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Browser Cookies 101

Browser Cookie Tutorial

I always see a lot of confusion when it comes to website cookies. What are they for? What do they store? Are they delicious? So I thought I would take today’s post as a chance to describe what a website cookie does and why you need it (or may not need it).

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Missing Thumbnails on the New Tab Page

Fix Missing ThumbnailsHave you ever run into the problem where thumbnail images are missing from your new tab page in Firefox? The new tab page’s purpose is to show you pictures of websites you visit frequently – however sometimes these images never load or are just missing.  However, you might be able to fix that!

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Got a Problem? Reset Firefox!

Reset FirefoxIf you have run into a problem, or several problems – I would highly suggest that you reset it. The reset Firefox feature can fix a lot of issues by resetting Firefox back to the day it was installed while also saving all the information you need to save.

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Pinned Tabs 101

Firefox comes with the ability to pin tabs to the browser.  What exactly does this do?  Well, you can keep some websites (like Facebook or Twitter) a click away.  This makes it a lot easier to prevent accidentally closing them and they will also start when you start the browser up. 

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Clear History for One Website in Firefox

Clear History in Firefox

Having problems with something working on one website you want to visit? Firefox allows you to clear the history for one specific website very easily.  It could be that temporary data or cookies for that website is causing you problems.  Here is how you can clear the history for that website.

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Firefox Ends Support for Classic Windows Versions

Windows 2000Still using Windows 2000 or Windows XP Pre-SP2? If so, you had better upgrade your operating system.  Mozilla’s Asa Dotzler announced that the Firefox team is moving towards using a newer version of the Visual Studio toolchain.  Once this is done, Mozilla will no longer be able to build for Windows 2000, or Windows XP SP1.

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Cookies Control in Firefox

Firefox Cookie ControlWebsite cookies are things that most people don’t worry about. However, it is important to know what they are used for and how you can control what information they store about out.  Cookies are small files stored on your computer (placed there by websites) so that they can remember certain settings or statuses.  By default, cookies are enabled in Firefox.

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