's homepage and copy its URL and ...
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Browser extension to automatically fill in two factor one time password

I am looking for a browser extension that generates a one time password for a two factor authentication and automatically fills this into the corresponding form of the website. I know The ...
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Browser extension that sends a full page capture of a website to Pinterest

I use Chrome, and found Page2Images Pin Full Page. Works great, except that the image captured was so small that I can't read the text, and some text and layout are screwed. Anyone came across any ...
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Software to display a website for a trade show or something similar

I need a recommendation for a software that can display a website without the addressbar. The computer/tablet should not respond to keyboard input and the application should not be closable. It ...
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Software implementation sought: Bookmarks in web browsers, like Chrome: making any bookmark tree node the root of a tree with logical arrangement

I am looking for some code, perhaps a chrome plugin, that would allow you to do research in the areas of bookmark organization and bookmark organization design. In Android, one can switch and plug in ...
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Calculate distance to nearest train station

When researching property, I would like to know how far from a train station they are, as the distance could be a deal-breaker. The real estate websites I use only have a basic map, therefore I have ...
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Sync a custom chrome extension across all computers that chrome user is longed in?

Anyone know of a chrome extension that syncs DATA of each individual chrome extension? For example, it will sync a list of rules you created for a custom extension across all current chrome user ...
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Check console errors generated by browser upon loading list of URLs

I have around 650 URLs in a excel document. Now my job is to access the URLs and check if the console is showing any errors or warnings. It is tedious job t access each URL once in a browser and check ...
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How to access contact information from a React.js website

I'd like to add a contact in a user's mobile contacts app from a web browser using a React.js web application. Ideally, I'd like this to work for both android and iOS devices. How could I do this?
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code editor which is a standalone web application which helps us edit code from the browser?

Looking for some code editor which is a spins up a web-based IDE on launch from the command line. It should have modern features most source code editors have (like vscode). The best use case for this ...
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Free/fairly basic web browsers for Android TV

I'm trying to get a TV set up for my dad - it's running Android TV 11 - and I'm trying to essentially run something like Chrome without sideloading it, for accessing websites with media that don't ...
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Input data in database (e.g. via browser)

my company is very restrictive regarding new software and even programming languages. Basically I am limited to everything which is preinstalled on my PC, which is the Microsoft Office/365 Suite (thus ...
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SAAS option that acts like a web browser in a browser?

I recently moved a service that manages VMs into an AWS VPC, so all of the servers are in the cloud but not directly internet accessible. We access them with Apache Guacamole, so users can get to the ...
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Subscribe to YouTube channels without account

When you are signed in on YouTube then on your subscription feed youtube show a list sorted by date of the videos the youtube channels you subscribed to have uploaded. as i am subscribed to a handfull ...
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Is there a Web browser extension to isolate or delete page elements?

Many years ago, I remember I had found a Web browser extension which allowed you to go on a visual edit mode on a page, highlighting the different elements as you hovered over them, and allowing you ...
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Help with exporting bookmarks from Chrome

When I have purchased a new computer in the past, I went to the directory where my bookmarks were stored, copied them to a disk and then imported them via the new computer's browser, duplicating my ...
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Text based browser that runs JavaScript

I am searching for a text browser running JavaScript. It should be compatible with Linux platform. Other features: run JavaScript (this is the most important) minor CSS rendering (text colors, ...
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Annotation Protocol compatible annotations?

I am looking for a browser extension that allows for W3C Web Annotation Protocol compatible annotations on locally stored HTML pages. My favourite browser is Firefox, so add-ons for Firefox would be ...
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What Android browsers have VPNs built in?

I want an Android browser with a stable solid VPN built-in, so that I don't need to install additional VPN client to my phone, like OpenVPN or VPN providers proprietary clients. You call it web-proxy?...
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Pure text web browser for Android?

On Linux I used to use pure text internet browsers in the terminal. I need one for Android, perhaps in an app. From the US, I'm trying to access the Russian internet like http://en.kremlin.ru/ and all ...
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Interact with pdf files in web browser - visualise pdf and highlight words / phrases

Is there software, ideally open source that will allow me to visualise a pdf in a web browser and interact with the text? I want to be able to have a list of words and highlight them in the browser. ...
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Is there a FireFox extension which blocks new (blank) tabs when opening a file from link?

This functionality used to be in the old Tab Mix Plus: Click on a URL that is a PDF on the web. The download occurs and a file was opened inside my PDF default reader (Acrobat reader). As that ...
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Search engine software specialized in serving links that work with a no-script browser

Is there a search engine software that gives results usable without JavaScript or other scripts enabled? This would be great for the following situations: Browser with JavaScript, Java applets, ...
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Unhook key shortcuts on websites

There are websites that react on certain key combinations. For example certain websites intercept Ctrl + 1 ... Ctrl + 9 key combinations. I have those shortcuts set up in browser for tab navigation: ...
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Saving all responses from a specific URL to disk while browsing

I am looking for a versatile solution that allows me to capture and save all the responses from a specific URL to disk while I am browsing, with no restrictions on the browser, external programs, or ...
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Downloading a .ts or .m3u8 video using youtube-dl or any other CLI

I am downloading videos from a website using the Video DownloadHelper Firefox extension. Recently I encountered an issue where the audio video is out of sync and the video is playing in a slow mode. ...
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Windows web browser which supports offline migration of all stored data

I'm on Windows and am using a lot of google-chrome instances with --user-data-dir and tried to transfer all of them to a new pc (settings, open tabs, saved passwords, cookies, history, ...) and a ...
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Edge (or other browser) extension to notify if a site I'm trying to open is already open in another tab and make it quick/easy to switch to that tab

I'm looking for a browser extension (ideally for Edge) that will notify me if I try to load a new tab on a site that is already open. Too many times my browser tabs fill up with repeated sites - it ...
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Streaming local videos over the internet

I'd like to share some media with my ex (and possibly other friends) like personal photos, videos. I'm not the kind of guy to put them up for social media. I have used FTP server before but I wonder ...
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Mobile browser that has image-blocking option

I like having the option to make it by default so that images are not displayed except on whitelisted sites. This is how I browse the Internet on desktop. What browser will let me do that on iOS, to ...
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Browser tab balancing software or extension?

I use a window manager, which generally has the ability to balance windows really well. This gets defeated with tabs in browsers. Effectively this allows you to put multiple different things in one ...
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Browser with a modern UI

I'm in search of a modern web browser with a sleek and user-friendly interface. I've tried Opera GX, but unfortunately, it caused my computer to slow down. I'm looking for a browser that strikes a ...

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