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Load URL When Creating New Tab In Firefox

Whenever a user opens a new tab in Firefox, which usually is done with the shortcut Ctrl-t or by clicking on the plus icon in the tab bar, the tab that appears […]

Mozilla Labs Ubiquity Is A Firefox Killer Application!

Amos mailed me today and told me about a new Mozilla Labs prototype Ubiquity which he called phenomenal. I was skeptical at first but after a quick trial I'm convinced that this […]

Paragrasp Improves Article Reading In Firefox

Paragrasp is a free add-on for Firefox and Google Chrome that improves how you read articles online by visualizing the paragraph that you are reading. It is sometimes hard to concentrate on […]

Firefox 2 Users Nagged To Update

The time would eventually come that Mozilla would remind Firefox 2 users that a new version of the web browser has been released. Mozilla released Firefox 3 some months ago in 2008. […]

Perspectives Makes Firefox That Much Securer

Perspectives is a research project to improve SSH-style Host Authentication with Multi-path Network Probing by researchers of the computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University. The title of the research surely sounds […]

Resize HTML Forms In Firefox

Some web developers like to squeeze small HTML forms on websites which are uncomfortable to use for the visitors of the site due to the size they are presented in. Imagine a […]

24 Firefox Search Plugins You Need

Searching is probably the one activity that every Internet user does on a daily basis. It does not really matter if it is a student doing research for an essay, a cook […]

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Remove Traces Of Active Websites in Firefox

Removing traces of just one website that you have been visiting in the past is quite some task. It requires knowledge of the storage locations of the data in Firefox. An easier […]

View Javascript Sources with JSView

Viewing the source code of a website is a standard feature in all web browsers. A right-click on any web page opens a context menu with an option to view the source […]

Span Firefox Tabs Across Multiple Rows

Firefox displays one row for its tabbed browsing feature by default with no apparent option to add more tab rows to the browser. Tabs get reduced in size if the user opens […]

Remove Elements Permanently From A Website

RIP - Remove It Permanently - is a Firefox add-on that adds options to the web browser to remove elements on websites permanently. Elements can be pretty much anything from headers, images, […]

Mozilla Merchandise

Did you know that a Mozilla store exists where you can buy all kinds of Mozilla merchandise? That was a first for me. You can buy Firefox and Thunderbird on CD with […]


YesScript is NoScript's Antagonist

NoScript is a highly acclaimed Firefox security add-on that protects its user from scripts that are executed on websites. The approach is to block all scripts on a website unless the website […]

Mozilla Snowl Communications Add-on

Snowl is a prototype application from Mozilla Labs that tries to bring various communication plattforms under a single roof. The early prototype supports Twitter and RSS News Feeds currently but the developers […]

Firefox Hash Algorithm Check

One would think that it would only be natural if browser developers would add an option to their browsers that would make it possible to check the hash of downloaded files as […]

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Web Updates Check with Fireclip

Update: Fireclip is not compatible with the most recent version of the Firefox web browser. Alternatives are currently not available unfortunately. Fireclip is am interesting Firefox add-on that enables you to select […]

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Outwit Hub Firefox Web Collection Tool

Outwit Hub is an interesting Firefox add-on. It serves two purposes at the moment: information gathering and organizing. This is done by separating each website into different parts, like images, links, text […]

Download And Use Wikipedia Offline With Firefox

Update: Zipedia is no longer available. The add-on has been pulled from the Mozilla Add-ons repository and the official homepage seems to have received the last update in 2008. We suggest you […]