Everybody is searching these days. If your not searching for data, then you are searching for a better way to search. The entire thing seems like a cycle that nobody will break anytime soon. If you feel like your stuck in a search engine rut, then check out Web Search Pro.
Archive | May, 2006
We have all seen validators (either on Web sites or in extensions) before. What if you could do all that validating fun all in one spot? That would be a real time saver, wouldn’t it? The Total Validator Firefox extension does just that. It is a five in one validating monster.
For right now, Firefox’s search plugin feature is one that needs a little work. Sure, I might be able to figure it out. You might be able to figure it out. The problem comes when new Firefox users try to figure out how to manage that little search box in the corner of the screen.
Over at WebJunction I found a great PDF file that covers the problems (and a few solutions) when it comes to managing your Firefox search plugins.
Everybody seems to be worried about cookies these days. Not the ones your grandmother makes, the ones that keep data about what you are doing on your browser. So how can you keep a better track of what these cookies are doing? Give CookieSafe a shot. CookieSafe gives control of your cookies back over to you.
How would you like to reload all of your Firefox Live Bookmarks by just hitting one single button? If this sounds like a dream come true for you, then you need to install the Reliby extension.
Reliby is a Mozilla extension that provides you with Reload all Live Bookmarks functionality. You can access it using the Bookmarks menu or by adding a button to your toolbar. Live bookmarks are RSS feeds inside your browser.
This is a real time saver, and almost makes Firefox feel like a real RSS reader.
Time for a history lesson on your favorite browser of choice, Firefox. I ran across this very detailed description of one man’s view of Firefox’s history. It just happens that this one man is Ben Goodger, the lead engineer for the browser in question. No matter if you are a new user wanting to know more, or an old user wanting to refresh your memory, you should give this a read.
Clearing out my text fields isn’t exactly a problem that keeps me up at night. Honestly, I had not realized how much time I had spent clearing them out one by one till I installed the Clear Fields Firefox extensions. Clear Fields makes short and simple work out of clearing all your text box woes.
If you have ever tried the Mostly Crystal Firefox theme, you know it is a work of art. I love it.
Did you know though, that There have been some extra tweaks and tips added to it? To unlock some of these hidden jewels, you’ll have to go check out CatThief’s Web site. There you will find lots of ways to make this great theme even better.
Ever needed to switch between two servers when working on a Web site? The Server switcher allows you to switch between a development server and a live server, so you an see the differences in your work. For folks that spend a lot of time in web development, this extension is one they must have.
Don’t you hate it when somebody comes looking over your shoulder to see what you are doing? Maybe you don’t want them to know? Well with the Page Title Eraser extension, now they won’t have a clue. It hides your Web page titles to keep others in the dark.