Just like Whitehart, here is another simple theme that anybody could use. Personally I don’t like for the browser to get in the way of the content – so with a theme like that, you have nothing to worry about. It is simple and to the point, and does not distract you with a bunch of wacky colors and flashing lights.
When you want a simple, small and to the point Firefox theme – you want Whitehart. Now from the name it reminds me of some brave knight that would go slay a dragon or two. Well, I guess you could think of this theme as a knight slaying the big bad Internet if you wish. The simple – yet elegant appearance makes this theme perfect for any minimalist out there.
It is time yet again for the weekly top five. Last week I just looked at the most popular posts of the week, but this week I wanted to do something a little more serious. I think we should all look long and hard and see how secure we really are. There are steps you can take to become more secure – and here are a few extensions that can help you do it.
Have one that I might have missed or overlooked? Leave a comment and share it with the rest of the class.
You never want to lose all of those Web pages you have spent years and years bookmarking. Losing all those important URLs could lead to headaches, stress and maybe even death. Ok, so maybe I have never heard of anybody actually dying because of this – but it could happen. Well, to save your life and your favorite, I have found for you the GMarks extension for Firefox.
Out of all the “macfox” themes, the Macfox II Graphite theme might be my favorite. It does not hit you over the head with an apple. It instead is a little more sneaky when it comes to changing the way your browser looks. The only thing I do not like about these Apple clone themes is that they get rid of the favicons. Now I rely on having my favicons in place, so I can’t use this theme. Maybe you can though!
Of course it will take a while to train, as far as allowing the good Web sites you visit to run the code they need to run, but if you want to be extra safe I would recommend at least trying this option out.
Some people just have way too much time on their hands.
Now I know I have seen these icons somewhere before – where was it? Oh yeah, it was that ugly monster that Microsoft called Internet Explorer 6. Now maybe you have a friend that was really in love with the IE6 interface. What are you to do when you want them to use Firefox instead? Give them the Looks Familiar theme because, well… it looks familiar to them!
Since the release of Firefox 2, I have not used the session restore that is built into Firefox that much. In fact, I had nearly forgotten about it till I read this post over at Kyle’s Cove talking about how to get it setup.
There are some new features in Firefox 2.0 that haven’t received much mention yet. One of these is the new session restore feature. In the past, people have used Google Browser Sync or Tab Mix Plus to restore their Firefox tabs. Now, Firefox 2.0 allows you to do this without an extension (which I always find to be a good thing, as to many extensions can slow down your browser). Here is how to do it.
Not all themes are created equal. One guy that makes his themes a little different than all the rest is TwisterMc. I don’t know how he does it, but it seems like every time he produces a new theme it looks better than the last. If you are a fan of dark (and I mean really dark) themes, MidnightFox is the Firefox theme for you. It really sets itself apart from the pack.