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Firefox 89 ships with interface changes

Firefox 89.0 is the latest stable version of the Firefox web browser. Released on June 1, 2021, it ships with major interface changes, a new custom theme, and more. The focus of […]

Select multiple tabs of the same site with just 2-clicks with the Select Tabs extension for Firefox

Select multiple tabs of the same site with just two-clicks with the Select Tabs extension for Firefox

Tab Management extensions are handy when you want to switch between tabs, find a specific one, organize them, etc. Things get slightly difficult if you want to select several tabs from the […]

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Mozilla integrates Firefox Translations into Firefox

Mozilla has integrated Firefox Translations, the upcoming privacy-friendly translation system, into the latest Nightly version of the Firefox web browser. Translations happen locally on the system, and not in the cloud; this […]

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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 […]

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Firefox Translations 0.4 released: offline machine-based translations for Firefox

Mozilla is working on a machine-based translation engine, codename Project Bergamot, that is funded by the European Union. One of the main distinguishing factors of the project is that it does not […]

Create tab groups, stash and unload tabs in Firefox with Tiled Tab Groups

Create tab groups, stash and unload tabs in Firefox with Tiled Tab Groups

When you have dozens of tabs open, it becomes difficult to find a specific tab. You may not even need some of those, and yet they are open. Tab Groups are a […]

View and access your recently closed tabs with the Undo Closed Tabs Button extension for Firefox and Chrome

View and access your recently closed tabs with the Undo Closed Tabs Button extension for Firefox and Chrome

Did you know that Firefox has a hotkey to reopen a closed tab? Press Ctrl + Shift + T and the tab comes back. This can be a lifesaver, but if you […]

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 […]

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How to fix the Firefox 89 user interface

A new interface design, called Proton, will launch in Firefox 89, scheduled for a release on June 1, 2021. Mozilla wants to modernize the user interface of the Firefox web browser with […]

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How to change the homepage in the Firefox browser

The following guide offers instructions on changing then homepage of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The homepage is the first page that users see when they open the web browser, and when […]

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How to disable JavaScript in PDF documents in Firefox

Mozilla released Firefox 88 last month. The security and feature update for the organization's Firefox web browser introduced a major change in the native PDF viewer of the browser. Up until now, […]

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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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Mozilla is working on Firefox background updates on Windows

This week, Mozilla enabled a new feature in the Nightly version of the organization's Firefox web browser designed to improve the updating functionality of the browser on Windows. The new functionality enables […]

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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, […]

Perfect Home is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lists your bookmarks as speed-dials in new tabs

Perfect Home is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lists your bookmarks as speed-dials in new tabs

Speed Dials are a must-have feature for me in any browser that I use. While I prefer Group Speed Dial for my regular usage, I often jump through other add-ons every month […]

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Changes in Firefox 88 that you may have missed: View Page Info, View Image, Reopen Closed Tab, and more

Mozilla updated Firefox to version 88 yesterday. Read our coverage to find out the nitty-gritty details. I updated to the new version this morning, and noticed a couple of differences, particularly in […]

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Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 88.0

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 88.0 Stable and Firefox 78.10 ESR to the public on April 19, 2021. The new stable version patches security and non-security issues, and introduces new changes to […]

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Mozilla will remove Leanplum tracking from Firefox for Android and iOS

Mozilla will remove the Leanplum integration of its mobile web browser Firefox for Android and iOS soon. Two new entries on the official GitHub project page highlight that Leanplum integration will be […]

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Firefox 90 won't handle FTP sites anymore

Mozilla announced today that Mozilla's Firefox web browser won't support the FTP protocol from Firefox 90 onward. It was clear that FTP support would be removed from the browser, but it was […]

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Firefox Stable gets option to show modified preferences on about:config only

Mozilla added an option to the about:config page of Firefox Stable that allows users to list only modified preferences. The organization launched the option in Firefox Nightly in February 2021 initially. Firefox's […]

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Firefox's Drag Space Customize Option will be removed for most users

Mozilla is working on a visual refresh for the organization's Firefox web browser. Called Proton internally, it is an attempt to modernize the user interface of the web browser. Tabs, the address […]

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Subscription Info indicates if a Steam game is available on Xbox Game Pass, EA Play or Ubisoft+

Game subscription services are gaining traction these days. If you're wondering what I'm talking about, I'm referring to Xbox Game Pass for PC, EA Play,  Ubisoft+, and others (not counting the console […]

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Mozilla postpones Firefox 89 release date by 2 weeks

Firefox 89 will be a major new Firefox version; while all stable releases that bump the version by 1 may be considered major, there are only a few that make fundamental changes […]

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Firefox for Fire TV and Echo Show will be discontinued

Mozilla revealed that it will end support for the organization's Firefox web browser for the Amazon products Fire TV and Echo Show on April 30, 2021. The mobile version of Firefox landed […]

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Mozilla decides to hide Compact Mode in Firefox for new users but keep it for existing ones

If you follow Firefox web browser news you may have read some time ago that Mozilla planned to remove the browser's compact mode from the customization options. Compact Mode is one of […]

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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Switch between Firefox profiles with Profile Switcher for Firefox

Profile Switcher for Firefox is a brand new open source extension for Firefox to integrate Chromium-like profile switching to the browser. Firefox has supported profiles for a long time. Basically, what a […]

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You can now test Firefox's local translation implementation

Firefox users who rely on third-party extensions to add translation functionality to the browser may soon have a native option at their disposal that is privacy-focused as it runs locally in the […]

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Firefox Proton design refresh is almost ready: here is what is new

Mozilla Firefox is getting another design refresh; Mozilla has been working on a refresh of the web browser's design under the Proton codename for some time. The organization plans to launch the […]

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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 […]

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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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Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 87.0

Mozilla plans to release released Firefox 87.0 Stable and Firefox 78.9 ESR to the public on March 23, 2021. The new versions of Firefox are available as automatic updates but also as direct […]

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Firefox 87 to limit the referrer for all cross-origin requests

Mozilla announced plans to trim the referrer that the Firefox web browse sends when requests are made for all cross-origin requests today to improve privacy. Requests made by the web browser, e.g. […]

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Mozilla is trying to figure out if the Firefox Compact mode removal is a good idea

Mozilla's Firefox web browser supports three different theme densities. Normal is enabled by default, but users may switch to Touch mode, for touch-based devices, and Compact mode, to reduce the height of […]

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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 […]