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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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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Light, fully functional browser for ARM Ubuntu netbook, 512MB ram

On one netbook I am using, there is just 512 MB RAM (it's a Toshiba AC100) and there's not much left after running LXDE there. The desktop version of Firefox seems to choke and I am looking for ...
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Incognito Android browser

It sounds simple enough - I have some emails which I would not want to be read if someone found my phone, so I get a browser with incognito mode, right? So, after some googling, I chose UC Browser ...
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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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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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Which browser should a web developer use? [closed]

Which web browser should I use to test (basically debug) my HTML code? I need to debug and not preview the code. The following browsers are the mainstream options that get updated and have ...
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Portable Windows browser with good multimedia downloading built-in

I like to use Torch Browser which is basically Chrome with some built-in functionality to download multimedia - straight out of the box, no plug-ins required. Unfortunately, extensive googling has ...
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Is Firefox the only browser that supports not reloading all open tabs at startup?

I always set my browser to reopen all tabs from the previous session, but of course I don't want the browser to also load the content of each tab, I want it to load only the content of the active tab, ...
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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 extension to detect misspelled words/typos

I'm searching a nice browser extension to detect misspelled words/typos: preferably work in Chrome/Chromium clearly show the typos/wrong words on the page have the functionality to add words to a ...
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Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Is there a browser (or browser-add-on-combination) which allows to completely isolate each tab from each other/put each one in a separate session? In more detail: not just separate cookies but also ...
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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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What are good tools for automatically crawling websites, check for certain links, and extract data?

I would like to automatically crawl about 1 million URLs (on a CSV file) and check whether the sites provide a Facebook Login button (i.e., users can create accounts by connecting their Facebook ...
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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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Browser Add-On to Block Exit Intent Popups

I keep (against my better judgment) attempting to read articles online, and as soon as I decide not to read an article and reach for the close tab button (or, in one memorable instance, move my mouse ...
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Where can I find a Nashorn browser?

I'm looking for a browser that uses the Nashorn engine (article) instead of SpiderMonkey or V8, etc. Do any browsers use this engine yet?
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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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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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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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Do a Google Images search, have it play a full-screen slideshow of the results

Is there an OS X application or OS X-compatible browser extension that would allow a user to input a search query for Google Images and have it immediately begin to display random images from those ...
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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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Print the whole webpage in a single image file

Sometime, we encounter a long webpage and at the same time, we need to screenshot. However, it is difficult to screen shot since it is a long webpage and need to screenshot multiple times and later ...
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What is the best browser for simulating?

I need a browser that is efficient at calculating sums using Javascript. Things that are required: Browser that is fast GUI not required Runs of Windows/Linux Big plus if free
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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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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 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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No-GUI tool to take screenshots of websites

I want to generate screenshots of a lot of webpages, and doing it manually would take too much time. Is there a tool to which I can give a list of URLs (public websites) and it would take screenshots....
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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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Persistent highlight text on page

I read a lot of one-page documentations, which can span many 'ordinary' pages. I want a way to highlight the bits I have read so I can quickly go on to the bits I haven't read. For example, I would ...
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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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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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Software (preferably cheap or free) that creates an index / database of every webpage I view online

I often find myself wanting to look up again something that I looked up previously, but I only remember parts of whatever it is. Running the search through the search engine sometimes helps, but when ...
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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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Running userscripts in Android

What software will allow me to run userscripts in Android? I like using Chrome, so if there is a Chrome-for-Android extension that allows userscripts that would be great, but if you know of 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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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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'Personal search engine' - Or a slightly more cross-platform alternative to Fetching.io

I came across fetching.io on One Thing Well, and it scratches a pretty big itch I have. In fact, I basically need something identical - that is to say Has a browser extension that keeps track of what ...
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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 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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