"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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plugin to show anchors in an HTML page?

I often find my self looking for a link that will drop me in the middle of a web page. Often I find that the page has the needed <a name='foo'> tags but no easy way (e.g. a table of contents) to ...
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Why does printing a PDF from my browser via Nitro PDF plugin suddenly come out almost blank?

I have a desktop running Windows7pro and IE11/Firefox have both stopped printing PDFs properly. Whenever I print or look at the print preview, the page that comes out is almost blank. I get the ...
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Where can I find a “stop” button add on for my browser that stops everything including scripts?

Sometimes I run into a web page where it will bring a dialog in front of what I was reading, or forward me to a new page that I don't want to go to. I'd like a "stop" button that simply ...
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How to install Java6 add-on for IE9

I have an internal web app I need to test using java 1.6 on Internet Explorer. I installed the java6 jdk but there seems to be no add-on included for IE. I tried the 6 JRE too but nothing shows up in ...
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How to install libav manually for Video Download Helper on Windows 7?

I'm trying to get the Firefox Extension "Video Download Helper" (VDH) to convert and record videos. The suggested way of doing this is to install a precompiled version of libav called "Convert Helper" ...
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Is there an adblock like addon to block links in facebook [closed]

So there is a lot of pages that i like , But they are very annoying with their links to useless blogs with misleading titles and pictures like this one And I almost always fall for them even though i ...
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Refresh all tabs in Google Chrome

I am using Google Chrome 11.0.696.77 on Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is it possible to refresh(reload) all the tabs in Google Chrome without going into each individual tab and hitting F5 to refresh the ...
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How to develop add-on for the microsoft edge [migrated]

Microsoft switch to new browser called edge which presented in Windows-10. Already I have developed an OCX add-on based on AcriveX for IE. However, as Microsoft plan to obsolete IE and due to ...
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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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Can you set uBlock to allow Piwik tracking on all sites?

I'd like to reward site owners that use Piwik instead of Google Analytics by allowing Piwik tracking scripts globally. Is there any way to do this with the uBlock extension? So far I only found ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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How to block images and their ALT tags on 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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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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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker ...
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How do I block Youtube's suggested videos?

I find myself wasting far too much time watching Youtube videos. I start by watching a legitimate video, and then click on one of the suggested videos, and keep on going for hours. Is there a way to ...
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How to add menu bar to Chrome

Is there any way to add menu bar in Google Chrome? I didn't find such an option in menu so perhaps it is available with some extention. The the bar that is on the top of the window which contains ...
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Search selected text in Firefox

What are the different Firefox extensions that can start a search with the selected text? Firefox has an inbuilt feature to search using the currently selected engine. Select any text Right click ...
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Disable ALL cookie warnings and hints

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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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 do I select middle part of a hyper link?

How do I select a middle part of an hyper-link as you see in the image above? You can also suggest me a browser extension or a userscript that converts all links to text in a selected sub part of ...
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How to make Firefox keep local copies of JavaScript libraries like jQuery?

Is there any Firefox option or an 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 ...
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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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Firefox addon for black background? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the white background in webpages to another color. Is there a Firefox addon which makes every site's background black and text white?
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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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Firefox addon to imitate Google Chrome's built-in notification system

I'm using Mozilla Firefox 4 and I would like to be able to receive notifications similar to Google Chrome's built-in notification system, like so: Is there an addon like this or similar?
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Adding too many plugins/extensions to a browser, affect browsing speed?

I am using extensions added from the official websites like https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/extensions/ , https://chrome.google.com/webstore. If the answer is Yes, is there any way to find ...
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Firefox add-on to move the tab bar

EDIT: I'm using firefox 4.0 beta to achieve this. It doesn't let me move tab bar, but it lets me move other stuff onto the tab bar, which is basically the same. Hi, I'm using Firefox on my netbook, ...
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Open URL in text selected in field or on page, in separate tab in Opera

I have just migrated from Google Chrome to Opera and one of the Chrome's functions, that I miss the most is the Go to [url] item in context menu, when I select a piece of text on page or in any field, ...
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how can i take screenshot of firefox with addon result

Myself on kali linux with firefox and calomel ssl validation addon,i have many addons installed at my firefox, Main problem which i face while taking screenshot was i cant take the screenshot with ...
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Firefox: Is there a way to prohibit or disable addons to open pages upon update? [duplicate]

I understand an addon can do virtually anything the browser API allows, but wouldn't this be treated by some browser setting? I've been skimming through about:config but didn't see anything like that. ...
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Can Google Chrome extensions access website passwords saved by Chrome?

A lot of Google Chrome extensions have the permission to read my data on websites that I visit. To avoid password theft I therefore picked my Google Chrome extensions very carefully. Now I need to ...
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Can I delete old/unused bookmarks in Google Chrome?

I have bookmarks dating back to probably 2009 or so, from when I was using Firefox up until now. 6 years of bookmarks seems to slow down my address bar as Chrome seems to search through them every ...
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A DownThemAll equivalent for Chrome [closed]

I'm looking for a Chrome extension / add-on that's like DownThemAll in functionality. Basically an add-on that will allow me to bulk download files with the same extension and/or pattern from a web ...
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How do I save a web application with JavaScript execution context to be available offline?

I want not just a page with all dependencies (js/css/images), but also with DOM, execution context, picture inside canvas, offline storage and so on. Scripts inside the page should not notice the ...
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How to make visible all extension in one toolbar,not auto-hide if more are added

i want to put all extension in the toolbar itself and not make chrome auto-hide from the toolbar if i added more extension. I have too many extension and they are getting hidden and i am not able to ...
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Video DownloadHelper has now suggested I install Homebrew. Should I?

In short, I don’t have a great I.T. background. I would describe myself as above average, for average day to day tasks. I’m not an administrator at work or anything but I know when I have knocked a ...
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Is there any way to select the sound device for HTML5 audio playback?

By default, Firefox uses the system's default audio device for HTML5 audio playback and the program offers no possibility to select an alternative audio device, if several audio devices are present on ...
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How to auto update a userstyle

I currently make and update a Stylish userstyle and it is updated frequently, is there any way that I can add to the userstyle to make it auto update for people who use it? Or if I can't do the above, ...
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Why a Firefox addon is reported corrupted after very small changes?

I have a font problem with the Romanian dictionary in Firefox. On google group of the creators of the dictionary I was instructed to open the xpi as zip and, inside two text files ro.aff and ro.dic, ...
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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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How do I change the style of app icons in chrome://apps?

Like the title says, I'd like to change the style of app icons in chrome://apps. I know exactly what rule I want changed and what I want it changed to, but I don't know how to change it other than ...
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Is there a way to automatically hide some search results? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to hide some search results based on their address for example. I'm interested about a "permanent" way, not a query-based one (like "-stuffIdontWant"). I'm thinking about a ...
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When Firefox loads, is code for “Ask to Active” Plugins loaded?

When Firefox loads, does it load Plugins that are set to "Ask to Activate"? Or is the code for any such Plugin only loaded once it is manually activated? Note the question is specifically asking ...
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Firefox open url as pinned tab by default

I want to open specific url as pinned tab by default. There is an extension for this in Chrome: Pin Tab. How to do this in firefox? I couldn't find a way to do this.
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Firefox add-on to “alt-tab” for tabs

In Windows, when you hit alt-tab, you can browse through open windows. I recall, at one point, there was a similar add-on for Firefox where you could hit a keyboard shortcut and, just like the windows ...
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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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can users install browser add ons without admin privileges?

We have a Windows 7 SOE, and users do not have administrator privileges. Is it possible for users to install Internet Explorer add-ons without administrator privileges? Thanks.
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Website keeps “complaining” about my using an ad-blocker. What to do?

I'm using Ghostery and AdBlock Edge on my browser (Firefox). Some sites ask you once to maybe white-list them; and I just ignore that. But some sites (specific example: directwonen.nl when you're a ...
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Is there a NoScript alternative for Google Chrome?

I love using Google Chrome, but I don't like visiting sites that have embedded ads/pages that could have malicious JavaScript. Is there something like the Firefox extension, NoScript, for Google ...
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Customise Firefox

Is there any way to remove all the buttons(including tab close and browser close min max buttons), Bars(title , tab, menu, ect. ) in firefox but with out going to fullscreen. Yet there should be a way ...