Questions related to extensions or plugins that enable, disable or extend the functionality of Mozilla Firefox

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How do I stop Adblock Plus from intercepting Crtl+Shift+V in Firefox?

Normally, Crtl+Shift+V means "paste text without formatting". When I install Adblock Plus or Adblock Edge in Firefox, it intercepts this keystroke to show some of its UI. There is no configuration ...
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How to save Bandwidth used on Firefox

My ISP is charging me per GB for download. I need some solution to save Web pages on firefox and when I open page again, FF load it from cache offline.
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How to hide McAfee site advisor icon from firefox?

My work machine comes with McAfee siteadvisor installed and it places the most inconvenient icon in firefox This makes it very difficult to add new tabs or navigate to the tabs right under the ...
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How unsafe are browser extensions/add-ons/plug-ins?

Chrome and Firefox have a lot of extensions, some of which are very useful. When you install them, they say they need access to all of the user's web page data.: (1) Is this a threat to online ...
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Is there a way to disable a Firefox extension with AutoHotkey?

I would love to be able to do that with Vimium. That would be a big productivity booster.
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Is there a plugin that lets you switch firefox versions [closed]

Is there a plugin, that lets you switch firefox browser mode, the way you can do in IE? I want to see how my CSS renders in older ff versions. (To be exact, I want to see, how it renders on ff for ...
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How to display size in kilo bytes of webpage?

I am developing mobile application in browser and I desperately need to know the total webpage size. Is there a extension in chrome or firefox that tell you how much KB has the webpage consumed?
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Is there a way to automatically synchronise the Speed Dial Firefox add-on at browser start-up?

I am an avid user of the Speed Dial add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser. I use it on a number of GNU/Linux systems which all have access to a GNU/Linux file server. Here is my question: Is there a ...
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How to save down currently displayed HTML page - Firefox?

I have a webpage that I need to save down. I load the page with AutoPager. But saving large pages loaded with AutoPager just won't work. (see my Q) What I see on the page would be perfect (in HTML, ...
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“Saved Password Editor” in Chrome

Do we have "Saved Password Editor" in chrome? If no how can I manage it for sites which supress password remember options ? I am using chrome Version 26.0.1410.63 Thanks
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How to redock the Firebug panel, Windows 7 64 bit

I did not know where I should ask this question. I somehow undocked firebug 1.11.4 but cannot redock it and it is so hard to use as a floating panel. I have googled this and found I am not the only ...
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How do I clone a Firefox profile in windows?

I've copied %appdata%/mozilla/firefox/profiles/myprofile1 into %appdata%/mozilla/firefox/profiles/myotherprofile2 but if I do a text search inside the files of either profile directory you can see ...
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Possible to only have 1 English dictionary instead of 30 in Firefox?

When I right click on a text field in firefox 22 and select "Language" from the pop-up menu, I have ~30 English dictionary variations. I have not installed them since this is the default firefox ...
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Hoverzoom alternative for Firefox

I used to use Hoverzoom on Chrome. I moved to Firefox recently and I'm looking for a similar alternative. Is there a Firefox version / port of Hoverzoom? If not, is there a similar extension?
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Access HTTPS from different port

While web browsing, how do you redirect HTTPS URLs to a port other than the standard 443? Due to Windows XP's inability to handle name-based hosting with SSL, I'm forced to remap port 443 to a unique ...
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Why does Firefox plugin check report Shockwave Flash as outdated?

I have a Debian x86_64 system with Firefox installed from Mozilla's tar.gz. On the addons page (hit CONTROL+SHIFT+A then go to the Plugins tab) there is a link: "Check to see if your plugins are up ...
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Make firefox to not ask to remember password

I have LastPass installed in Firefox which works fine, still Firefox asks me to remember password on many websites. How do I disable this feature? I want Firefox to not prompt for password because ...
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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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Move all open Firefox tabs into a bookmark folder

I have about 50 tabs open and would like to create a folder in the bookmarks and bookmark all those tabs at once and add them to that folder. Is this possible with a trick? or maybe an add-on?
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Free Download Manager won't download YouTube videos in MP4

Free Download Manager used to be able to download HD MP4 YouTube videos, but every time I try to download a video I only get FLV files. I've set the videos to 1080p but they are downloaded as FLV (no ...
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Force Firefox to use HTTPS for every connection [duplicate]

Is there an addon to force good 'ol firefox to append an 's' at the end of the http on the url bar, so all connections could be https? I know not every server has SSL, but in case they do, is there a ...
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How to configure firefox built-in pdf viewer

I want to configure my pdf.js in Firefox. Specifically, I want to set the default zoom from auto to something else, say 150%. I found a pdfjs.database in about:config, which has a "zoom":"auto" in ...
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right-click “mouse gestures” on touchpad

Most touchpads support drag-and-drop (dragging with the mouse left button) using a double-tap action. Many useful software add-ons (like Firefox FireGestures) define complex gestures based on ...
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In Firefox, what exactly does “Reset Firefox” do?

What exactly does the "Reset Firefox" function do in Firefox? (Firefox->Help->Troubleshooting Information->Reset Firefox) It says that things get reset to their default state -- is there a precise ...
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How to make Firefox open all links in private tabs except those whitelisted?

In the last Firefox versions the possibility to open private tabs was introduced. Is there some way to open any link by default in a private tab except links from a whitelist? My goal is to prevent ...
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Show if I have visited a website before

Looking for an app or extension that would tell me if I have visited a website before. I am not looking for a historical website tracker in a searchable form like you would use to track where your ...
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Is there a Chrome(ium) alternative for the Firefox “Self-Destructing Cookies” extension?

I am huge fan of the Firefox extension https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/self-destructing-cookies/ and am looking for something like this for chrome. Note: I am not looking for some random ...
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Firefox check for latest graphics card drivers? [closed]

I was wondering whether it's possible for Firefox to check the status of the graphics card drivers - in them being up to date or not. If currently not possible is this planned to be included, ...
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Fennec: Javascript at end of page load

I'm looking for resources (or even better an template-addon) on how to run a simple Javascript 'Hello World' when a specific page has finished loading in Firefox mobile on Android (Fennec). Basically ...
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Is there a print-friendly/mobile page redirector for Firefox?

When clicking through search results, you often end up on a print-friendly page or a mobile page rather than the full page you were after. Using an add-on like Redirector, one can write rules to ...
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Send a custom HTTP header to one certain host only

Is there a way (Firefox add-on or about:config setting) to send a custom HTTP header for requests to a certain host? Example: Send the header Foobar: true if (and only if) I request a resource from ...
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How do I download Firefox's new “No restart” add-ons?

I want to download the Firefox's new "No Restart" plugins without having to install them. Does anyone know a way to do this?
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Remove icon from bookmark in firefox toolbar in userChrome.css

I am trying to remove the icon of one specific bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar of Firefox (20.0). That is, the dotted box just to the left of "Read Later" in the following image: I have my ...
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How do I prevent a web page from directly embedding data from other external sites?

I browse with Firefox and 50% of the time, I am behind a proxy. The proxy firewall blocks certain sites including Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. I am unable to obtain a complete list of blocked ...
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Firefox addon to only display specified element

I want to only display one element of a website, and nothing else. (Some background: In our office we have a big screen that we want to display our app's usage stats - but only one graph of a page of ...
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newsfox forbids me add new feed

Google Reader is going to die and I am trying to be adapted to newsfox, what annoys me is that sometimes when I add a new feed it tells me that 'xxx' already reads this feed. Actually I did ...
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Firefox Portable: addons are marked as “not compatible”

I'm using Firefox Portable from portableapps.com, the program is stored in my Dropbox folder. Everything works OK, except for a few addons, namely: LastPass and URL Alias. When I finished to work ...
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Popup search results for selected text in Firefox

Often, I want to add a relevant hyperlink for a blog post, but I find the tab switching really clumsy. Is there a Firefox addon/userscript that can: search Google/Bing for selected text, display ...
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Firefox extension to save highlights with keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for something specific: a Firefox extension that will allow me to highlight text (i.e. add a yellow background to web text and save the highlight across sessions) using a keyboard ...
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How to prevent Firefox to add particular sites to history?

When I look into my Firefox history trying to find a page I've visited recently, the history is usually overwhelmed with google.com search, GMail, Google+ and Google Reader pages (and some other pages ...
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Custom search for format or pattern on a web page?

Is there a browser extension which will allow me to perform a search for text with a specific format on a web page? For example: [3 digits]-[3 digits]-[4 digits] (for a phone number) Or: 10 digits ...
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How do I copy the contents of a dropdown list to paste into a text document?

I'm looking for a tool that surely must exist somewhere... There's a dropdown list on a webpage with numerous values in it. I simply want to copy these values into the Windows clipboard and paste ...
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Different color backgrounds for firefox windows

I'd like to organize my firefox windows so that each window has a group of related tabs. e.g.One for email, one for research, one for task tracking (using our web based task tracking tool) So that I ...
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Browser plugin to resize window for brower testing

When im making a website i work on my 22" external display, which is fine, but to get a better idea of what the site will look like on smaller screens i have to resize my browser window. At the ...
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Tool for extracting “fragment URLs”? (E.g. www.example.com#section) [duplicate]

Does such a thing exist? E.g. a Firefox Extension (or other kind of browser script) where you can right-click on the subtitle in a section of any webpage you want to link to and it will give you the ...
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Macro hotkey for “Save Image As…” in Firefox?

Relevant PC info: Windows 7 64bit Firefox (latest) Logitech g710+ Keyboard with Logitech Gaming software Right now, I have to: Hover over an image right-click Click "Save Image As.." Click ...
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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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What is the point of FireFTP? [closed]

I wanted to download a directory. It is possible only in file-by-file manner in Web browsers. Yet, Firefox allows for extensions. I installed the FireFTP plugin, open the ftp:// url and web browser ...
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Status bar not showing in Firefox 19 using Status-4-Evar extension

I have used the Status-4-Evar extension before and it always showed the status bar. However the status bar is not showing in a brand new Windows7/Firefox 19 installation. Any ideas or other similar ...
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What's the simplest Firefox extension for turning proxy usage on and off?

There are numerous proxy-related extensions for Mozilla Firefox but all of the seem too bloat for me. I don't need proxy lists management etc. All I need is a status bar button to turn proxy usage ...