Mozilla recently made a deal with Yahoo to take over the default search function in Firefox. Now, this is great news for competition and all but I don’t use Yahoo. I use Google. So, how can you set your default search from Yahoo (or anything else) back to Google? Follow these simple steps.
Recently, I started to reorganize some of my bookmarks in Firefox. Rather than keep a “Misc” folder to store all my random unsorted links in, I thought I should use the Unsorted Bookmarks option built into Firefox. The only problem is there is not a real easy way to add this shortcut to the Bookmark Toolbar.
Now that the mobile version of Firefox is a lot better, I have ditched the basic browser that came with my phone and reinstalled Firefox. One nice thing about Firefox is it allows you to sync your bookmarks and more across multiple devices. This means I can access my same list of bookmarks from anywhere.
Sometimes code is difficult to navigate, but CodeNav makes it easier for you (at least on GitHub). CodeNav makes it easier to explore code on Github.
The Strict Pop-up Blocker allows you to quickly toggle between blocking all pop-up windows and allowing some pop-ups. If pop-ups are not your thing, this add-on for Firefox is for you.
Real Kiosk is a Firefox extension that defaults to full screen, disables all menus, toolbars, key commands and right button menus. Alt+Home still takes you home.
The Social Share Counter is an interesting add-on for Firefox. Click the button on the navigation bar, this plugin shows the share number of SNS services such as Facebook, Twitter and so on.
Having problems printing in Firefox? It could be you just need to reset things to make them work as they once did. With adding and removing add-ons, sometimes your settings can get tweaked. Here are a few troubleshooting tips to try out.
Organizing bookmarks is something I have done for years but I am always surprised to see when I glance over a friend’s computer how unorganized bookmarks can be. You can save yourself a lot of time though if you take a few minutes to get your bookmarks in order. Here is how you can make new folders to organize your bookmarks.