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Disable Search Suggestions in Firefox

Tired of getting suggestions through the search box in Firefox? There is a really easy way you can disable that feature of the browser.  These suggestions are data pulled in from the search engines themselves. Firefox merely retrieves the search suggestions from the search engines, and displays the list to assist you in selecting a search phrase that has been used by many other users throughout the world before.

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Zooming in Firefox

Would you like to zoom in on a webpage with tiny text? Maybe you need to make a website with huge text a little smaller? Thankfully, Firefox makes it really easy to zoom in and out of a webpage to make it more readable. You can do it with the keyboard, your mouse, the menu or via the toolbar menus.

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Display the Firefox Menu

Firefox Button MenuMiss the menu toolbar? Personally, I like that Firefox dumped all that information in and under the Firefox button, however I could see where some people might want it back.  Thankfully, Mozilla has made adding it back a fairly simple process.

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How to Allow Pop-ups

How to Allow Pop-ups in FirefoxWith most modern browsers, the idea of having pop-up advertisements is a thing of the past.  However, sometimes you do need to see a pop-up window.  Most often I see this with websites that have old membership areas that haven’t been updated in a long time.  I also have this problem on my bank’s website too.  So how can you tell Firefox to let certain domains show pop-up windows?

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Import Bookmarks from Chrome

Import Bookmarks from Chrome into FirefoxTried Google’s Chrome browser and now you want to come back to Firefox? Mozilla makes it really easy to take your bookmarks from Chrome and import them into Firefox. Here is a quick step by step guide on how to get all your Chrome to Firefox bookmark importing done.

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Move Tabs to the Bottom

Change Default Tab Bar Location

A few Firefox versions ago, you used to be able to have your tabs under the location bar rather than on top of it.  If anybody is feeling nostalgic or simply preferred this way of browsing in Firefox, it is fairly easy to put tabs back on the bottom (rather than the top) of Firefox.

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Browser Cookies 101

Browser Cookie Tutorial

I always see a lot of confusion when it comes to website cookies. What are they for? What do they store? Are they delicious? So I thought I would take today’s post as a chance to describe what a website cookie does and why you need it (or may not need it).

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How to Access Your Sync Account

Access Sync in FirefoxAre you using Firefox’s built in Sync feature? This great addition to the Firefox browser will keep your addons, bookmarks, passwords, preferences, history and tabs in sync between multiple computers or machines.  However, once you get it set up – it can be hard to find out where you need to go to access it or change your settings.

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