Category: Tips: Firefox

Firefox Add-ons: Bottom UI

By | August 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Firefox Add-ons: Bottom UIIf you’ve been wanting to move the Firefox user interface to the bottom of the window, then the following add-on is here to save you.

As the name implies (Bottom UI), it allows you to push all the control buttons to the bottom, or even auto hide if needed. There is also an option to enable custom window control buttons on a selected location in cases when the standard control buttons are not accessible.

Interested? Check it out.
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Firefox Tips: Get Your Old YouTube Subscriptions Layout Back

By | August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firefox Tips: Get Your Old YouTube Subscription Layout Back

And hide watched videos.

Following the recent YouTube Subscriptions Page redesign (which is a complete mess), here’s something to make it useful again. Not only will you be able to navigate efficiently but get watched videos functionality back.
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Tip: Generate Fake Emails And Credit Card Numbers With MaskMe

By | August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tip: Generate Fake Emails And Credit Card Numbers With MaskMeNow here’s something awesome.

If you don’t feel like entering your real email or phone number when signing up with some (especially dodgy) web site, then MaskMe is the extension you’ve been waiting for.

Here’s how it works:

When you install the add-on and signup on any new website, it will allow you to generate “fake email” address, which then will forward confirmation link (or any other information) to your real inbox. The result? You real email address won’t be sold to email marketers and when you do start receiving spam, you can delete the fake one at any time.
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Tips: Disable Firefox’s Telemetry Data

By | April 26, 2013 | 5 Comments

Tips: Disable Firefox's Telemetry DataIf you are concerned about your privacy after reading Mozilla’s statements, here is a simple tip to disable all telemetry data collecting. Go to:

Settings > Advanced
Click on the “Data Choices” tab
Uncheck the “Enable Telemetry” box

That’s it, as simple as that.

Tip: Extract Web Site’s Color Scheme

By | April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tip: Extract Web Site's Color Scheme

Now here is something for the Firefox web developers. If you’ve been looking for an easy tool to quickly parse the color scheme of the web site that suits your taste (from images and CSS), then “Rainbow Color Tools” is the add-on you’ve been waiting for.

In addition to that, you can also use RCT as a color picker and save them for the later use.
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Firefox Tip: Mark Important Tabs

By | January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firefox Tip: Mark Important TabsJust the tip.

If you find yourself stuck with tons of open tabs but don’t really want to check them one by one, here is a simple extension, which allows you to mark the important sites and close everything else.

That’s pretty much it, really. One the add-on is installed, you can start tagging them with a simple click or a keyboard shortcut.

Download.

[Via: FirefoxFacts]

12 Best Firefox Add-ons Of 2012

By | December 26, 2012 | 6 Comments

12 Best Firefox Add-ons Of 2012Recently, Mozilla has published a list of the top 12 Firefox extensions of 2012. Unlike the majority of such recommendations, the following post actually includes a couple of new and less known extensions. Mostly because it’s one add-on per month rather than the top 12 extensions by downloads. So, grab that mouse of yours and start clicking.

Here is a list of the more useful ones:
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Opera Theme For Firefox

By | December 6, 2012 | 9 Comments

Opera Theme For Firefox

Love the Opera look but not a fan of the overall browsing experience? Worry no more, FXOpera comes to the rescue. As you might guessed from the title, it allows you to enjoy both worlds with little to no compromises.

Sounds interesting? Visit the FXOpera page for installation details.

[Picture Source: Lasical]
[Via: FirefoxFacts]

How To Create A New Default Firefox Experience In Your Enterprise

By | September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

How To Create A New Default Firefox Experience In Your EnterpriseThis is a guest post by Mike Kaply.

As a developer or designer, how often are you satisfied with “off the shelf”? Templates are great because they offer a natural jumping off point for your creativity, but if it were a “take it or leave it” proposition – most of us would leave it.

The Internet browser is no different. Firefox and Chrome are the jumping off point for providing the essentials for navigating the web, but to really make it work for you, there’s a universe of add-ons and extensions to customize the experience.
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Firefox Add-Ons Gone Or No Longer Work After Update?

By | December 9, 2011 | 14 Comments

Firefox Add-Ons No Longer Work After Update?

If for one reason or another your Firefox extensions have disappeared or won’t work upon Firefox upgrade, then it’s possible that they were disabled during the installation process.

However, the hope is not lost yet as Mozilla’s “Add-on Compatibility Reporter” extension will most likely fix your problem.

After installation, incompatible extensions will be re-enabled so you could test them. As simple as that.

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