"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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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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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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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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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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How to clear all history and disable all plugins and extensions in FireFox 26.0

I'm trying to fix a problem viewing Yahoo and when I went to disable all plugins and clear everything stored I noticed a few surprising things 1) All pages still appear the same even with add-ons ...
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Redirection from email addresses bound to site that asks them

I would like to: Have distinct email address for any site I register on Quick way to generate and "bind" random address to a site Automatic forwarding from these addreses to "main" address Block any ...
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How to install Java plugin for browser solely?

I am using java SDK on my PC without running the installation file. That is I manually added environment variables which is good enough for me. My question is how can I install Java plugin for ...
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Clone user input over multiple browser tabs for testing different languages

I am looking for a tool that will allow me to clone user input between multiple browser tabs/sessions. I would like to be able to login to four accounts of my site in four different tabs. Set the ...
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Search From a List of Multiple Entries using CTRL+F

I have many documents that I am viewing using Google Chrome and I am searching the PDF document for a word1. If word1 doesn't show up, I search for word2. If word2 doesn't show up, I search for word3. ...
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Chrome extension to capture another extension page

I have a Chrome extension that I constantly use for debugging HTTP services. I would like to take screenshots of what I see but usually it has more than I can see on my screen (there is a scrollbar on ...
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Making Google Chrome open Source Code in External Editor

How do I configure Google Chrome to open source files (.c or cpp) in an external editor either using EDITOR variable or emacsclient rather viewing them by itself.
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Convert flattr buttons to privacy friendly ones on the fly using Firefox

I know how to block flattr buttons using Adblock Plus but I'd like to use Flattr so blocking isn't a solution. However, Im concerned about the button sending a query to the flattr server even before I ...
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Hide/block/remove trackbacks and pingbacks

I'm not a blog writer so I don't know anything about trackbacks and pingbacks. I do know that they are helluva distracting when I'm reading through comments on some article. Is there a Firefox addon ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Good translate accelerator with preview for IE8+

I wrote an accelerator that is supposed to use Google Define: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <os:openServiceDescription ...
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Napster: Playback controls via keyboard?

Does Napster.com have any browser add-ons to allow me to control playback (play, pause, rewind, fastforward) from my keyboard? I realize the browser would need to have focus and that's fine; I just ...
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Aside from uninstalling, is there any way to make Apple's browser plugins not choke my PC?

Apple's browser plugins have, for a long time now, been equatable with terrible browser performance. I'd rather not simply uninstall them though because sometimes (although rarely) I will come across ...
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Clone web browser instance

Is there a tool/service that would allow 2 developers to browse the web on separate machines and have dev 1 control dev 2s session and the opposite, without the need for a hardcore remote access 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 (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 can I save a live form's data in Firefox when I can't restart it to install plugins?

How can I save form data on a webpage in Firefox which was very much work to fill out. It is work in progress, that means I want to continue tomorrow, but have to turn of the computer meanwhile. I ...
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Domain specific bookmarks for Firefox

I while back Firefox had an extension called InDomain Bookmarks, that filters your bookmarks and displays only those for the domain you are in. The extension came with a toolbar that made it easy to ...
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How can i view last visit/view history on the current webpage in chrome?

When researching for a topic, i go on a tab clicking frenzy that could last for a week and I can't remember which webpage or article I might have previously read. Or I might have read only half the ...
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Firefox session manager disappeared

All of a sudden, my session manager add-on is gone from my firefox tool bar. I've tried reinstalling it but it still isn't showing. Any ideas? Thanks
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Browser extension for going directly to embedded media site (YouTube, etc.)

When a page has an embedded media, it usually doesn't have the same functionality as the original media site, and I end up jumping to the media site anyway, ignoring the intermediary page. For ...
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“iexplore -exton” command line parameters

How can you enable an extension in IE without the mouse for automation tests? Currently we're using keys to get to the add-ons manager, though we found the command line parameter "iexplore extoff" ...
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Is the Firefox addon F@stestfox API sending/collecting data?

My system is Ubuntu64 with Firefox24.0 I have a problem with the addon f@stestfox. It's a nice in-browser search tool and more but I find it the way the program handles the search queries ...
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Zim viewer browser extension

I spend several hours on Wikipedia every week and I love their little software called Kiwix that allows me to see their content offline, especially because my ISP sucks. The only possible way for me ...
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IE Enhanced Security blocks not verified addons

I was trying to install the addon YRefresher: http://www.xwen.org/software on windows server 2003. The addon was marked as enabled, but didn't work. I tried to tick: allow software to run or install ...
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How to check if extension in chrome or Firefox is safe or not?

I wanted to check if this extension was safe and secure ? When I enter my banking credentials on the IRCTC website , will it save my banking details and if yes , can anyone else access that details ...
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How to count number of website visits in a timespan?

I am currently using the Stayfocusd extension to help me keep off distracting websites, since I'm on a tight schedule to finish my thesis. Despite having one of those "gasp" moments whenever I am ...
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Is there a way to “rewind” the effects of updating a page?

I'm using Firefox (favorite browser), and I'd like to have an ability to go back in time and reverse the effects of consecutive F5's, so that I could see what changed, and what I might be missing. It ...
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Firefox Extension To Save To Folder Named After Text On Webpage

I am wanting to find or create a Firefox Extension that can create and save to a folder, based upon the text in a page's tag. I would want it to do the following: Check the page's html for a ...
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chrome extension that sends interim alerts based on 'new text found'?

as above - is there a chrome extension that can do this? For instance, i want to monitor website A and let it prompt me immediately when the page is updated with the following specific keywords : ...
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Firefox - A vertical tab addon that works with All in One Sidebar

I have All in One Sidebar (AISO) installed and am loving it. now, I was thinking of installing an addon that would display my tabs in the sidebar in a vertical way. Also, this sidebar should ...
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Java not working in all browsers

I updated my java to version 21 and am trying to get it to work. I know I have java installed on my PC. java version: java version "1.7.0_21" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_21-b11) Java ...
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Is there a way to display the tab number on Firefox or Google Chrome?

I often cycle through tabs with the keyboard shortcut CTRL-ALT or CTRL {number} however find it difficult to select a particular tab seeing I don't know the tab number. Is there a way to number these? ...
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Chrome won’t allow installing an extension from local .crx files

I have an extension that was installed via Load unpacked extension. I packaged and saved it as a .crx file. Now, when I drag it to Chrome, it won’t let me install from the .crx file and pops up the ...
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Clear Firefox history on exit except open pages

I would like to clear the entire Firefox history on exit, except for currently open windows, tab groups, tabs, pages so that they can be opened the next time Firefox starts, by the click of a single ...
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Port 'pop-ups' to new tab browser hack/block pop-ups per ad production agency?

I sometimes feel obligated to accept non-malicious popups that don't contain flash. Pop-up ads monetize some of my favorite websites, actually. Unfortunately, regardless of whether or not an ad ...
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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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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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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 slowdown flash app framerate in browser?

Is there a way to slowdown an online flash app framerate (from lets say 100% down to 30%)? Maybe some kind of an add-on for firefox or something similar? Maybe some other approach? thank you