Extension

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension for organizing your tabs

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/22/simple-tab-groups-is-a-firefox-extension-for-organizing-your-tabs/

2 days ago

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension that can help you organize your tabs. The extension was inspired by one with a similar name, Tab Groups. The extension includes five plugins (add-ons […]

SimpleGroupsFirefoxExtension

Check file hashes from the Explorer context menu with the OpenHashTab shell extension

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/19/check-file-hashes-from-the-explorer-context-menu-with-the-openhashtab-shell-extension/

5 days ago

OpenHashTab is an open source utility that can be used to check file hashes from the Explorer context menu. Install the application and restart any Explorer window that is open so that […]

HashesExplorerContextExtension

Open in Browser is a Firefox extension that opens PDFs, images directly instead of downloading them

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/open-in-browser-is-a-firefox-extension-that-opens-documents-and-images-directly/

7 days ago

Firefox as you know, has built-in support for viewing some document formats like TXT, PDF, XML and image formats. But sometimes you get a download dialog open up, instead of the content […]

BrowserFirefoxExtensionImagesDirectlyInsteadDownloading

Microsoft backtracks on 'Bing-jacking' Chrome with its Microsoft Search extension

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-backtracks-on-bing-jacking-chrome-with-its-microsoft-search-extension/

2 weeks ago

Sanity prevails: Microsoft is no longer planning to automatically deploy its Microsoft Search in Bing browser extension to Office 365 ProPlus users.

MicrosoftChromeSearchExtension

Canary-build Microsoft browser blocks Microsoft extension from inflicting Microsoft search engine

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/07/chromium_edge_blocks_microsoft_rewards_extension/

2 weeks ago

Virtue is its own reward

MicrosoftBrowserBlocksExtensionSearchEngine

uBlock Origin author's latest extension CCaptioner is now available

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/08/ublock-origin-authors-latest-extension-ccaptioner-is-now-available/

2 weeks ago

CCaptioner is a new extension by Raymond Hill (gorhill), creator of uBlock Origin, that may be used to add text tracks to HTML5 video elements. The extension is available for Firefox and […]

UblockOriginLatestExtensionAvailable

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save webpages as HTML files

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/08/save-page-we-is-a-firefox-and-chrome-extension-that-can-save-a-web-page-in-a-html-file/

2 weeks ago

Having a resource available offline is often a good idea as you can access it at any time without having to worry about Internet connectivity or availability of the resource on the […]

FirefoxChromeExtension

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/03/block-websites-with-a-master-password-using-the-block-site-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

3 weeks ago

Do you share your computer with someone? Do you want to restrict access to some websites in Firefox and Chrome? Or do you want to limit your access to sites in those […]

WebsitesMasterPasswordExtensionFirefoxChrome

Google halts paid-for Chrome extension updates amid fraud surge: Web Store in lockdown 'due to the scale of abuse'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/27/google_disables_web_store/

4 weeks ago

Meanwhile, probe reveals how Avast's 'anonymized' user data can be, er, deanonymized

GoogleChromeExtensionUpdates

Google blocks paid Chrome extension publishing and updating

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/27/google-blocks-paid-chrome-extension-publishing-and-updating/

4 weeks ago

Google Chrome extension developers who try to publish new paid extensions for the Chrome web browser or update existing ones started to notice last week that Google would reject these outright with […]

GoogleBlocksChromeExtensionPublishingUpdating

Microsoft will install a Bing Search extension in Chrome on some customer systems

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/23/microsoft-will-install-a-bing-search-extension-in-chrome-on-some-customer-systems/

a month ago

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to install an extension in Google Chrome called Microsoft Search in Bing for some customers that will make Bing the default search engine in the browser […]

MicrosoftInstallSearchExtensionChromeCustomerSystems

Cookie Quick Manager is a Firefox extension that lets you Search, Delete, Protect site-specific cookies

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/18/cookie-quick-manager-is-a-firefox-extension-that-lets-you-search-delete-protect-site-specific-cookies/

a month ago

Firefox users know that there are many ways to protect their online privacy. One extension that can help you with this is Cookie Quick Manager. You may consider it as an alternative […]

CookieManagerFirefoxExtensionSearchDeleteProtectCookies

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/13/clippings-is-a-firefox-and-thunderbird-add-on-that-can-be-used-to-save-text-snippets-and-paste-them-when-required/

a month ago

Clippings has been featured on gHacks before as part of the best add-ons for Thunderbird. But did you know that it is also available for Firefox? The extension can do two things: […]

QuicklyExtensionFirefoxThunderbird

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/kee-is-a-firefox-and-chrome-extension-that-can-auto-fill-passwords-from-keepass/

2 months ago

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]

FirefoxChromeExtensionPasswordsKeepass

Weather is a great weather extension for your browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/weather-is-a-great-weather-extension-for-your-browser/

2 months ago

Weather, or Weather Extension depending on which browser you are using, is an extension for web browsers to display weather information directly in the browser. A free and pro version of the […]

WeatherExtensionBrowser

Microsoft boosts programming language Python's popular VS Code extension

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-boosts-programming-language-pythons-popular-vs-code-extension/

2 months ago

Among 59 enhancements and bug fixes, Microsoft brings Jupyter improvements to the Python extension for Visual Studio Code and also has something Java developers.

MicrosoftBoostsProgrammingLanguagePopularExtension

Enables mouse gestures in Firefox with the Gesturefy extension

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/28/enables-mouse-gestures-in-firefox-with-the-gesturefy-extension/

2 months ago

Mouse gestures were a popular feature in Opera (classic) back in the days when Opera still relied on its own Presto engine and Chrome did not even exist. These simple shortcuts can […]

EnablesGesturesFirefoxExtension

Custom UserAgent String is a Firefox extension that lets you set a user-agent on a per-site basis

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/23/custom-useragent-string-is-a-firefox-extension-that-lets-you-set-a-user-agent-on-a-per-site-basis/

2 months ago

So, Mozilla removed the site specific user-agent override setting from Firefox 71. There is a workaround for this, which as mentioned in the previous article is to use a global user-agent. The […]

CustomFirefoxExtension

Mozilla will enforce two-factor authentication for Extension Developers

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/mozilla-will-enforce-two-factor-authentication-for-extension-developers/

2 months ago

Firefox extension developers need to set up their accounts to support two-factor authentication (2FA) in early 2020 as this is a new requirement that Mozilla has just announced. Mozilla's reasoning behind the […]

MozillaTwo-factorAuthenticationExtensionDevelopers

Copy PlainText is a Firefox extension that lets you copy text without the formatting style

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/25/copy-plaintext-is-a-firefox-extension-that-lets-you-copy-text-without-the-formatting-style/

3 months ago

Have you ever tried to copy formatted text from a web page and paste it in a different tab? Sometimes it doesn't work as intended. Say for example, you wanted to copy […]

FirefoxExtensionWithoutFormatting