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, use the tag [firefox] or [chrome] instead.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Save a web page locally that will always render accurately

Put simply, I am looking for either a web browser or a browser plug‑in or extension that can save a web page so that, when loaded back in, it actually looks the same as it did when it was saved. In ...
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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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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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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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Browsers with same or similar features like Opera on Presto engine

Are there any active, up-to-date browsers which have the following capabilities (all present in Opera 12.x and older versions): separately block / allow image display on each open tab (some tabs will ...
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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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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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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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Browser extension to spot “low-reputation” Amazon reviewers

I am looking for a browser extension (Chrome if possible) to spot "low-reputation" Amazon reviewers. The reputation could be defined in any sensible way, e.g. the number of upvotes they receive on ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a browser for Windows that supports tab isolation like Safari in private mode?

In Safari, while browsing using a private window, you can log in to a service then open a new tab and go to the same service and log in to a separate account. This same concept works for carts (i.e. 2 ...
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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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A web browser (or plugin) without any reserved shortcuts and hotkeys

In remote management web apps (web VNC clients, web shells, etc) you should be able to use all keys in your keyboard, including usual browser hotkeys like Ctrl+W, Ctrl+N, Ctrl+T, sometimes even some ...
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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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Chrome plugin for looking up words in a dictionary when you click on them when browsing

I am reading pages with lots of medical terms, many of which I am unfamiliar with. I would like to have the opportunity to see a definition, or list of definitions, from WordReference, or Merriam ...
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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 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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Browser extension to execute arbitary commands

I have found the accepted answer to Chrome extension to download videos? recommends a solution with a CLI. I would like to integrate this (and other CLIs) into a browser GUI. I would like to find an ...
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Simple portable HTTPS-only browser with one pinned CA

Is there somewhere a project for a simple browser, that: Only allows HTTPS connections; Trusts only one Certificate Authority (like a file ca.pem in browser's directory); Can use client-side ...