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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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RSS Icon In Location Bar

RSS Link in Address BarMiss having the RSS icon up in the location bar within Firefox? You can customize your toolbars and add the button back – if you have not done so before, but you could also try out the add-on for Firefox, RSS Icon In Awesombar. This extension will add the RSS icon bar to the location bar, like it was before Firefox 4.

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Empty Cache in One Click

Empty Cache ButtonThe Empty Cache Button add-on for Firefox will enable you to quickly empty your browser’s cache and reload the page you are on in a single click of the mouse.  As I have mentioned in the past – I love it when a Firefox add-on works as advertised and this one does exactly that.

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Fix Typos in the Address Bar

URL Fixer for FirefoxFinding yourself making a lot of typos when it comes to typing in certain domain names? How many times have you tried to go to google.con, for example? URL Fixer is a great restartless add-on for Firefox that fixes common typos in URLs that you input into the address (or awesome) bar of Firefox.

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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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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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Mark Important Tabs in Firefox

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Need to mark some tabs as being more important than others? Firefox has the solution for you.  Important Tabs, a great new add-on for Firefox will let you mark some tabs as more important than others.  This can really come in handy when you need to close all your tabs except a few more that you might still need.

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Add to Search Bar

Add to Firefox Search BoxBeing able to add any search box to Firefox’s built in searching tools would be great, right?  Well, you can get this done with the Add to Search Bar add-on for Firefox.  This handy add-on for the browser will let you right click on any search box in any website and add it to the choice of search engines in the top-right corner of Firefox.

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Show My Password in Firefox

Show PasswordNeed to see your password to see if the one Firefox saved is correct? I run into that problem a lot – especially since I use a lot of passwords in my day to day life.  One great extension for Firefox that will let you see your passwords as you enter them on a page is Show My Password.

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