"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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

3
votes
3answers
652 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

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 ...
8
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
396 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
143 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
10k views

Is there a Chrome extension like DownloadHelper for Firefox? [closed]

I search something like DownloadHelper, a tool to download Flash videos. It should work on Chromium (Linux). Any link?
5
votes
4answers
3k views

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, ...
3
votes
2answers
13k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
480 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
289 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

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" ...
2
votes
2answers
1k 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 a way to ...
0
votes
0answers
378 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
465 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
94 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
138 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
654 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
138 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
4k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
242 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
121 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
227 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
982 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
629 views

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 ...
22
votes
8answers
40k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
148 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
125 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

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! ...
7
votes
2answers
141 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

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:
4
votes
4answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

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?
2
votes
3answers
130 views

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 ...
17
votes
3answers
351 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
434 views

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 ...