"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 \ ...
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How to hide alt tags in 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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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Cannot access IRC networks via dedicated chat clients

The Freenode IRC client in Firefox is able access the Freenode IRC network seamlessly. However, when I put in the proxy settings for the Internet connection I'm using into a chat client (Pidgin, ...
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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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image show hide firefox add-on: disabled show images and they can be re-enable

I installed this add-on and it turned the image download and show of Firefox as expected. The problem was when I tried to re-enable the images. The add-on disregard this. I tried to uninstall and ...
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Load external file on page without adding it to the markup

I am troubleshooting an issue on a page that has the following in its head: <link href="http://www.example.com/path/to/some_stylesheet.css" rel="stylesheet"> I need to make changes to the CSS ...
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Fast ad and tracking blocking and trust of admuncher?

I guess I might be obsessed, I use mvp list for host file, admuncher as a program, and µBlock for browsers. Sometimes it really loads, espacially a lot of tabs, and I do not know which one working ...
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IE Add-on execution permission dialog box

I usually go with Flash disabled in my browser (security, annoyance, CPU load, bandwidth). However, occasionally Flash is needed, so needs to be enabled. Firefox has a great FlashBlocker plugin. On ...
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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 ...
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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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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