"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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AdBlock for Microsoft Edge browser

Is there AdBlock version for Edge? I found this site but am not sure if it is legit or not. http://www.edgeadblock.com/
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How to get rid of safesurfs.net? [duplicate]

The default homepage in every browser has automatically changed to something called "safesurfs.net ". It's extremely annoying, no matter how much I try, nothing seems to solve the problem. I've tried:...
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How to know if an addon is gathering data?

So, Firefox addons are really good. But how do we know if they aren't also gathering data, like your browsing history for example? In Chrome you can check what kind of data the plug-in will have ...
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Clearing old browsing data in Chrome instead of newer data

Currently you can clear browsing data from now up to one day/week/month etc. Is there a way to do the opposite and clear everything older than one day/week/month?
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Firefox: select item in long dropdown list using search

I have to select an item in a dropdown select list which has 4000 items (options) in it. Typing the first letters helps, but it would really help if I could use search for this. The default search ...
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Addon or something to automatically click all selected links on page

Hi, There is this one page with several links on it and I need to click on some of them. There are way too many and it becomes repetitive and tiresome after a while. I wonder if there is a an addon ...
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Any Firefox addon to delete DOM storage periodically throughout a session?

DOM storage is akin to persistent cookies and I'm looking for a way to delete them automatically periodically throughout a Firefox session. I know there are popular ways to delete them at the end of ...
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How to read discussions on Twitter in a tree view?

Twitter’s desktop website uses “View other replies” links to open sub-branches of a discussion. This makes it very hard (for me) to follow a discussion, because I have to constantly move between the ...
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using a web browser, how to lie to a website that we are in fullscreen?

Many websites change the way they display content according to whether the browser has entered full screen or is a regular window. for example Facebook shows an image one way in a regular window and ...
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Install Firefox addon in chroot environment

My goal is to install some Firefox addon inside some chroot environment. I see 2 options here: either run firefox with X from within the chroot and install the addons or put all the files where they ...
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How do I create a Firefox add-on that prevents the top bar from coming down in fullscreen mode?

I am hoping to create a Firefox add-on that can keep the top bar from coming down when you put your mouse at the top of the screen in fullscreen mode. (I don't need a full-on kiosk app; I just need to ...
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How to install user style from URL?

In the userscript world I'd just locate browser to URL like http://mysite/myscript.user.js and the script will be automatically installed after human's confirmation. Is the same possible for user ...
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How can I enable Java in Firefox 46 for selected sites? (May 2016)

I want to run Java code in Firefox for certain websites. I run the 32-bit FireFox 46 under Windows 7-64 (admin account). I have the latest 32-bits Java 8 update 91 installed, the Java control panel ...
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Can browser add-ons offering user-defined CSS (to override a site's css) see my passwords and userids?

A website I use often has awful pastel text colors which I find hard to read. The text is not crisp and there's low contrast. I know of a couple of browser add-ins that will let me style the pages as ...
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Can a website track what extensions a browser is running?

I'm trying to find a way to track what extensions someone is using in their browser, but am unable to find any mention of this being possible. On the plus side, I don't see anything that says it's ...
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Adblock removed but still ads are blocked

Everyone, can you help with this: I have removed adblock but the ads are still not displayed on that website (www.thefreedictionary.com). Changing browser and restored from 2 weeks ago didn't help. ...
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How to put click-to-call directly into browser url

The <a href="tel:1234567890">1234567890</a> is used within an html page to signal click to call But how to place a url directly on the browser address line? I am most interested in ...
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Where to find Internet Explorer Accelerators after MS decimated IE Gallery

Microsoft recently stripped most of the selection at the Internet Explorer Gallery leaving only a handful of Tracking Protection List (TPL) and Search Provider add-ons, but zero Accelerators. Anyone ...
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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 halts/"...
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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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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 isn'...
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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 ...