Do you find online advertisements annoying? If you are using Firefox – you can easily block them by using the Firefox add-on, Adblock Plus. Now, I’d rather you not use it here because this is how I earn extra money to survive – and I know none of you want to see me on the street – right? Just kidding. You can use it if you want to – because it takes care of your tracking and annoying banner needs.
Afraid somebody is peeking at your browsing habits behind you? Don’t have time to shut down Firefox the right way? The Panic Button extension for Firefox provides the quickest way to hide all the browser buttons in a stroke of the mouse.
Wouldn’t the Facebook “Like” function be a lot more handy if you could do it from anywhere? The LikeThisPage add-on for Firefox allows you to bring the Like button with you as you browse the web and share things with your friends on Facebook along the way.
Most websites and blogs these days give you the Facebook like button on the articles you read from day to day. However, some websites still do not. That is when the LikeThisPage add-on for Firefox comes in handy. Easily share web pages you like with your friends and see how many people on Facebook like the page you are on!
Need to add or edit entries in the Firefox password manager? The Saved Password Editor extension for Firefox gives you this ability. The extension allows you to enter data into the password manager database instead of replying on Firefox to do it. It also allows you to make changes to existing entries too. If you want full control over the passwords your browser saves, this is a great add-on to grab.
Can’t you wait a few more minutes to see if anything has been updated on Facebook, Twitter or Google +? Thankfully, for Firefox users, there is a really nice add-on that will check into this for you. Tab Badge will give you uniform notifications of new content in the Firefox tab bar.
Want to set the maximum number of tabs Firefox can open? I am sure there is a good reason for doing this, because somebody has built and extension for it in Firefox. Max Tabs will set a maximum number of open tabs in a window.
Using Tumblr to share things with family, friends and people you know on the web? It is a great blogging service that lets you make your posts as complicated or as simple as you would like. With the tools they provide, you can easily post text, photos, a quote, video or links. If you grab the Tumblr add-on for Firefox, you can share all these great things with your friends even faster.
Tired of seeing retweets on Twitter? If you are using Firefox, there is a simple to use add-on that will solve your problems. Tweet-hider will hide replies and retweets in the user profile and will only show you unique content.
With PeekURL you can see a preview of a shortened website address. This tool comes in handy because it can confirm that you are not being sent to a “bad” website.
Some people like to smoothly scroll down a webpage, but do not want to do this any other place on their computer. You can bring smooth mouse wheel scrolling to the browser with the SmoothWheel extension for Firefox. The purpose of this add-on is pretty simple, it lets you smoothly scroll down a webpage with your mouse wheel, rather than going down a few lines at a time.