"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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Select block of text in webpage, paste link addresses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to easily copy hyperlinks in web pages I'm looking for a way in any web browser (Chrome is my preference) where I can select a block of text, which might contain ...
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Switching tabs with the mouse wheel

Normally I use Opera, but a certain CMS I am managing fails to support it and works best in Chrome due to gratuitous JavaScript. I am looking for some way to be able to switch tabs in Chrome by ...
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Opera text marker addon?

Is there an add-on for Opera similar to Firefox's TextMarker! or TextMarker Go? These markers allow you to arbitrarily mark pieces of text with pre-defined colors, which is extremely useful for task ...
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Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences?

Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences between previous content and new (between 2 loads or from first one to last). The differences ideally should be shown for a ...
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Form recovery add-on/plugin for IE8?

I'm in search for a "Lazarus like" add-on/plugin for IE8 which does form recovery (autosaves everything you type into any given web-form). Any ideas?
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Change the default URL for right-click “Search Google for…” menu in Firefox

I'm trying to change the default URL that Firefox has for Google. I don't want to change the search engine itself. I tried changing keyword.url in about:config, but it doesn't work. I tried the add ...
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FireFox Add-ons not compatible?

I am running Firefox 15 (beta) and I thought that Add-Ons where supposed to by default be compatible regardless of maximum version compatibility. I found this on a website that seems to confirm what I ...
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How to auto-refresh POST a tab?

I'm looking for a way to auto-refresh POST a page. By that, I mean the browser will resubmit the form automatically, just like if we had manually clicked the "Continue" button below: Add-ons I've ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
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Search multiple search engines with a single keyword at the same time in Chrome?

I want to search multiple websites at once by using a keyword trigger in Google Chrome. I am trying to achieve this with Javascript as described in this topic over at mozillazine. This is the code ...
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Alerting about new post on particular Facebook profile?

Is there any way to get informed as soon as some Facebook profile makes a new post? Any extensions like Check4Change can't work since, checking for everything, they also catch if someone became a new ...
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I don't want Flash, how do I make IE stop asking about installing it?

I don't have Flash installed, so on many web pages I get a dialogue which says something like "this website wants to install the following add-on: Adobe Flash Player". Can I set this dialogue to ...
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Backing up tab groups, or online tab/session storage

When tab groups for Firefox came out they perfectly suited my workflow, and I often have 5 or 10 groups of tabs for various projects, or sections of projects. Previously I used a session manager but I ...
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Are there any extensions for browsers that open a chatroom based on people searching for the same thing?

I was reading an old Linux Magazine and there was an article about a defunct project called "search party" which would optionally open a chatroom when doing a google search so that you could talk to ...
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Firefox plugin for proxying only specific domains

I'm having issues with specific domains on my ISP (for example cdn.arstechnica.com, and vexxarr.com), and am currently accessing these sites over the tor browser bundle. I'd like to be able to create ...
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How to make YouTube search results to be of webm format in Firefox?

In Google Chrome there is an extension that add &webm=1 in all YouTube search URIs. I did not find an alternative add-on in Firefox, any alternative methods? Thanks.
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How can I change a specific website's style?

I have a specific website I often use (specifically, http://www.pygame.org/), which has an awful color scheme. I would like to change the color scheme of the site, but I haven't been able to find a ...
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How can I be sure that browser plugins are secure?

There are plenty of browser add-ons. I want to know how can I know if these add-ons have good reputation in terms of security? How do I know these are not programs that could harm my PC? Most of the ...
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Clean out external Facebook links when copying

When posting links on Facebook, it adds strange characters to these links. For example: This link on Facebook: ...
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How to replace a link's text with the absolute `href` URL?

Using an extension for Firefox or Google Chrome, how can I modify all links on a page such that <a href="www.google.com">Google</a> becomes <a ...
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How i can install Google Toolbar for latest version of Firefox browser?

Is there any way to install Google toolbar for the latest version of Firefox (12.0)? Recently I have reinstalled Firefox and can't seem to be able to install Google Toolbar anymore.
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Browser addon to save entered form fields on specific form

I tried several browser addons for various browsers and can't find simple addon that will remember filled form when I click on some button, and later restore it on the same page on some another button ...
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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 ...
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Custom Gmail color theme

I hate Gmail's new color themes. I am looking for a way to change it back to the older color theme. Does anyone know any GreaseMonkey script or Firefox addon to do this?
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How can Firefox masquerade as Chrome?

I have access to Firefox but not Chrome under XP. I would like extensions to make it more Chrome-like: in particular, 1: A tabbed theme that works like Chrome. 2: One address/search bar that will ...
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Block or fade images in Firefox according to their content

In Firefox, I'm looking for a way to: fade, or add a certain amount of transparency to all images, with the possibility to temporary disable this when I hover the image with the mouse pointer forget ...
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Upgraded to newer Firefox, addon was disabled, want to re-enable it

After upgrading to the newer Firefox, a useful addon was disabled (marked incompatible). In my case I went up to Firefox 11.0, but now my beloved Tab Utilities Lite 1.1.3 is obsolete. Can I do ...
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Refreshing and alerting only when a keyword appears?

I know of the addons which reload the page and inform about any change on the website like Check4Change and Reload Every for Firefox. However, I'd love to have something which not only looks for any ...
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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?
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To speed up firefox, is disabling unwanted add-ons enough or should I remove them completely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower? In case 'it depends on the type of extension': Ones in my disabled list include DownThemAll, DownloadHelper, DivX ...
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Firefox: Addon- Buttons don't appear in Browser

There are 2 user accounts on my computer. User Account #1 is Administrator, User Account #2 is an normal account. Both Accounts use Firefox as Browser and almost the same add-ons. Lately I wanted ...
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Multiple simultaneous browser sessions

I'm looking for a chrome or firefox plugin that allows me to have windows with different sessions. It's a bit like chrome's incognito works: if you open an incognito window, it won't share the cookies ...
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Is there an existing web browser/tool to search for an image on a page, by alt or title?

Similar to hitting Ctrl + F to find text on a webpage does anyone know of a tool to find images? I'd like the same text search functionality ideally i.e. highlight the results and tab through the ...
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Internet Explorer 6 pin to system tray

I run citrix web interface on an IE tab. So always one window is kept opened. Is it possible to pin that IE window to system tray? I don't want it to be part of program list on Taskbar. additional ...
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Adblock-like plugin for hiding social sites' widgets, buttons, etc

I love Adblock plugins, and install them on a variety of browsers. They hide or remove ads, which take out a lot of clutter from sites. However, I was thinking, is there any Adblock-like plugin (the ...
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How to preferentially mark websites untrusted with Noscript?

For example, if I want to disable Facebook when I enter website X, I can mark Facebook untrusted there. However, the effect is universal; that is when I visit Facebook or website Y, I have to mark it ...
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Firefox phantom addon not in list, but still exists

Some time ago, I installed a Firefox add-on that allows Ctrl-Tab to jump between tabs more intelligently. It remembers the most recent tabs and switches back and forth in that order. It will even ...
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Is there an add-on that will open IE9's last browsing session to all the same open tabs automatically?

I know Chrome and Firefox can do this, but Internet Explorer can't. This sometimes works if I select "reopen last browsing session" but it's not reliable enough. Anyone know of an add-on that will do ...
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Is there a Chrome extension like DownloadHelper for Firefox?

I search something like DownloadHelper, a tool to download Flash videos. It should work on Chromium (Linux). Any link?
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Is there any Firefox or Chrome add-on to highlight search terms (and jump to them ?)

There is a cool feature of the Google Toolbar that I have been finding frustrating to live without (since the Google Toolbar is not supported anymore for Firefox, my main browser): When you google, ...
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How can I zoom in on Flash applications?

I often use applications made in Flash. Due to my high resolution the standard browser zoom means that everything in these applications is too small. Using the default zoom function in all major ...
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How do I stop Chrome from activating a link on right or middle click? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any addons that allow us to middle click any link and open the link in a new background tab in Chrome? I started browsing the NYT site this afternoon and found ...
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App / Plugin to flip between active screens

Bit of an odd request, but I'm coming up with nothing after spending a solid hour searching Google. I am looking for either a browser plugin or separate application that will periodically change the ...
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Firefox add-on to record all web browsing

I am looking for an add-on for Firefox that would record all my browsing online and create an index, perhaps only the text of the main body of the page, so that I can later go through everything I've ...
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Accept Cookie by Name

I am looking for a way to automatically accept a cookie with a specific name, not based on site. The expected behaviour would be to block all cookies, unless its name contained foo in which case I ...
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Vimperator - is there any way to edit text?

I'd like to know if there is any way to edit text in Vimperator (for example input boxes or Gmails web interface)? The way one edits text in Vim and can navigate e.g. the use of "p", "yy" and "dd" ...
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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 a way to ...
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Possible to open .jnt file type in browser?

Is there a browser plugin or other download that allows .jnt files to be viewed? Why: JNT files are used mainly for tablets, where people handwrite notes and save the file (pretty much an image of ...
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Is there an equivalent chromium extension for Image Toolbar Firefox Add-ons?

Still using firefox because can't find Image Toolbar add-ons for Chrome / Chromium. For those who don't know what Image toolbar is: it is providing toolbar on mouse hover displaying icon for saving ...
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How to loop YouTube videos?

Is there any plugin/script for Google Chrome (or any other browser) which allows me to play any YouTube video in a loop without any user intervention? I know of youtuberepeater.com but I don't want to ...