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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.

Manage your tabs, bookmarks, downloads with the Sidebar+ extension for Firefox

Manage your tabs, bookmarks, downloads with the Sidebar+ extension for Firefox

All-in-One Sidebar was an amazing extension, which was ultimately abandoned by its developer when WebExtensions were introduced. Though nowhere close to AiOS, there are a few sidebar extensions which are worth trying. […]

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S3.Translator add-on is available again for Firefox

Firefox does not include built-in translation options which is why users of the web browser need to install translation add-ons or rely on web services when it comes to translating content in […]

View thumbnails of your tabs and organize them with Panorama Tab Groups for Firefox

View thumbnails of your tabs and organize them with Panorama Tab Groups for Firefox

Tab Management in Firefox and other web browsers is not overly comfortable by default. That's why some use add-ons to improve tab management in the browser. Who remembers Panorama in Firefox? Mozilla […]

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Speed up downloads in Firefox with Multithreaded Download Manager

Multithreaded Download Manager is an extension for the Firefox web browser that may speed up file downloads in the browser thanks to the use of download threads. Download manager extension require a […]

Jot down notes quickly in a sidebar with the Nine Notes extension for Firefox

Jot down notes quickly in a sidebar with the Nine Notes extension for Firefox

Note taking programs are always useful for saving ideas, thoughts, etc for later use. If you use the browser as a tool for work, you might as well use a notes add-on […]

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Mozilla extends add-ons support in new Firefox for Android browser

Mozilla released a new version of Firefox Preview for Android that introduces support for five additional add-ons in the application. Firefox Preview is the name of the next mobile browser for Android […]

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Speed up the loading of webpages in Firefox with Faster Pageload

Faster Pageload is a browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that may speed up the loading of webpages in the browser. The extension uses preloading and lazy loading to speed up […]

Tabs Aside is a Firefox extension that lets you save and restore browser sessions

Tabs Aside is a Firefox extension that lets you save and restore browser sessions

Microsoft Edge (not the Chromium one) has a cool feature that lets you set tabs aside. Basically, it saves your session and lets you restore it at a later time. Tabs Aside […]

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Refresh tabs automatically in Firefox and Chrome with Tab Reloader extension

Refresh tabs automatically in Firefox and Chrome with Tab Reloader

Waiting for an online sale or video stream to start, or an auction to end, but don't want to be constantly refreshing the tab? You can use a Firefox and Chrome extension […]

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View all your tabs in one place, search, move them between windows with Tab Manager Plus for Firefox and Chrome

There are plenty of add-ons that make tab management easier in Firefox. Tab Session Manager, Foxy Tab, Tree Style Tab are some good options that come to mind. Tab Manager Plus is […]

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Make YouTube faster on Firefox with this extension

Google launched a new design of the company's YouTube website recently that made the site slow on Firefox when compared to Google Chrome. Firefox users who open YouTube in the browser may […]

Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

Occasionally you may run into some websites don't allow you to download images from their servers. It may be a precautionary measure to prevent others from re-using the pictures, or as part […]

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automaticDark is a Firefox extension that can switch to dark theme automatically on a schedule

Firefox has a really cool native dark theme. You're probably aware of this, but in case you don't know, you can switch to it from the add-ons page: select the themes option […]

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Smart RSS Reader is a feed reader extension for Firefox and Chrome

Web based feed readers are kind of a pain to use. They often implement changes that you don't want, while taking away features that you like.  Local readers are much better when […]

Humble New Tab Page is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

Humble New Tab Page is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

There are many new tab replacements available for Firefox and Chrome. One of my favorites is Group Speed Dial. But if what you want is something simpler and elegant, Humble New Tab […]

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How to reduce YouTube's Bias for Mainstream Media

De-Mainstream YouTube is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and other browsers based on Firefox or Chromium code, that reduces the bias of the YouTube algorithm in regards to mainstream […]

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What are Firefox Containers?

You may have heard of Firefox Containers. But do you know what they are? How do they help us? To understand the purpose of this feature, you need to understand how web […]

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension for organizing your tabs

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension for organizing your tabs

Simple Tab Groups is a Firefox extension that can help you organize your tabs. The extension was inspired by one with a similar name, Tab Groups. The extension includes five plugins (add-ons […]

Open in Browser is a Firefox extension that opens PDFs, images directly instead of downloading them

Open in Browser is a Firefox extension that opens PDFs, images directly instead of downloading them

Firefox as you know, has built-in support for viewing some document formats like TXT, PDF, XML and image formats. But sometimes you get a download dialog open up, instead of the content […]

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Firefox Multi-Account Containers introduces sync functionality

Mozilla published the Firefox Multi-Account Containers add-on for the Firefox web browser in 2017. The extension introduces options to separate websites by loading them into containers which act independent from one another. […]

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uBlock Origin author's latest extension CCaptioner is now available

CCaptioner is a new extension by Raymond Hill (gorhill), creator of uBlock Origin, that may be used to add text tracks to HTML5 video elements. The extension is available for Firefox and […]

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Do you share your computer with someone? Do you want to restrict access to some websites in Firefox and Chrome? Or do you want to limit your access to sites in those […]

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

The classic Opera web browser was cool and practical in many ways, and its Speed Dial and the built-in mail feature were (are) fan-favorites. Toolbar Dial is an add-on for Firefox and […]

Cookie Quick Manager is a Firefox extension that lets you Search, Delete, Protect site-specific cookies

Cookie Quick Manager is a Firefox extension that lets you Search, Delete, Protect site-specific cookies

Firefox users know that there are many ways to protect their online privacy. One extension that can help you with this is Cookie Quick Manager. You may consider it as an alternative […]

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Clippings has been featured on gHacks before as part of the best add-ons for Thunderbird. But did you know that it is also available for Firefox? The extension can do two things: […]

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]

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Skip sponsor messages in YouTube videos with SponsorBlock

SponsorBlock is an open source browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox (and compatible browsers) that skips sponsored messages on YouTube automatically. YouTube publishers have several monetization options at their disposal. […]

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Add custom shortcuts to your web browser with Shortkeys

Shortkeys is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that allows users to create and use custom keyboard shortcuts in the browsers. Among the many features are options to run […]

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Scrapyard is an advanced bookmarks manager for Firefox

Scrapyard is an open source extension for the Firefox web browser designed to improve bookmarking in Firefox in multiple ways.  Firefox users may use it to bookmark pages but also content on […]

Enables mouse gestures in Firefox with the Gesturefy extension

Enables mouse gestures in Firefox with the Gesturefy extension

Mouse gestures were a popular feature in Opera (classic) back in the days when Opera still relied on its own Presto engine and Chrome did not even exist. These simple shortcuts can […]

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Protect your tabs in Firefox with Don't Touch My Tabs! (rel=noopener)

The Firefox add-on Don't Touch My Tabs! (rel=noopener) adds the link attribute rel=noopener to all links encountered in the web browser with the exception of same-domain links. The extension addresses a long-standing […]

Custom UserAgent String is a Firefox extension that lets you set a user-agent on a per-site basis

Custom UserAgent String is a Firefox extension that lets you set a user-agent on a per-site basis

So, Mozilla removed the site specific user-agent override setting from Firefox 71. There is a workaround for this, which as mentioned in the previous article is to use a global user-agent. The […]

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PocketTube offers better YouTube Subscriptions Management

YouTube's subscription feature is a prime example of a feature that has been cut down to its very core to make it as simple as possible and at the same time almost […]

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

A few months we told you how to disable the Twitter redesign and get the old interface back. Yesterday I ran into the new UI in Firefox even though I kept the […]

Use these extensions to delete your Firefox browsing history automatically and to clear the cache with a single button

While we browse the internet every day, there's one thing many of us tend to forget: to clear the browsing history and the cache regularly. Clearing the cache and the browsing history […]

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Free Firefox and Chrome memory with Auto Tab Discard

Auto Tab Discard is an add-on for the Firefox and Chrome web browsers that frees up memory that the web browsers uses by discarding inactive tabs. Discarding in this context means that […]

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HTTPZ is an advanced HTTP connection upgrader for Firefox

Most sites on today's Internet support HTTPS and are configured to use HTTPS when a user connects to the site without specifying a protocol (e.g. only typing ghacks.net in the address bar […]

Use LeechBlock NG for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

Use the LeechBlock NG extension for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

Have you ever found yourself browsing social networks or video streaming sites when you were supposed to do something else? It happens to the best of us. I always find such websites […]

Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

Memex is an interesting web browser add-on that is designed specifically for powerusers. Before you ask, no it's not a meme generator. It is a Vannevar Bush inspired bookmarking/local search engine of […]

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Recently we told you about FoxyTab, which is an amazing way to manage tabs in your web browser. Want something to complement it? Try Tabhunter. It is an open source add-on that […]


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