I like some of the television the British Broadcasting Company puts out there but I have not really gotten myself in a trend of checking out their Web site that often. When I do remember to do it though, I have seen that the BBC is an interesting source for news and information from the other side of the pond. To help my remember how useful it can be, I downloaded and installed the BBC bar.
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One of my favorite features inside of Firefox is the find toolbar. Just by hitting Ctrl and F at the same time unlocks an ability to find anything one a Web page no matter where it might try to hide. Sure, other browsers have done the find bar before, but none are as good in my opinion.
Don’t you love how swiss knives seem to have a tool for every occasion? Well the WebSwissKnifeToolBar is a Greasemonkey script that does the same for your browser.
Brought to my attention by its creator, this user script adds a lot of functionality to Firefox. Here are just a few things it can do.
- Easy an fast search for: Google, YouTube videos, and Wikipedia (Spanish and English)
- Translator English<->Spanish, with just a click
- Spanish dictionary (RAE), with just a click
- Convert a long URL to a tiny URL, with just a click
- Put and save sticky notes on the Web
Having a folder filled with bookmarks on the bookmarks toolbar is the only way to go inside of Firefox. I have been using this method of browsing through my favorite Web sites, and not I have found the prefect tutorial to show you how to do it as well.
Do you not wish you had quick and easy access to a few of the preferences inside of Firefox? I know from time to time, I would. The Quick Preference Button extension for Firefox gives you that ability in a small drop down menu from the toolbar.
Yes, even I have a profile on MySpace! The question is who doesn’t these days? If you want to be able to have a little more usability built into Firefox while browsing the MySpace Web site, this is the extension made for you.
ToolbarMS is a Firefox toolbar created to provide a quick navigation menuing system for the MySpace website. It not only provides quick links to the most popular features of MySpace but also has a dynamic menuing system that can expand and adapt as MySpace changes.
WatchYouTube Toolbar Everybody loves YouTube. Every where I go I get somebody asking me if I saw this video or that video. For folks like me that have a hard time staying in the loop, there is the WatchYouTube Toolbar. It gives you all the fun of YouTube right in your browser.
Everybody loves the Google Toolbar, right? Well not everybody. I will admit I used to use it back when it first came out, but now it just feels a little bloated. I would still like to use some of the Google features, but I don’t want the official toolbar. What am I to do? Googlebar Lite offers you the great taste of the Google toolbar, but is less filling.
I have been a big fan of digg.com for a long time, so I was happy to see this extension. The diggbar Toolbar extension for Firefox gives you a new way to navigate through digg’s interface. You can search the entire Web site. You can submit a story with one click. It also adds a few RSS feeds for the top digg stories. If you are a fan of digg, then you must “dig” this extension.
Do you want to “take the power of Google” with you? Google’s Firefox toolbar now comes with a some neat new features. These features include: an enhanced search box, feed subscription management, set Gmail as your default E-mail client, and Google Safe Browsing. It has been a while since I ran the Google toolbar, but this one might be worth trying out.