Ever had the urge to manage your extensions and themes for Firefox locally? It might not be something that everybody wants to do. It sounds hard and complicated. Don’t worry though, I am sure you won’t be scared of it for too much longer.
I ran across this article at About.com about Firefox tips and tricks for so called “power users” yesterday. For the most part, it is a lot of keyboard shortcuts. Some of them I use myself, so I guess that would by-default make me a power user? If you need a refresher in getting around in Firefox, bookmark this source.
This page contains various tips and tricks for Firefox. Most of these tips involve editing of text files on your hard drive and is not recommended if you’re not familiar with basic file and folder usage. The tips are divided into four categories and sorted by importance/popularity.
Learning and using CSS can either be a webmaster’s best friend or a webmaster’s worst enemy. Learning what does what and how you get the most out of it isn’t always easy with CSS. Thanks to this Firefox extension though, you can learn from what you see what other Web sites do.
I know the first thought that comes to mind is, why would you want to?” but there are some good reasons. Maybe you could sneak Firefox onto somebody’s system (for their own protection, of course) using this series of tips, extensions and themes? Maybe you really like the Internet Explorer interface?
No matter what the reason is, firefoxie.net has got the steps on how to do it.
Many thanks to Quick Online Tips for sending in this link. Ever wanted to add the Firefox download counter to your Web site? Well, over at Quick Online Tips they have plenty of ways to get it done. From static images to desktop widgets all the different ways are listed here.
If your toolbars in Firefox are a little too busy, you might want to cut down on the clutter. One way of doing that would be to unify your back button and your forward button. If you find yourself going back and forth in a tab, then the Unified Back and Forward Button extension is for you.
I don’t look at many Acrobat files on a day by day basis, but I can only imagine how frustrating it might be doing it over and over again in Firefox. It is a little on the slow side. The folks over at Propellerhead.tv have some tips on how to make the process a little faster for everybody.
Don’t you hate it when you find something interesting on the front page of digg.com and it is already down due to the high traffic demands? So do I. Some people belly-ached over my last digg-related Firefox extension pick. Digg Coral Cache should be a winner with everybody. It turns those links into Coral Cache links or a user-specified cache-server link.
If you deal with cookies a lot (no, not the type you eat) then you know it can be a hassle to edit them and see the result inside of the browser. That is where the Add N Edit Cookies extension comes into the picture. This extension makes it really easy to edit your browser cookies.