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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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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Way to make a web browser always muted by default?

I use several web browsers. I'd like to dedicate just one to being muted all the time so that browser will be for when I specifically don't want to hear ad videos on websites or hear sounds from ...
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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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A web search from the Linux command line

There is several command line web browsers, and although I am not yet a fond user of any of them, I started to like the experience of browsing the web from a simple command line from time to time. A ...
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Windows software to intercept browser calls

In Windows, when an application tries to load a web page, the default browser is loaded without any user interaction. Can anyone recommend Windows software that will intercept the call before the ...
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GhostLab alternative, testing website multiple devices

I am looking for software to testing websites on multiple devices, with the following features: Browser sync in all devices Automatic testing using selenium/protractor/apium Easy to use for non tech ...
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Web browser for local application

I have a web application installed in a local web server. I need to install a browser to the client computer. I can use a common browser (firefox, chrome, ...) but I would like to know if something ...
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Browse all servers at the same time

For a server that has loadbalancing via DNS, the host name will be resolved into several IP addresses. Typically, the browser will just choose one (the first?) and then display the web page. For ...
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Task Switcher for Windows & Browser Tabs

Am I the only idiot getting himself muddled up between Alt-Tab and Ctrl-Tab? Where was that thing I was just looking at? Was it a native windows app, or a web app hiding inside one of my browser ...
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A good alternative to Opera 12.17? (with web browsing and native email client)

I am a long time Opera user, and in particular I really enjoyed the integrated mail client. I have managed to successfully migrate all my emails to the "Opera Mail" standalone client released just ...
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Browser that doesn't support cookies

I am looking for a browser that doesn't support cookies at all. I need it for some security testing of my website. I am not interested in an ordinary browser with turned off cookies, it isn't the ...
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Student Kiosk software for Windows that can limit applications & websites

I am interested in finding desktop replacement software that allows a limited set of applications and websites for an educational setting. This software must be compatible with Windows 7.
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Software to compress, and browse, a website with 1000s of pages

I have a local copy of a website with 98,000 pages (I just checked). The uncompressed size is somewhere around 8gb. I'd like to put it all in one file maybe, and compress it, then just use a standard ...
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Web browser extension to minimize memory usage

My Windows 7 PC has only :-) 4Gb. I noted Firefox process takes as much as 2Gb alone. It is one single process. IE, Chrome, Opera have separate processes for each tab. I have many tabs open and do ...
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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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Is there any Google Chrome extension that adds search sights like Findbar Tweak extension for Firefox? [duplicate]

I am searching for an alternative to "Findbar Tweak" extension that is available on Firefox. I need something similar that runs on Google Chrome. Mainly, I'm only looking for a feature that allows me ...
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Looking for a responsive XML editor written for the web-browser

I am looking for a responsive open-source XML editor that is capable of generating data from a schema and validating instances against schemas. I really like this JSON editor which does the job ...
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Disable copy / paste locally (browser, extension, etc.)

For security reasons, I would like to disable copy and paste in the web browser, of a computer that we're going to make publicly available in my work place. I've seen that, in some computers placed ...
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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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