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Best Firefox Facts of October 2008

October is over, and now it is time to start talking turkey.  Before we get the plates set for Thanksgiving though – lets us take a look back at the highlights of October 2008 and the glorious posts that happened then.

Firefox Themes and Design 

 Tips and Tweaks for Firefox

 Mozilla and Firefox Related News

 Best of the Firefox Add-ons and Extensions

Which was your favorite and what would you like to see me talk more about going into November?  Remember, you are my boss – and not the other way around so let me know how you feel and what you think.

Want to Create a Firefox 3 Theme?

Some time ago, I told you about my favorite tutorial for people wanting to know how to build their own Firefox theme.  I am happy to say that the twisted-one himself, TwisterMc has updated his digital class in Firefox design to cover Firefox 3.

There are a few requirements, such as getting your own unique UUID, giving TwisterMc some credit, and coming up with something original – but those are easily done in exchange for the knowledge you will be receiving.

ipoxremix Some of the tutorials covered are:

- Packaging Firefox Themes
- Creating Your Themes’ Identity & Install Files
- Graphics Editing for Firefox Themes
- Custom Firefox Toolbar Buttons
- Customizing Toolbar Backgrounds
- Submitting Your Theme to Mozilla
- Customize Firefox’s Scrollbar
- Changing Fonts & Colors in Firefox Themes
- User Generated Q&A

Check it all out here:

Big thanks to TwisterMc for updating this for all of us to enjoy. Know of anymore theme resources or tutorials out there?

Look Back at the Firefox Facts of September 2008

What was hip, hot and happening in September?  As we start into October, let us take a look back at the best posts of the month for last month.  Find out what you might have missed!

firefox-facts Helpful Firefox Tips and Tricks:

firefox-facts Change the Look and Feel with these Firefox Themes:

firefox-facts New Add-ons and Extensions:

firefox-facts Firefox and Mozilla News:

firefox-facts Interviews:

Happy with the coverage here?  Is there something you’d like to see me do that we have not done here before?  Let me know – cause as you know, your feedback is always welcomed!

Chrome Who? Get Chrome’s Best Features in Firefox!

The team at Lifehacker have posted a great list of extensions you can use to enable some of Google Chrome’s best features inside of Firefox.

The internet is atwitter with Google Chrome’s innovative new features, but there was no clear winner in our speed test comparing Firefox and Chrome—which means your choice of browser may depend solely on features. Apart from a few specific issues (namely process management), many of Chrome’s best features are already available in Firefox 3, proving yet again the power of extensibility. From incognito browsing and the streamlined download manager to URL highlighting and improved search, let’s take a look at how you can bring some of Google Chrome’s best features to Firefox.

Here is a simple rundown of the tools mentioned:

Check out Enable Chrome’s Best Features in Firefox via Lifehacker.

Memorial Day Weekend Link Off!

With the upcoming weekend holiday, I know a lot of you will want to stash away a few links to save for later – maybe when Uncle Sam is telling you his World War 2 stories again or when the pool is full, or you has a belly filled with mashed potatoes. Here is a little link love for some other popular, interesting and neat stories from around the Web.

Use Yahoo! Mail or Gmail for MailTo Links in Firefox 3

Top 10 Firefox 3 Features

Mal-what? Firefox 3 vs. Bad People

Firefox 3.1 targeted for year’s end

What Happened to the Microformats Support in Firefox 3?

Rotten Tomatoes says IE7 “Rotten”, Firefox 2 “Fresh”

Firefox Team Crossing The Delaware

Also don’t forget that today is Support Firefox Day! Have another link to share? Feel free to comment and post.

Domination from Firefox 3 – Beta 3

There is no doubt that a lot of people are excited about Firefox 3. With those who loved Firefox 2 things just keep getting better. For those who thought Firefox 1.5 was the best – the hope to see a return to the browser they love.

Here is your mostly Firefox 3 Beta 3 link roundup for this week:

Firefox Media of the Week

Is Firefox the new “F” word?

Firefox Link Assault

Time to check in with what others are saying about our favorite lovable browser. Remember a few weeks ago when I said it seemed like Firefox buzz was dying down? Well these links are proof that rumors of Firefox’s hype and excitement were dying down were overly exaggerated. Here are your links for this week…

Firefox Media of the Week

(I was cheering for the Firefox to take down the stick man!)

Little Firefox Goodies for Everybody

Loads of random goodies for this week on and about Firefox. As we come closer to the Firefox 3 release date it looks like we are getting more and more information trickling out about it. Also some other useful tidbits of news, information and more in this week’s link round up.

The Best Stuff You Didn’t See Here This Week:

Firefox Multimedia of the Week:

Firefox Users

The Week in Hidden Firefox Links

Been a while since I traveled outside of the Firefox Facts village to go seek out goodies from around the Mozilla world. There are more than a few this week, so enjoy – and if you have anymore you can pass them back to me in the comments.

The Best Stuff You Didn’t See Here This Week:

Firefox Media of the Week:

A New FireFox Security Problem

In Other Firefox News…

Time to go grab some Firefox related headlines from other places to let you know what others are saying about browser. From news, to tips and even a few tricks there is a little ‘bit of something for everybody this week.

Have an interesting link to share or pass my way? Leave a comment or drop me an e-mail at mitch@mitchkeeler.com and I’ll be more than happy to share it with the masses.