Firefox

Firefox add-on DownThemAll makes a comeback

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/21/firefox-add-on-downthemall-makes-a-comeback/

3 days ago

Several add-on developers criticized Mozilla in 2015 when the maker of Firefox revealed that it would drop the classic Firefox add-ons system to replace it with a new system based on WebExtensions. […]

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Enhancer for YouTube is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome which offers a ton of customization

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/19/enhancer-for-youtube-is-an-add-on-for-firefox-and-chrome/

5 days ago

There are a lot of quirks in YouTube, but we have plenty of workarounds for most issues. Most of these are possible thanks to add-ons. Today, we take a look at Enhancer […]

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Tab Session Manager is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome that saves your windows and tabs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/16/tab-session-manager-is-an-add-on-that-saves-your-windows-and-tabs/

a week ago

Firefox may be configured to restore the browsing session using its Session Manager.  The feature works well for some but not for all users; those who experienced Session Manager issues in the […]

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Firefox 68.0.2 release information

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/14/firefox-68-0-2-release-information/

a week ago

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 68.0.2 and Firefox ESR 68.0.2 on August 14, 2019 to the stable release channel. Firefox users who run the Stable version of the browser will be updated […]

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Tab Notes lets you write and save notes in Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/13/tab-notes-lets-you-write-and-save-notes-in-firefox-and-chrome/

2 weeks ago

We have seen and reviewed plenty of note taking applications in the past including tomboy-ng, Boostnote and Joplin which we reviewed recently here on Ghacks. But here's one which works right in […]

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Goodbye Firefox Quantum, Hello Firefox Browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/12/goodbye-firefox-quantum-hello-firefox-browser/

2 weeks ago

The Firefox web browser has had a few names since the release of the first experimental build back in 2002. First known as Phoenix, a name Mozilla had to drop because of […]

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Firefox 70: Site Isolation testing begins officially

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/11/firefox-70-site-isolation-testing-begins-officially/

2 weeks ago

Mozilla has been working on integrating site isolation in the Firefox web browser for a while. Called Project Fission, the goal is to improve security in the Firefox web browser by isolating […]

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Firefox 70 shows an indicator when geolocation has been used

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/09/firefox-70-shows-an-indicator-when-geolocation-has-been-used/

2 weeks ago

All modern web browsers support the HTML5 Geolocation API that allows sites, with the permission of the user, to get the geographical position. The feature is used by numerous services on the […]

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Mozilla launches Site Compatibility Tools for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/07/mozilla-launches-site-compatibility-tools-for-firefox/

2 weeks ago

Site Compatibility Tools is a new extension for the Firefox web browser by Mozilla designed to find and report site compatibility issues experienced in Firefox. If you take Internet Explorer and the […]

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Buttercup is an open source password manager for Windows, macOS, Linux, Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/30/buttercup-open-source-password-manager-windows-macos-linux-firefox-chrome/

4 weeks ago

There is no shortage in supply when it comes to password managers, but not all of them are open source. Buttercup is a free password manager, which is open source and offers […]

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ClearURLs is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that deletes tracking information from URLs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/30/clearurls-extension-firefox-chrome/

4 weeks ago

When you browse the web, you will come across different types of URLs. Some are regular, some are really long with weird symbols, others use link shortening services, etc. It's not always […]

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Restores Twitter's old interface with GoodTwitter, an extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/26/restores-twitters-old-interface-with-goodtwitter-for-firefox-and-chrome/

4 weeks ago

You may remember my previous article about how to disable Twitter's new design. I had been using those tricks to avoid the new interface until yesterday when Twitter disabled the options for […]

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Mozilla recommends a Firefox extensions that appears to be a copycat

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/25/mozilla-recommends-a-firefox-extensions-that-appears-to-be-a-copycat/

4 weeks ago

Mozilla maintains a list of recommended extensions for the Firefox web browser that it highlights on the official Mozilla AMO add-ons website and also in Firefox in various ways. The system used […]

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How to preview Prints in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/23/how-to-preview-prints-in-firefox/

a month ago

Firefox does not display a print preview when you print a webpage in the browser and use the Ctrl-P shortcut to start the process. No print preview is displayed when you use […]

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Firefox 68.0.1 will be released today

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/firefox-68-0-1-will-be-released-today/

a month ago

Mozilla plans to release a minor update for the stable version of the organization's Firefox web browser that brings the version to 68.0.1 on July 18, 2019. Note that there will also […]

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ScrollAnywhere adds more scrolling options to Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/scrollanywhere-adds-more-scrolling-options-to-firefox/

a month ago

ScrollAnywhere is a browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that adds several new scrolling options such as grab and drag scrolling or scrolling without using the scrollbar to the browser. Firefox […]

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Firefox to mark all HTTP sites as Not Secure

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/firefox-to-mark-all-http-sites-as-not-secure/

a month ago

Firefox will soon mark any site that still uses HTTP and not HTTPS for the connection as not secure in the browser's address bar. Latest Let's Encrypt statistics show that more than […]

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Next up for Firefox's Tracking Protection: Social Media tracker blocking

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/17/next-up-for-firefoxs-tracking-protection-social-media-tracker-blocking/

a month ago

Mozilla plans to extend the functionality of Firefox's Tracking Protection feature soon by adding Social Media tracker blocking to the list of protections. Social Media tracker blocking is not an entirely new […]

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To Google Translate is a useful translator add-on for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/15/to-google-translate-add-on-for-firefox/

a month ago

As a freelance writer, sometimes I have to read foreign language material or a webpage for reference. I have always felt this way, and I'm quite certain that I'm not alone in […]

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Firefox 68: about:compat launches

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/15/firefox-68-aboutcompat-launches/

a month ago

We talked about Firefox's about:compat page in February 2019 when it first launched in the Nightly version of the web browser. The internal page highlights compatibility tweaks that Firefox makes when it […]

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