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Questions tagged [browser-addons]

"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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Google Chrome extension to run javascript code snippets instead using bookmarklets

I have a lot of bookmarklets that I use frequently. Currently I use my bookmark bar, which is filled up a little but, also you can't add icons, so the titles are mostly kept short. Are there any ...
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Potentially malicious software: was it removed? [duplicate]

I downloaded what may have been a malicious extension on Google Chrome. I don't know if that was a legitimate extension or not; I got it in order to access Pearson, hand-typing a link that another ...
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“Process” every URL I browse to? Store them externally [closed]

For a project I need to log externally every URL I browse to. Nothing complicated, feeding them into a Javascript (1) would be enough. Any browser will do but Chrome is preferred. This script would ...
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How integrate addons-linter with vscode?

How integrate addons-linter with vscode? Its may be like atom-webextensions: https://github.com/rpl/atom-webextensions
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Firefox: Remove all files from cache except images

When the Firefox browser closes, I have configured it to clear everything except cache so that images load quickly on the next run. However when I checked C:\Users\jacobgu\AppData\Local\Mozilla\...
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Tools/addons to edit how pages are rendered in browser

I'm looking for something what seems to be quite straightforward but I am not successful so I clearly take a wrong approach. I would like to have more power over displaying pages than usual ad-...
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Disable Firefox synchronisation for a single addon

I use firefox sync on different pcs and have an addon that should only be synct/enabled on one of them. How can this be realized? Background: Zoom One of my pcs is connected to my TV. It's used to ...
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How do I install browser extensions to Firefox, Chrome or Edge browsers in Windows 10 as a regular user?

Since morning I have been trying to install add-ons for Firefox, Chrome and the Edge browsers, but I have achieved little success. I have only been able to install these to administrator accounts but ...
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How to get incompatible addons in Firefox work again?

After being forced to update to Firefox Quantum, I: downloaded Firefox 52.9.0 ESR toggled xpinstall.signatures.required in about:config from true to false But even when most XUL add-ons work again, ...
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Turn visited website hyperlink to purple

By default any link I visit on google turns purple on most browsers. This only applies to the specific webpages I visit. Is there any way to turn links for all webpages of a particular website purple ...
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Multi-row tab bar in Firefox Quantum

Firefox Quantum breaks tab mix plus and tab kit. Is there any way to get a multi-row tab bar in Firefox Quantum? If possible, I'm looking for a supported, stable solution, that is unlikely to break ...
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How to automatically enable provisioned extension in Edge?

I have created an unattended installation image of Windows 10 following Kari’s excellent guide. I have downloaded uBlock Origin package from the Store and incorporated it with Add-...
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How to sync installed addons from opera addons?

How to sync installed addons from opera addons who i have installed like chrome does? I have installed opera addons on opera but how to sync them?
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How to bookmark favorite addons from opera addons?

How to bookmark favorite addons from opera addons?
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Amazon Wishlists: Select and Move multiple items at same time from One/ Default Wishlist to others? Extensions or Grease Monkey scripting? [migrated]

Amazon Wishlists: Select and Move multiple items at same time from One/ Default Wishlist to others? Have collected a lot of items on Default Wishlist and would like to MOVE and organize them. As ...
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How to backup history in Firefox?

Firefox currently has a history page limit. In about:config: places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 10322 I want to retain it completely. There are lot of useful information in that ...
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Changing HTML5 videos playback speed

In Firefox you can control the playback speed of HTML5 videos by pressing F12 and typing the following in the console: document.getElementsByTagName("video")[0].playbackRate = 1 Although this method ...
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How can I get rid of invasive privacy notice popups/sticky footers in Firefox?

Lately it seems like a large majority of the websites I visit are pestered with invasive popups or sticky footer bars that take up the majority of my screen space, telling me about each website's ...
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program/script/etc that auto-refreshes a chrome tab until a certain word/phrase/number is found/not found and then it stops

Something I can use to automatically refresh a web-page (with specified time intervals) that searches the page for a certain text and stops refreshing once its found/not found. I found this script ...
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How to block un-installation of extensions in Chrome/Chromium, using ExtensionInstallForcelist?

In order to prevent de-installation of the chrome extension "stayfocusd" In a windows 10 pc with both Chrome Version 67.0.3396.62 (Official Build) (64-bit) and chromium Version 67.0.3396.62 (Official ...
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Tab content not loading on browser start or undo-close tab

When I undo a closed tab using the TabMixPlus addon, it does, indeed undo the tab, but the tab opens blank instead of loading it's content. I've searched all through about:config for a setting and ...
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If a Chrome Extension is installed but turned off, can it still spy on me?

Say a Chrome extension is turned off and has the permissions: "Read and change all your data on the websites you visit" and "Read your browsing history", or other similar tracking permissions. Can ...
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How to change Search Engine to DuckDuckGo in Maxthon?

I'm using Maxthon (v5.1.130) web-browser on macOS and I'd like to change the default search engine to DuckDuckGo.com. I've checked in Maxthon's Settings, but the Search Engine list is fixed and ...
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Chrome/Firefox browser column paste in multiple cells

Using NP++ there is an option to put the cursor in various lines/locations, and type or paste whatever text in all of those locations at once. Is there a similar way to do that in browser cells (like ...
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How to undo revokation of add-on permissions in Firefox?

I just revoked the permission to store data locally os Greasemonkey 4.3 in Firefox 59.0.2 on Ubuntu 17.10 assuming that the Firefox developers were providing an intuitive way to undoing this change. ...
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How to download a website recursively which is behind Google auth?

I want to download a website recursively that is behind Google auth. I found lots of links in the Chrome store that allow me to download the currently open webpage, but none of them follow links. ...
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Is it possible to block a webpage from using a facebook pixel?

With all the recent outrage around Facebook, the biggest problem concerning privacy seems to be the tracking of browsing behaviour by placing a so called "facebook pixel" on webpages. Is there a way (...
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Translate Google Chrome's storage from policies/managed/*.json to Firefox

Google Chrome's extensions can be configured as a user by creating a file in /etc/chromium-browser/policies/managed/ containing e.g. { "3rdparty": { "extensions": { "...
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Display hovered links in Chrome's url bar?

With Firefox's Status-4-Evar extension it is possible to have the link url displayed in the url bar instead of the button left corner. Question Does there exist a similar extension for Chrome?
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Detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window), Firefox 58

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to New window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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Download PEM via browser only

I would like to download a certificate in PEM format... -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- XoSDIKaItcRzMGrVqFPY9lG72Oe68lnLZWYQSkvqePC/04QnapOP... (...) -----END CERTIFICATE----- ...directly from a web ...
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URL redirection for testing purposes

I know that hosts file will bypass the DNS and redirect the domain elsewhere. But I only want to redirect some (not all) URLs from the same domain. That would test what the website would behave like ...
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Using a browser and 4 displays as a wallboard/dashboard

For our development team, we show graphs in Kibana, New Relic, CheckMK etc in browser tabs on a screen. We have 4 TVs for this, powered by 1 desktop (Win10, NVidia gfx card). Currently, the first ...
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Cannot display Chrome Add-On's icon

I just installed Bulk URL Opener on Chrome for Mac. I am struggling to understand how to use the Extension, since it did not add an icon in the toolbar: When I click on the three dots on the right: ...
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Firefox Quantum (>=57) How to toggle all toolbars? (with a keyboard shortcut, like F11 but in a window, not fullscreen)

F11/Fullscreen is sometimes impractical*. I just want to toggle the toolbars. In older Firefox versions this was possible with the addon "Dorando keyconfig": 1. specify a script: var s = document....
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Focus last selected tab feature on Firefox Quantum

A long time ago Firefox had a feature where clicking on the current tab switched focus to the last selected tab. Since the feature was removed, several add-ons have allowed you to restore this ...
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How to change default language for different source language in Google Chrome's translate function

By default, Google Chrome's embedded translate function will only default to translate webpages to user's webpage setting. Same for the translate option provided via right click manual In the ...
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How to block HTML elements by text they contain?

I'm looking for a way to hide particular text fragments in a browser—all those news about buzzwords of the day. The idea is to hide HTML elements whose inner text contains certain keywords. I've ...
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Is there a browser that allows different instances without using the same cookies? [duplicate]

Something like firefox profile but the cookies should be saved for that profile only. So it would be like using two different browsers without using different browsers. Eg. I access website A from ...
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Downthemall addon only downloads in html

For a few weeks Downthemall addon has downloaded all files in html. I tried to uninstall it but the problem is still there. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Disable Facebook messenger link redirect cruft

Copying a link on Facebook messenger is a pain because Facebook adds redirect garbage to it. For example: https://l.messenger.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fpastebin.com%2Fz3au8T2R&h=...
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Extensions (Chrome etc.) sending browsing data, is it theoretically possible to prevent that?

Chrome's chrome://extensions/ say "Warning: Google Chrome cannot prevent extensions from recording your browsing history" when enabling the [x] Allow in incognito. It seems to imply that uploading the ...
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Finding the culprit behind “Another program on your computer would like to modify Firefox with the following add-on”

I booted my Win 10 today and started Firefox. All of a sudden I got the "warning" in the title. The add-on was Search and New Tab by Yahoo. I looked in my installed applications and right at the ...
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How can I restore my extensions?

Something weird happened with my FireFox install (probably related to failed attempted upgrade but not sure?); and it crashed, restarted and gave me 2 options: start in safe mode or "refresh". I ...
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How to add extensions to Opera Neon

I searched a lot about how to add extensions or add-ons to Opera Neon, but the answer for such-type questions is still the same. You can't add extensions to Opera Neon.
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How to disable mouse right and middle click contexts on a google chrome page

I play online HTML5 games and when I right click or middle click in one of those games I see the context. It's annoying, how may I disable it so chrome doesn't consume event but redirects it to game? ...
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How to notify user if browser contents change?

Let's say for example I have multiple different browsers that I use to read/send whatsapp messages(web.whatsapp.com). Or any other program, whether it is social media or other service related program ...
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Geolocation Extension showing white map

I recently installed an extension to firefox (the only compatible browser) so that I could change the location the browser viewed me in. It's called Geolocater and it allows you to change which ...
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Install firefox addon programmatically

I would like to either install firefox addons, specified by URLs or XPI files, to the currently active firefox profile programmatically, or at least to make them available (disabled, but listed in the ...
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Is there a way to limit cpu usage per tab in Firefox?

Opening 20+ tabs in Firefox inevitably leads to a situation where 2-3 tabs are constantly using a fair amount of CPU, slowing the entire system down. I wonder if it's possible to impose a limit on ...