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Reset Your Master Password

Reset Master Password in FirefoxThe master password feature in Firefox is great for protecting all your locally stored passwords, but what do you do when you forget the one password that controls them all? Firefox can save usernames and passwords that you use to access online services, such as banking and email websites. If you share a computer with anyone, it is recommended that you use a master password. 

If you have set one up and forgotten it – here is how you can reset it. 

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Disable the New Tab Page

Disable New Tab Page in about:configWant to totally remove the new tab page feature in Firefox? With a  simple about:config tweak you can get it done. Why would you want to disable the new tab page? For some people, it could be a privacy concern – and I am really happy that the Mozilla guys left in a trigger in about:config to get this done.

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How to Clear Your History in Firefox

Clear Browser History

Clearing your Firefox history is a pretty easy thing to do,  but just in case you have not ever done it – here is a quick crash course on how you can get this done.  Why would you want to make sure you clear your browser history?  Well, it comes in handy to make sure you are seeing the most recent version of any webpage you frequently visit.  Also, having too much information saved in the browser can slow it down.

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Max Tabs

Max Tabs in FirefoxWant to set the maximum number of tabs Firefox can open? I am sure there is a good reason for doing this, because somebody has built and extension for it in Firefox.  Max Tabs will set a maximum number of open tabs in a window.

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Tumblr Toolbar Publishing

Tumblr Firefox Extension

Using Tumblr to share things with family, friends and people you know on the web?  It is a great blogging service that lets you make your posts as complicated or as simple as you would like.  With the tools they provide, you can easily post text, photos, a quote, video or links.  If you grab the Tumblr add-on for Firefox, you can share all these great things with your friends even faster.

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Old Add-ons Not Working?

Fix Disable ExtensionsPeople often run into problems when Firefox updates, because some of their favorite add-ons no longer work.  Well, it isn’t exactly that they will not work.  It is the fact that the add-on developer hasn’t updated the add-on to meet the compatibility of the newer version of Firefox. In this article I’ll see what I can do to help you out when it comes to getting them re-enabled.

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Open Plain Text URLs as Links

Open Text LinksThere is nothing more annoying than finding a link to a page you want to navigate to and you can’t just click it to get there.  Call it shotty webmastering or bad design, but it does happen.  However, there is a Firefox add-on that will save the day and it’s name is Text Link.

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Web FWD – Community Driven Innovation

Web FWDMozilla is looking to expand innovation through its own incubator program for the open web. Web FWD is a new program that is designed from the ground up to help build up projects that focus around open web technologies.  Teams will be invited to work within Mozilla offices for four weeks where they will be teamed u with some of the greatest minds inside of Mozilla and have access to all the Mozilla resources too.  If you are an open source web developer, this should be a dream come true.

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