"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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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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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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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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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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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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How to read discussions on Twitter in a tree view?

Twitter’s desktop website uses “View other replies” links to open sub-branches of a discussion. This makes it very hard (for me) to follow a discussion, because I have to constantly move between the ...
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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 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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internet explorer 10 Enable add-on

When I launch my IE10 browser, I very much want to enable the add-on. I keep getting this prompt. I keep hitting the enable button but dialog box stays there and nothing changes. How do I enable this ...
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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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Vimperator: Map key to get out of Hints-mode

When I enter f in Vimperator I see all the links I could jump to. I want to exit this mode (Hints mode), with a key other than <Esc>. Currently: <Esc> will exit, I'd like to map \ instead....
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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: http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.playmapscube.com%2F&h=...
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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 xmlns:os="http://www.microsoft.com/schemas/...
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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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How to know if an addon is gathering data?

So, Firefox addons are really good. But how do we know if they aren't also gathering data, like your browsing history for example? In Chrome you can check what kind of data the plug-in will have ...
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Any Firefox addon to delete DOM storage periodically throughout a session?

DOM storage is akin to persistent cookies and I'm looking for a way to delete them automatically periodically throughout a Firefox session. I know there are popular ways to delete them at the end of ...
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How do I create a Firefox add-on that prevents the top bar from coming down in fullscreen mode?

I am hoping to create a Firefox add-on that can keep the top bar from coming down when you put your mouse at the top of the screen in fullscreen mode. (I don't need a full-on kiosk app; I just need to ...
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How to install user style from URL?

In the userscript world I'd just locate browser to URL like http://mysite/myscript.user.js and the script will be automatically installed after human's confirmation. Is the same possible for user ...
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How can I enable Java in Firefox 46 for selected sites? (May 2016)

I want to run Java code in Firefox for certain websites. I run the 32-bit FireFox 46 under Windows 7-64 (admin account). I have the latest 32-bits Java 8 update 91 installed, the Java control panel ...
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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 halts/"...
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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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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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Hover over links & see whether they're absolute or relative

I would like to do this: in any browser (chrome / ff / ie) hover over a link see the target of the link, as it is in the DOM, without the domain name if it's a relative link. I don't want to ...
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Is it possible to prevent the installation of new extensions in Safari?

I am using Safari v8.0.8 on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). There is one Safari extension installed that I would like to stay active. Is it possible to prevent the user (using a standard account) from ...
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Rearranging add-ons buttons on Firefox toolbar

I'm trying to customize my Firefox window - I want some of the add-ons buttons to appear on the upper toolbar (right to the search bar), some on the left of the back/forward arrows and some of them on ...
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What are /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ and ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ for?

I see a lot of old crufty stuff in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ and ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/. Doesn't each browser manage its own plugins in independent application-specific directories?
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Select a Remote File to Upload in Browser

I want to upload a file from to a server using file selection on browser (chrome). The thing is the file does not presents in my computer and it is on the web. Is there any way to select a file with ...
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Force Thunderbird XPI Add-on install (fails)

I am trying to install an extension (directly from hard disk) into Thunderbird 31. However, Thunderbird simply does nothing when I drag the *.xpi file to Thunderbird's Add-ons Manager window. There is ...
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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: how to make browse buttons in forms accept urls?

I often have to post files on different sites and some websites' forms only have a browse button to upload from your computer. If I have the file on another website, usually I have to go: right ...
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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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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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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 problematic....