"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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How to view All Texts Without Horizontal Scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (in, for example Wikipedia website) are so tiny. after zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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One of my browser add-ons has now suggested I install Homebrew (and am looking for advice)

First time posting in this part of stackexchange so I'm not sure if I've quite put this in the right place (so apologies if I haven't). In short, I don't have a great IT background (I would describe ...
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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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Firefox addon signing broke my addons too soon

I am running Firefox 40.0.2 on my mac and I just found a bunch of my addons disabled!! According to http://www.ghacks.net/2015/06/19/how-to-disable-the-firefox-40-add-on-signing-requirement/ The ...
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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, ...
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When Firefox loads, is code for “Ask to Active” Plugins loaded?

When Firefox loads, does it load Plugins that are set to "Ask to Activate", or is the code for any such Plugin only loaded once it is manually activated? Note the question is specifically asking ...
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Strange add-on Saleplus - what is it and how to remove? [duplicate]

I use Avira, but it see no trouble. The problem is that I get strange redirects in my Chrome browser. Also I got many ads while browsing after installed this add-on.
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How to find Chrome extensions that inject ads into any webpage I browse?

I use the Google Chrome browser. Recently I noticed random ads showing up - either on the page content, or by redirection - when I click on a link an ad page opens instead of the proper page. I ...
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How can I block these windows that appear in web pages when scolling down? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to block these type of windows that appear when you scroll to the bottom of the web page or even when you just load them. It seems to me they are CSS. Generally ...
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Disable video loop

Some sites are using the loop attribute with video <video loop="loop"></video> Example I do not like this. I would prefer the video to play once, then give me the option to repeat like ...
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image show hide firefox add-on: disabled show images and they can be re-enable

I installed this add-on and it turned the image download and show of Firefox as expected. The problem was when I tried to re-enable the images. The add-on disregard this. I tried to uninstall and ...
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How to toggle JavaScript on demand (Chrome browser)

In Chrome, I know how to manage exceptions by pointing my browser to chrome://settings/content so as to disable JavaScript on just a few sites. But there's this one site which was coded badly, and a ...
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Getting some adult sites as popup window [duplicate]

I am using windows 7 64 bit, whenever I open new tab in my browser I got open some porn site as pop up window (just like we got adds as pop up window).This happens on almost every minute. All it ...
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Load external file on page without adding it to the markup

I am troubleshooting an issue on a page that has the following in its head: <link href="http://www.example.com/path/to/some_stylesheet.css" rel="stylesheet"> I need to make changes to the CSS ...
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Fast ad and tracking blocking and trust of admuncher?

I guess I might be obsessed, I use mvp list for host file, admuncher as a program, and µBlock for browsers. Sometimes it really loads, espacially a lot of tabs, and I do not know which one working ...
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How to enable specific extensions in Firefox private mode?

I'm planning to use time tracking plugins for my time spent on the web and would like the private browsing sessions to be counted in. In Chrome you can separately enable specific plugins in ...
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Stubborn Startup Page - MyStartSearch - mystartsearch.com

Just earlier I opened IE to go check my emails, etc... but my startup page is not google anymore as it previously was. The startup page was instead some "mystartsearches" thing which I had not ...
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Where Do Not Track Me / Blur saves its login info?

I'm using Do Not Track Me / Blur with Firefox. It has a setting where it saves the username and login info automatically for the sites you visit (the "remember login accounts" option, see below): ...
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Vimperator: Map key to get out of Hints-mode

When I enter f in Vimperator I see all the links I could jump to. I want to exit this mode (Hints mode), with a key other than <Esc>. Currently: <Esc> will exit, I'd like to map \ ...
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Preventing javascript from grabbing arrow keys

It's becoming more and more popular for websites to grab the arrow keys via JavaScript and use them for site navigation in ways that breaks scrolling with the arrow keys. Short of NoScript, is there ...
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Locking down of Firefox

I'm trying to setup a Mozilla.cfg file to lock down the installation of themes and extensions. I have a config file that I've been working on and has been blocking a lot of what we don't want our ...
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IE Add-on execution permission dialog box

I usually go with Flash disabled in my browser (security, annoyance, CPU load, bandwidth). However, occasionally Flash is needed, so needs to be enabled. Firefox has a great FlashBlocker plugin. On ...
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Force Thunderbird XPI Add-on install (fails)

I am trying to install an extension (directly from hard disk) into Thunderbird 31. However, Thunderbird simply does nothing when I drag the *.xpi file to Thunderbird's Add-ons Manager window. There is ...
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How to start Chrome without plugins?

I have created a separate question Google Chrome completely unresponsive on the problem that may be fixed in this way. The browser cannot open any page, not even the settings, plugins and addons ...
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Installed applications have disappeared from add or remove programs in windows 7

I recently came to notice that most of the softwares and applications that i have installed earlier have disappeared in the add/remove program list. Only things that are left of are Microsoft visual ...
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AD Block Plus does not block ads

I was using Forefox 32 and at a time I dont know sth happened and my mozilla crashed. after reopening it again I noticed that it had updated itself to 32.0.2 and all my addons are gone. So I saw no ...
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Block link to certain web-page [duplicate]

How to block certain URL (i mean full path to exact page) in browser (Firefox prefered one), not totally web site domain name. Example: http://superuser.com/questions/ is allowed ...
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Is there a hotkey to highlight a search bar (not the address bar) under Windows 7 OS?

Want to know whether there is a default hotkey for highlighting a web-page search bar, rather than the address bar. The dictionary http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ , for example. Thanks to ...
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How to highlight specific domain in Google search results?

I want to see domains in search results which defined before by me. For example if I search example and if my defined domain is example.com, I want to highlight that results like changing background, ...
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Can a website owner/mods tell which addon you are using, like the auto refresh addon?

I know there is a similar question but this is different and I did NOT get an answer from that question.. Anyways here goes.. I use the addon auto-refresher on firefox and recently got a message from ...
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Turning all combo boxes into searchable input fields [closed]

Websites and webapps: Is there a method/addon/software which would allow me to turn any or selective combo boxes (i.e. drop down lists), on any website, into a searchable input field. Background: ...