Afraid somebody is peeking at your browsing habits behind you? Don’t have time to shut down Firefox the right way? The Panic Button extension for Firefox provides the quickest way to hide all the browser buttons in a stroke of the mouse.
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Wouldn’t the Facebook “Like” function be a lot more handy if you could do it from anywhere? The LikeThisPage add-on for Firefox allows you to bring the Like button with you as you browse the web and share things with your friends on Facebook along the way.
Most websites and blogs these days give you the Facebook like button on the articles you read from day to day. However, some websites still do not. That is when the LikeThisPage add-on for Firefox comes in handy. Easily share web pages you like with your friends and see how many people on Facebook like the page you are on!
With PeekURL you can see a preview of a shortened website address. This tool comes in handy because it can confirm that you are not being sent to a “bad” website.
Some people like to smoothly scroll down a webpage, but do not want to do this any other place on their computer. You can bring smooth mouse wheel scrolling to the browser with the SmoothWheel extension for Firefox. The purpose of this add-on is pretty simple, it lets you smoothly scroll down a webpage with your mouse wheel, rather than going down a few lines at a time.
I have found a way for you to get artistic on your screen with one simple extension for Firefox. So put those magic markers away and pick up Screen Draw.
Need a better way to check out images from within Firefox? The Full Screen Image Viewer extension for the browser will give you a new and different way to check out a folder full of images. This add-on turns any folder of images from any website into a very nice (yet simple) slideshow.
TableTools2 is a great Firefox add-on that will allow you to do all kinds of useful things with tables you find online. For example, if you have to work with tables in your personal life or at work – this extension will let you copy, sort and search data in any table. The add-on is also very fast and works with older versions of Firefox too.
Firefox’s private browsing mode is pretty sweet when it comes to surfing the Web and hiding your tracks, however it is still relatively difficult to get into. Due to this fact, many people forget it is there or never use the private browsing mode feature. I have found an extension though that allows you to right-click any link and choose to open the link in the private browsing mode in Firefox. It’s name is Open in Private Browsing Mode.
Want a Firefox extension that will help you make automatic price and coupon comparisons the next time you do some online shopping? PriceBlink is an add-on for Firefox that does a very good job at this. It will automatically find lower prices and money-saving coupons from thousands of retailers while you shop.
Thanks to the Light Switch add-on for Firefox, you can hide any other content on the website you are looking for that is not some sort of multimedia. Once you install and start using this extension, you can quickly "turn off the lights" when watching videos or checking out pictures too.