Browser is the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".

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Unusual font issue in Chrome

Of late, I've noticed that some websites are using really light font that are barely visible. I thought that it was just a growing trend in web designing but it was weird. I decided to try and visit ...
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ST3: New Build Systems / SideBarEnhancement: Keyboard shortcut that opens files to different browsers via localhost

Using Sublime Text 3 on a mac. I'm currently learning d3.js and would like to be able to preview source codes on different browsers via the localhost, preferably, without using 3rd party browser ...
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Extension to load a specific webpage after idle time

So I will have a demo computer set up running a specific site for users to interact with. I would like it set up so that somebody can come use it, and then walk away, and the browser will ...
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yahoo.com will not open in mozilla firefox

When I try to open yahoo.com in mozilla firefox I get the following error. An error occurred during a connection to www.yahoo.com. Invalid OCSP signing certificate in OCSP response. (Error code: ...
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Why jeditable WYSIWYG plugin behave differently in different web-browsers? [closed]

Normally when we type a sentence in an wysiwyg editor and if we need one in next line we use to press the enter key and it will automatically insert a <br> tag. But when we use the jeditable ...
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Bookmarklet to take current url as a parameter to other URL

I want to make a bookmarklet that takes a string from current URL of the browser and passes it as parameter of my specific URL and reload this new URL in browser. The string required is after "=" sign ...
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Run IE Frame Inside Chrome

We're in situation where we run a legacy application on silverlight which we are now starting experience issues in chrome being they are depreciating NPAPI functionality. We're trying to workout ...
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Disable Google Chrome Autonaming (1) on downloads

Please tell me the way, how can I disable the google chrome auto naming behaviour. The a filename is exist in the actual folder, then Chrome says default name: filename (1).txt This is not good for ...
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If I open a URL in a new Chrome incognito window, will it act as if I cleared browser cache, cookies etc?

I have good reasons for not clearing my cookies at the moment. Support staff for a problem site want me to clear browser cache and cookies. If I open a URL in a new Chrome incognito window, will it ...
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Downloading a website that uses JS authentication recursively [closed]

I need to download a lot files from an old website that uses some sort of non-standard login and authentication via JavaScript and therefore tools like HTTrack are not really useful. I have looked ...
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how to inspect the footer of a website with Firefox GCLI plugin?

How do I use GCLI to view the footer for a wordpress blog? Typically, the footer isn't viewable because as you scroll down, older items are loaded to the page. While not infinite, for practical ...
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Is there a way to dump a webpage source without having to interact directly with browser?

Is there a way to somehow dump the source of a webpage automatically, without interacting with a browser itself; without right clicking on page and selecting “view source”. So For example, I have an ...
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How to get rid of this peculiarly nasty pop up ad? [duplicate]

I've read through the posts here and tried many things suggested in the posts: I looked into my Task Manager and couldn't find any suspicious processes running; I did a full system scan with Windows ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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How to open JavaScript link in new tab

I’m stuck using a crappy website that is very dynamic and uses a lot of JavaScript, basically it has a table with many rows, each containing a link. Initially the rows are in a very poor order and I ...
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Why does my browser save my password as `f5-sso-token`?

My university's email service runs on Outlook Web App. When I visit outlook.umontreal.ca I am redirected to a login page, and after logging in, both Firefox and Chrome offer to remember my password ...
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Windows 7 rotates screen when accessing Google and other search engines

I have a laptop with Windows 7. When I access Google and search anything the screen always rotates 90 degrees. This happens with any browser — Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox — when I press some ...
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Allocate more RAM to Chrome?

I have a lot of RAM on my computer, and recently allocated a bunch more to Firefox using this article: (http://smallbusiness.chron.com/set-ram-cache-firefox-41282.html) I'd like to now do the same ...
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Disable webcam in Firefox

Firefox has introduced a new "feature" called Hello, which accesses your webcam and microphone to allow you to start "conversations" with friends. For obvious reasons, I find it quite disconcerting ...
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Yosemite and browsers

OK... there is a particular site that I'm responsible for and that is this; www.thegoodbrothers.com. However, right now on my mac, running OS X 10.10.2 on a 2009 Intel core 2 duo 2.53 GHz, I have a ...
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Firefox - How to preload newtab page

I set my new tab page to http://www.google.com and it takes a while before it fully load up. I want it be preloaded on the background or directly to my memory so that if I open a new tab it will ...
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Website redirects me to U.K. version even though I have an American IP

I recently visited a site (www.supremenewyork.com/shop/all) which has U.K. and U.S. versions depending on the user’s location. Somehow, I triggered it to read me as British/U.K. I’ve tried it on other ...
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How to download Facebook sticker as .png or .jpg extention?

I want to collect Facebook stickers as .png or .jpg files. If anyone already has them, please share with me. Or, is there a way to download them? Currently, I have a workaround solution to download ...
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chrome not loading one website

I've been trying to connect to a single website (usepanda.com) all day in Chrome. I've tried connecting with two entirely different internet connections. I've checked with the websites that see if ...
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Web browsers removing slash in URL

I have a URL (http://www.example.com/). Whenever me, a user, or a bot(search indexers) enter (http://www.example.com/Folder) the domain automatically redirects to (http://www.example.comFolder). All ...
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Some clients get 'Certificate-based authentication failed' error on a cert, w/ all browsers

I'm hosting multiple SSL sites on multiple Ubuntu / LAMP servers. The servers have quite standard setup, eg. no client certificate configuration is in place. The vast majority of users are fine, but ...
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What functionality would I lose if I disable browser-based Java?

I am reading that disabling Java—not JavaScript—will make my computer safer form malicious software attacks. All indications are that it will indeed make it safer, but there are no real reasons out ...
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Language selection not working Chrome Browser

My clients Chrome browser is displaying results in French rather than English (UK). I have performed the → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Language → English. When I select English, Chrome ...
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Looking for a work-around to an infinite scroll compatability issue

I read the post “Can I disable infinite scroll for all sites?” and Hagen gave a great answer. Is it possible to go from page one and then jump to the last page? Some sites have pages that will ...
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Browsers delaying 5 seconds before attempting first dns query

I have a fresh OS install with Firefox. When i open Firefox the homepage (google) takes 5-8 seconds to load. All subsequent pages load instantly. I loaded Wireshark to check if its the DNS server ...
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Proxy server with compression to reduce mobile data usage

I'm often on the road, connecting to the internet through my mobile hotspot which costs me around $10/GB. Chrome and Opera browsers have "off road" features that compress data to save on bandwidth via ...
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How to change default browser to custom program/script (http-association) in Windows 8.1?

How do I change the default browser in Windows 8.1 to a custom program or script? I would like to change the association of the http-protocol to an AutoHotKey-Script (AHK), which opens the right ...
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Multi Network Browsing

I have 2 networks setup at home and at work, one is broadband and another is wifi. I usually browse the internet using two browser. I want the two browsers to use different connections, lighening up ...
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Internet Explorer 11 won't go on certain sites

Today i have installed google drive but i couldn't get to sign in because i had a blank sign in page. I have discovered looking on the internet that it uses IE core to show web pages (as described ...
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Developer Mode check box is missing in Google Chrome browser

Developer checkbox is missing in my Google Chrome Browser under extensions option.. I try to add a new extension in chrome browser but i am unable to do so because Developer mode is turned off. ...
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Disable Google Chrome “Save page as…” or “Save as…” [duplicate]

In Google Chrome is there a way to disable "Save page as" or "Save as"? Is it possible to disable the context menu (right click)?
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How do i disable the open/save image dialog box on my firefox browser?

Whenever i'm trying to save an image this popup appears and the check box option "Do this automatically for files like this from now on." is disabled. I have also tried importing the old mimetype.rdf ...
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Disable Google Chrome URL Bar

Is there a way I can disable typing in Google Chrome's URL bar or hide it in the current version? I know about Kiosk mode but it removes the tool bars and tabs.
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How to keep cursor showing in Chrome (and other browsers) while the keyboard is being used?

I like to use keyboard shortcut on websites (either injecting customized or native like gmail's) and I've notice once I hit a key on my keyboard the cursor will disappear in Chrome (until I move the ...
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Why “offer.alibaba” opens all the time [duplicate]

Whenever I open a website and click a link inside it, it redirects me to some URLs and then finally it reaches to the link "offer.alibaba.com" and showing me some offer. I just googled it but the ...
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Prevent automatic redirects in Firefox

Firefox used to prevent automatic redirects and have a button you could use to opt-in to a redirect. However, a update a couple of months ago eliminated this feature and now Firefox (version 35) ...
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Getting some adult sites as popup window [duplicate]

I am using windows 7 64 bit, whenever I open new tab in my browser I got open some porn site as pop up window (just like we got adds as pop up window).This happens on almost every minute. All it ...
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Web Browser sound is too low. Everything else works fine

As the title says, audio on my PC is working fine. However, web browsers audio is too low (tried Chrome, IE, and Firefox). Here is what I've verified: 1. Multiple web browsers to rule out a ...
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Call URL from console without opening in any browser

I have a browser controllable smart pluck outlet, which I can control by calling a URL. I know I am aware of the command open http://192.168.1.175/cgi-bin/relay.cgi?off But that opens a tab in the ...
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How can I disable the “Chromium didn’t shut down correctly” message when my browser opens?

I am running Chromium 39 on Ubuntu 14.04, on a single-board computer (ODROID U3, though I believe the question is applicable to Chromium on any Ubuntu system and possibly other Linux distros as well). ...
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How do I swith Firefox channel from beta to stable?

I did the mistake to try Firefox beta a while back. Now it's nagging me all the time about updates. I've tried the solution given in this question, but to no help. How do I get off the beta channel ...
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Redirect HTTP paths to a different server and port

I have a home server that is running multiple applications. I currently can access these services remotely, by using a specific port number. Due to web filtering reasons, this will not work for me ...
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Chrome stuck in incognito

Chrome is stuck in incognito from a previous setting that I configured from group policy and now it cannot be reverted. Group policy now lists the "Incognito mode availability" as not configured but ...
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Efficient way to copy and paste address into web form, fill forms

A repetitive task I would like to automate is moving address data from one website to a form on a different website. Currently I copy the name, paste the name, copy the first address line, paste the ...
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How to make a link that makes the browser open a file:// prefix?

When I put into chrome an address for a server on my network I can view its files, something like: address: file://SERVER_NAME/DIRECTORY1/DIRECTORY2 Copy/pasting that into my browser lets me list ...