"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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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 ...
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Is there a browser or addon that can capture data with a regular expression (regex) whilst browsing?

I would like to be able browse the web and have my browser (plus addon) automatically record any text that matches a given pattern (e.g. regular expression) along, optionally, with the URL it appeared ...
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Stopping Flash/Javascript Loaded Images/Videos in Firefox

I would like to stop flash and javascript loaded images from automatically loading in FF. How can I accomplish this with the use of add-ons? Please note disabling javascript by default is not an ...
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Tool to manipulate text in web form fields?

I'm looking for a way to manipulate text in form fields. For example, if I have a large textarea "body" field, from my browser I want to be able to highlight a piece of text in that textarea, for ...
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Is there a Platypus-like extension for Google Chrome?

From Platypus Firefox Add-on page: Platypus is a Firefox extension which lets you modify a Web page from your browser -- "What You See Is What You Get" -- and then save those changes as a ...
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Multi-Session handling web-browsers?

Do web browsers exist with 'multi-session' functionality? I think thats the best way of describing what I'm after. My problem is I have multiple facebook/twitter etc accounts for different projects ...
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is there a browser-addon that can create a temporary txt file from my clipboard and populate the file submit dialog?

I would like to upload XML and diff reports into jira tickets as file attachments rather than inline text. Jira has an image uploader as an attachment. To clarify the question with a scenario - I ...
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Google Chrome extension that treats @user in the address bar as Twitter protocol?

I'm wondering if there's any Google Chrome extensions that treat queries prefixed with @ as a request for a Twitter username, and request the correct Twitter user's page. I've had a look around in the ...
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Can I get my browser to automatically redirect on some pages?

Is it possible to have a browser (firefox or chrome), when I navigate to a specific page, the browser automatically redirects me to a different page of my choice. I'm wondering if there is some sort ...
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Firefox Addon for local copies of JavaScript libraries like jQuery

Is there any extension that keeps local copies of popular JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Mootools, and does a trick under the hood to make websites use them instead of downloading these files ...
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Automatically analyse my work - time control on browser and other apps

I need some software that can analyze my daily time usage for application and browsing websites to be more productive and to see where I lose time. - For example: Monday: Office Word 2 hours ...
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How to recover lost add-ons in Firefox?

When I upgraded to Firefox 7, all my add-ons (except for a few) were lost. Is there any way I can recover those add-ons (or at least find out what add-ons I had installed before the upgrade broke ...
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Is there a firefox add-on that will allow me to “hide” my bookmarks?

I'd like to essentially "hide" my bookmarks and reload them each time I start the browser. Is there any Firefox plugin that can do this? Essentially my use case would be: open firefox, see that ...
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Firefox portable deactivates several addons when using USB-Stick on another PC

My USB stick with Firefox portable works fine on my laptop, but if I use it in any desktop PC, Firefox addons manager deactivates several (not all, but always the same) addons, so I have to update all ...
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How to sort tabs into separate firefox windows based on the domain name?

I'd like to see all my tabs from a particular domain in the same firefox window, even if I open a link to that domain from a different window (with open link in a new tab) or from an external ...
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How can I get my Firefox Addons page to display again?

My Firefox has lately been significantly slower than usual. I wanted to see if I could delete an add-on that might be causing the problem but when I click on add-ons, it never shows me the add-on ...
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Screen capture program for Windows to capture scrolling content area of web page + other components of browser window

I am looking for something similiar to Free tool like Snagit which can capture scrolling Window? and Free Windows software for full-screen (including scrolling) screenshots, but also capable of ...
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Firefox add-on for running multi-versions of FF

I found this add-on called FoxTester that lets you: Install and launch multiple versions of Firefox, Fennec, Seamonkey and Thunderbird while using the default installations and without affecting ...
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How do I tell browser, “Don't load any external scripts from example.com”

I'm using the Firefox add-on FoxyProxy to route all external scripts from example.com to staging.example.com. But now I'd like to see what the page looks like when those scripts are completely ...
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How do I (near) simultaneously make use of 2 different DNS systems/servers?

I often have to switch what IP a name resolves to in order to do certain tasks when constructing or more specifically moving websites/web apps, to a new platform/server. Many times I have to go back ...
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Print screen with cursor in Windows 7

I'm trying to capture some screen shots for a tutorial. When I press Print Screen on my keyboard and paste into an image editor, the cursor goes. The "tooltips" (if any) do print, but I need the ...
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Firefox extension to log out of HTTP authentication-based sites

The title says it all. does it exist? I know the webdeveloper toolbar does, but I would love something that's a bit more specific and clearly shows me in the browser I'm logged in, and a button to log ...
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DOM Inspector's Firefox plugin doesn't highlight the web elements

I use the Firefox plugin named DOM Inspector version 2.0.10 with Firefox 6.0.2. When I click on a node the corresponding element is not highlighted on my web page. It used to work with previous ...
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Is there a means to keep an unlimited cross browser history?

Is there a browser addon or a webservice, which offers an unlimited browsing history? I'm looking for a better way to find things on the internet again and recognized, that bookmarking isnt enough! ...
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Which Firefox add-on checks if the latest plugins are installed?

Is there a Firefox add-on that checks if I have the latest version of Adobe Flash, Sun Java, etc installed?
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Disable quicktime tiff support

I want to stop Quicktime from handling TIFF files without uninstalling Quicktime or disabling the plugin. I have Cannon iR3045 scanner/fax/printer/copier. When you scan documents, they are available ...
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Cert information - Firefox Add-on

Does anyone know a good add-on or method for Firefox to always show information about the used certificate, when visiting a HTTPS site? Something like this:
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Have an add-on for Firefox like NoScript, but for cookies (that make possible to whitelist while surfing the web)?

I have NoScript installed on Firefox, that blocks every script on pages. I have to manually allow any scripts that are run on my browser. I would like to have a similar add-on like NoScript, but for ...
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Looking for Chrome extension which can make gifs (animated) from browser [closed]

I want a good extension/user script which would be able to capture screen (selected area) and then join these captured images into animated gif. Is there one?
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Firefox: getting back to older version

Firefox is releasing new version every alternate month. v4.0 on March 22nd, 2011 v5.0 on June 21st, 2011 v6.0 on August 16th, 2011 It can be because of the competition with google chrome. But ...
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Why do add-ons become incompatible when upgrading firefox

My default browser is Chrome, but when I occasionally use Firefox for whatever reason there is often an update to it. Almost every time I update Firefox some of my add-ons become incompatible. Why is ...
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How to test which addon makes Firefox unstable?

I have installed a lot of addons and recently I find that Firefox keeps increasing memory usage and sometimes hangs after 30 minutes running. It's hard to test them one by one. Is there a better way ...
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Hiding my location to websites with region-specific languages/content

I just went to download Microsoft Secority Essentials and it enraged me as it redirected me to a site in my home language and not the default English. If I go to America, I don't want them to speak ...
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Firefox HTTP auth dialog not modal

It is possible to make HTTP authentification dialog in Firefox not modal? I do NOT want any auto-submit addon (LastPass, AutoAuth), or anything that remebers password and then submits it ...
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How to prevent/close duplicate tabs in Safari?

I have an extension for Firefox, "Close Repeated Tabs", and one for Chrome called "Tab Dupectomy"... but I really use Safari the most, and often have HUNDREDS of tabs open. I am desperate for a way ...
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Is there any way to prevent just popunder windows?

One of the greatest annoyances I experience almost daily while browsing the intertubes are popunder advertisment windows. Usually, they are triggered by clicking on the window somewhere, thus ...
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Blur/reduce contrast of images in browsers

As my nature of profession, I imposed to work for a 'sexy' like web site. I would like to know is there any tool available for Internet Explorer and Mozilla, which partially shows the images. I could ...
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Is there a Firefox plugin that will allow me to edit the address in a popup?

The website I'm developing uses a lot of popups. It is handy for me to be able to edit the address in the address bar so that I can append variables and such. FF seems to prevent me from doing this. ...
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Installing addons for old versions of Firefox?

I'm working on a page that people are telling me is working fine in Firefox 5, but not working in Firefox 4. I'm developing on a Windows 7 box, with FF5 installed. I followed these instructions to ...
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Firefox blocking with list and multiple pages

I have the following issue, i gathered what i called "leads" by browsing a lot of sites, but i would like to block the sites that i haved already looked for, something like putting it in a CSV or ...
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Chrome add-on to download YouTube videos

Any add-on for Chrome browser to download YouTube videos?
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Is there a one click dictionary app for Opera browser as in Firefox and Chrome?

There is this wonderful one click dictionary extension for firefox and chrome with the help of which I can know the meanings of any words on a web page on the fly. This extensions searches the ...
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Bookmark application that shows bookmarks in Google search

I have a lot of bookmarks, but do not look at them, because they are cluttered and hard to find. Is there any application/addon that shows results from my bookmarks at the top of the results page, ...
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I'm suffering from “Tab-itus”, Opening the same site in multiple tabs

I frequently find myself losing track of which tab has a particular site or dashboard that I need for my daily work. I routinely have upwards of 20-30 tabs open at one time. Does anyone know of a ...