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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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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Browser plugin to open domain in responsive viewport by default

For mobile-first development, I'm looking for a browser plugin to open a domain in a responsive viewport by default. My current workflow involves designing in Firefox on the desktop, then sometimes ...
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Web-browser for heavy browsing, alternative to Chrome

I'm heavy web user which requires a lot of tabs being opened during my everyday work (>=50-200 tabs). I'm using Google Chrome browser for couple of years and become very slow and an overkill for my ...
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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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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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Block self from reopening timewasting sites for X minutes after they were closed

I am looking for a browser add-on along the lines of Leechblock, to give a timeout from "timewasting" sites (e.g. Facebook, recreational parts of Stack Exchange etc.) for an adjustable amount of time ...
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Browser extension that can magnify one portion of a YouTube playing video

It's quite common for certain types of YouTube videos to have the content in some rectangle of the screen with the rest of the screen used as a static border. I'm looking for some kind of tool, ...
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A web browser used in mobile phones to be used on desktop

Web browser for mobile phones tend to use less bandwidth than desktop web browser. Also, they are generally small in size when install (or they can take up less space for those portable version). So,...
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Alternative to 'Menu Editor' extension for Firefox

Menu Editor was a usefull extension to remove/hide the desired items of the different Firefox menus (like "Open link in a new window" item, etc). Today I installed Firefox 45.0.1 and the extension ...
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Portable single executable browser alternative to QtWeb

I've been using QtWeb for a few years now. It's portable and uses only a single 8MB executable, has a very capable built-in adblocker and renders most websites without problems. While I still enjoy ...
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Headless browser for Java that can execute JavaScript on a page

We have a JavaScript file that our customers are installing on their site to capture certain behaviors and emit events when certain actions are taken. We'd like to have a utility on our backend to ...
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Browser for Java/Flash playback only

Background On the one hand, there are still some very useful websites providing content using Java applets or Flash SWFs. On the other hand, activating the Java and Flash browser plugins pose a ...
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Looking for a library routine which can take diff's output and produce an HTML display of the differences?

I need some procedure in any commonly used language, that can produce the difference between two files and produce the HTML to display them side by side or in an interleaved manner. I need to compare ...
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Industrial Handheld QRCode Scanner Open URL in Browser

I have the following two Industrial Barcode Scanners- Datalogic Magellan 800i Datalogic Gryphon I GBT4400 I want to scan a QRCode which contains a URI and it should open automatically that URI ...
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Lock a particular browser tab with a password (in Firefox or Chrome)

I have been trying to find an extension or plugin to block unauthorized access to a browser tab i.e. each time a person clicks on the browser, he should enter the password. But I have not been able to ...
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Searching for a keyboard optimized webbrowser (ideally on Linux)

So we all know most webbrowsers are highly optimized for mouse usage. Basically every button on the web screams "use your mouse". I've always used mouse a decent amount until I began using Linux. I ...
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Command-line web browser

I'm looking for a command-line web browser. Requirements: Free and open source Runs on Debian Lightweight (under 50 MB) Supports CSS & JS Renders images (libcaca?) Has colors Doesn't use ...
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What chromium web browsers look almost exactly like regular chrome?

What chromium based browsers look and feel closest to regular chrome? And can use almost the most of chrome's extensions compared to others? Aside from citrio torch and chromodo I'm using windows 8.1 ...
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Software (either local or online) for testing websites in browsers/operating systems

I run Windows and wish to test a few sites in OS X, iPads, iPhones, etc. Are they any "free" places where I can get screenshots? I have tried CrossBrowserTool.com which seems extremely slow and some ...
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Remove pagination from content

Is there a plugin or tool that will remove the pagination from content articles? For example this article http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/nexus-6p-problems/. I find this on many websites now, 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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Linux command line web browser

I'm looking for a web browser that I can install on my VPS and through an SSH client like Putty, I can browse the web through. I would like the browser to meet these requirements, Runs on Linux ...
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What's a good dark colored web browser for nightime viewing?

What's a good dark colored web browser for nightime viewing? From the past Stack Exchange posts, the closest solution for Chrome and Firefox is to use F.lux and also download DarkReader extension (...
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Advanced and automated tab management

I am looking for a tool which will help with tab and task management. I am a tab hoarder and often end up with 100-200 tabs before giving up and starting over. My request is for a tool which will do ...
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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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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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OS recommendation for surfing on a weak laptop

My laptop currently runs Windows XP Pro x86 pretty smooth. That's until I try Chrome + YouTube. That's the point when the lags begin and the laptop becomes unusable. Thought about switching to some ...
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Browser extension that shows total followers in Twitter search results

I'm looking for a browser extension (Chrome or Firefox) that displays the total followers of each account that appears in Twitter's search results (example search). Currently, you have to mouse-over ...
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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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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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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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Bookmarklet that saves web page as-is and provides a link to it?

I recall there was a site that provided a java bookmarlet that would save the web page as-is (not just a .jpg screenshot), and instantly provide you a link where you could view it. The service I'm ...
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Visualisation Software red/green

I'm looking for a display to monitor a few machines I have set up to create a sort of capture the flagged network for a few of my friends to practice and have some fun on I'm hoping to get something ...
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Testing popular Chinese Browsers

I am looking for software/web application to test whether a local or remote website will work (visually and functionally). I need to be able to test popular Chinese browsers. A similar app that tests ...
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Tool to delete browser history permanently

There are many tools for every Browser who deletes my surf-history. For Opera "History-Eraser" is a useful tool. For Firefox you can use "Click&Clean". And there are enough other tools for all ...
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Share and update URL to a remote browser

I'm looking for a way to share an ad-hoc series of URLs to a remote web browser (the client) in real time. The client sees this (more or less): Accept initial request from the serving browser. URL ...
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Monitor bandwidth used per site

I'm looking for a program or extension that is able to monitor how much bandwidth is used per site browsed. If I visited the same site multiple times in a day, I'd like the total bandwidth used for ...
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Light stable browser for Windows

I am looking for a Lightweight and stable browser for Windows 10. It should use a minimum of resources with a few windows or tabs, and launch fast. I have tried K-Melon and Midori, but they crashed. ...
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Transform all text into a cryptic font when someone's behind my back

I'm tired of the stressing of will someone watch over my back what I'm writing either on PC or on my phone. I'm looking for a program that transforms all text from a web-browser, application, etc. ...
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Very lightweight crossplatform webview that supports javascript

I need a cross-platform command line tool that can open a website (http://127.0.0.1:8000/) in a window. Obviously Chrome and other browsers can do this. However, I need the window to be only the ...
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Web browser, that handles problems in a usable way

I have some core 2 duo machines with windows 7, usually with 4GB RAM. I am looking for an internet browser what would run on them and that is able to open a few windows (say 5 to 10) and some tabs in ...
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Cross-browser compatibility software

I am into web development and I want to check my web page for different browsers. So I am searching for an offline tool to check cross-browser compatibility.
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Browser plugin to fill in form fields based on the id or name attribute matched against a regular expression?

Is there a browser plugin that will attempt to fill in form fields based on matching the name or id attribute of a form field matched against a regular expression?
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Software for creating 2D Animations in Web-friendly format

I want to create small animations in web-friendly format. What format should I chose? I want to use an open-source format that is usable on all browsers. What software should I use? The software ...
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Cross-platform web browser which allows to sync saved pages across devices

The phone runs on Android 2.3.4 and seems to run out of storage rather quickly. I have to reset it to factory defaults every month or so. I tend to save a lot of important web pages for offline view,...
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Alternative to “Decreased Productivity” browser extension

I used to have the Decreased Productivity browser extension (Firefox only) installed, but when looking it up now, it seems that the project has been abandoned (no update since 2010) and it's no longer ...
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Looking for a inBrowser WebPage Text or Content Editor

From the perspective of a regular web surfer... I am looking for a tool that will allow me edit the content (text) of a webpage. While browsing if I find an interesting article, I usually like to "...
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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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Are there any plugins for browser for changing website colors?

Is there any plugin for web browsers like Firefox or Chrome, which will automatically process CSS sheets to change page colors to be darker? For example, if there is white or light background on ...
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Application for streaming & downloading YouTube simultaneously

I used to live on YouTube for some of my learning & research. I'm looking for a way other than the offline playback feature provided by YouTube in which I can search and play videos, and when I ...

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