Archive | February, 2013

All Tabs Helper

All Tabs Helper ReviewWork with a lot of tabs? Then you have probably seen the All Tabs menu (the menu at the right of the tabs bar) a whole lot. This bar allows you to manipulate tabs – but there isn’t too much you can do by default.  One add-on that changes that is called All Tabs Helper. It gives you much more functionality to this heavily used Firefox feature.

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Move Tabs to the Bottom

Change Default Tab Bar Location

A few Firefox versions ago, you used to be able to have your tabs under the location bar rather than on top of it.  If anybody is feeling nostalgic or simply preferred this way of browsing in Firefox, it is fairly easy to put tabs back on the bottom (rather than the top) of Firefox.

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Make Facebook Better with SocialFixer

Fix FacebookI use Facebook a lot, both for work and for play – so if there is anything I can do to make my Facebook browsing experience better, I am all for it.  That is where SocialFixer comes into play.  This is a fantastic extension for Firefox that fixes tons of annoyances with Facebook.  You have full control over which ones you use and which ones you do not, so let me dive a little deeper into some of the tweaks you can make.

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Browser Cookies 101

Browser Cookie Tutorial

I always see a lot of confusion when it comes to website cookies. What are they for? What do they store? Are they delicious? So I thought I would take today’s post as a chance to describe what a website cookie does and why you need it (or may not need it).

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How to Access Your Sync Account

Access Sync in FirefoxAre you using Firefox’s built in Sync feature? This great addition to the Firefox browser will keep your addons, bookmarks, passwords, preferences, history and tabs in sync between multiple computers or machines.  However, once you get it set up – it can be hard to find out where you need to go to access it or change your settings.

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Firefox Facts Feedback Wanted!

Hello all, I have a short and simple personal message to toss in with our regular scheduled postings.  I know for a few months back there, the number of posts here really fell a little flat while I dealt with a number of personal issues and triumphs.

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QuickWiki

Quick Wiki SearchingThe QuickWiki extension for Firefox gives you the ability to quickly lookup a word in Wiktionary or Wikipedia  without needing to open a new tab up to do so. I have been using this add-on for a while and I do have to say it does make it a little easier to look up words on these two wiki services.  If you find yourself quoting either of these sources very often – then this extension is a must download.

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