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 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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A podcast subscription/managing app that syncs between PC and Android. [duplicate]

What I'm wanting is a service I can use to listen to podcasts on my android phone but download the podcasts using my web browser. Essentially on the weekends, or in the evenings I want to be able to ...
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Can I create a “Node JS” desktop application which runs without a web browser? [closed]

I want to create desktop application using "Node JS", can I run the program without a web browser? If Yes, how?
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Presenting a web application while offline

I have a web application that I need to present, but I have no internet connection in the presentation place. Is there an existing piece of software to make my application look like it's online? I ...
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Automatically highlighting all occurrences of a regular expression on a web page

I once found a web application that was able to highlight all occurrences of a regular expression on a web page, but I can't find it now. Are there any other web applications that can do this?
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A modern tool on OSX that directs links from other apps automatically to different browsers

Looking for a modern tool on OSX that directs links from other apps automatically to different browsers. Kind of a middle man taking the spot of the default browser and then automatically directing ...
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Browser plugin to change the amount of scroll on space key

The emerging Web 2.0 trend of floating headers makes scrolling by space key not work correctly: when you hit space, if the header is high enough, it obscures some content and you have to nudge the ...
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Website form option selection & filling form fields automation tool

I need to use a website that has a lot of selection / form filling drudgery What's a good way to automate this in a browser? Autofill extension do help but it cannot seem to handle drop down lists ...
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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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Translate a web page on Android from / to English

I need a software that can help me translate web pages from English to other languages and from other languages to English. The software should Have a short way of transferring the web page data to ...
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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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In Browser Javascript Syntax Checking

I am wondering if there is any javascript libraries out there that allow for in browser Javascript or CSS checking. I don't need something with intellisense or debugging etc. Im just looking for ...
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Extension to turn off the lights to any webpage element

When reading news articles, I'd like to hide all those sidebars and other items that scream for attention, I mean, to make everything black on the webpage except the block of text that I'm interested. ...
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A tool for managing bookmark sets

I have a great collection of various bookmark sets... multiple bookmark files from old Firefox versions, FF at work, at multiple PCs at home, Chrome, IE favorites, plain lists. I'm looking for a tool ...
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Browser extension to automatically cache all links

Is there any software on mobile or desktop which when a page is loaded, it'll automatically go through all the links and download the pages, so that if I do hit that link, it'll load instantaneously?
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Searching for an Webapp who shows website

I am searching for a Website similar to Stumlbeupoon who show me an other website in there. To be short: I want a browser as a webapp. I need a website like these to hide the domain-name. As you see ...
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Free software to screen shot webpages and reveal content inside drop down list or sub menu

Sometime, we encounter a webpage that contain either many drop down list such as the one below or menu that have sub menu in them So, is there a special web browser or tools that allow one to screen ...
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Tweak Flash videos aspect ratio

I need to use a browser add-on or any other software that can modify the aspect ratio of Flash videos. I would like it to be Linux compatible, but I'm interested in Windows software too. Here is the ...
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Browser plugin to prevent HTML5 videos from autoplaying

A lot of news sites these days have the video automatically play when you go to the page. It used to be fine cause I had Flash only enabled when I click on, but with HTML5, it plays automatically. Is ...
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Secure and private web browser for OS X [closed]

Normally I am a Linux user and I am using Palemoon as my primary internet browser there. Previous to that I was a sworn Firefox Nightly user but since Microsoft has intervened and Mozilla decided to ...
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Software to view a list of resources used by a site (images, videos, scripts, etc)

A while ago I run into a program which allowed to see a list of all the resources used by a site (images, icons, videos, files, scripts, anything). You could see the folder structure and upon ...
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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 ...
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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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Web-apps recording/replay software

I have been attempting to implement a system with my company that will record data sent over the web and make it possible to make edits to the information and replay it. It will be fine if the ...
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Activating submit element in a form at a specified time

Lets say i want to submit a question to here sharply at 01:42:36:586 with the orange "post your question" button. How do i do this ? Do i need to know javascript and how to interact with apis ? Or is ...
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Real user web browsing simulation

I am looking for software (it should not be a plugin for a browser, but a "standalone" application for Windows or Linux) for this: I need to simulate web-browsing of "real" users. It should open a ...
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Android browser which is always in Readable view

I'd like to browse the internet from a Readability mode similar to what Readability/Instapaper achieve without creating 'reading lists' from the browser, but instead going to any site will ...
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How browsers support PDF viewing and which ones [closed]

I use chrome and I can view PDF URLs in my browsers as PDF file. I would like to know if this is something that chrome natively supports or is it because of the adobe plugin? I basically need to ...
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Software that plays .m3u8 stream file over VPN on ASP.NET web page

I have a GoPro Hero 3+. After some hacking, I can do a live view stream via VLC Player (after setting it on loop). However, I want to add a live stream to my ASP.NET web page (C#). I've tried a few ...
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Browser extension for OpenPGP decryption of an e-mail in Gmail

I sometimes received emails on Gmail that people encrypted using my OpenPGP public key. I am looking for a browser extension that can: decrypt e-mails in Gmail using my OpenPGP private key (e.g. ...
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Browser extension to bind clicking on an item of the page to a keyboard shortcut

I am looking for a browser extension (Chrome if possible) to spot bind clicking on an item of the page to a keyboard shortcut. E.g. when browsing a thread on Stack Exchange, I would like to bind the ...
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Secure internet browsing

I took a job that requires me to browse various websites without an adblocker and also have to visit potentially dangerous websites. Since these tasks are performed on my mainrig I want to be sure I'm ...
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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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Adblocker that still helps the sites I visit?

Is there any Adblock Plus like tool, that would display ads as far as the server side of things is concerned, but would hide them clientside so I don't have to look at them? Is it possible a program ...
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Browser with extensive caching options or add-on

Is there any browser, or add-on/extension for a browser that would let me cache content? To clarify, I know most browsers already do cache content to an extent, however I am looking for something ...
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Preventing ad agencies and social media sites from tracking me across the web

I want to disable common forms of third-party tracking on websites. I currently block third-party cookies and use browser extensions to prevent some intrusive behavior. Disconnect blocks most trackers,...
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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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Lightweight and fast Browser for Windows 7 [closed]

I'm using Windows 7 64 Bit OS with 4GB RAM. I had tried all the major browsers, I don't want to install all browsers instead I want the one which is best for me. My Mozilla Firefox is using 450 MB ...
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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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Force image lazy loading everywhere

Sometimes I open a page with way too many images displayed sequentially (think of a really long blog post with dozens of big images); web pages built like that have some negative impact for the ...
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Software/Plugin to track browser history

Is there any kind of software/plugin which keeps records of any browser history, though browser history is deleted? Or any kinda thing which mail me the browsing history? I want it as no end user can ...
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Firefox or Opera extension to save source file

I'm looking for a Firefox (or Opera) extension that changes the behaviour of Firefox (or Opera) when dragging links to files to Windows Explorer (or a similar program). Let's explain it with a ...
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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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Browser extension to increase the display density on SE meta (and any other SE having the new design)

Some Stack Exchange websites have a new design, which I don't like as it wastes too much space of my screen, which decreases my productivity. Unfortunately, StackExchange provides no option to revert ...
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Browser extension to disable the pop-up window when I click on a Google +1

I'm annoyed by the pop-up window that appears whenever I click on a Google +1: I am looking for a browser extension (ideally Chrome) to disable the pop-up window when I click on a Google +1.
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Browser extension / userscript to warn me when an e-mail I open in the Gmail web interface is being tracked by Streak

I am looking for a browser extension / userscript that can warn me when an e-mail I open in the Gmail web interface is being tracked by Streak, which is a Gmail plugin that enables someone sending me ...
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Mini browser dashboard?

Is there a piece of software, or plugin, that lets me view a web page with almost no window dressing, so I can use it as a dashboard? For example, say I find a neat website that shows a world clock: ...
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Browser extension / userscript to add an icon to itemize a list in an answer or question on Stack Exchange

I sometime wants to copy paste a list to a StackExchange question or answer: Connect to the remote computer with IP address and password. Once connected, press function key F8 and click "Options" ...
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Browser extension to upload several images at once in an answer or question on Stack Exchange

I'm looking for a browser extension that can: upload several images at once in an answer or question on Stack Exchange And if possible: works on Windows 7 + Google Chrome free

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