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1answer
26 views

How to Check Status of Links in Bookmarks

How would one check the status of website saved as bookmarks, without clicking and loading each entry individually? For reference, I use Mozilla Firefox.
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0answers
34 views

Sites with google tracking not loading properly

I'm having a strange issue with sites that have Google analytics tracking on them (including this very site). Chrome DevTools/ Firefox Firebug are showing the following resources as failed to load ...
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3answers
1k views

Why does my browser connect to unknown third party sites when I visit different webpages?

When I visit a site, It connects as it should, however I notice it also connects to unknown third party sites automatically. In the Mozilla Firefox Browser, an add-on called Lightbeam shows the third ...
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2answers
83 views

How do I save an image of a really long website? Taking about millions of pixels in height

For my high school graduation, I'd like to make a video telling the story of my class via flying through our Facebook group's posts and highlighting a few of the most important ones. To do this, I ...
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1answer
123 views

Website works on one computer but not another - same browsers on both comps

I am on a Mac and am trying to access a website (I do not own this website) but I keep getting the error "no data received" - I tried loading the site in Chrome, Safari and Firefox but none of them ...
2
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3answers
972 views

Why can't pictures using lightbox be saved?

If you try and click on the round pillow on this website, then a larger version of the picture will zoom out. I have seen this zoom out effect / box on other websites, where I also don't get the ...
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2answers
62 views

How can I find out with which software a web page was written? [duplicate]

I'd like to know which software was used for the development of the web page http://www.daraz.pk and http://www.jabong.com . How can I do it? Is there any tool for Firefox that could help me finding ...
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2answers
145 views

Program or Firefox plugin to automatically manipulate website HTML using specific rules?

I have noticed dozens of times how tedious some websites are. Therefore, I need a program, plugin for Firefox, or whatever that does the job - to be able to add some sort of checks to specific ...
1
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0answers
42 views

Firefox: only can access websites in private session

I'm having difficulties trying to access some websites (for example http://uva.onlinejudge.org/) in Firefox and Chrome, it works in IE9, what I find very strange is that I do can access this website ...
2
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1answer
68 views

Websites: Five character string at the top left hand corner of NYTimes.com page

I hope I've got the right part of StackExchange, as this is sort of a weird question. Lately I noticed that occasionally whenever I opened an NYTimes.com page via a link, the top left hand corner of ...
2
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2answers
329 views

How to tell if I visited an untrusted website that contain viruses?

I just want ask, how we can know if we just visit untrusted website contains viruses? I browse the internet every day for my job and use many websites and accounts. I'm afraid that someone will be ...
0
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1answer
644 views

Character encoding mismatch on certain web pages

I use recent release of Firefox for viewing web pages. When I visit some sites – this one and this – Firefox displays a diamond shaped character in the web page in places where punctation characters ...
0
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1answer
446 views

Is there Firefox preference for controlling JavaScript redirect?

There is a user preference to disallow a sneaky redirect and display a warning instead: However, extent of this preference seems to be limited to <META http-equiv="refresh" ...
3
votes
3answers
781 views

How can I find out why a website was loading data from another one?

I was looking at a baseball score on Yahoo and the page was slow to load. I noticed that the bottom "notification area" in Firefox said transferring data from facebook.com Not only does it ...
4
votes
2answers
178 views

How to define a new search provider in Firefox

I frequently use this web site for searching movie subtitles. What I do is to open the page, navigate to the relevant search box, and type in the movie name in it. I want to speed up this process ...
7
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5answers
13k views

Website downloader (cache?) to view sites offline

Is there a portable way to download or cache all pages of a website for viewing offline? I have a cross country flight tomorrow, and I'd like to be able cache a few webpages (particularly the python ...
0
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3answers
662 views

Some websites prompt to download PHP script after some time, but only in Firefox

This happens only in Firefox - NOT in IE or in Safari (all 3 tested only on a Windows system). Always, viewing a page shows most of the content, and then the browser prompts to download some sidebar ...
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1answer
122 views

Mozilla Firefox 3.5.13: Certain Websites do not load!

Mozilla Firefox 3.5.13: When I try to load certain websites, it flashes the page quickly, and, at the bottom, it says: "Transferring data from www.google-analytics.com" Is this a virus? Or is ...
0
votes
1answer
733 views

Underline text in web page?

When reading web pages it would be a nice feature to be able to underline text from a page. Is there any possibility to achieve this in browsers (Firefox, IE, Chrome etc.)
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7answers
2k views

How to forbid keyboard shortcut stealing by websites in Firefox

Many websites, especially everything involving rich text editing (this site is guilty as well), steal keyboard shortcuts normally used to control Firefox and make them do something else instead. It is ...
2
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2answers
191 views

Is there a way to do a spell check on the static elements of a webpage?

for example - I want to do a spellcheck on a portion of text already there on a webpage, not necessarily in a textbox. Is it possible through some add-on (Firefox or Chrome) or script? For example, ...
4
votes
6answers
9k views

How can I find out with which software a web page was written?

I'd like to know which software was used for the development of the web page from hotel.info. How can I do it? Is there any tool for Firefox that could help me finding out this information?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Certain web pages are suddenly not rendering properly in FireFox

I am using FireFox 3.6.3. I noticed in the last couple of days that several webpages which I visit regularly are not rendering properly. A lot of the text is overlapping with other text and it ...
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1answer
2k views

How to make web icon open with specific browser?

I have an icon on my desktop for a website called QUAKE LIVE and I use Google Chrome as my default browser. The website isn't compatible with Google Chrome, but it with Mozilla Firefox. Is there any ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Tweaking “Most visited sites” button in Firefox

It is sometimes practical to use "Most Visited" sites which stands on the left hand side of Firefox window. When I click on it, I can see maximum 10 URLs. At that point, I have 2 questions: Is it ...
2
votes
3answers
385 views

Am I crazy? Demos on jQuery's 'effects' page not working in any browser [closed]

I want to make sure I'm not crazy, because I can't get any of the effects demos to work on jQuery's demo pages. I thought it might be my new Firebug version (1.5.2) or Firefox in general, but they're ...
2
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1answer
586 views

Automating Firefox' address bar to explore forbidden web folders

Let's say I'm browsing some web site's folder which includes images: For instance, there is a picture on the following address: http://www.example.com/images/gallery/8392/13.jpg It's not possible ...
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2answers
455 views

Server not found errors with firefox

Sometimes when loading pages in firefox I get a server not found error. If I refresh the page then it loads. This doesn't always happen but it happens enough that it gets annoying. How can this be ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Make Firefox automatically set zoom level for new webpages

When Firefox goes to a new webpage I don't want it at 100% zoom but at a different percentage that I specify, and I want it to always use this zoom for all pages that it goes to. How can I do that?
3
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3answers
316 views

Is there Firefox addon to identify performance problems in web applications?

I want a Firefox add-on to know where time is being spent in my Web Application.
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1answer
113 views

Why can't this site be viewed properly by Firefox?

The following web page cannot be viewed properly by Firefox: http://personel.saglik.gov.tr/ When I try to view it on Firefox (3.5.5), the source code of the page shows up. OTOH, it can be viewed by ...
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1answer
92 views

nytimes.com has big blank area when I view using Firefox. Looks ok with IE

Anybody else with this problem? It's the only website I have trouble with. I've uninstalled, re-installed Adobe Flash, thinking that might the cause. I've cleared the browser cache. It's been ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Firefox multi row tab bar?

Is there an extension for Firefox that gives you a multi-row tab bar?, and if possible the rows should not shuffle up and down, like the Windows tab bars typically do.
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4answers
919 views

Block a URL at browser level

Does anyone have a solution (that doesn't involve editing the hosts file) to block a particular URL from FireFox? Basic back story is that I'm trying to discipline myself. I'm spending FAR too much ...
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votes
9answers
10k views

Blocking pop-up adverts in YouTube videos

I don't have a problem with unobtrusive adverts and why shouldn't websites try to make money from it's users? (someone's gotta pay for the servers!) But what I really find annoying are the adverts ...