Firefox add-ons

Plenty of Firefox add-ons have graced the browser recently, created by Mozilla and freelance developers. In this section, we’ll inform you of any new ones providing extra functionality to your internet experience while also sharing the latest news.

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Container Tab Groups: group sites securely in Firefox

Container Tab Groups is a browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox web browser. It extends Firefox's partitioning feature Containers with a tab grouping feature. Firefox's Container feature is a unique feature of […]

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GNU LibreJS for Firefox blocks non-free non-trivial JavaScript

GNU LibreJS is a browser extension for Firefox and Firefox-based browsers that is designed to block non-free non-trivial JavaScript by default. Compared to NoScript,  GNU LibreJS works similarly on first glance. One […]

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Bypass Paywalls Clean browser extension review

Bypass Paywalls Clean is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and other Chromium-based web browsers that loads paywalled articles once installed. More and more sites implement paywalls as […]

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Google Teller: browser makes a noise whenever Google gets data

To better demonstrate how much data Google is accumulating over the course of a browsing session, Dutch software developer and entrepreneur Bert Hubert created Google Teller. The browser extension makes a beep […]

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Who Wrote That reveals authorship information on Wikipedia

Who Wrote That? is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Chromium-based browsers, such as Google Chrome, that provides you with authorship information on Wikipedia. Most articles on Wikipedia are free to […]

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FastForward: skip tracker and intermediary URLs automatically

FastForward is a cross-platform browser extension that will skip link shorteners, trackers and intermediary URLs automatically when enabled. It works on sites such as bit.ly, t.co, goo.gl, show.co, or adf.ly, and thousands […]

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Firefox Translations: Firefox's offline translate feature is making progress

Firefox Translations, Firefox's privacy friendly built-in translate feature, has reached a new milestone with the release of a new add-on version. Translate functionality that is built-into the web browser was introduced by […]

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Bionic Reading: promises better, faster and more focused reading

Bionic Reading is a reading system that is designed to improve reading through the use of typographic highlights. The system highlights parts of words in texts to guide the human eye and […]

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Skip Silence: Automatically skip silent parts of video and audio streams

Skip Silence is an open source extension for Chromium-based web browsers such as Google Chrome and for Mozilla's Firefox web browser. The extension's main purpose is to skip silent parts of audio […]

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Mozilla releases Extended Color Management add-on for Firefox

Mozilla released the Extended Color Management in collaboration with the visual effects studio Industrial Light & Magic for the Firefox web browser. Designed to provide a simple on-off toggle for using the […]

Video Ad-Block for Twitch extension banned from Chrome and Firefox for redirecting users and injecting referral links

Video Ad-Block for Twitch extension banned from Chrome and Firefox for redirecting users and injecting referral links

Video ads are perhaps the most annoying thing on the internet. This is one of many reasons why one should use an ad-blocker, but what happens when an add-on that is supposed […]

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LibRedirect loads privacy-friendly sites automatically when you load YouTube, Search, TikTok and other sites

LibRedirect is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. It is designed to redirect the loading of popular destinations on the Internet automatically to privacy friendly websites. The […]

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Virus scanning service VirusTotal releases VT4Browsers extension for Chrome and Firefox

VirusTotal is a useful online virus scanning service that Google acquired in 2012. The developers of the service have released VT4Browsers, an updated web browser extension for Firefox and Google Chrome. VT4Browsers […]

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Meta releases Code Verify extension for WhatsApp Web

Meta released the new Code Verify browser extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge to validate the web version of WhatsApp Web. A version of the extension for Firefox is still under […]

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uBlock Origin is now the most popular Firefox add-on

For a long time, content blocker Adblock Plus held the popularity crown over at the Mozilla Firefox add-ons repository. It was trailed by uBlock Origin, another content blocker, which gained rapidly in […]

Bitwarden firefox private browsing issue

5 years after an issue was filed, Bitwarden fixes its browser extension to support private windows in Firefox

Bitwarden had fixed its browser extension to support private window mode in Firefox. This brings a solution to an issue that was first filed in April 2017. This isn't a deal-breaker for […]

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uBlock Origin adds support for a dark theme, a new setting to block network activity at browser launch

The open-source ad blocking extension, uBlock Origin, now has a dark theme for its interface. This had been one of the most requested features by users. uBlock Origin adds support for a […]

Progressive Web Apps for Firefox Extension

Progressive Web Apps for Firefox is a browser extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser and a command line utility to install, manage and use Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in Firefox. Mozilla's Firefox […]

Image Load Control is a simple image blocker for Firefox

Image Load Control is a browser extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser to block the loading of images on sites. The extension includes blacklist/whitelist functionality to block or allow the loading on […]

stream detector

The Stream Detector: detect and copy Stream URLs for use in other programs

The Stream Detector is a browser extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser that lists stream URLs that it detects on pages in its interface. These URLs can be copied directly or copied […]

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JavaScript Restrictor: improve privacy by limiting web browser APIs

JavaScript Restrictor is an open s0urce cross-browser extension designed to improved user privacy by limiting access to APIs of web browsers that websites may use when running JavaScript. The extension is developed […]

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Don't track me Google for Firefox blocks links manipulations by Google when clicking or copying

When you visit Google Search in the Firefox web browser and run a search, search results look similar to how they are displayed in Google's own browser Chrome. When you right-click on […]

web archives

Web Archives: view archived and cached versions of webpages

Web Archives is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and other Firefox-based and Chromium-based web browsers, which you may use to display archived and cached versions […]

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Auto Cookie Optout responds to cookie prompts automatically in Firefox

Auto Cookie Optout is a new open source extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser to respond to cookie prompts on sites automatically. Most sites display so-called cookie prompts, permissions to store cookies […]

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Hide spoilers on Websites with Spoiler Protection

Spoiler Protection 2.0 is a browser extension for Chromium-based browsers, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, and for Mozilla Firefox, that hides content that you define on websites that you visit. […]

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Browse historic versions of websites with the Vandal extension

Vandal is an open source browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and compatible browsers to browser historic versions of websites. The extension uses the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine database for the […]

Manage your Firefox tabs, unload them from memory, with the Tab Center Reborn extension

Manage your Firefox tabs, unload them from memory, with the Tab Center Reborn extension

The problem with having one too many tabs in a web browser, is not the impact on performance for many. I'd say its actually finding the tab to switch to. Scrolling through […]

Save WebP as PNG or JPEG Firefox extension

Save WebP images as JPG or PNG with this Firefox extension

You may have come across an image format known as WebP, it has been around for about a decade now. This image container was developed by Google, and is used by many […]

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How to access the old PlayStation Store to browse, download and buy games and DLC

Late last year, Sony announced that it would remove access to classic PlayStation games and add-ons from the official PlayStation Store. Systems affected were the Sony PlayStation 3, The PlayStation Vita, and […]

Custom Scrollbars is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lets you set the color and width of the scrollbar

Custom Scrollbars is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lets you set the color and width of the scrollbar

Do you like customizing your web browser? A lot of people use themes to give the browser a new look. Some take it up a notch and use a custom CSS file, […]

Customize your new tab page with random wallpapers, quotes with the Mue extension for Firefox and Chrome

Customize your new tab page with random wallpapers, quotes with the Mue extension for Firefox and Chrome

I like to spruce up my desktop with a new wallpaper now and then, just because. I don't do this as often with my browser, because I have many speed-dials in my […]

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Improved YouTube! enhances YouTube in meaningful ways

Improved YouTube! is a cross-browser extension designed to add more customization options and features to the YouTube web experience. The extension was ported to Firefox recently, reason enough to take a look […]

ClearURLs extension removed from Chrome webstore

The curious case of ClearURLs' removal from the Google Chrome Webstore

ClearURLs is an anti-tracking web extension that I have been using it for a long time, and reviewed it at the blog nearly 2 years ago. It is one of many privacy […]

Open a URL from the clipboard with a hotkey using the Paste and Go Key extension for Firefox

Open a URL from the clipboard with a hotkey using the Paste and Go Key extension for Firefox

The Paste and Go option has been available in Firefox for over a decade. It is a very useful feature which I use it frequently, and I'm sure some of you do […]

Web Translate is a Firefox and Chrome extension that displays the translation of the selected text

Web Translate is a Firefox and Chrome extension that displays the translation of the selected text

Every once in a while, I visit websites which are not in a language I'm familiar with. While translating the entire page is a good idea, sometimes I may only need just […]

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Get more control over how links open in Firefox with Right Links WE

Right Links WE is a browser extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser that gives users more control over the browser's link opening behavior. The extension is a WebExtensions port of Right Links, […]

Move tabs between windows, detach tabs, save your browsing session with the SplitUP extension for Firefox and Chrome

Move tabs between windows, detach tabs, save your browsing session with the SplitUP extension for Firefox and Chrome

Tab Manager Plus has been my go-to add-on for finding, managing my tabs. Combined with OneTab for saving my sessions, it has made my browsing life quite easier. But I'm always on […]

Manage container tabs efficiently from a side panel with the Container Tabs Sidebar extension for Firefox

Manage container tabs efficiently from a side panel with the Container Tabs Sidebar extension for Firefox

We have discussed Firefox Containers and the importance of using them to protect your privacy. There are many extensions that improve the experience, including the previously reviewed Easy Container Shortcuts, Containers with […]

Load new tabs in the same container as the first one with the Sticky Window Containers extension for Firefox

Load new tabs in the same container as the first one with the Sticky Window Containers extension for Firefox

Multi-Account Containers are one of the best extensions/features in Mozilla Firefox. It helps enhance your privacy by isolating websites, thus preventing cookie-based tracking. But you may have noticed that sometimes it's hard […]

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Tile Tabs WE makes it easier to display tabs side-by-side in Firefox and Chrome

Remember Tile Tabs in Firefox? The classic extension for the browser added capabilities to it to display multiple sites in a single tab. Tile Tabs WE is the successor of the extension, […]


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