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Browser Cookies 101

Browser Cookie Tutorial

I always see a lot of confusion when it comes to website cookies. What are they for? What do they store? Are they delicious? So I thought I would take today’s post as a chance to describe what a website cookie does and why you need it (or may not need it).

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Click&Clean – Clean Firefox History & More!

Clean Firefox History, Data and More!With this add-on for Firefox, you can quickly and easily delete your browsing history, erase temporary internet files and much more.  Click&Clean takes a lot of the history clearing settings and options for Firefox and puts them all in one place.  That is not where they stop though.  The neat thing about this extension is you can also set it up to use external tools like CCleaner too.

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Sort, Edit, Search and Chart Website Tables

Table ToolsTableTools2 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. 

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Block Cookies from a Single Website

Cookie Blocking Not sure if you want a specific website gathering information about you via browser cookies?  In Firefox it is very easy to specify website by website which ones are blocked from serving you up any cookies via the browser.  I will let you know how to block cookies on a per site basis and see the websites that you have blocked cookie access from.

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Track Your Browsing Habits with about:me

Tracking Yourself with about:me

Ever wanted to know more about what you are doing while you are doing it?   You just did it, so why would you need to know what you did if you are the one who did it?  Exactly.  The add-on, about:me, makes sense once you see it in action.  It provides a fun way to see personalized patterns in browser usage.  You can spot trends in your browsing history and download activity. 

Here is a little more about the add-on from the developer:

The "Activity Stats" section graphs the websites you visit most, including the individual pages you visit most within each top-level site. This section also graphs your hourly browsing activity, which can reveal patterns in websites you visit most at various times of the day.

Appealing to some of the geekiest Firefox fans, the only way you can access the add-on in question is to type in about:me into the address bar.  It pays tribute to Firefox’s other hidden jewels such as about:config, and my favorite about:robots.

Get to stalking yourself today, and give the about:me add-on for Firefox a try.

Useless Browser Stats

Are you turned on by a hot girl who can tell you exactly how much data is currently loaded up in that browser of yours? Well, I can’t deliver on the hot girl – but I can give you a cool extension that gives you a lot of useless stats.

The Browser Statistics extension for Firefox will let you know the following:

- data currently loaded (KBytes)
- total data loaded (KBytes/MBytes) since last start of the browser
- number of visited pages

I am sure there might be a reason for knowing all of this, but I can’t really think of any that sound impressive. You’ll just become that annoying guy that sits at the dinner table and says, “Hey, you know how many megabytes I downloaded this morning Honey?”.

+ Download and Install the Browser Statistics Extension for Firefox!

CookieSafe

Everybody seems to be worried about cookies these days. Not the ones your grandmother makes, the ones that keep data about what you are doing on your browser. So how can you keep a better track of what these cookies are doing? Give CookieSafe a shot. CookieSafe gives control of your cookies back over to you.

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