Every so often, a program we install will substitute an unwanted toolbar or default search engine in Firefox and we do not want it there. What is a Firefox user to do? All you need to do is follow a few simple steps and keep a few things in mind next time you install a third party program or visit an unfamiliar website.
Is Firefox acting a little slow? There are several little tweaks and fixes you can do to speed the browser up or to change the behavior of the browser so things seem faster. One of these that many people don’t know about is the option to not load up tabs until they are selected.
Want to keep all of your favorite websites within your immediate reach? Try out FVD Speed Dial. This add-on for Firefox will save you time. Gone are the days where you have to browse through a countless amount of bookmarks to find the page you wish to browse. Everything is right there and in your face with this speed dial extension.
Website cookies are things that most people don’t worry about. However, it is important to know what they are used for and how you can control what information they store about out. Cookies are small files stored on your computer (placed there by websites) so that they can remember certain settings or statuses. By default, cookies are enabled in Firefox.
Thought I’d try something a little different this Friday morning. Rather than show you some great Personas for Firefox, I am going to tell you where you can get a lot of great Personas by the same designer. Today, I’m looking at MaDonna’s work. A lot of the Personas she has designed are a little girly in nature – but there is nothing wrong with that.
People often run into problems when Firefox updates, because some of their favorite add-ons no longer work. Well, it isn’t exactly that they will not work. It is the fact that the add-on developer hasn’t updated the add-on to meet the compatibility of the newer version of Firefox. In this article I’ll see what I can do to help you out when it comes to getting them re-enabled.
Since being added to Firefox, I have not spent a lot of time talking about App Tabs. What are they? Well, in a nutshell – they help you keep pages you visit or want to keep track of – extremely handy. When you make a tab an App Tab, it shrinks it down to just the favicon of whatever website it is. For example, you could set Gmail up to be an App Tab and then it would shrink down to just show you the Gmail envelope favicon.
Want to stop websites from tracking your behavior and details? Firefox supports a new feature that will hopefully be the solution to this problem. It is called Do-not-track. It is easy enough to enable too. All you have to do is follow a few simple steps.
I have been using Firefox on my Droid X phone for a while now and love it. Sure, there are a few faults to it – but overall Mozilla has done a great job at developing a mobile phone browser, plain and simple. One issue I ran into early on though was I didn’t know where to get the special add-ons for the mobile version of the browser. Some add-ons might work in both the desktop and mobile versions of Firefox, but others do not.
So, where should you turn to get the Mobile Add-ons for your favorite browser?
Keeping everything synced up is rather easy these days, thanks to great new features like the sync option built into Firefox 4. However, even after it has been set up – how do you get the most out of it? You could sync your desktop browser settings, bookmarks and passwords up with your cell phone. Let me show you how to securely access your Firefox history, bookmarks, tabs and passwords on the go.