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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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Set Up Your Firefox Homepage

After seeing friend after friend never changing the homepage in their browser, I felt like this obvious tip was worth pointing out.  You can easily change the page that pops up when Firefox loads.  This is called your homepage.  Here is a quick and easy way you can setup your homepage (in 3 simple steps!).

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Do You Use the Home Button?

Firefox Home ButtonI have a very simple question for you this Friday.  Do you still use the home button in Firefox, or have you eliminated it to save yourself a little more browsing room? According to a recent study on the navigational hot spots within Firefox, Home is still ranks 37.6% as far as the most popular interface features go.

So leave your thoughts in the comments.  Is the home button still relevant in your day to day browsing, or have you ditched it?

Open Your Homepage on New Tabs

New Tab Homepage

New Tab Homepage is a very simple and lightweight add-on for Firefox.  When you open a new tab in Firefox, it will open your default homepage – rather than an empty tab. While I am using Firefox, I frequently go back to my homepage to check my mail or the latest updates in my RSS reader – so this extension seems like a very obvious evolution of the opening a new tab process.

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Homepage Randomizer

RandomizerThere are a lot of homepage choices out there. From iGoogle to My Yahoo! everybody has a favorite. What are you to do when you like more than one?

That is when you call in a professional extension to do the dirty work for you.

The Homepage Randomizer extension for Firefox randomizes your browser’s start page so you never know where your going to land when you launch your favorite browser. How does it work? It gives you the ability to pick a random homepage from a user defined list.

Homepage Randomizer is extremely lightweight and has a clean user interface. It adds a checkbox in the startup preferences section in Firefox (Tools -> Options -> Main). Simply add your multiple homepages as described above and enable the checkbox.

For random cool tools, this one has to take the proverbial cake.

Open Your Homepage in a New Tab

Need to go back home, but you do not want to leave the Web page you are on? Use this simple trick to browse the way you want to browse.

middle-click (or ctrl + left click) on the homepage button to open your homepage in a new tab

Now you can go back to your homepage anytime you need to without disrupting your current browsing situation.