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Measure the Text to Code Ratio

How does your page score? 

Many web designers and search engine optimizers will tell you that it is important to keep a high text to code ratio when developing a web site.  I have just stumbled upon an add-on that will help you do that very task.  The Text to Code Ratio add-on will provide you a simple percentage based score at the bottom of your Firefox browsing window to tell you what your text to code ratio is.

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Add Sticky Notes to Any Web Site

Add Sticky Notes to Firefox Adding virtual sticky notes can be really useful when it comes to browsing the Web.  You could make notes about things you wanted to remember about a specific article – or use the them to note updates or changes you’d like to make to your own web sites.  Xsticky for Firefox is a good add-on to go with if you want to add the sticky note ability to your browser.

Once installed, you can use Xsticky create simple sticky notes on every web site you visit.  Some of the features included are:

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Stay Away from Brand Thunder Firefox Themes

I got a warning for all my Firefox loving followers out there, stay away from any Firefox themes that claim to be, “interactive” or have been developed by BrandThunder.

What is so bad about BrandThunder themes?

Have you noticed some of the new themes for Firefox are being called, interactive?  This puzzled me for some time, as I was curious as to what they meant by this.  So, since most of these themes came from the developer, BrandThunder – I tried out the Puppies theme they developed.

Anybody notice anything a little weird, different or ugly?

 What is all this stuff?

Looks like by interactive, they mean we sneak a lot of extra stuff into your browser.

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Add a NewEgg Button to the Browser

New Egg Shopping Button for FirefoxFind yourself doing a lot of shopping on NewEgg.com? If so, the New Egg button is a browser enhancement you need to install.  It allows you to easily navigate through all of the most popular NewEgg destinations at the click of one single button.

Once installed, the NewEgg Button gives you access to all the categories across the wide spectrum of things you can buy at their web site.  Some of the categories included are:

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Search in Sites with CyberSearch

I am always looking for a way to search the site I am on, and now thanks to CyberSearch – there is an easier way to do just that.

CyberSearch add-on for Firefox

Having just installed the CyberSearch extension, I can tell you my new favorite feature is the ability to search the current web site you are surfing via Google. 

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