If you deal with cookies a lot (no, not the type you eat) then you know it can be a hassle to edit them and see the result inside of the browser. That is where the Add N Edit Cookies extension comes into the picture. This extension makes it really easy to edit your browser cookies.
Can’t get enough of that memory tweaking and fixing for Firefox? Well I think I have one more resource that should help you get your fix. Firefox Tweaks, Extensions and Optimizations gives just about every memory and performance tweak I have ever read about. The best part about it all, is they are all in one place.
Yet another Firefox memory leak fixer has been made public, but you have to do a little editing under the hood to get it to work. I tried it out myself, and I have to say it did bring down my memory use. In fact, it cut my Firefox memory usage down by 25 percent or so. If you don’t mind messing with Firefox’s “about:config” settings, then give this a shot.
InfoLister is an extension for Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird and Nvu that gathers various information (such as themes, extensions and plugins) about Firefox/Thunderbird and saves it to a file. Now where the interesting part comes in, is the ability to upload that list as an XML file so you can share what extensions you are using with your friends Online.
Thanks goes to Douglas for this very interesting tip. Here is how you can find out a little more about using the output of InfoLister to fit your needs:
Thanks to the Firefox extension, Mass Installer, you never have to worry about downloading all your favorite extensions again when doing a clean install of everybody’s favorite browser. The only work you have to do is collect the links to all of your favorite extensions (i.e. to the XPIs) and put them in a text file (one URL per line). Be sure to check out some of the “extension packs” that the folks at Lifehacker put together as well.
I had a little free time to spare today, so I thought I would write up a search plugin for FirefoxFacts.com. It is really easy to drag and drop search engine plugins into Firefox, but just in case anybody doesn’t know, I’ll walk through it with you.
1. Unzip the FFSearchPlugin.zip to your desktop
2. Navigate to your “searchplugins” folder (Usually found in Program Files > Mozilla Firefox > searchplugins)
3. Drag and drop firefoxfacts.src and firefoxfacts.gif into the searchplugins folder
4. Restart Firefox, and have fun searching FirefoxFacts.com!
There might not be too much to search through just yet, but in the future this should become a very helpful resource.
If you just can’t wait till the Bon Echo version of Firefox is finalized, then I have found a good tutorial for you. The Web site explains how you can get your current list of extensions working with the new Bon Echo Alpha 1 release of Firefox. I don’t know if I would recommend this for the novice user. If you feel comfortable sticking your hand in Bon Echo’s guts though, feel free to try it out.