Until now, every Firefox add-on that promises to give me awesome abilities to look things up when I highlight a word have been mediocre at best. The Apture Highlights add-on for Firefox really is a game changer. It allows you to highlight a phrase and get background information from Wikipedia, YouTube, Twitter and more – on the same page. It also gives me this ability without looking tacky or sticking out like a sore thumb.
Need to set a Facebook or Twitter Status message in a hurry? Statusus has you covered. This is a very simple Firefox add-on that allows you to quickly select any text on a website, right click and then set it up as your status message for the moment.
In the year 2025, when we are looking back at what Google Chrome really brought to the web browsing world and we are all being chased around by robots, I think the one thing we will remember the most is the speed dial feature. Here is another add-on that gives you that ability named Sugestron Speed Dial.
Want to make sure you keep up to date with the latest Mozilla Labs experiments? You can with one simple plugin. The Lab Kit plugin for Firefox will securely install add-ons that are being developed by the Mozilla Labs team. This way, you can stay up to date with some of the neatest innovations without having to remember to update or to check back for new experiments to try.
Talk about Christmas coming early. I just found on Microsoft’s new plugin page for Windows Live Writer a plugin that gives me the ability to blog about anything I find in Firefox inside of the awesome Windows Live Writer publishing tool. The Blog This for Firefox add-on is the extension you need, if you wish to do the same, and here is how you get it.
If you use WordPress to run your website, you probably jump in and out of the administrator side of the blogging tool a lot. I know I do. So, with that said, finding a tool that makes jumping into the admin menus of WordPress is a real time saver for me. That is where the WordPress Admin Toolbar comes into our picture today. With a single click you can go to anywhere within your WordPress administration interface and not even break a sweat.
Working in front of a computer for most of your day can really take a toll on you. If you depend on being able to sit there at the desk and type all day long – then you might want to make sure you take care of yourself and prevent dangerous ailments like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The StretchClock add-on for Firefox will remind you when it is time to get up and take a short break.
The Drag Button add-on for Firefox will give you more toolbar buttons to add into Firefox, giving you the ability to drag, minimize and more from the click of a button. Once installed, you can unleash these new customizing options by simple customizing your own toolbars from within Firefox.
With Christmas being right around the corner, have you gotten your wish list in order yet?
Now, I will be honest – it has been a while since I messed around with the wish list feature on Amazon because it was hard to find and point people towards. However, with the Add to Amazon Wish List Button add-on for Firefox, that task just got a lot easier.
Have a lot of tabs open, but only need to find those that meet a certain criteria? The Firefox add-on named Tab Filter / Tab Search will give you that ability. Once installed, this extension lets you only show tabs that match the results you want to see.