Before Firefox 4, the menu items for the browser – such as File, Edit, View, History and more were all over the place. After Firefox 4 was released though, Mozilla simplified the menu toolbar and dumped everything under the Firefox button. What if you want things to be even more compact than that? Then you need to pick up Compact Menu 2.
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Want to personalize the content shown after you hit the new Firefox button in Firefox 4? With the Personal Menu add-on for Firefox, this is pretty easy to do. It allows you to strip or add features from the menu so that you can hopefully get a lot more use out of it.
Running Windows and want to make Firefox 4 start up faster? The add-on Start Faster enables some really nifty optimizations that Mozilla hasn’t done yet to the browser to give you a quicker launch time for your favorite browser.
Want to display your Twitter timeline on the toolbar in Firefox? It is easy to do with Tweet Line. This simple add-on for Firefox will give you your very own Twitter powered news ticker. What tweets do you see? Well, after authorizing your Twitter account, you see tweets from all the people you follow.
Looking for an add-on that will let you use the Google link shortener (goo.gl) right from your right-click menu inside of Firefox? Google Shortener will get the job done. This simple little add-on for the Firefox browser simply gives you a browser-based front end to shorten your own links using the goo.gl link shortening service. Is there more under the hood though to this amazingly simple add-on?
Need to set a Facebook or Twitter Status message in a hurry? Statusus has you covered. This is a very simple Firefox add-on that allows you to quickly select any text on a website, right click and then set it up as your status message for the moment.
Want to make sure you keep up to date with the latest Mozilla Labs experiments? You can with one simple plugin. The Lab Kit plugin for Firefox will securely install add-ons that are being developed by the Mozilla Labs team. This way, you can stay up to date with some of the neatest innovations without having to remember to update or to check back for new experiments to try.
Talk about Christmas coming early. I just found on Microsoft’s new plugin page for Windows Live Writer a plugin that gives me the ability to blog about anything I find in Firefox inside of the awesome Windows Live Writer publishing tool. The Blog This for Firefox add-on is the extension you need, if you wish to do the same, and here is how you get it.
If you use WordPress to run your website, you probably jump in and out of the administrator side of the blogging tool a lot. I know I do. So, with that said, finding a tool that makes jumping into the admin menus of WordPress is a real time saver for me. That is where the WordPress Admin Toolbar comes into our picture today. With a single click you can go to anywhere within your WordPress administration interface and not even break a sweat.
With Christmas being right around the corner, have you gotten your wish list in order yet?
Now, I will be honest – it has been a while since I messed around with the wish list feature on Amazon because it was hard to find and point people towards. However, with the Add to Amazon Wish List Button add-on for Firefox, that task just got a lot easier.