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SearchStatus

Like to have SEO (search engine optimization) tools at your fingertips? Then you need to install the SearchStatus add-on for Firefox. It makes it very easy to see information on several different website ranking services and also gives you some handy tools to use so you can improve your rankings too.

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CouponsHelper

Do a lot of online shopping?

CouponsHelper automatically finds coupon codes from thousands of retailers while you shop online. CouponsHelper is hidden until it finds coupons, so no pointless pop ups.  If you do a lot of online shopping, this add-on can come in VERY very handy.

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F.B. Purity

65740Want to hide application spam and other annoying clutter from your Facebook page? This great add-on, F.B. Purity lets you increase the font size, and generally makes Facebook a lot less annoying to use.

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YSlow

YSlow Review

Need a tool to help you optimize a web page? YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages.

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Super Start

Super Start

Like to visualize your bookmarks? Try Super Start.  It is another great add-on for Firefox that will let you visualize your bookmarks (like Speed Dial or Fast Dial).  It also adds a simple to-do list on your homepage.

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Sort Bookmarks by Name

Need to do a little spring cleaning of your bookmarks? You can start by sorting your bookmarks by name.  This is an often used trick of mine that I do a lot but don’t think I have discussed here yet. Get control of your bookmarks by making them easier to proverbially scroll through.

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How to Clear Cache in Firefox

The cache in Firefox is a place where images, scripts, and other parts of a website are stored while you are browsing.  Sometimes, clearing the cache in Firefox can help speed up the browser or help make sure you are viewing the latest version of the file or website you are looking at.  Here are the simple steps to take to clear the cache in Firefox:

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode

Ever wanted to know how to start Firefox in Safe Mode? The Safe Mode in Firefox is a special mode that is usually used to help troubleshoot or fix problems with the browser.  It resets some settings and disabled any extra things you have downloaded – like add-ons and themes.

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Unblock YouTube with ProxTube

Unblock YouTube

Tired of seeing YouTube blocked? In some countries – I am told – YouTube videos are totally blocked.  That is not exactly fair, is it?  Thankfully though, if you find yourself in one of these places – you have ProxTube to help save the day.  This add-on will unblock YouTube videos.

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Having Problems? Plugin Check Time!

Check for Plugin UpdatesNotice something acting a little weird with Firefox? Might be about time you did a plugin check.  Depending on what version of Firefox and the various plugins you are running, you could run into problems.  Thankfully though, Mozilla gives us access to a great resource to use to make sure you are using the latest and greatest versions of all the plugins you have in your browser.

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