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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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 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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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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Recommended framework for a browser for MacOS?

I'm not pleased with Safari having a trash extensions system, Chrome's large executable size, MEMORY FOOTPRINT, and other issues, and Firefoxes lack of features. I'd like to write my own for MacOS. I'...
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Android browser with fullscreen, night mode and auto-fit text zoom?

Opera already provides the last 2 features, which I need for reading comfortably. (Other browsers can auto-fit text while zooming, but they lack night mode, and vice-versa: Yandex has fit-text but no ...
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Search engine software specialized in serving links that work with a no-script browser

Is there a search engine software that gives results usable without JavaScript or other scripts enabled? This would be great for the following situations: Browser with JavaScript, Java applets, ...
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PDF Editor Software with Annotations and Custom UI?

I am looking for a good PDF editor with annotation features (comments and pen tool) as well as the ability to pick and choose features (because I don't want them to have a download button or a print ...
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Cross browser testing tool with camera and mic access

We need to perform cross browser testing for a web conferencing platform (like Google Meet, Zoom etc). However, I couldn't find any tool that supports both camera and mic devices in browser. ...
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DLNA server app for streaming videos locally

I have jellybean device with broken Display, I decided put a sim in it and turn it into internet hotspot , later i inserted a SD card and installed an app called wifi file transfer pro, to use my ...
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Mobile browser that has image-blocking option

I like having the option to make it by default so that images are not displayed except on whitelisted sites. This is how I browse the Internet on desktop. What browser will let me do that on iOS, to ...
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How to automatically append a string to given visited site URLs?

I have this site: FOO.COM Whenever I browse to foo.com, on my local desktop, I need to append a string to the URL manually, for example: FOO.COM/barbar?stringhere=true I want to know how I can ...
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Browser for Android that can save at once all open tabs to bookmarks

I need a browser app for Android with the option to save all open tabs to a bookmark folder without making use of a different device It seems that all major browsers available on Android don't ...
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Brave & Chrome SSB for Windows like Epichrome on macOS?

Epichrome is really an awesome tool for allowing us to created dedicated Chrome (and now Brave in beta) apps on macOS. Coherence appears to also do this for Chrome. I don't use it for just SSB ...
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Software to display a website for a trade show or something similar

I need a recommendation for a software that can display a website without the addressbar. The computer/tablet should not respond to keyboard input and the application should not be closable. It ...
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Browser extension to indicate whether the link was already opened or not

When searching for some info I find myself opening the same pages over and over again sometimes going round within couple of pages because it is not obvious if link will lead to the same page or not. ...
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Private Android browser which can mute and, preferably, strip ads & videos

The accepted solution to my previous question, Always mute all sound from all tabs in an Android browser (Preferably FireFox) no longer works. I will, of course, contact the author of App Volume ...
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Is there a tool to check in which browsers my website is displayed correctly?

I'm creating a website with HTML and CSS and often you have to use special tags for an element to be displayed correctly and compatible in various browsers as in Edge like this: -webkit-transition: ...
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Browser extension that opens all potential mouseovers at once?

A search results page often has multiple potential mouseover points (not links). Is there a browser extension (any browser) that could open all mouseover texts at once?
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Is there a JS library that allows one to embed external CSS in a HTML file?

I'm writing a Chrome Extension. The content script pulls the HTML from the page, sends it to the background script (which sends it to a server). From either the content or background script I want to ...
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Text-based browser in terminal, for Windows, that does not require WSL

Are there any text-based terminal browsers for Windows? I am using Windows 10 version 10.0.10586 and x64 system. Please include download links too! I have heard about W3M browser and I liked it, but ...
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Web crawler to compare two versions of the same website

Is there some software to compare two versions of the same website. I need to compare html source of ALL the pages of two websites, in order to quickly sort out the differences between the two and ...
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What is the web browser to use with DAT protocol?(DAT is a newly introduced P2P data transferring mechanism)

What is the browser I can use to view the websites starting with dat instead of www? DAT is a protocol which has been introduce a new P2P data transfer mechanism. I.e those which are not associated ...
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Python Package that can Navigate File Dialogs for Mac OS

I need a Python Package that: can handle file dialog windows so that if I have one open using selenium, I can upload a file. doesn't do anything physical, such as moving a mouse or simulating ...
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Windows browser which closes completely when it loses focus

When the Android InBrowser loses focus, for instance by showing the home screen (desktop), it terminates its process. In addition, it issues “do not track” requests, uses HTTP, doesn’t keep a history ...
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Software to get better experiences with “modern” web page

I take steps to minimize the amount of data that can be collected about me, for a variety of reasons. For example, to reduce instances of "identity theft", hacking, etc. I normally use an older ...
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Software / API to track new concepts or ideas from web searches

Is there any Software or API of Google,Twitter or other search Engines or Social Networks to track emergent or new concepts/ideas (words) or new combinations, made from the searches in the web, but ...
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On-premise browser synthetic monitoring

We are currently using a cloud hosted product for our browser synthetic monitoring. We now need to monitor sites that are only accessible from our network. Can anyone recommend a on-premise browser ...
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Web browser for Slackware 13 that can display today's webpages properly

This may sound crazy, but I have an oldish dell laptop loaded with Slackware 13 Linux on it (KDE 4) and not much free hard drive space and have been using it now for quite a few years with Opera web ...
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Web Scraping for Coding Schools

Is there a fast and efficient way to create some web crawler or scraper to search for coding schools, their contact info, and location and put put them into an excel document or Google Sheet?
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Web browser plugin to filter pseudo-news and clickbait

I would like to be able to filter news by their grade of actually being news. Consider the following patterns - obviously these are not real events, anyway I personally do not an urge to learn more ...
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Download manager for Firefox Quantum

I want a Firefox Quantum addon that will allow me to input urls and download them. Similar to TabSave in chrome where you are able to paste a list of URLS and it downloads them automatically. ...
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Looking for a task prompter kind of like Manna

The Manna software I refer to is from Marshall Brain's essay of the same name. In the essay, the Manna software is a very sophisticated computer program that manages the operation of a fast-food ...
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100s of tabs web browser Android

On my iPhone I have roughly 80-100 tabs open at a time. I use it a basically as my primary device(no laptop). I would effectively use the same number of tabs on my laptop also. My iPhone snaps ...
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Web extension/plugin or browser feature to detect page size (or page bloat)

I am done with morbidly bloated websites that consume too much bandwidth. Especially now, I am trying to save internet data so I always try to choose carefully which site to visit when doing a search ...
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Remember a persons name

I'm in search of software to remember several things of a person: Name Affiliation (Lover / Familiy / Work / ...) Any notes I want to keep (Went on vacation to Bahamas, ...) Example: Namerick (...
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Firefox Websocket inspection

Goal/Requirements I want to inspect websocket messages with the latest Firefox. I don't want to switch browsers. The situation is kind of messed up for me. I really don't want to move to closed-source ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...