Archive | April, 2013

Rainbow Color Tools

Rainbow Color ToolsIf you do a lot of website development or graphic art work, you might find yourself looking for specific shades of colors.  The Rainbow Color Tools add-on for Firefox will make that job easier. It extracts the color scheme from any website so you can get a closer look.

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Collusion – Track Your Cookies

Collusion ReviewCollusion is a very interesting add-on for Firefox, if you are interested in seeing how your data is tracked.  Privacy fans will love this extension because it allows you to see third-party cookies and how they track your movement as you browse from website to website.

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Advanced JavaScript Settings in Firefox

JavaScript TweaksFirefox allows for you to specify a few things that JavaScript can and can not do, but you must edit it under the advanced JavaScript settings. The steps to get there are pretty simple, but for those of you who don’t know – here is another way you can get a little more control over Firefox and how the browser handles JavaScript commands.

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Old Default Image Style

Old Default Image Style in FirefoxWere you upset when Firefox changed the way it started to show regular images in the browser?  I don’t mean on a webpage, but when you look at a single image after typing it’s location into the address bar. Bug 376997 added a stylesheet to top-level images that forces the background to black and centers the image. This extension removes the stylesheet, returning the background to your configured default and removing the centering.

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Tab Wheel Scroll

Tab Wheel Scroll ReviewSwitching tabs in a hurry? Tab Wheel Scroll is a great add-on for Firefox that allows you to use the mouse’s scroll wheel to switch between open tabs in Firefox. It would be really nice if there was an option for switching tab groups when cycling over the Tab Groups button.  Aside from that, this extension is perfect.

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Manually Backup Firefox Bookmarks

Want to know how to manually backup your bookmarks?  Automatic systems aside, there is nothing better than diving in and manually backing your content up file by file.  This way you know it is taken care of for sure.  Also, many people say you don’t really have a file backed up unless you have two backups for a file.  So, I thought I would take a minute to walk you through the steps of backing up your bookmarks.

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