This page contains various tips and tricks for Firefox. Most of these tips involve editing of text files on your hard drive and is not recommended if you’re not familiar with basic file and folder usage. The tips are divided into four categories and sorted by importance/popularity.
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Learning and using CSS can either be a webmaster’s best friend or a webmaster’s worst enemy. Learning what does what and how you get the most out of it isn’t always easy with CSS. Thanks to this Firefox extension though, you can learn from what you see what other Web sites do.
I know the first thought that comes to mind is, why would you want to?” but there are some good reasons. Maybe you could sneak Firefox onto somebody’s system (for their own protection, of course) using this series of tips, extensions and themes? Maybe you really like the Internet Explorer interface?
No matter what the reason is, firefoxie.net has got the steps on how to do it.
Many thanks to Quick Online Tips for sending in this link. Ever wanted to add the Firefox download counter to your Web site? Well, over at Quick Online Tips they have plenty of ways to get it done. From static images to desktop widgets all the different ways are listed here.
If your toolbars in Firefox are a little too busy, you might want to cut down on the clutter. One way of doing that would be to unify your back button and your forward button. If you find yourself going back and forth in a tab, then the Unified Back and Forward Button extension is for you.
If you deal with cookies a lot (no, not the type you eat) then you know it can be a hassle to edit them and see the result inside of the browser. That is where the Add N Edit Cookies extension comes into the picture. This extension makes it really easy to edit your browser cookies.
Search engine optimization (SEO) has become big business in the Online world we live in today. Everybody wants to know how to “work” the search engines so they can get themselves in as many results as possible. What SEO Tools does this extension provide? It comes with: spider simulator, keyword density, determine link price, Yahoo web rank, domain stats, HTTP headers, robots text viewer, whois lookup, keyword suggestions, web site country and domain age.
These movies might not help you use Firefox any better, but some of them are pretty fun to watch. The project is to “create a 30-second ad, in any style (live action or animated,) that brings Firefox to life for the millions of Web users who have yet to discover Firefox and the better Web experience it delivers.”
My suggestion for you? Go watch “Wheee!”, it is my favorite so far.
Why doesn’t Firefox have a print preview button/option on the toolbar? You would think that one would be a given. If this has been bugging you as much as it has been bugging me, give this extension a shot. The Print/Print Preview extension gives you back that print preview you miss.
This weekend I made a big mistake, I accidently deleted one of my folders inside of my bookmarks. I looked around for help, but there was none to be found. How did I get this folder back?
Well, all you have to do is open the Bookmarks Manager (Click on Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks). Once you are in there, hit the Ctrl key and Z key to undo your last action. You can also go up and select Edit, then Undo. Now all you have to do is train your fingers not to be so twitchy.