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Abduction – Easier Website Screenshots

Abduction Review for FirefoxThe Firefox extension Abduction makes it easy to do webpage screenshots.  This extension for Firefox has the potential to be a website designer’s best friend. Being able to do quick and easy screenshots can make any type of website design work easier.  You could cut minutes out of building that online portfolio or whatever other projects you might have.

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betterFox

betterFoxThe fantastic Firefox add-on betterFox claims that it can make Firefox 15% faster.  Is it true? Well, it does contain more than a few little tweaks here and there that will make browsing your favorite websites using Firefox a little faster. 

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SEO Doctor

SEO Doctor ReviewNeed another SEO-inspired add-on for Firefox? SEO Doctor is made with both beginners and experienced SEOs in mind and it’s scoring system and recommendations are based on official SEO documents, namely Google Webmaster guidelines, Google Image guidelines and Google SEO starter guide as well as my own experience.

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Yet Another Smooth Scrolling

Scrolling Add-on for FirefoxThis add-on with the odd name extends the smooth scrolling of the browser by making it more tweakable.  You can even edit scrolling via the keyboard too! I personally found this add-on to be much better than any other smooth scrolling add-on for Firefox out there today.

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MinimizeToTray Revived

Need to save on screen space?  MinimizeToTray Revived is a neat extension for Firefox that allows you to minimize the browser down to your system tray in Windows. This add-on is a replacement for the popular MinimizeToTray extension which is no longer actively developed.

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Conflicting Media Plugin Troubleshooting

Sometimes, the video or audio content in a web page cannot be properly downloaded and displayed in Firefox. A required plugin may be missing, outdated, blocked, in conflict with another plugin or extension, or the content may be blocked for some reason. This article will help you solve these problems.

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Sort Bookmarks by Name

Need to do a little spring cleaning of your bookmarks? You can start by sorting your bookmarks by name.  This is an often used trick of mine that I do a lot but don’t think I have discussed here yet. Get control of your bookmarks by making them easier to proverbially scroll through.

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Turn Off Automatic Firefox Updates

Turn Off Firefox UpdatesFirefox will automatically update itself when there is a new version to try.  However, some people might not want to have Firefox update itself.  Now, I will say this is definitely going to be a security risk, eventually.  However, if you want to turn off automatic Firefox updates – these are the steps you need to take.

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Check for Firefox Updates

Now, by default – Firefox will check for updates automatically.  However, here are the steps you need to take to make sure Firefox is running the latest and greatest version. It is very important that Firefox is running the latest version for a number of reasons.  The biggest one is security. 

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Advanced JavaScript Settings in Firefox

JavaScript TweaksFirefox allows for you to specify a few things that JavaScript can and can not do, but you must edit it under the advanced JavaScript settings. The steps to get there are pretty simple, but for those of you who don’t know – here is another way you can get a little more control over Firefox and how the browser handles JavaScript commands.

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