Archive | Firefox Support

Change Default Search Back to Google

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.

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Move Unsorted Bookmarks to Bookmarks Toolbar

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. 

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How to Setup Firefox Sync

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.

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SafeBrowser

View web pages you’re not sure you trust safely. SafeBrowser is an intelligent blocker of JavaScript, java applets and flash, it has an optional ad blocker and can block gif images, Silverlight and ActiveX controls.

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Making New Bookmark Folders

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.

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