I use Facebook a lot, both for work and for play – so if there is anything I can do to make my Facebook browsing experience better, I am all for it. That is where SocialFixer comes into play. This is a fantastic extension for Firefox that fixes tons of annoyances with Facebook. You have full control over which ones you use and which ones you do not, so let me dive a little deeper into some of the tweaks you can make.
Do you want to customize the Gmail interface to your liking and strip away the ads? The Firefox extension, Gmelius, will do that and much more. It is the sleekest Gmail related add-on for Firefox I have seen in a long time.
Need an update utility that will allow you to update your status for multiple networks at once? FireStatus does a good job at that. It is a nice looking Firefox add-on that lets you update Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed, Delicious and Identi.ca all at once. That can save you a lot of time.
The 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.
Miss 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.
The 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.
Finding 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.
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.
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.
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.