Save Text to File is a Firefox add-on that allows you to save highlighted text to an external text file. This is one of those features you never realize how handy it will be until you start using it. I often like to save ‘bits of articles and other things I read to go back to it later. This makes saving that information in a new location all that much easier.
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The extension, Status-4-Evar, will restore the status bar to how it looked before Firefox 4.0. Some people might like the more simplified interface of the browser, but others want to be able to see the status of things in the bottom of the browser all the time. If you find yourself in the second group, this add-on is perfect for you.
Work with a lot of tabs? Then you have probably seen the All Tabs menu (the menu at the right of the tabs bar) a whole lot. This bar allows you to manipulate tabs – but there isn’t too much you can do by default. One add-on that changes that is called All Tabs Helper. It gives you much more functionality to this heavily used Firefox feature.
I use Facebook a lot, both for work and for play – so if there is anything I can do to make my Facebook browsing experience better, I am all for it. That is where SocialFixer comes into play. This is a fantastic extension for Firefox that fixes tons of annoyances with Facebook. You have full control over which ones you use and which ones you do not, so let me dive a little deeper into some of the tweaks you can make.
Do you want to customize the Gmail interface to your liking and strip away the ads? The Firefox extension, Gmelius, will do that and much more. It is the sleekest Gmail related add-on for Firefox I have seen in a long time.
Miss having the RSS icon up in the location bar within Firefox? You can customize your toolbars and add the button back – if you have not done so before, but you could also try out the add-on for Firefox, RSS Icon In Awesombar. This extension will add the RSS icon bar to the location bar, like it was before Firefox 4.
Finding yourself making a lot of typos when it comes to typing in certain domain names? How many times have you tried to go to google.con, for example? URL Fixer is a great restartless add-on for Firefox that fixes common typos in URLs that you input into the address (or awesome) bar of Firefox.
Wish the status bar in Firefox showed more? I’ve run across a great add-on for Firefox that will display all kinds of details in the bottom of your browser. The plugin you want to look for it called, Extended Statusbar. This makes the Firefox status bar much like the one you find in the Opera web browser.
Being able to add any search box to Firefox’s built in searching tools would be great, right? Well, you can get this done with the Add to Search Bar add-on for Firefox. This handy add-on for the browser will let you right click on any search box in any website and add it to the choice of search engines in the top-right corner of Firefox.
Need to see your password to see if the one Firefox saved is correct? I run into that problem a lot – especially since I use a lot of passwords in my day to day life. One great extension for Firefox that will let you see your passwords as you enter them on a page is Show My Password.