Tag Archives | Firefox-Facts

How Can We Improve Firefox Facts?

Firefox Facts has been around a long time.  As some of you might know, this website’s roots come from back when I worked at Lockergnome.  It was Chris Pirillo’s idea to create this website and the free ebook at the time and since then it has turned into one of the most popular Firefox tips websites out there today.  However, now I need your help.  I would like to hear your feedback about how I can improve Firefox Facts and make it better for you.

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Facebook Fan Page

Firefox Facts on FacebookIt has been over a year since we launched the Facebook fan page and it has been a real success.  At the current date and time, we have over 500 fans and we keep growing every single day.  Are you missing out on the fun?  All you need to do is head over to our Facebook Fan Page and click on the “Like” button on the top of the website.  Then post your Firefox comments, questions or just say hi to some of the other people who are following Firefox Facts on Facebook.

Now Accepting Guest Writers!

Guest Posts on Firefox Facts

You have read my thoughts and opinions on Firefox and everything related to Firefox – so why not join me in sharing the word about how awesome this little browser really is.  Starting today, I am going to start accepting guest posts here on Firefox Facts.  So, if you have your own Firefox tutorial, add-on review or anything else Mozilla related that you’d like to share with the over 75,000 visitors that come to FirefoxFacts.com monthly – here is your chance.

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Redesign of Firefox Facts

Well, it has been over a year since I messed around with the design of FirefoxFacts.com, so I thought we were long overdue for a new look here.  I have tried to both simplify things and make the layout and design more user friendly too.

Some of the most noticeable changes include:

  • Bigger fonts/easier to read posts and pages
  • Better search, dropped Google Site Search
  • Simplified the navigation too, you can easily jump from categories to related "facts" to the next post in the archive all with one click

I really hope you enjoy the new look, and tell your friends to come visit too.  Thanks for reading Firefox Facts, and there will be plenty more Firefox tips, themes, add-ons, tutorials and more in the future.

Anything else you’d like to see? Leave a comment and let me know!

Subscribe and Follow Firefox Facts

Now I know many people don’t like pandering to the audience for things, however I do want to let you all know it is really easy to follow Firefox Facts in a number of different ways. 

Subscribe via RSS

All you have to do to subscribe to the RSS feed is click that orange icon in the Firefox address bar.

Subscribe to Firefox Facts

You will then be given many different options in which you can subscribe to the feed.  You can set it up as a Live Bookmark or you could use services like Google Reader, Bloglines and more to get instant access to all the Firefoxy goodness you will find here.

Subscribe via E-mail

To subscribe by e-mail, and get daily e-mail updates when a new post has been made – type your e-mail address into the empty text box at the top, and hit the “Subscribe!” button.

Subscribe by E-mail to Firefox Facts

Once you do, a window will pop up asking you to type in a series of letters to verify you really want to subscribe.  once you do, click the “Complete Subscription Request” button and your all set.

It is all totally free, as I don’t charge you a dime (nor would I want to).  The only revenue I make from the site is from the Google ads your hopefully not blocking, to pay for the upkeep of the site.

Big thanks to the 7,000+ that are subscribing already and the many more who come in to check out the web site daily.  You ROCK!

You can also follow me and my projects on Twitter @mitchkeeler!

So there is your how to subscribe to Firefox Facts public service announcement.  I now return you to your regularly scheduled Firefox tips, tutorials and more – already in progress.

Get the Best of Firefox on FirefoxFacts.com

New Feature on Firefox Facts

Have you seen the new menu item on FirefoxFacts.com?  I have gone through the four years of archives I’ve posted here to find all of the “best of” Firefox-related posts.  Here is just a small sample of the posts you will find there:

Be sure to check out the new “Best of Firefox” page via FirefoxFacts.com, for a true collection of every best of list I have put out there over the years.

Looking Back at the Most Popular Firefox Facts

While checking out my Google Analytics stats for Firefox Facts, I thought it might be fun to look back and see what (so far) have been the top ten most popular items posted here on Firefox Facts.  We have some classics here, so I hope you enjoy.

Have a favorite post of yours that didn’t make it on the list?  Feel free to share it in the comments, and maybe we can put together a user’s list of some of the favorites we have had here over the years.

Happy Birthday Firefox Facts!

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Today is a special day, because it marks the 4 year anniversary of the start of Firefox Facts.  Starting 4 years ago as a spin-off project related to the e-book and Firefox articles I had been writing for Lockergnome, Firefox Facts has expanded by leaps and bounds, and thankfully has drawn in a fan following of it’s own over the years. 

I won’t go on and on about it though.  I just wanted to mark this special occasion and thank you for making this web site the success that it is today.  As long as you keep reading, I promise to keep pumping out as much content as I can to all my projects, including Mitchelaneous and the Web Hosting Show too.  Want to give Firefox Facts a birthday present? 

Go share the RSS feed with a friend, family member or your own cult following. 

New FirefoxFacts.com Layout and Design

In case you missed it, here is the new FirefoxFacts.com layout and design I have been working on for the past few weeks.  Let me know what you think!

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It is live now, if you haven’t checked it out yet.  I have added a lot of nice features, fixed a lot of design flaws and hopefully, all the big changes have been done.  Will probably be doing a few more small tweaks here and there – but overall I am pretty happy with it.