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

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How to transfer all filters and exceptions from Adblock Plus to uBlock?

I have collected a bunch of filters, both subscriptions and custom, and set a lot of exceptions and specific rules on ABP on my Firefox. Trying out uBlock, Is there a way to cleanly transfer all those ...
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Have Firefox prompt whether to open PDF in browser, or in external application, or for saving?

How can I get Firefox to give me a prompt, -- either natively, or through a plug-in, -- which will ask me: if I want to preview the PDF in the browser using pdfjs, or if I want to open the PDF in ...
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Why does the Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus recommends against binding a rule to every domain?

I'm running Firefox with Adblock Plus and Element Hiding Helper on a Windows 8 laptop. I use Element Hiding Helper to hide all sorts of annoyances and distractions, including the "You Might Also ...
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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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Where are Firefox extensions?

Where do Firefox extensions (.xpi files) go when downloaded/installed? I want to know the location (path) of extracted extension files. I am using Firefox 33.1.1 binary (non-installer) version and ...
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Disable onbeforeunload in Firefox via extension or profile

I am using Firefox to automatically navigate and capture screenshots from various websites. Some of these websites use the onbeforeunload event to capture a user's attention before leaving a page. ...
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How can I know which directory corresponds to which firefox extension?

In my firefox's extensions folder (~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILECODE.default/extensions, I have a list of folders and .xpi files most of which have unintelligible names: ...
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Vimperator broken on newest Firefox?

Vimperator seems to be badly broken on my newest Firefox(Don't know whether it has anything to do with it being Developer Edition). "Follow hint" can't be launched, the UI for any command is a mess, ...
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How to enable specific extensions in Firefox private mode?

I'm planning to use time tracking plugins for my time spent on the web and would like the private browsing sessions to be counted in. In Chrome you can separately enable specific plugins in ...
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How to manage volume of flash player applications on websites with Firefox?

There is some nasty video viewer that has volume around 10000% higher than normally, so visiting those webpages is very nasty experience to my delicate ears, especially when those videos start ...
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How do I download “incompatible” extensions from Mozilla's addon website?

I often find that a Firefox extension I want to download from AMO (addons.mozilla.org) has been tagge as "incomaptible" and greyed out; the grey button often can't be right clicked to download anyway. ...
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How to make screenshot of select option element expanded?

Is a way to make webpage screenshot by chrome/firefox extension on expanded <select/> / <option/> ? I'm using Awesome Screenshot, but shortcuts doesn't work in that situation.
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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Is there an addon to update (refresh/reload) a page with enter on URL even with hash?

When the URL contains #something and we press enter on the URL bar nothing happens. Is there an addon that forces the page to update (refresh/reload)? Example: http://anypage.com/#anything (press ...
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Firefox Tree Style Tab - How to close a tree in one click?

The plugin is great. But one thing I would like to do is to close the whole tree in one click, e.g. just by clicking the middle key of my mouse on the parent tab of the tree. Is that doable? To right ...
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Is there an offline HTML validator for Firefox working on OS X?

Is there an offline HTML validator for Firefox 10+ working on Mac OS X?
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firefox extention to check gmail apps that uses Google Applications Connector

is there any extension out there that would allow me to check my email that uses Google Applications Connector? http://www.atlassian.com/software/crowd/ I tried WebMail Notifier I have no idea why ...
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How to switch an extension's language?

Unfortunately some Firefox extensions include rather bad/or incomplete translations into my locale (German), and I'd really prefer having them in English instead. However, I do not want to change my ...
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How to narrow down the list of CSS properties in autocomplete of Firefox Developer Tools or Firebug?

We write CSS properties a lot. That's why autocomplete comes in handy. But it's a little frustrating when I press v hoping for vertical-align and it comes out vector-effect or d hoping for display and ...
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How to use multiple tags in firefox browser URL search

I am using tags to manage my bookmarks in Firefox. Scenario: I have multiple URLs that have been tagged with more than one tag. I want to list all URLs in the URL bar, which have only the mentioned ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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What are the 'chrome:' and 'resource:' protocols in Firefox?

From reading the error console, I've noticed that Firefox has several internal protocols, such as chrome: and resource:. What are they used for, and why are they necessary? Are they part of the ...
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coloring firefox using userchrome.css - get rid of two rectangles

Regarding this thread: Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css I would like to color my firefox, but only the top bar. The Bar where the buttons and tabs are. (Australis) I already colored ...
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Locking down of Firefox

I'm trying to setup a Mozilla.cfg file to lock down the installation of themes and extensions. I have a config file that I've been working on and has been blocking a lot of what we don't want our ...
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome.css

I would like to expand on my question , which I asked on superuser few weeks ago. As the question was formulated, the answers were satisfactory, and I have accepted. But it turns out, it does not ...
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Why do I get this “500 Command not understood - shazbot!” error from FireFTP?

I am using FireFTP 2.0.21 plugin on Firefox 32.0.3 to transfer files from PC to an Agilent E4438C Signal Generator. The instrument is connected via network switch to the PC. There is no problem ...
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Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css

I am using two different Firefox profiles, and I need to distinguish between them. I would like to modify one of them, so that the panel has different color. I don't want to install any additional ...
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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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Automatically go through pages download filtered links on a site

With DownThemAll! I can download all the links on a given page and I can filter them. lets say the site is www.google.com and I want to grab all the search results. I set up a filter: /search?q= ...
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Firefox option to paste plain text into HTML inputs, similar to paste special?

This is something that's been annoying me for a while. With the current trend towards "rich web applications" it seems that some application developers are doing something funky with textarea elements ...
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How to prevent Firefox to add particular sites to history? [duplicate]

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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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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Setup Firefox to save .pages as .zip automatically

What do I want to do? I would like Firefox to save files with the .pages extension as .zip files automatically. Scenario You are browsing through your emails and you notice your friend just sent ...
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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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Why are the older add-ons not compatible with new versions of Firefox? [closed]

I have been having this issue since I was a kid. Why does this happen? Which part of Firefox changes that makes it "Uncompatible" with an add-on which is just 0.0.1 version older than the new one. ...
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Adblock Plus list to block social networking elements

I'm looking for an Adblock list that would block all the social network "sharing" links, Facebook Like buttons, Facebook iframes, Twitter counters, etc. Basically, all these social networking elements ...
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How do I set the computer to auto shutdown or standby / sleep after all downloads finish?

The 'Auto Shutdown computer after all downloads finish' extension that I used for Firefox 3.6 - Auto Shutdown 3.6.2D by InBasic , does not work with Firefox 4 or higher, even if I tweaked it to force ...
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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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Increasing the number of history items in firefox's history panel

Firefox displays the 15 most recently visited sites in its history panel (cf. figure). I'd like to see more, so I can easily scroll through that list rather than having to click "Show All History". I ...
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How can I duplicate a Firefox tab including the history with a keyboard shortcut?

Problem I want to do as much as possible with keyboard shortcuts in Firefox. One operation I still can't do with a keyboard shortcut is duplicating a tab while keeping the history. What I have ...
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Browser which can access only one website? [closed]

I have a web based back-office application for my company. I am hiring a new employee and want to give them access to the application, but they are not allowed to use a traditional web browser (for ...
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Block single page with NoScript?

I use a page with a very annoying alert onLoad, I'd like to block JavaScript on that site (it's http://example.com/home.jsf), but I need JS to use the rest of the web-app. Can I block scripts only on ...
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How to open DownThemAll! in a tab?

How to make the DownThemAll! Firefox extension open in a new tab instead of a separate window?
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Can a website owner/mods tell which addon you are using, like the auto refresh addon?

I know there is a similar question but this is different and I did NOT get an answer from that question.. Anyways here goes.. I use the addon auto-refresher on firefox and recently got a message from ...
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Major FIREFOX Redirect Error Problem (Error Code 11156)

I would appreciate some help please. When I try to log into some website, im being redirected to the members only page (e.g. dashboard, main account, etc) but instead of successfully landing there as ...
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Turning all combo boxes into searchable input fields [closed]

Websites and webapps: Is there a method/addon/software which would allow me to turn any or selective combo boxes (i.e. drop down lists), on any website, into a searchable input field. Background: ...
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Quick Scroll for Firefox

Is there an equivalent to the Chrome Quick Scroll add-on for Firefox? https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/okanipcmceoeemlbjnmnbdibhgpbllgc This is a killer feature of the Chrome browsing ...
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How mozilla decides to offer me an ESR download insdead of regular version?

I have noticed something strange , when using IE11 Dev images from modern.ie website . When i navigate to Firefox Download page , and click a Download button , the version i am being offered is an ...
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How to export a single Firefox extension as an installable xpi file? [duplicate]

Once upon a time I have installed an extension, that is no longer available: YouTube Smart Pause . Is there any way to export this extension back into the xpi file, so I can give it to my friends? ...
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Installing FIREFOX with extensions/addons manually? (not really auto install)

I've been reading around with regards to creating firefox installers, bundling it w/ addons, using scripts, and CLI lines and a whole bunch of stuffs ... but it seems that going through this route is ...