"Browser addon" is a generic term to cover both extensions to web browsers and plugins which are an older and more specific concept. Mostly used with regard to the Firefox web browser.

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Why does printing a PDF from my browser via Nitro PDF plugin suddenly come out almost blank?

I have a desktop running Windows7pro and IE11/Firefox have both stopped printing PDFs properly. Whenever I print or look at the print preview, the page that comes out is almost blank. I get the ...
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Where can I find a “stop” button add on for my browser that stops everything including scripts?

Sometimes I run into a web page where it will bring a dialog in front of what I was reading, or forward me to a new page that I don't want to go to. I'd like a "stop" button that simply ...
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Is there an adblock like addon to block links in facebook [closed]

So there is a lot of pages that i like , But they are very annoying with their links to useless blogs with misleading titles and pictures like this one And I almost always fall for them even though i ...
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How to develop add-on for the microsoft edge [migrated]

Microsoft switch to new browser called edge which presented in Windows-10. Already I have developed an OCX add-on based on AcriveX for IE. However, as Microsoft plan to obsolete IE and due to ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker ...
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How to add menu bar to Chrome

Is there any way to add menu bar in Google Chrome? I didn't find such an option in menu so perhaps it is available with some extention. The the bar that is on the top of the window which contains ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Can you set uBlock to allow Piwik tracking on all sites?

I'd like to reward site owners that use Piwik instead of Google Analytics by allowing Piwik tracking scripts globally. Is there any way to do this with the uBlock extension? So far I only found ...
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Adding too many plugins/extensions to a browser, affect browsing speed?

I am using extensions added from the official websites like https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/extensions/ , https://chrome.google.com/webstore. If the answer is Yes, is there any way to find ...
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how can i take screenshot of firefox with addon result

Myself on kali linux with firefox and calomel ssl validation addon,i have many addons installed at my firefox, Main problem which i face while taking screenshot was i cant take the screenshot with ...
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Open URL in text selected in field or on page, in separate tab in Opera

I have just migrated from Google Chrome to Opera and one of the Chrome's functions, that I miss the most is the Go to [url] item in context menu, when I select a piece of text on page or in any field, ...
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Firefox: Is there a way to prohibit or disable addons to open pages upon update? [duplicate]

I understand an addon can do virtually anything the browser API allows, but wouldn't this be treated by some browser setting? I've been skimming through about:config but didn't see anything like that. ...
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Can Google Chrome extensions access website passwords saved by Chrome?

A lot of Google Chrome extensions have the permission to read my data on websites that I visit. To avoid password theft I therefore picked my Google Chrome extensions very carefully. Now I need to ...
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Can I delete old/unused bookmarks in Google Chrome?

I have bookmarks dating back to probably 2009 or so, from when I was using Firefox up until now. 6 years of bookmarks seems to slow down my address bar as Chrome seems to search through them every ...
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How do I save a web application with JavaScript execution context to be available offline?

I want not just a page with all dependencies (js/css/images), but also with DOM, execution context, picture inside canvas, offline storage and so on. Scripts inside the page should not notice the ...
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How to make visible all extension in one toolbar,not auto-hide if more are added

i want to put all extension in the toolbar itself and not make chrome auto-hide from the toolbar if i added more extension. I have too many extension and they are getting hidden and i am not able to ...
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How to auto update a userstyle

I currently make and update a Stylish userstyle and it is updated frequently, is there any way that I can add to the userstyle to make it auto update for people who use it? Or if I can't do the above, ...
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Why a Firefox addon is reported corrupted after very small changes?

I have a font problem with the Romanian dictionary in Firefox. On google group of the creators of the dictionary I was instructed to open the xpi as zip and, inside two text files ro.aff and ro.dic, ...
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How do I change the style of app icons in chrome://apps?

Like the title says, I'd like to change the style of app icons in chrome://apps. I know exactly what rule I want changed and what I want it changed to, but I don't know how to change it other than ...
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Is there a way to automatically hide some search results? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to hide some search results based on their address for example. I'm interested about a "permanent" way, not a query-based one (like "-stuffIdontWant"). I'm thinking about a ...
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Firefox add-on to “alt-tab” for tabs

In Windows, when you hit alt-tab, you can browse through open windows. I recall, at one point, there was a similar add-on for Firefox where you could hit a keyboard shortcut and, just like the windows ...
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can users install browser add ons without admin privileges?

We have a Windows 7 SOE, and users do not have administrator privileges. Is it possible for users to install Internet Explorer add-ons without administrator privileges? Thanks.
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Website keeps “complaining” about my using an ad-blocker. What to do?

I'm using Ghostery and AdBlock Edge on my browser (Firefox). Some sites ask you once to maybe white-list them; and I just ignore that. But some sites (specific example: directwonen.nl when you're a ...
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Customise Firefox

Is there any way to remove all the buttons(including tab close and browser close min max buttons), Bars(title , tab, menu, ect. ) in firefox but with out going to fullscreen. Yet there should be a way ...
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Firefox open url as pinned tab by default

I want to open specific url as pinned tab by default. There is an extension for this in Chrome: Pin Tab. How to do this in firefox? I couldn't find a way to do this.
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Hover over links & see whether they're absolute or relative

I would like to do this: in any browser (chrome / ff / ie) hover over a link see the target of the link, as it is in the DOM, without the domain name if it's a relative link. I don't want to ...
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Is it possible to prevent the installation of new extensions in Safari?

I am using Safari v8.0.8 on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). There is one Safari extension installed that I would like to stay active. Is it possible to prevent the user (using a standard account) from ...
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Unblocking at element-level in uBlock Origin

There's one crucial feature from ABP that I haven't found in my (one week of) uBlock0 usage - the “Open blockable items” feature that allows me to allow and disallow at the level of page elements. ...
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Video DownloadHelper has now suggested I install Homebrew. Should I?

In short, I don’t have a great I.T. background. I would describe myself as above average, for average day to day tasks. I’m not an administrator at work or anything but I know when I have knocked a ...
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Rearranging add-ons buttons on Firefox toolbar

I'm trying to customize my Firefox window - I want some of the add-ons buttons to appear on the upper toolbar (right to the search bar), some on the left of the back/forward arrows and some of them on ...
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How to play video on whole browser tab

How to fill a browser tab with video from YouTube or other video hosting sites,instead of filling the whole screen.
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What are /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ and ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ for?

I see a lot of old crufty stuff in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ and ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/. Doesn't each browser manage its own plugins in independent application-specific directories?
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Change html source on client side? [duplicate]

A few sites have bugged me in their layout for some time now, and was wondering if it's at all possible to edit the source code to suit me. For example, changing facebook's news feed's width so it's ...
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Select a Remote File to Upload in Browser

I want to upload a file from to a server using file selection on browser (chrome). The thing is the file does not presents in my computer and it is on the web. Is there any way to select a file with ...
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Can I restore a lost Firefox add-on the name of which I've forgotten?

I upgraded my Firefox from 30 to 39 and one of my add-ons disappeared. I don't see it in Customize, and I can't figure out which of my add-ons it is or remember the name of it (I know, I have too ...
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Browser based plug-in to paste screenshots into web apps? [closed]

I have some web apps at work that don't natively allow the pasting of images (you can add attachments) into text fields, any suggestions for a workaround?
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Strong Signal ads are making it tough for me to use Chrome [duplicate]

Few days ago I noticed a new phenomena in chrome 1) Whenever I visit a new website, the first click on the site results in a new tap with ads in it and directs me to a website called the ...
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internet explorer 10 Enable add-on

When I launch my IE10 browser, I very much want to enable the add-on. I keep getting this prompt. I keep hitting the enable button but dialog box stays there and nothing changes. How do I enable this ...
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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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How to bookmark all open tabs in Opera 30 as a folder?

How do I bookmark all open tabs (in the current window) in Opera 30 (e.g. as a folder)? There doesn't seem to be such an option in the vanilla installation of Opera... P.S. Add-on solutions are ...
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Cannot access IRC networks via dedicated chat clients

The Freenode IRC client in Firefox is able access the Freenode IRC network seamlessly. However, when I put in the proxy settings for the Internet connection I'm using into a chat client (Pidgin, ...
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Web Form Filler With Custom Lists [closed]

I am looking for a web form filler that will allow me to define custom pick-lists for certain fields. My company has an internal web app for managing product features and bugs. When I am adding a new ...
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Why there is no external addon/extension for internet explorer?

Why there was no extenal[third party] addons/extensions for internet explorer?is it there any technical reason behind it or it was just a microsoft glitch to prevent opensource stuff? what were the ...
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Make browser use srcset images on desktop

When browsing the web on 3840px screen I often zoom in to actually be able to use web sites. It seems however that neither Chrome or Forefox will make use of the srcset directives on such occasions, ...
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How to install libav manually for Video Download Helper on Windows 7?

I'm trying to get the Firefox Extension "Video Download Helper" (VDH) to convert and record videos. The suggested way of doing this is to install a precompiled version of libav called "Convert Helper" ...
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Reducing the height of the tab/address bar in Firefox (OS X)

I would like to save those extra few pixels, since I'm often on the go on a laptop and overall customize FF. Is there a way to shave off those extra pixels here? (Picture for reference)
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Is there any way to stop specific sites appearing in browser history? [duplicate]

I am using Firefox and Chrome. There a few websites only which I don't want anyone to know I visit. But they appear in browser history or when I start typing they also come as auto complete. I have ...
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Non-linear “forward” button in Firefox

Short version Can I modify the forward-button in Firefox to access multiple different forward-locations? Problem description Suppose I am currently visiting website A. Now, I perform the following ...
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How to sync add-on for webpage highlighter, annotator?

I am using Prostetnic highlighter to highlight texts in webpages. It has a special benefit of reloading the highlights when I revisit the site. It stores the highlighted information in "patma.splite" ...
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How does Trusteer Rapport install itself in all my browsers?

Like so many people, I am forced to install Trusteer Rapport to use the online platform of my bank. I ran the installer and now Trusteer Rapport is installed in all my browsers: Internet Explorer, ...