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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adblocker that will only block invasive ads

I'm looking for an ad blocker, but I don't actually want to remove all ads. I want sites offering me free entertainment to receive advertisement revenue, and will tolerate basic ads to allow this to ...
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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 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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SSB for Firefox? Like Prism or Epichrome?

Epichrome is a fantastic solution for site-specific browsers (AKA SSBs). Yet, I prefer Firefox to Chrome due to its great extensibility. Also, even though Epichrome is great, it has problems like ...
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Getting the position and dimension of a rectangle selection in a browser

I'm looking for a browser extension working on any cross-platform browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Opera. This extension should let the user drag a rectangle on an image, and give him the position ...
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Web browser to preserve forward and backward history in a tree-like format

I'm looking for a web browser which lets me view the link that I went to, before I clicked back and went to another page. So for example: I navigate to page A on that page, I click link B I click ...
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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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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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Adblocker that still helps the sites I visit?

Is there any Adblock Plus like tool, that would display ads as far as the server side of things is concerned, but would hide them clientside so I don't have to look at them? Is it possible a program ...
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Save a web page locally that will always render accurately

Put simply, I am looking for either a web browser or a browser plug‑in or extension that can save a web page so that, when loaded back in, it actually looks the same as it did when it was saved. In ...
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Website testing / browser automation tools

I'm looking for a tool, that will automatically performs specified actions such as clicking on links, filling and submitting forms, and so on. I mean I write some kind of script with instructions and ...
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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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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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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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Automatically skip in-video ads on YouTube

I'm searching for an extension or script that can automatically skip to the start of a video without having to listen to the video author trying to sell me a product. Lots of content creators have ...
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Opensource alternative to Sessionbox Chrome extension

Is there an opensource alternative to Sessionbox Chrome extension to manage multiple login sessions?
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Is there a Chrome extension that would allow me to re-focus a tab when I click on a link that is still open?

Example scenario: I'm in a Wikipedia-reading frenzy, middle-mouse-clicking many article links and thus opening dozens of tabs while I'm reading. When I switch tabs and click a link that is already ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Browser for AMD Athlon without SSE2 instruction set

Temporarily I have to use an older PC with "AMD Athlon XP" processor (1533 Mhz) which doesn't include the SSE2 instruction set unlike P4 and above. I have to use it for a couple of months till 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 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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Web browser without disk cache

I'm looking for any web browser that doesn't have a disk cache, instead, which keeps all data in RAM. Preferably a minimalistic browser, but any that doesn't have a disk cache will do. It has to run ...
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Firefox or Chrome extension that clicks on webpage links with the keyboard (no mouse involved)

I like to use a Firefox extension called Vimium. Basically, it's a way of controlling the browser with the keyboard while mimicking vim shortcuts. However, there's one functionality on it that is not ...
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Software that can synchronize links as "bookmarks"?

AFAIK browser bookmarks are just regular http links. Now I use Google Bookmarks to store my links. It used to be possible to access the bookmarks from Google Chrome so that if I switch computers or ...
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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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Tool for automating the process of getting inside a webpage, clicking around and downloading its new state

Quite often I solve problems related to getting a lot of information that I need on webpages by opening the browser on the developer mode, clicking around the page (or doing it automatically with ...
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Is there a browser for Windows that supports tab isolation like Safari in private mode?

In Safari, while browsing using a private window, you can log in to a service then open a new tab and go to the same service and log in to a separate account. This same concept works for carts (i.e. 2 ...
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Browser-based end-to-end encrypted calls without registration

I am looking for a browser-based solution to make end-to-end encrypted calls without having to register (as in verify an email, sms, oauth etc.). From what I understand this could be accomplished ...
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Fast Android web browser, open source

I am currently using Firefox on Android, but it is really unnecessarily slow. For instance, whenever I open a page from another app it seems to first load the page I had last seen, before even ...
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Lightweight browser for Windows 7

I'd like to find a lightweight, fast browser for Windows 7. I would like it to create ONE task, not a gajillion tasks when there are multiple tabs open (see note at bottom of question). Adblocking ...
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Android web browser that allows zooming in on any page

Can anyone recommend an Android web browser that allows the user to zoom in on any web page? I find that most Android web browsers can zoom in on some pages, but cannot zoom in on every page. Prefer ...
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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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A web browser (or plugin) without any reserved shortcuts or hotkeys

In remote management web apps (web VNC clients, web shells, etc) you should be able to use all keys in your keyboard, including usual browser hotkeys like Ctrl+W, Ctrl+N, Ctrl+T, sometimes even some ...
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Always mute all sound from all tabs in an Android browser (Preferably FireFox)

I don't ever want to hear any sounds from my Android web browser - ever, under any circumstances. I currently use FireFox and would accept an add-in for that. I would equally be willing to use any ...
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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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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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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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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/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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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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