One of my first posts here on the website was about essential Firefox extensions for the latest Firefox. Pchere got a step further and compiled a list of 50 Firefox extensions all neatly sorted and explained in various categories including file downloads, Privacy / Security and Web Searches.
As I said every extension has a short description that explains its main features. The author unfortunately missed to mention the version those extensions require but claimed that most would work with the latest Firefox version 1.5.
Update: With Firefox approaching the version 13 mark in the next weeks, it is time to look at the suggested extensions, and whether they are still compatible with the latest version of the browser. Chance is, that at least a few of the extensions are not compatible with newer versions of Firefox. Lets take a look at the available extensions:
Control Firefox Tabs - It is interesting to note that only one of the listed extensions links to Mozilla's Addons repository. The remaining extensions either link to pages that are no longer available, or pages hosted on other sites. The extensions that are still valid are:
Control Website Links
Control File Downloads, all about downloads and handling downloads in the browser:
Control Web Page behavior and navigation:
Control Privacy / Security
Control Web Searches
Control Your Email
Control your Bookmarks
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