Would you like to access your browser’s history right from the tab you are on? Grab Tab History Menu. When click on the selected tab, a history menu corresponding to it will display. If you find yourself going backwards and forwards while you browse the Internet – this is a handy add-on to have.
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Miss the menu toolbar? Personally, I like that Firefox dumped all that information in and under the Firefox button, however I could see where some people might want it back. Thankfully, Mozilla has made adding it back a fairly simple process.
Is your right-click context menu in Firefox getting a little bloated? If you go through a lot of extensions for Firefox, you can sometimes end up with more items in the right-click menu than you want. Then again, sometimes you might just want to move one option to the top while leaving lesser used options at the bottom. The Menu Editor extension for Firefox will let you customize that right-click context menu.
Before Firefox 4, the menu items for the browser – such as File, Edit, View, History and more were all over the place. After Firefox 4 was released though, Mozilla simplified the menu toolbar and dumped everything under the Firefox button. What if you want things to be even more compact than that? Then you need to pick up Compact Menu 2.
Some people have been emailing me and letting me know they miss the drop down history list that used to be by the back/forward buttons in Firefox 3.6. If you check out the browser interface of Firefox 4 – it appears this feature was stripped away. Was it really?
Want to personalize the content shown after you hit the new Firefox button in Firefox 4? With the Personal Menu add-on for Firefox, this is pretty easy to do. It allows you to strip or add features from the menu so that you can hopefully get a lot more use out of it.
Want to get quick and easy access to the history for one specific tab? The Tab History Menu add-on for Firefox adds that ability to your Firefox browser.
By introducing this feature into the browser, for those minimal theme users, you can ditch the backward and forward browsing buttons in your navigation toolbar arrangement. Via the options, you can set it to display the current page title in history menu if the current tab hasn’t had history yet, and also disable the history popup when the the Shift, Ctrl, or Alt keys are being pressed.
With the Tab History Menu extension installed, you can cut down on your browser’s navigation clutter or get one more way to browse your history. It is a great addition to Firefox, no matter what way you use it.
Stay-Open Menu is an add-on for Firefox that will keep menu items open, even if you click elsewhere. It is a pet peeve for some, to have to do all this re-clicking if you need to access more than one thing from the menu. This extension enables multiple selections from bookmarks menu, history Menu, or address bar dropdown list, without reopening menu or using sidebar.
When you middle-click a bookmarked item in the bookmarks (or in the history) you will open that web page up in a new tab, and the menu stays open, so you can do more clicking inside of it. You can then click all the links you need to click and open up. Once you are finished, hit the Esc button to close the menus (or you can click somewhere outside the menu, as well). Here is one more handy tip from the developers:
Toggle the about:config value of extensions.stayopenmenu.useCtrlMeta from false to true to enable usage with Ctrl-click. See the homepage for more detailed instructions on how to turn on the Ctrl-click option, and further information about using with the Smart Location Bar.
For more help and support for the Stay-Open Menu extension, be sure to check out this thread:
If just a handful of searching up in your search bar doesn’t cut it for you or if you want to remove your search bar to reclaim space, termBlaster is the super searching extention that will have you looking for things you never knew you could look.
Here is a little more about the Firefox extension from the developers:
termBlaster adds the ability to perform searches from your right-click (or context) menu using one of 110+ websites that range from search engines to encyclopedias to translators. Website lists are in XML format and can be modified in Places.
One would think that speed could come into play when trying to navigate through the search menus but you can do so quickly with little or no effort at all. All you do is highlight and right click the word you want to search and then select the search engine you want to use. They have shopping searches, review searches, torrent searches, map searches, too many to name.
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- RSS Feed Change, Please Read! Nov/05
- Goodbye Status Bar, Hello Add-on Bar Jan/19
- Optimized Firefox for Windows? Oct/20
- RIP Xmarks Sep/28
- MinimizeToTray Revived May/22
- Tab History Menu May/20
- Rapportive May/17
- YSlow May/15
- Self-Destructing Cookies May/14