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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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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Software that automatically downloads videos you're watching

This is a software I used years ago, used to download videos I watch automatically, without clicking anything. It would work in the background and does not slow down the internet. It will capture the ...
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Alternate video player for browsers

Is there any way to have a video player such as VLC replace the built-in player that exists within web browsers for HTML5 content? I would like to be able to watch YouTube (and preferably also other ...
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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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Check cross-browser compatibility

I'm looking for a tool that gives me the ability to verify if my code works or not in other browsers (all?). My problem is, I work with Macintosh (Mac / OS-X (Mavericks+)), and software like Ghostlab ...
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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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'Modern' browser that will work in Windows 98SE

I have a little Windows 98SE virtual machine I run as a curiosity. I occasionally need to/want to download software to test on it, but the version of IE on it has trouble rendering many modern sites ...
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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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Web browser that consumes minimum data

I currently use Ubuntu 14.04 as primary OS and Windows XP as secondary OS. I am using Mozilla Firefox & sometimes Chromium web browsers. Now I want a web browser that consumes less (minimum) [...
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Browser plugin to capture markup / DOM

I have a need to capture snapshots of the DOM as I use a web application. If I was using Chrome I could do this through a slow manual process stop what I was doing with the app, open the developer ...
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Is there a Chromium/Firefox plugin to tell how many times I visited a website?

I am looking for any Chromium or Firefox extension which gives statistics about which websites you visit. For example, it should show me today from 8:00 to 12:00 PM, how many times I visited face....
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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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Chrome/Firefox add-on or bookmarklet that retrieves external comments for a given article URL

Is there any Chrome or Firefox extension or just a bookmarklet that retrieves comments from a hand-picked list of community websites* for a given URL? I would like, when reading an article (or any ...
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Extensions that blocks ability to click on ads

While I am not fond of ads on a webpage, I don't mind them just being there. But I don't like it when I accidentally click on ads and then a billion webpages open up. What I am looking for is an ...
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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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Live preview / WYSIWYG support (plugin?) for Notepad++?

I'm looking for a way to have a split screen view in Notepad++ where I can be editing my HTML/CSS in one pane/tab and be seeing the live preview of what it would look like in a browser OR simply in ...
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Browser plugin to suggest words as you type

Is there any browser plugin (doesn't matter which browser, as long as it runs on Windows) that can give you a list of English word suggestions as you type inside a textarea (e.g. like this textarea ...
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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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Browser with lowest CPU / memory usage

Could you suggest me browser with lowest CPU / memory usage? Requirements: I need to open many tabs (30-40) Close/open tabs over and over again Flash/JavaScript not needed Images not really needed ...
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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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Overlay subtitles over Web videos

I’m looking for a way to overlay subtitles when watching a video on the Web. Features: It should work for every kind of video, no matter which player is used (Flash, HTML5 video, …). It should also ...
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Is there any extension for Chrome or Firefox to view local folder in thumbnail view?

It’s quite easy to open local picture files with Chrome or Firefox: Right click → Open with …. When I navigate from the address bar into the folder the image is in I get a page like Index of /Users/...
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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 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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Program / browser extension to analyze the impact of each browser extension on Gmail loading time

I am looking for a program or browser extension that can analyze the impact of each browser extension on loading time of the Gmail interface, preferably in Google Chrome and supporting Windows 7.
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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 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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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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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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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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OpenPGP encryption/decryption of webpage content

I have a private website (i.e., I’m the only editor/visitor), but I don’t trust the hoster with my content. What I want When entering something into a textarea, I want to encrypt it locally with ...
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Browser extension to forward several emails at once through the Gmail interface

It's not possible to forward several emails at once through the Gmail interface. I'm looking for a browser extension that can: forward several emails at the same time through the Gmail interface in a ...
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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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Keeping track (count) of the videos I've watched in YouTube

Is there any add-on in any browser (or even a separate software/application) that can count the number of times I've watched a video in YouTube? For example I want to know that I have viewed that ...
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What is the best way to recommend a new browser to my family? [closed]

I have a hard time encouraging family members who are non-technical (like my mother, who is confused when her notebook presses on a key on her keyboard or my grandmother who has a hard time grasping ...
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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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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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Automated bookmark merging/synchronization app/addon between multiple instances of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox concurrently

Some of my family members prefer Chrome, some prefer Firefox - but either way I use both at least some of the time since as a web developer I really do have to (and MS IE which I hate); All our ...
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Web browser that can view page source for Android

I have used Google Chrome, UC Browser, Opera Mini but I haven't found a way to use any of these browsers to view the source of a web page. I need an Android web browser or any other software that can ...
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Software to cloak IP/data while browsing

I'm looking for software or a plugin that is compatible with Google Chrome or Firefox that works in conjunction with Chrome's Incognito mode or Firefox's InPrivate browsing mode so the following is ...
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Does any other browser offer Firefox's Tree Style Tab feature?

The Firefox add-on Tree Style Tab allows hierarchical tab ordering. Does any other main browser have such a feature or provide an extension for it?

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