The ‘Mozilla Firefox’ Archives
Posted March 29, 2011 by

Firefox 4: Set Master Password to Protect Your Saved Passwords

You can add another level of security in the new Firefox 4 using the Master Password feature. If you tell Firefox to remember all your passwords, then anybody using your computer can access them. With a Master Password, one would have to enter a password before being able to view your saved passwords.

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Posted March 25, 2011 by

Firefox 4: Enable Save Tabs Upon Exit

Prior versions of Firefox would ask “Do you want Firefox to save your tabs for the next time it starts?” when exiting the program. FF4 no longer has this feature enabled by default. Here is how to turn it back on.

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Posted March 25, 2011 by

Firefox 4: How to Disable Location Aware Browsing

By default, Firefox has location aware browsing enabled, allowing sites to request your geographical location and display content accordingly. If you do not want your physical location set to any site, you easily disable this functionality by following these steps.

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Posted October 6, 2010 by

Firefox: Prevent Automatic Image Resizing and View Actual Size

Firefox will attempt to resize images automatically. I don’t particularly like it, so here is how to revert to the previous style of image handling. Post is updated as this continues to work in Firefox 2, Firefox 3, and Firefox version 4.

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Posted October 5, 2010 by

Firefox: How do I Block Cookies of a Specific Website?

Cookies are a valuable way to improve the web browsing experience. They do important things such as remembering preferences and login information. However, other sites may use cookie to track you or to record your browsing habits. This tech-recipe describes how to block or allow cookies for one specific page or website.

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Posted October 2, 2010 by

Firefox: Recover Lost, Deleted or Corrupted Bookmarks

Firefox bookmarks can be lost for multiple reasons. Accidental deletion or file corruption are two common causes. However, if this occurs, you still have a chance to recover them using Firefox’s auto backups. This tutorial also describes how to manually backup and restore your bookmarks as well.

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Posted July 20, 2010 by

How to Log into Multiple Gmail Accounts Simultaneously in Firefox

Typically, one can only log into one Gmail account at a time. However, frequently it is useful to log into multiple accounts without conflicting with each other. This tech-recipe will show you how.

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Posted July 15, 2010 by

How to Make Incompatible Extensions Work with FireFox 4 (beta)

Every time a new version of Firefox comes out, I hate seeing this error when installing extensions: “…could not be installed because it is not compatible with with Firefox.” With the newest releases of firefox and firefox betas, your favorite extensions may not work. This tutorial will show you how to force them to work.

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Posted July 11, 2010 by

Firefox 4: How to Replace the Firefox Button with the Familiar Menu Bar

If you don’t like the Firefox Button and would rather use the Menu Bar that was in previous versions, you can easily accomplish this in just a few clicks.

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Posted July 11, 2010 by

Firefox 4: Move the Home Button to the Tab Bar

You can move the Home Button (as well as the back one page and forward one page) button to the tab bar customize the Firefox interface more to your liking.

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Posted July 8, 2010 by

Firefox 4 Beta: How to Disable the Feedback Button

If you’re trying out the beta of the new Firefox, but want to ditch the Feedback button, here is the quick and easy method for getting rid of it.

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Posted June 30, 2010 by

Firefox 4: How do I move tabs to bottom or top of address bar?

One of the new features in firefox 4 is the ability to place the tabs either below or above the address bar. This tutorial will show you how to toggle between the two areas.

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