Questions tagged [web-browser]

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Browser plugin to capture markup / DOM

I have a need to capture snapshots of the DOM as I use a web application. If I was using Chrome I could do this through a slow manual process stop what I was doing with the app, open the developer ...
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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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Tool to translate Python to JavaScript

I like Python and I want to create software which runs inside a web browser. AFAIK only JavaScript can be executed in a browser. I don't want the user to install a plugin. The server part is already ...
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Browser extensions to custom enhance text information, alternative to "Find in page"

I frequently find myself combing through a number of web pages looking for particular keywords and related topics. I want something better than the browser's "find in page" function (which highlights ...
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Chrome/Firefox extension for screenshots that are wrapped in a browser window

We're currently developing a SaaS platform. Part of showcasing our product is publishing and editing a lot of website screenshots. Is there a plugin / extension or even an external app that can ...
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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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Opensource alternative to Sessionbox Chrome extension

Is there an opensource alternative to Sessionbox Chrome extension to manage multiple login sessions?
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Is there a Chrome extension that would allow me to re-focus a tab when I click on a link that is still open?

Example scenario: I'm in a Wikipedia-reading frenzy, middle-mouse-clicking many article links and thus opening dozens of tabs while I'm reading. When I switch tabs and click a link that is already ...
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Browser extension for easier copy or search of selected text

Is there a Firefox or Chrome add-on/extension that automatically pops up buttons (Copy, Search) when you select text from a web page? Thus allowing you to avoid the right click button as much as you ...
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Browser add-on that automatically takes screenshot when I visit a certain page and saves it locally

Is there a browser add-on that automatically takes a screenshot when I visit a certain page and saves it to <site>/<timestamp>.png? It could be for Firefox or Chrome, doesn't matter.
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Centrally search everything from Omnibox or extension in Chromium-based browsers (Chrome, Opera, etc.)

I'd like to be able to type a string on Omnibox (or activate an extension hotkey) then to see a list of: search engine suggestion autocomplete history tabs containing title/URL matching the typed ...
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Software to combine Springpad with Firefox/Chrome

I am using Springpad to organize my notes and bookmarks. However, I’d like to combine the collected bookmarks in Springpad with Firefox/Chrome, to be displayed in the bookmarks bar. Use cases: ...
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Browser extension to add an icon to upload images from a predefined location in a post on Stack Exchange

I'm looking for a browser extension that can: add an icon and/or a shortcut to upload an image located in a predefined path in an answer or question on Stack Exchange For example, I have defined a ...
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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 Firefox addon that allows creating new tabs containing only text (like todos) via the address bar without causing any Internet calls?

I'd like to create Firefox tabs that only contain text but no website by entering the text directly into the address bar. Is there a way to have this type of tab? This would be similar to entering ...
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Extension for zooming webpage by regex

I want to zoom all sites with URL *.stackexchange.com to 120%, all sites with URL *.wikipedia.org to 130%. Is there a way to do so? So far I have to individually zoom each specific page, and it's ...
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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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Is there a browser that can load a page > 4GB

I'm encountering an issue with a web page that has to load a large table of data to my browser. When I try to load the page it crashes at 4GB (the data transfered by the server is much less than 4GB, ...
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Which text-based web browser is the best handling graphic options to select?

I tried Lynx. But I was not able to choose one of the three columns that appear in a normal web browser for a critical operation of installing/configuring Cloudera. I am trying to install Cloudera ...
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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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Display whitespace characters in browser

As part of an attempt to enforce C/C++ coding style at work I'm running our .c source files through Artistic Style and generating an HTML difference report between the original source file and ...
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Text-based browser with bind-address option

I'm looking for a command line text-based browser like Lynx, but with with the ability to select the network interface (like wget --bind-address=1.2.3.4). I already tried Lynx, links, w3m, elinks ...
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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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Basic server GUI through web browser

Question Does there exist a PHP project that allows you to through a website: Browse through a specific directory on a server Upload and download files Run scripts on the server I want it to be as ...
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Are there tools I can use to get an automated javascript profile of an automated test?

I want to create tests for example using selenium to go to a website and do various tasks there. Then I want to be able to have a javascript cpu profile, or a performance report once the test ...
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In-browser filesystem

Looking for a solid filesystem implementation that works with Safari and Chrome. My ideal API looks like shelljs: // write 'hello world'.to('greeting.txt'); // read var str = cat('greeting.txt'); ...
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Alternative to Privacy Badger for Seamonkey?

EFF's Privacy Badger is a handy add-on for Firefox that safeguards your privacy by blocking third party trackers. Unfortunately, it is also incompatible with the latest SeaMonkey. Do you know of any ...
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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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Android Browser with developer tools

What application should I use to bring fully fledged developer browsing experience (where I not just view a page as end user, but also discover and edit DOM tree, debug JavaScript, view network ...
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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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Link preview Chrome extension, like Safari's

Safari has a feature that lets you three-finger tap to preview a link. When you tap on the link, the referenced website pops up so that you can quickly scan it and decide whether you want to commit to ...
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Clone of Internet Explorer

Microsoft is moving from Internet Explorer to Edge, and Yahoo! and other sites are dropping support for Internet Explorer. I wonder if there's a browser that is a clone of Internet Explorer 5 but ...
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Tools similar to Local Website Archive (by Aignesberger Software)

I am looking for a tool to archive single web pages similar to Local Website Archive. My problem with the latter is that it uses IE as its internal engine and some pages do not get saved properly. ...
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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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Functional offline browsing solution

Problems: Site with with some useful data can go offline. It can be shot down by government, it can run out of money, it can go down by million other reasons. The result -- data is lost. Site can ...
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Need a browser extension that changes the browser theme based on URL

Every web developer has been there; you're up late at night trying to develop a new feature. Everything is going fine, or maybe it's not, but then you glance at the URL bar and realize you've been ...
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Firefox Quantum online bookmark manager

since FF Quantum many old plugins does not works anymore so I'm looking for some tool to comfortably manage web browser bookmarks, here are my requirements: Must have features: support for (sub)...
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Realistic Web Connectivity and Bandwidth Testing

I am looking for a way to do realistic testing of web connections through relatively slow ISPs. I need a test that will give a realistic approximation of how useable an internet connection will be ...
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Browser based interface to a local mailbox in mbox format

We have an mbox file on the NFS file server that stores a copy of all internal communication. I would like to set up a web interface (within an Apache instance) so that everyone can use their browser ...
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Browser add-on to get a POST button's equivalent curl command without having to click first

Let's say I have a web page with this POST button: <form method="post" action="somequery"> [some parameters] <button type="submit"> Push me </button> </form> ... and I ...
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Web browser that stores credentials by host+path, not by the host part alone

I am looking for an Android browser that is not from Google, but which allows me to store the credentials for a website by host+path, not just host. Effectively this ticket on Bugzilla@Mozilla tells ...
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Tool to mark pages of websites as "read" and view links to "read" pages differently?

I consult a lot of online documentation, including POSIX specifications, Postgres docs, many others. When I visit a page I often (not always) read that entire page of the docs that I'm consulting. ...
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Android web browser without closed source components

I'm looking for an Android web browser, that: Is free, gratis and open source (and doesn't include closed source components like Google Play Services) Uses an embedded Chromium runtime (and not a ...
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Browser add-on to invoke JavaScript code on all tabs

I've couple of hundred tabs where I want to invoke JavaScript (like clicking on the element and submitting the form). Normally you can copy & paste the code into address bar for each tab, like: ...
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View websites that expect JavaScript, without executing JavaScript

Sadly, it has become increasingly common for websites - even ones that simply present some static page content - to be built on the assumption that the user will blindly execute untrusted, proprietary ...
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Parental internet filtering software that can block specific content rather than just whole domain names

All of the parental internet filtering software I'm aware of seems to be based around blocking entire domain names. So that's an easy problem to solve. However I'm trying to find internet filtering ...
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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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What can I use to keep track of my web research?

I occasionally take on big ‪‎web research‬ projects and I typically find them frustrating. It seems like a good browser plug-in could help alleviate some of that frustration. Currently I'm ...
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Best in-game overlay for Skype, Steam, and web-browsing

I have trekked the internet for anything that I could possibly find, and have tried the following so far: Overwolf, Steam (of course) Origin In-Game EvolvE hq And probably others, may have forgotten....
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Browser addition/script to ping me when site changes title

I would like to know if there is any free application that would let an acoustic sound ping me whenever a specific website title changes to a specific (set of) titles. This is because the site has ...
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