Tag Archives | firefox 4

Get Your Status Bars Back

status-4-evar

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.

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Customize the Tab Width in Firefox

Custom Tab WidthNeed to customize how many tabs you see in your Firefox window? Custom Tab Width is a really neat add-on for Firefox that makes doing this task really easy. It lets you customize the minimum and maximum tab width.  Once installed, you simply need to go into the options for the add-on itself and then set the min number for the minimum size in pixels and the max number as the maximum number of pixels.

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Make Firefox Menu Even More Compact

Compact Firefox 4 MenusBefore 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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Take Firefox 4 Back to 1.5’s Theme

Realfox Theme for FirefoxWhile someday we may look back at the Firefox 4 layout and miss it too – some people out there are still missing the good ol’ Firefox 1.5 theme and layout for Firefox.  If you want to recapture the magic of when you probably first tried the revolutionary Firefox web browser – then check out Winestripe Realfox 4.

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Sync Firefox to Your Phone

Firefox Sync to PhoneKeeping everything synced up is rather easy these days, thanks to great new features like the sync option built into Firefox 4.  However, even after it has been set up – how do you get the most out of it? You could sync your desktop browser settings, bookmarks and passwords up with your cell phone.  Let me show you how to securely access your Firefox history, bookmarks, tabs and passwords on the go.

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Rollback Firefox 4 Theme to Firefox 3

Miss the colorfulness of the old Firefox 3 theme? For those of you who think the new Firefox 4 theme is a little too vanilla or washed out – there is an option.  Go pick up the overly obvious named Firefox 3 theme for Firefox 4+.  This theme will return your browser to a more colorful time, where your toolbar buttons had some color – but still allows you to keep the sleek new design and features that Firefox 4 delivers.

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Chrome Up Firefox 4

Firefox 4 really brought a new look and feel to the browser that was refreshing for me.  However, some people still like the overall look and feel of the Google Chrome browser more.  Well, now you can have the best of both worlds with the FXChrome theme for Firefox.

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Bring Back the Back Button History

imageSome people have been emailing me and letting me know they miss the drop down history list that used to be by the back/forward buttons in Firefox 3.6.  If you check out the browser interface of Firefox 4 – it appears this feature was stripped away.  Was it really?

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List All Open Tabs in Awesome Bar

imageNeed a quick way to open up all the tabs you have open in Firefox? As you may have already noticed – Firefox 4 has a pretty nifty "Switch to Tab" function that allows you to switch to an open tab, rather than re-launching the same website twice.  What if you could open up all the open tabs in the Awesome bar?

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Quick and Easy Screenshots

Awesome ScreenshotsAwesome Screenshot is a great new Firefox add-on that makes capturing and annotating screenshots really easy.  Once you install this fantastic new add-on (which requires no restart) you can write all the notes you need on a website screenshot and then either download it to your PC or upload to awesomescreenshot.com. 

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