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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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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Maximum security web browser

I recently upgraded Firefox and it screwed up the NoScript UI and greatly increased CPU usage. When I downgraded to an older version, it deleted my Adblock Plus and NoScript installs instead of ...
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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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Link rating extension

I am looking for an extension for Chrome or Firefox that allows me to rate a page (to give it up or down votes) so that next time when I see that link there will be a sign to tell me what I voted.
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Extension for required reading time

Is there any extension that can tell me how much time it would take a person to read a page? I need for Firefox.
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Firefox/Safari addon to disable visual font differentiation of link text from normal text in browsers

In most browsers, text links are usually underlined and in a different color from the surrounding ordinary text. I often find this very distracting, and I find it hard to concentrate on just reading a ...
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How to "save as" everything on a remote server directly?

I am using browsers like firefox and chrome. Many times I need to use "save as" a webpage rather than only bookmark it. What "save as" does is saving a html page and a folder with a lot of other ...
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Adblocker that will only block invasive ads

I'm looking for an ad blocker, but I don't actually want to remove all ads. I want sites offering me free entertainment to receive advertisement revenue, and will tolerate basic ads to allow this to ...
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Can I automate LibreJS testing?

I have previously used the LibreJS extension to test that web pages I visit don't fall into the JavaScript Trap. In other words, test that their JavaScript code is freely licensed. However, I'd now ...
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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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Getting the position and dimension of a rectangle selection in a browser

I'm looking for a browser extension working on any cross-platform browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Opera. This extension should let the user drag a rectangle on an image, and give him the position ...
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Group many live web snippets and view/refresh all in one window

Is there any kind of app or utility to show in one window more than one piece of different webpages obtained surfing pages and picking with a rectangular selection style the area of interest? I’ve ...
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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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Unblocked Browser

I'm looking for a way to run a web browser like Firefox on my Windows 10 computer. The administrator has restricted running .exe files (except those in %appdata% and preinstalled programs, like ...
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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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Solution to search browser-URL-history first before the rest of the WWW

Yesterday I spent a whole day researching a problem I made when setting up a new laptop for Dual Boot with Linux--I deleted a required partition before I created recovery media for a system pre-...
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Application to know where certain piece of data in webpage came from

Say I'm looking at a web page that makes a ton of AJAX requests to get data to populate the DOM. What I want to do is to, in the browser, select a certain piece of data (e.g. name of user) and get ...
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Compose email in Gmail and edit HTML: is there a browser addon for this?

Many WYSIWYG editors allow two modes: easy mode (with icons for bold, italic, etc.), but also a mode in which you can edit directly the HTML code. Is there a way to enable this in Gmail too, with a ...
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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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Imagus alternative for Firefox 57

Is there an Imagus addon alternative for Firefox 57? It's been recently disabled in Nightly. Edit: Imagus load image or image link without the need to click it, it works for certain videos too by ...
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Browser with multiple simultaneous (in-sync) previews?

I find myself, during testing, needing to see multiple web browsers on different configurations at the same time. The "best" option I've seen so far has been Two.app for macOS, but it only shows two ...
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Web browser that creates independent sessions for each new window?

Is there an internet browser for a Windows PC (or can a browser be configured in such a way) where each New Window creates an independent session free of any cookies and such opened in other Windows? ...
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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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What browser for S40 feature phones allow me to use interactive web apps?

I have a Nokia 301, which runs on S40. I want to use Uber or Lyft on it. However, the browsers I can find are all pre-rendered server side, so interactive javascript stuff doesn't work. I've tried ...
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Need Email Client ASAP Please

I would like a email client that lets me add about 10-15 different emails and manage them. I want it to be online. I have searched for hours to find one but cant. Please help. Thanks.
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Website testing / browser automation tools

I'm looking for a tool, that will automatically performs specified actions such as clicking on links, filling and submitting forms, and so on. I mean I write some kind of script with instructions and ...
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Browser addon, for auto-filling common form fields in job applications?

I have an extension, Lastpass, which gets me part of the way there. Lastpass can remember your name, address, phone number etc and fill them in automatically. However, it doesn't recognise fields ...
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Vocabulary building browser extension

Are there any extensions for browsers where I can add words and build vocabulary to learn added words later? I currently use Google Translate extension for Chrome, which is very useful. If I read an ...
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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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Browser or tool to support GPS-based HTML5 location

It seems that when using a website that makes use of HTML5 geolocation, it only uses network-based location. We have laptops with high accuracy GNSS receivers, but they go wasted because of this. Is ...
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Firefox alternative compatible with NoScript?

I have been a huge fan of Firefox for years, and have grown an even bigger fan of its extension NoScript, which eases my mind a lot when browsing the web. However, Mozilla announced that they were ...
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Browser for AMD Athlon without SSE2 instruction set

Temporarily I have to use an older PC with "AMD Athlon XP" processor (1533 Mhz) which doesn't include the SSE2 instruction set unlike P4 and above. I have to use it for a couple of months till 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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Software that can synchronize links as "bookmarks"?

AFAIK browser bookmarks are just regular http links. Now I use Google Bookmarks to store my links. It used to be possible to access the bookmarks from Google Chrome so that if I switch computers or ...
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Web browser to preserve forward and backward history in a tree-like format

I'm looking for a web browser which lets me view the link that I went to, before I clicked back and went to another page. So for example: I navigate to page A on that page, I click link B I click ...
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Software to browse the Web as moving character

In Mega Man Battle Network, the characters move around the Web as a 3D environment. Or imagine having a 2D sidescrolling character moving through webpages. Or imagine walking through a gallery of ...
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What web browsers support a feature similar to Chrome's People?

Chrome comes with a built-in feature "People" to allow the user to create different browser profiles for different persons. Are there other web browsers that provide a similar feature?
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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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Creating a space game. Need help with a solution for creating dynamic spiral graphics

My friend and I are working on a web based game where we want to have a blackhole-like thing rendered in some form of an engine or 3D program for us to freely manipulate adding more "arms" making it ...
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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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Is there an alternative to MyWOT ("Web of Trust")?

As you hopefully know the NDR (a German TV station) disclosed that WOT Services sells the complete browser history and additional data (the technical information [German]) of its users without any ...
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How to sync bookmarks across various browsers on various computers/mobile devices?

I'm looking for an easy way to sync bookmarks between multiple browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, Edge) on multiple Desktop computers (Windows, OSX, Linux) and phones (iOS, ...
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Multiple tabs on a browser that allows to use a different proxy on each tab

I need a browser that allows me to run multiple tabs or instances, but I need that each page is completely isolated. So I should be able to use a different proxy on each page and separate cookie ...
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Tool to remove malware from laptop?

I don't know how to remove such malware form PC. Because when I click anywhere in the web page, that click creates a new tab and show a new website, totally ads. I have cleaned by PC with Windows ...
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Development (CSS/HTML) - Find/highlight/outline divs with zero height

I'm a web developer. And when a container contains floated elements this means that they won't affect the height of their parent (the container). To fix this issue you need to either add overflow: ...
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Browser that can bookmark all tabs and supports multiple bookmarks for the same page

Is there a browser (other than Safari) that supports the features for bookmark-all-tabs, and has a bookmark system that doesn't relocate bookmarks when i try to bookmark a single tab -- so I can have ...
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Text mode web browser with support for Persian words

I am looking for a text mode browser with this conditions: support Persian words low CPU / memory usage tabbed environment can switch between image and not image (like usage of * character in links2) ...
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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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Python headless browser library for Oauth2 authentication from IPython console

I want to be able to interact with my own Google accounts from an IPython console using Python Google APIs. The main obstacle to this is the Oauth user authentication/authorization process, which ...
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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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