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text-only browsing in Firefox

Is there an extension or some setting in Firefox (e.g. in about:config) I can activate so that only text loads by default as I browse? [more inside]
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Jun 5, 2015 - 11 answers

Firefox 29: Please share your favorite extensions, themes, and scripts

Also Greasemonkey and Stylish [more inside]
posted by 99percentfake on Jun 8, 2014 - 17 answers

Just reset Firefox - best extensions, addons, scripts, styles?

I just reset Firefox after having a myriad of problems. I use Firefox 22 on a laptop running Windows 7. What extensions/add-on/Greasemonkey scripts/Stylish styles are must haves? [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jul 27, 2013 - 10 answers

What's the best way to deal with Outbrain links in Firefox?

Is there a Firefox extension or something that will change Outbrain links into the regular links they appear to be when you first mouse over them? [more inside]
posted by straight on May 10, 2012 - 5 answers

Back off, Zuckerberg.

I hate intrusive facebook. My favorite facebook blocker is 3 versions of firefox behind and doesn't appear to be actively updated anymore. What's more, with the latest redesign, FB has a new social plugin thing on other sites that I can't figure out how to block. What's the best way to keep facebook and its assorted APIs, plugins, sniffers, trackers and malware on its own damn webpage?
posted by T.D. Strange on Sep 22, 2011 - 13 answers

What are some essential Firefox addons?

What are some essential Firefox addons? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on May 19, 2011 - 27 answers


Updating to Firefox 4 broke my favorite Greasemonkey scripts! Is there any way to fix them? [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Mar 23, 2011 - 2 answers

Browser extension to sleep a tab for a specified amount of time?

Anyone know of an extension (Ff/Chrome) that will 'sleep' (close) a tab for a set amount of time (say x days) and wake it up (re-open it)? [more inside]
posted by kjhosein on Mar 13, 2011 - 6 answers

Help me ditch firefox (untill 4 comes out and is better than chrome).

Is there a Chrome extension that mimics the functionality of the BBcodeXtra firefox extension? [more inside]
posted by gergtreble on Mar 13, 2011 - 2 answers

Greasemonkey to Chrome. How do I make it work?

How can I make this greasemonkey script for Firefox work in Chrome? Alternatively, is there a Chrome extension with the same functionality (searching Wikipedia, Flickr, and Youtube for each google query)? I'm on a PC. [more inside]
posted by Captain Cardanthian! on May 2, 2010 - 9 answers

Where is this pencil icon in Firefox 3.6 coming from?

Where is this pencil icon in Firefox 3.6 coming from? [more inside]
posted by IndigoRain on Mar 6, 2010 - 2 answers

Firefox extension that lets me open links by dragging them?

i'm looking for a firefox extension that, when i highlight an in-text link (ex: http://www.google.com - one that is not hyper-linked) and drag it to the side, the link opens in a new tab. i don't want to have to drag it to the tab bar or a new tab button. i used to have an extension that allowed me to do this several versions of firefox ago, but i just can't seem to find it anymore. any thoughts?
posted by anthropomorphic on Sep 26, 2008 - 9 answers

How should I go about moving to Firefox?

Where is the best place/what is the best way to download Firefox and appropriate extensions? [more inside]
posted by mr_felix_t_cat on Sep 2, 2008 - 11 answers

Invasion of the browser snatchers!

I've been running Firefox 3 since Download Day. I'd like to update it with some settings from Firefox 2 that didn't automatically carry over during the installation process. Is there any way to (temporarily) revive my old copy of Firefox 2? [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Jun 28, 2008 - 6 answers

Is there a Firefox extension for copying the details of the page I am on?

Is there a Firefox (3) extension that will copy to the clipboard a HTML formatted link of the page I am currently on? The Copy Link Text will copy a link to another page, but not for the page itself. I would like to be on the website I want to link to, and have a link copied to the clipboard in the format <a href="PAGE URL" title="PAGE TITLE">Link</a>. Thanks.
posted by chorltonmeateater on Jun 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Firefox extension for web development servers?

Is there a Firefox extension for switching between the same page on different domains? [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll on Feb 17, 2008 - 12 answers

Firefox & Delicious Extension Oddity

A keystroke is misbehaving on Firefox with the del.icio.us Complete extension, and I'm at a loss as to how to debug the problem. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Jan 18, 2008 - 2 answers

Lost my Windows machine, but all I miss are my Firefox extensions

I'm trying to recover a session manager extension to Firefox. Problem is, I don't remember what it was called. [more inside]
posted by Emperor SnooKloze on Nov 28, 2007 - 7 answers

Tabbing, not tabbed browsing, in Firefox

How can I tab through fields only (rather than fields and links both) in Firefox on XP SP2 like I do in Firefox on OS X? [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Nov 25, 2007 - 5 answers

Firefox is Making Me Cranky!

Firefox doesn't work with most of the extensions I'm using, including Greasemonkey. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by abbyladybug on Aug 1, 2007 - 16 answers

Why can't I make Firefox look the way I want it to look?

In Firefox, I want my Bookmarks Toolbar in a very specific place in my window, displayed in a very specific way. Is there a way to move the toolbar to the lower right corner, have the favicons stack up in columns, and have it share/truncate the space of my tab column? [more inside]
posted by peacecorn on Jun 11, 2007 - 7 answers

Coordinating Firefox extensions across installs

Is there a Firefox extension that will help me coordinate added extensions across multiple installs of Firefox? [more inside]
posted by Inkslinger on May 30, 2007 - 5 answers

Firefox Plugin to add Address Field to Stripped Pop-Up Windows

Firefox plugin: I'm after the name/link of the extension that will add the URL of a pop-up window as an additional header field, when the rest of the 'normal' window architecture/controls have been stripped out.
posted by peacay on Nov 21, 2006 - 7 answers

Forcing an extension

How do I trick Firefox 2 into using an extension from a previous build? [more inside]
posted by FunkyHelix on Nov 17, 2006 - 5 answers

Help me switch.

Which Firefox extensions should I install? [more inside]
posted by myeviltwin on Oct 24, 2006 - 43 answers

Nuke Duplicate Firefox Extensions

How do I remove duplicate extensions from Firefox 1.5 Mac? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Jul 14, 2006 - 6 answers

FirefoxFilter: Browsing within the sidebar?

Is it possible to view and browse a site within the Firefox sidebar without having links open into the regular tabs? [more inside]
posted by mattwatson on Mar 28, 2006 - 5 answers

Bookmark monitoring Firefox extensions?

I'm looking for a Firefox extension/behavior that will light up my bookmarks in the bookmark toolbar when the pages they represent change. [more inside]
posted by cacophony on Feb 27, 2006 - 7 answers

Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Navigating Between Tabs (OS X)

The keyboard shortcuts for moving between open tabs in Firefox 1.5 on OS 10.4.3 don't work - any ideas on how to fix this, possibly using the Keyconfig extension? [more inside]
posted by jack_mo on Dec 14, 2005 - 7 answers

Firefox extension for page searching

Is there a Firefox extension available that will allow me to highlight a word/phrase in a page, then right click to open the "Find" bar with the highlighted text automatically in it?
posted by apple scruff on Aug 11, 2005 - 13 answers

Cool stuff I want Firefox to do

Are Firefox and its extensions advanced enough yet to do the cool stuff I want to do? [more inside]
posted by Nikolai on Jul 31, 2005 - 10 answers

What are your favorite extensions in Firefox?

What are your favorite extensions for Firefox? [more inside]
posted by Edible Energy on Jul 28, 2005 - 31 answers

Character count in firefox text area

Does anyone know of an extension or greasemonkey script that will count the number of characters in a text area, in firefox? I ask because I just had a ton of notes truncated because firefox limits the field to 4096 characters......! I've found some word counts, but no character counts.
posted by corpse on Jun 24, 2005 - 6 answers

Firefox extension to inspect fonts?

Is there a Firefox extension that will let me mouseover some text on a webpage and tell me what font is being used, plus all its properties (size, line-height, padding, color, etc)?
posted by frenetic on Apr 21, 2005 - 9 answers

Firefox extension problems

All my firefox extensions in the Extensions window are greyed out, none of them work, and right clicking doesn't give me any workable options that are not greyed out. What's up? They used to work.
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Feb 10, 2005 - 3 answers

Firefox Extension and Themes Don't Show Up Post-Install

FireFoxExtension/Theme Filter
I have been using FireFox for a while now and prefer it to other browser offerings but am having a recurring issue that I can't seem to find any help on. Everytime I try to download and install a new theme or extension, it downloads, FireFox asks me if I want to install it, it appears to install it but the extension or theme never shows up in the relevant window. Did I change some setting to break the extensions? (MI) [more inside]
posted by fenriq on Jan 28, 2005 - 6 answers

Does anyone know of a Firefox extension or Linux app that allows you to check or uncheck all checkboxes on a web page?

Firefox (un)check all extension: Does anyone know if there exists a firefox extension or linux app that allows you to check or uncheck all checkboxes on a given web page? {mi} [more inside]
posted by littlegreenlights on Oct 21, 2004 - 3 answers

Firefox Extensions

I'm in love with the FireFox .9 browser, especially with the amazing web developer extensions and the sharp looking Noia theme. Is there a way to repackage it with some of those extensions already installed? [more inside]
posted by TungstenChef on Jun 25, 2004 - 4 answers

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