"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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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

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: ...
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How to hide alt tags in Firefox?

I use this addon to block images in Firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/image-block/ . And this one to block in Chrome ...
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url string stream editing on the fly?

I have a problem with an unnamed 3rd party application (appA). It has the ability to dynamically link to other applications through a dynamic url link you can setup. I'm trying to integrate with ...
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Installing FIREFOX with extensions/addons manually? (not really auto install)

I've been reading around with regards to creating firefox installers, bundling it w/ addons, using scripts, and CLI lines and a whole bunch of stuffs ... but it seems that going through this route is ...
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Tab Mix Plus option Reload Every (seconds-minutes) is listed but its contents are empty

If this question has been asked and answered before I am sorry for this post (new here first time). In FireFox using the Tab Mix Plus addon, there is an option to reload a tab every few seconds to ...
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Prevent Chrome/Chromium from wiping userscript settings when you clear cookies

When you clear cookies/localstorage in Chrom* your userscript settings get wiped. Is there a way to preserve this in some way? I'd like to not have to reconfigure them every time I delete my browsing ...
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How can I track links that are being redirected during browsing?

I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. When I'm going on to a site such as youtube.com, I'm being redirected to site that tells me YouTube is blocked. Now, I'd like to find out – during a regular browsing ...
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How to block ads on TextNow using Google Chrome Incognito with both AdBlock AND AdBlock Plus extentions?

Using Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit on Google Chrome Incognito with both of the extensions AdBlock and AdBlock Plus, I want to block as many ads as possible on every website or page that I visit. ...
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How to search only libre extensions in Firefox for installation?

It is said that not all firefox addons are free and open source: some are proprietary . Is there a way to search only libre software Firefox extensions? By "libre" I attempt to capture two things: ...
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how to split the google chrome browser into 2 panes?

It was previously asked here and "Split Screen" extension is recommended. However when I use it the error message comes out: "For security reasons, framing is not allowed. click OK to remove the ...
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How to open/view a picture fullscreen FAST in Firefox?

With FireFox (on Windows OS), I do a lot of browsing on pages with pictures. These images are standard img HTML tags (no fancy scripting like flickr and friends). I often want to open them in "full ...
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How flv downloader browser extentions work?

I am wondering how these kind of applications produce an obfuscated url to make you able to download the video in mp4 ? And these produced urls can be directly streamed.
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Ways, means, options & approaches to auto click “more..” links/ buttons on opened webpages/ urls?

Different ways and means to auto click ..more.. links/ buttons on opened webpages/ urls? When I go to events like this on Meetup or Even brite I like to review who are the people attending and try ...
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how to remove soavee on?

Thought I had it removed before but now it's back, tried the following: Removing the extension from Chrome. Disabling the extension and then removing it. It's not installed in Windows The ...
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How to keep a log of all urls browsed by means of programming?

I know a lot of keyloggers and kids monitoring agents out there. My question is how do I simply get to hold the list of urls the user browsed using that particular browser by means of programming? I ...
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how to access only whitelisted site

How to make browsers access only white listed sites? Is there any addon in which if If add "google.com", I shall be able to open only google.com (not even mail.google.com or www.google.com) Even if ...
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Firefox redirects an address on start

I have installed Download Flash and Video add-on in my firefox. When I start the firefox it redirects a page http://fnvfox.appspot.com/thankyou.html each and every time along with Home Page. How can ...
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Firefox: how to make browse buttons in forms accept urls?

I often have to post files on different sites and some websites' forms only have a browse button to upload from your computer. If I have the file on another website, usually I have to go: right ...
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How do I remove firefox addons which are not shown on addons list?

When I clicked on Add to Firefox plugin from https://addons.mozilla.org , It is not showing on addons manager. I have search on extension as well as on apperance But when I click again on that same ...
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What is the URL for Chrome's Apps Page?

The Chrome desktop browser (on OS X, Linux, Windows) has an "Apps Page" to display installed Chrome apps. It can be useful to know the exact URL of the built-in Chrome "Apps Page" so you can link to ...
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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How to block ads/pop-ups that gray out screen and show advertisment?

I've seen quite a few webpages that use obtrusive advertising techniques such as this: How can the signup form be blocked? I found using Adblock plus the form can be blocked, then the grayed out ...
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Get DuckDuckGo non-Javascript version in Firefox search bar

I installed the DuckDuckGo AddOn that adds DuckDuckGo to the list of search engines in Firefox. This is the dropdown list in the upper right just to the left of the search bar that lets you pick which ...
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How to block particular URL only in Firefox (Not the entire domain)?

I'm using a site www.abc.com . I need to block only www.abc.com/advertisement and I have to load all other urls in that website? How can I achieve this in firefox? I really need to use that website ...
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Disable IE 9 Addon on IE startup, w/Powershell and then Enable on IE exit

I know we can disable all addons/exts when we start IE using the "-extoff" switch. But is it possible to disable a single IE addon from a shortcut start or through a script? And then re-enable the ...
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How to know which firefox addon is adding advertisement to all pages?

Recently I am noticing advertisement on every page I visit in Firefox. ( In chrome everything works fine ). Even in Stackoverflow/stackexchange I see advertisement ( Hover over text to see the advt) ...
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disable ALL cookie warnings

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept common cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them to the user? Eg. Does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist ...
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How to save the contents of all opened tabs in Chrome automatically?

Suppose I'm doing some research and I've got open few Chrome windows with a lot of tabs and I need to close the browser or some part of tabs and someday bring them back but I know the contents (like ...
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Inject script on every page in IE11/Windows RT 8.1?

I want to automatically load myScript.js in every web page visited in IE11 on Windows RT 8.1. I've read that BHOs and toolbars are not possible on Windows RT. How else can I accomplish this? Thanks ...
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How do I add folding support to custom languages in Komodo Edit?

I created a custom language using the language project template. It seems to work in general (like color syntax) except that I have no folding in the editor. This language is works with indents like ...
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Program to graph page load time?

Does anyone know of an application that will allow me to graph the load time of a page? (E.g. query a page every x seconds and plot it on a graph.) I'm currently using uptime robot but it visits the ...
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Is there a way to split the browser in two sides?

I'm using a 22' screen and usually when I open a web page, it gets centered in the middle and there's a lot of empty space at it. I guess that there might be some plugin that splits the browser in two ...
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Is there a way (in Firefox) for a user to explicitly open a link in a modal popup?

When I'm reading dense information, often I want to follow links in the text by having them "pop up" over the underlying page in a modal way -- i.e. so that you can't lose context so easily if you ...
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How to show tabs vertically in Chrome?

There's an addon for Firefox, which is the only reason to use Firefox for me: Tree Style Tabs. I've heard there was a build of Chrome with such function, but was unable to find it. How do I show tabs ...
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IE keeps blocking add-on

I have tried both IE 8 and 9. Now I have a website that needs to run a java plugin/add-on, but IE keeps blocking it. I have done everything I can think of and reading on google on how to allow it, but ...
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firefox removes cookies automatically

I use some proxy software. When I login to some sites, if I change proxy settings, firefox removes my cookies and I must login again. It occurs on every site. Also when I close firefox and open it ...
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Easily generating QR codes

What is the easiest way to generate QR codes? When I do a google search, lots of different sites pop up, but usually they have lots of things to fill in, and lots of options to go through. What I want ...
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Search links within a web page

I have a page that links multiple documents. I'd like to perform a recursive search (starting at that page and then recursing through links) for a given text phrase. I'm wondering if there is a ...
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Shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree in Tree-style-tab addon

In the firefox addon tree style tab ,is there a keyboard shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree?
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A browser tool that looks up translations and saves them for later to recap

English it not my native language, but quite often I'll read English articles from various sources and stumble upon technical terms that I can have translated on the go using the Google dictionary ...
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Is there an Opera Browser extension that will press a button on a popup window

I have a webpage I visit frequently that has a chat room. After a few minutes of not typing anything it pops up a window specifiying that you have been idle and to hit a button the page to re-enable ...