13
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3answers
1k views

Why does my browser connect to unknown third party sites when I visit different webpages?

When I visit a site, It connects as it should, however I notice it also connects to unknown third party sites automatically. In the Mozilla Firefox Browser, an add-on called Lightbeam shows the third ...
2
votes
3answers
77 views

Is there a tool that lets me query a websites content? [closed]

I am currently doing extensive research on various websites which are all public available. I was wondering whether there is an extension for Chrome (or Firefox or even an external tool) that allows ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

How to make extension for Customizable websites?

I want to write an addon/extension/script that allows me to hide specific parts of a website and remember these preferences. The next time I visit the website, this content should be hidden from me.Is ...
2
votes
2answers
395 views

How do I prevent automatic browser page refreshment done by Javascript?

There are some news websites which automatically and periodically refresh their page just in order to show the user more advertisement. If you are watching a video, all the buffered stream is gone ...
3
votes
5answers
5k views

how to view only text from a website

Is it possible that when a website is opened only text data is displayed i.e no image, advertisement etc. so that it takes lesser time to load the website ?Any browser that supports this?
2
votes
2answers
921 views

How to list and copy all images that a webpage uses automatically?

I have used the Photoshop slicing tool to create some HTML pages, but it has generated dozens of images, many of which are not used by the final pages. To delete all useless files, I need an utility ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Is there a LeechBlock extension (or extension with a similar functionality) for Chrome?

The LeechBlock Firefox extension lets you block specific websites after a predefined time etc. Is there a similar extension for Google Chrome?
3
votes
3answers
327 views

Is there Firefox addon to identify performance problems in web applications?

I want a Firefox add-on to know where time is being spent in my Web Application.
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Firefox multi row tab bar?

Is there an extension for Firefox that gives you a multi-row tab bar?, and if possible the rows should not shuffle up and down, like the Windows tab bars typically do.
5
votes
4answers
944 views

Block a URL at browser level

Does anyone have a solution (that doesn't involve editing the hosts file) to block a particular URL from FireFox? Basic back story is that I'm trying to discipline myself. I'm spending FAR too much ...