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Want to totally remove the new tab page feature in Firefox? With a simple about:config tweak you can get it done. Why would you want to disable the new tab page? For some people, it could be a privacy concern – and I am really happy that the Mozilla guys left in a trigger in about:config to get this done.
Firefox comes with the ability to pin tabs to the browser. What exactly does this do? Well, you can keep some websites (like Facebook or Twitter) a click away. This makes it a lot easier to prevent accidentally closing them and they will also start when you start the browser up.
The private browsing feature in Firefox is beyond helpful if you need to browse without people finding out what it is you are looking at. You might know what is usually saved when you browse online, but do you know what private browsing does not save? Here is the full list, for your information:
Can you make Firefox forget about you visiting one website, without clearing out the rest of your saved browser history? Yes, you can – and it is fairly simple to do. This is one great Firefox feature that most do not know about it – so this is why I share it with you today.
Your browsing history in Firefox can very easily be cleared automatically. This can save you a lot of time, because there are a lot of things that it grabs and keeps that you might not need for it to. So, this is a very quick and easy guide to get this done within Firefox.
Clearing your Firefox history is a pretty easy thing to do, but just in case you have not ever done it – here is a quick crash course on how you can get this done. Why would you want to make sure you clear your browser history? Well, it comes in handy to make sure you are seeing the most recent version of any webpage you frequently visit. Also, having too much information saved in the browser can slow it down.
Firefox saves a lot of different information, but when it comes to cleaning your browser history up – how do you know what to keep and what to save? I figured I would take a minute or two to go through each thing that is saved in your Firefox history so you’ll know what exactly you are saving.
Tired of Firefox’s new tab page reveling what you are looking at? With the holiday season upon us and with more and more people shopping online, that is reasonable. You can disable this feature though. That way you can keep your browsing history a secret!
It seems there are a number of people upset about some of the recent changes to the AdBlock extension for Firefox. Are you one of these users? Personally – I’d rather you not use it here because that means I get no revenue for my hard work on Firefox Facts, but those are the breaks.
Check out this Reddit post to learn more about the new AdBlock feature that is bugging some folks.
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