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Mozilla plans to remove the Compact Density option from Firefox's Customize menu

Mozilla plans to remove the Compact Density option from the Firefox browser's customize menu. Firefox is one of the few browsers that supports different densities for the user chrome. The default one […]

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Firefox 86.0.1 will be released later today, here is what is new

Mozilla plans to release an update for its Firefox web browser later today. The new Firefox 86.0.1 will be pushed to the browser's stable channel to update Firefox 86.0 and older versions […]

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 […]

No, the Firefox logo isn't being changed

No, the Firefox logo isn't being changed

Recently, there has been a rise in memes that mock the Firefox logo. You may have come across some of these images that tell you "they killed the fox", and the new […]

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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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Brook is a simple RSS Feed management extension for Firefox

I rely on RSS Feeds to catch up with news from multiple tech sites, news sites, and other sites that support RSS. It's simpler, faster, and much more efficient than visiting sites […]

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The case of missing ESNI support in Firefox 85

If you have upgraded your stable version of the Firefox web browser to version 85.0, released in January, you may have noticed that it no longer supports ESNI. ESNI, which stands for […]

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Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 86.0

Mozilla released Firefox 86.0 Stable and Firefox 78.8 ESR to the public on February 23, 2021. The new versions of the browser are already available as direct downloads from the Mozilla website […]

Manage windows, and move tabs between them quickly with the Winger extension for Firefox

Manage windows, and move tabs between them quickly with the Winger extension for Firefox

Do you have several windows open in Firefox? Many people do, it's a good way to categorize tabs or run two Firefox instances side-by-side on a widescreen display. Having all your work […]

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Firefox 89's user interface will be leaner and less convoluted

Mozilla is working on a refresh of the user interface of its Firefox web browser under the codename Proton. As it stands, Proton will land in desktop versions of the web browser […]

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Firefox 87: find on page highlights matches in scrollbar

Mozilla plans to introduce a new usability feature in Firefox 87 that improves the web browser's find on page functionality. Currently, when you use find on page, e.g. by invoking it with […]

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Another glimpse at Firefox's upcoming Proton design refresh: the new menu

Mozilla is working on another design refresh for its desktop version of the Firefox web browser. Some may fear the worst, others may be looking forward to design changes. The refresh is […]

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Firefox 85.0.2 is out with a single deadlock fix

Mozilla has released Firefox 85.0.2, a stable channel update for the organization's Firefox web browser. Released for all supported desktop operating systems, Firefox 85.0.2 fixes an issue that is exclusive to certain […]

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Manage browser tabs efficiently with open source TabMerger extension

TabMerger is a relatively new browser extension that is available for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. The extension should install fine in other Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers as well. TabMerger's […]

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Mozilla Firefox gets open to display modified preferences only on about:config

Mozilla Firefox users will soon be able to display only modified preferences on the browser's advanced configuration page about:config. All desktop versions of Firefox as well as Firefox Nightly for Android come […]

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Firefox 85.0.1 fixes a critical security issue and bugs

Mozilla released Firefox 85.0.1 Stable and Firefox ESR 78.7.1 to the public on February 5, 2021. The new browser versions are already available and will be installed automatically on most systems thanks […]

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Many modern browsers have a feature called reader view, that presents web pages in a distraction-free layout. So, if a page has a cluttered sidebar, annoying ads, or a lot of elements […]

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Firefox Top Sites to be renamed to Shortcuts. New Design launches in Nightly

Mozilla confirmed some time ago that it is working on an interface refresh of the Firefox web browser under the codename Proton (not to be confused with Photon, a previous design refresh […]

Write notes in a new tab and save them locally with the TextNotes extension for Firefox

Write notes in a new tab and save them locally with the TextNotes extension for Firefox

Found something interesting and want to save it for future reference? You could save the web page, or copy the content and save it in Notepad, or a cloud-based note taking service. […]

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Firefox 85 for Android released with DRM stream support and usability improvements

Mozilla released Firefox 85.0 Stable for all supported desktop operating systems last week. Firefox 85 is the first stable version of Firefox without Flash support, and Mozilla did add a number of […]

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Mozilla retires Firefox Voice and Voice Fill extensions

Mozilla announced the retirement of the two Firefox extensions Firefox Voice and Firefox Voice Fill yesterday. Firefox Voice was labeled beta all the time. Mozilla released the source code of both extensions […]

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Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 85.0

Mozilla will release Firefox 85.0 Stable and Firefox 78.7 ESR later today to the public (if you are reading this on January 26, 2021). The new Firefox versions are distributed via the […]

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Firefox Nightly uses a new skeleton UI on start on Windows

If you are using Firefox Nightly on Windows 10, you may have noticed a new more-or-less blank user interface that gets loaded on the very first start of the browser. Mozilla calls […]

Search and Manage tabs from multiple windows with ease using Tab Manager V2 for Firefox and Chrome

Search and Manage tabs from multiple windows with ease using Tab Manager V2 for Firefox and Chrome

Do you have too many tabs open in your browser? Sometimes it can get really difficult to locate the tab you need, and the more tabs you have, the worse it becomes. […]

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First look at Firefox's Multiple Picture-in-Picture video feature

Most web browsers support a picture-in-picture video feature to watch a video in an independent window on the screen. One of its main purposes is to watch a video while doing something […]

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Mozilla ends the Promoted Firefox Add-ons Program

Mozilla Add-ons Product Manager Jorge Villalobos announced the end of Mozilla's Promoted Add-ons pilot for the Firefox web browser on January 21, 2021. The organization decided not to move forward so that […]

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First non-final Tabs redesign courtesy of Proton lands in Firefox Nightly

Mozilla is working on a Firefox design refresh under the codename Proton. The project is in its early stages but the general plan appears to be to refresh pretty much any user […]

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Firefox for Android is still miles away from full extension support

When Mozilla launched the redesigned Firefox mobile browser for Android, codename Fenix, in 2020, it knew that the new browser did not support all the features of the previous one. The organization […]

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Firefox to support the printing of multiple pages per sheet

Mozilla's Firefox web browser will soon support the printing of multiple pages per sheet. The new functionality is available in Firefox Nightly, the development edition of the Firefox web browser, already and […]

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Firefox 85 remembers the last used bookmarks folder and gets other bookmarking improvements

Firefox 85 Stable will be released next week, and the browser includes a number of new features and improvements. We looked at the browser's new network partitioning feature, support for importing passwords […]

easyGestures N is a user-friendly, mouse gesture navigation extension for Firefox

easyGestures N is a user-friendly, mouse gesture navigation extension for Firefox

Gesturefy and FoxyGestures are incredible add-ons which allow you to control your browser with the mouse. The gestures do take some time to get used to; if you want something simpler, you […]

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Firefox 85 supports the import of KeePass and Bitwarden passwords

The next stable version of the Firefox web browser supports the import of passwords from the password managers KeePass and Bitwarden, and password managers that use the same format. Current stable versions […]

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Google Images Restored restores the classic Google Images web interface

Google Images Restored is an extension for Chromium-based and Firefox-based web browsers that restores the classic Google Images web interface and its functionality. Google started to tinker with the interface on Google […]

Firefox 86: AVIF support enabled by default

Mozilla plans to enable support for the AVIF format in Firefox 86 Stable so that AVIF image files will be displayed just like any other supported image format in the web browser. […]

Quick Commands is a Firefox extension that works similar to Vivaldi's shortcuts

Quick Commands is a Firefox extension that works like Vivaldi's shortcuts

Vivaldi users may be familiar with a feature called Quick Commands. These are keyboard shortcuts which allow you to do various things quickly like switching tabs, finding a specific tab, do an […]

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Firefox 86 will block the Backspace-key to go back action by default

The Firefox web browser is one of the few web browsers left that supports using the Backspace-key to go back. Hit the Backspace-key on the keyboard to go back to the previous […]

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Firefox 84.0.2 is a security update

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 84.0.2, a new version of the organization's stable version of the Firefox web browser, to the public on January 6, 2021. Firefox 84.0.2 is the first stable […]

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What is the status of Firefox's client-side translation feature?

Work on a project called Bergamot started in 2019 to develop client-side translation in a web browser. The project, run by several European universities and Mozilla, aims to create a translation service […]

Save webpages as an EPUB file with the Save as eBook extension for Firefox and Chrome

Save webpages as an EPUB file with the Save as eBook extension for Firefox and Chrome

Add-ons like SingleFile, Save Page WE and tools like wkhtmltopdf are handy when you want to save a web page for offline reading. You can of course use Microsoft's PDF Printer option […]