Archive | January, 2013

Disable the New Tab Page

Disable New Tab Page in about:configWant to totally remove the new tab page feature in Firefox? With a  simple about:config tweak you can get it done. Why would you want to disable the new tab page? For some people, it could be a privacy concern – and I am really happy that the Mozilla guys left in a trigger in about:config to get this done.

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Click&Clean – Clean Firefox History & More!

Clean Firefox History, Data and More!With this add-on for Firefox, you can quickly and easily delete your browsing history, erase temporary internet files and much more.  Click&Clean takes a lot of the history clearing settings and options for Firefox and puts them all in one place.  That is not where they stop though.  The neat thing about this extension is you can also set it up to use external tools like CCleaner too.

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Pinned Tabs 101

Firefox comes with the ability to pin tabs to the browser.  What exactly does this do?  Well, you can keep some websites (like Facebook or Twitter) a click away.  This makes it a lot easier to prevent accidentally closing them and they will also start when you start the browser up. 

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Extend the Firefox Status Bar

Extend the Firefox Status Bar

Wish the status bar in Firefox showed more? I’ve run across a great add-on for Firefox that will display all kinds of details in the bottom of your browser.  The plugin you want to look for it called, Extended Statusbar.  This makes the Firefox status bar much like the one you find in the Opera web browser.

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Remove a Website from Browser History

Remove Single Website from Browser History

Can you make Firefox forget about you visiting one website, without clearing out the rest of your saved browser history?  Yes, you can – and it is fairly simple to do.  This is one great Firefox feature that most do not know about it – so this is why I share it with you today.

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