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"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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How to search the web via context menu with quotation marks using only mouse?

I often drag an English phrase and search it in Google or Bing with quotation marks to find the exact expression. Dragging with the mouse, right-clicking shows me a context menu of "Search 'the ...
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Drag to open link in container tab, in Firefox

What I want: Drag a link to a direction (left for example) then it was opened in a container tab (I have only one container currently) What I have: Firefox beta 124 Violentmonkey Glitterdrag that can ...
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How to sync Surfingkeys settings

What's the best way to sync Surfingkeys settings? I've found Surfingkeys to be the best vim shortcut key extension for all browsers. It works amazing on every one that I've tried. However, it claims ...
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Surfingkeys browser extension has enabled, disabled, and lurk mode. How do I add a list of websites in surfingkeys to browse in the lurk mode?

Lurk mode is better than disabling suringkeys altogether. For example, Gmail website has list of abundant shortcuts, but still it's better to have surfingkeys' shortcuts as yourbackup. In lurkmode you ...
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Block/Remove/Ignore a specific cookie

I'm using a Chrome add-in to scrape some websites. One of these sites is kucoin.com. In the P2P trading part, the site uses a header filter in which you can select your currency. However, once you've ...
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How to turn off notifications from Microsoft Edge extension?

I am constantly receiving notifications from the Edge browser due to an extension I installed to enforce some time limits on certain websites. Every time I visit one of those websites a notification ...
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Setup LocalCDN or similar CDN replacer to run locally network-wide

Big companies like Google, Akamai, Cloudflare, are likely suspects when it comes to tracking, and fingerprinting is a big issue that most people don't know about it. If you have large companies ...
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Any browser allow multiple profiles under one email account and sync across devices?

As a developer, I am working with multiple clients so I need to store many credentials and sessions on many same/different sites on browser e.g., google/apple logins, server or domain logins etc for ...
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IndexedDB error

I'm using the Tab Session Manager extension. I get an "IndexedDB is not available in your browser" message All the tabs I have saved in the past have disappeared. https://github.com/sienori/...
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How to disable the extension menu icon on Google Chrome? [duplicate]

IS there a way to disable it or make it unsuable ? I really need to take it off. IS there a way to completely hide the toolbar ? https://i.sstatic.net/REMd3.png I talk about the jigsaw icon. Can't you ...
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Speed Dial 2 How-To: How to Sync Google Chrome Bookmarks?

I just added the Speed Dial 2 Pro extension to Google Chrome. I'm clueless as to how to sync my Google Chrome Bookmarks. I did get an export file from Google Chrome and tried to import but I don't ...
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Can a browser extension view all files in the file system if I allow access to file URLs?

Can a browser extension view the entire file system if I allow it to access file URLs via the toggle in the settings? I want to use some browser extensions on local HTML pages I make. To do that in ...
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Is there is any way to open specific links from a website in multiple tabs but don't load any of them until I select the tab?

In chrome I want to open specific links in different tabs directly from the website but don't load (as some sites like youtube auto load videos that can increase cpu, gpu and ram load) those links ...
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How to rename a Google chrome extension or completely hide it in ‘Manage extensions’?

I want to rename or hide an extension on the family computer on Google Chrome. I am on Windows 10. How do I do that ? Thanks for any help
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Disable parentheses autocomplete on Leetcode

The in-browser Leetcode text editor autocompletes parentheses. (Typing '(' will automatically create a ')' in the text editor.) Unfortunately, Leetcode does not provide settings that disable this ...
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how let addon works on firefox builtin-pages?

firefox limits the addon activities only work on normal page, but not buildin pages, e.g. setting page or default new page or error pages(like 404) how can let addons work on any pages including the ...
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Change Folder Icons in Bookmark Bar on Chromium Based Browsers

I have been using Opera for a while and I love the icons style in bookmarks bar: Currently icons in Chromium based browsers(Chrome, Vivaldi, Brave, Edge, etc...) are like this: I would like to ...
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Can an extension installed on Firefox access data from another browser, say Chrome?

Forgive my lack of understanding with regards to browsers. I am just starting my journey learning to code and I am setting up a live server extension to practise html. I am a bit distrustful of using ...
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Custom plugins in a Chromium-like browser in Linux

I still use the (really) old Pocket Chrome extension that downloads the articles on my desktop (Arch Linux).  My main browser is Chromium (which can be installed easily on Arch Linux). On new devices ...
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Is there a browser log or something like that?

I'm using Edge (Chromium) and want to figure out a tab is opened by which application/extension. The tab: has no history to go back/forward was not opened in a new browser window I scanned history - ...
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Quicker way to visit web site item details from a list implemented with JavaScript instead of a link

Scenario The user visits a web page that presents a list of items and the user desires to visit every item in the list. Rather than each item having a unique URL, the website is implemented such that ...
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How do I make the extension shortcut the priority in Firefox?

I want to assign an extension action to Alt + T but even though it's set properly, Firefox is still overriding it and showing its own mini menu instead of activating the extension action. How do I ...
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How to separate long uBlock Origin (uBO) static filters (rules) across multiple lines?

I seem to recall that there is a way to separate (continue) long uBlock Origin (uBO) static filters across multiple lines to improve filter readability. I looked through the Wiki and could not find a ...
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Firefox: Is there any way I can backup all extensions and extension data and import it into other profiles, or import it back after refreshing FF?

Within the past few days, I've noticed Firefox act buggy and then got the message “The bookmarks and history system will not be functional … ” so I deleted my profile like it said so here. I had ...
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Browser extension to prevent page reloads upon pressing "Back"

I've noticed in the last couple years that many websites now do a full page refresh every time you return to the page by pressing the Back button. This is very annoying, especially on cellular or ...
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Measure the download speed of a specific public server of your own choice, not the speed of your ISP

How can a common computer user ("Your Momma") measure the average download speed of any (random) specific public server of your own choice (e.g. "https://superuser.com" :) ), ...
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How can I translate douyin.com?

When I attempt to translate douyin.com from Chinese to English with the Google Translate browser extension by clicking "Translate Page", nothing happens. How do I fix this?
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How to prevent the installation of extensions in Chromium browsers (Vivaldi)

I want to prevent the installation of any extension on all my browsers. Chrome was easy enough I found out how to do it using regedit going to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > WOW6432Node > ...
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How to get raw files of extensions/add-ons in Microsoft Edge?

I am trying to install multiple extensions to my Microsoft Edge. However, since I am primarily using my university's Microsoft account, I can't install extensions directly since the administrators do ...
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How to dowload files with original timestamp?

Many web sites ask us to login before downloading real contents files, and restrict us to download files from it with a cli program such as wget or curl. So we must download files with a browser, ...
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How do I list absolutely all of the extensions, addons, plugins, etc currently installed in Firefox?

How can I get a list of every single extension and addon that's been added my Firefox installation? I recently discovered that many "search engine" addons are missing from about:addon and ...
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How can I make sure data on a web page is not lost, or keep the tab from being reloaded, closed, or even nagivate out of it?

There's a specific page I want to keep open on firefox no matter what. I'm rather clumsy, so I may sometimes misclick on some link on the page, or press CTRL+R and cause a reload, or even misclick on ...
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How to block firebox/about:addons page in firefox settings?

I have been using Blocksite extension for blocking a couple of websites for my productivity. It seems to be working but whenever I feel the urge to use a blocked website, 'Youtube' for example; I ...
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Is there a way to know which browser addon is this?

Just by looking at the icon, is it possible to know what browser addon is it? For context, during a screen presentation by a user, I noticed that these two addons were being used which I found to be ...
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How to force-on an addon in Firefox?

Firefox recently banned RT news addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked-addon/%7Ba53eff1b-c95c-4297-8ac1-66d60268f391%7D/1.7/ I used this addon to get access to news faster. How can I ...
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How to disable keyboard for browser?

On Windows 10 and above, Is there any way to disable my keyboard for my browser(Chrome) for some time? Only the mouse shall work. Like we can mute one application or a browser tab, is there any way to ...
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Why do downloads that fail with error "NETWORK_FAILED" in firefox have the property "canResume" set to false? How can they be restarted in code?

I'm trying to fix the defunct Firefox plugin "auto resume downloads". It appears that to restart a download, one can invoke (from a plugin or Firefox's plugin inspector console) downloads....
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What is this Firefox hidden add-on: "Add-ons Search Detection ([email protected])"?

In Firefox 95.0.1 task manager, I see the following item: "Add-ons Search Detection ([email protected])" with full permissions to all browsing and private tabs. What is ...
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How to find a word only in selected text?

I usually use Chrome browser and I'd like to know how can I find a specific word only in selected text, not in all webpage when pressing Ctrl+F. How can I do it? You can suggest any other browsers if ...
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Blocking single webpage of a website

I want to block google homepage, but want search result by typing keyword in browser's search bar. I tried extension and host file approach, but it will make all of google in-accessible. So I don't ...
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How to automatically unify and download the segmented videos of a website?

When I play the videos in a website, video downloading plugins in Firefox show that the playing video is broken into segments. Is there anyway to automatically unify the video segments and download ...
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Website not opening because of HTTPS Everywhere. How do I fix the issue?

I was trying to open http://cbseacademic.nic.in/ in Firefox (90.0.2 (64-bit)) and Chrome (Version 92.0.4515.107 (Official Build) (64-bit)) in my Windows 10 laptop. In Firefox, I got this error: The ...
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Where should extensions be placed to be included in a custom build of firefox?

I am trying to create a custom installer for firefox which will include an extension that I created myself, however, I am unable to find the correct place to put the zipped extension file in the ...
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Batch download webpages as displayed by browser

Wget doesn't work because the page is dynamic, and no matter what options I put it won't download some of the text shown in Firefox. I Googled quite a bit, but all the solutions I find are quite ...
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How to add all sites from a specific domain into Opera GX's dark mode?

I recently installed Opera GX and learned about their dark mode extension, and I tried it on Stack Exchange, specifically Seasoned Advice: So there's a configuration set where I can choose which ...
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How to take full webpage screenshots with no size or length limit? (really long pages)

How can I take full webpage screenshots with no size or length limit? I want to screenshot the search results on eBay with 200 items in view but it cuts off. I have tried Firefox, Edge and Chrome's ...
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save website when creating a bookmark

I'm saving lots of bookmarks but the websites change when I revisit them days or month later. Is there a way to save the entire page automatically when making a bookmark so that I will get an option ...
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Auto-rewrite Mixed Content HTTP links in Microsoft Edge?

There are a few websites I visit that have mixed content (reference to HTTP resources on HTTPS pages). Because of browser's policy on mixed content, those pages don't function normally. However all ...
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Firefox disable extension on local files

Is it possible to disable selected firefox extensions from acting upon local files starting with file:// as this might be security issue? Any suggestions? Google Chrome has this feature, unfortunately ...
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How to save groups of tabs in Edge or Chrome?

I have several jobs. For each job, I often open few browser tabs with known URL: Job 1: http://sth,http://sth2,http://sth3 Job 2: http://sth4, http://sth5, http://sth6, http://sth7 Each time opening ...
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