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Force download of mp4 files ?

When clicking on a link to an .mp4 file, Firefox navigates to a builtin video player, streaming the remote video file. When Firefox is unable to stream or display a file … (pročitajte više)

When clicking on a link to an .mp4 file, Firefox navigates to a builtin video player, streaming the remote video file. When Firefox is unable to stream or display a file (as is the case with .mkv or .txt for example), it is downloaded instead.

I simply want .mp4 files to be downloaded when I navigate to them. I tried setting `media.mp4.enabled` to `false`, and that worked, but it also disabled most embedded media players.

Asked by thibautguenedal prije 11 sati

Last reply by cor-el prije 1 sat

how to ask user to grant permissions for 'Access your data for all websites' through a prompt during the installation process

Hi, I recently developed a Firefox browser extension using Manifest V3, it's to show coupons & offers on 1000s of online shopping website. To function properly, the e… (pročitajte više)

Hi,

I recently developed a Firefox browser extension using Manifest V3, it's to show coupons & offers on 1000s of online shopping website.

To function properly, the extension needs to have permission for 'Access your data for all websites' ( <all_urls> permission)

During installation, permission prompt does show up, but it doesn't ask permission for 'Access your data for all websites' but ask for other permission.

I have specified this permission in the permissions key in my manifest file. However, when I try to install the extension, It asks for other permission, but not <all_urls> permission: Screenshot at https://i.imgur.com/UiG5Dve.png

After installation, it start working properly only if user has manually granted permission from extension settings https://i.imgur.com/4QWOLOC.png Most users would not know this and may uninstall the extension if permission is not granted prior.

Please suggest the fix.

Here is how my Manifest V3 permission code look like https://i.imgur.com/JmMM3l2.png

I am using Firefox latest version and I have checked with/without any other extensions or add-ons that may be impacting the installation process.

I would greatly appreciate any help or guidance in resolving this issue. I believe the permission prompt is crucial for my extension to function properly and I would like to get it working as soon as possible.

Thank you for your time and assistance.

Best regards,

Krishna

Asked by enacton prije 16 sati

Last reply by cor-el prije 1 sat

Text is sometimes yellow. On a white background it is impossible to read.

Some text, and hyperlinks are yellow. Yellow text on a white background is impossible for me to read. Hyperlinks are normally blue. Can I change the text from yellow back… (pročitajte više)

Some text, and hyperlinks are yellow. Yellow text on a white background is impossible for me to read. Hyperlinks are normally blue. Can I change the text from yellow back to blue?

Asked by ajwh5150 prije 3 sati

Last reply by cor-el prije 1 sat

Firefox Addons not showing up on Customize page

Hello, I downloaded Firefox on a new computer. I logged in with my existing account and synced my data This was successful. All of my bookmarks and extensions were downlo… (pročitajte više)

Hello,

I downloaded Firefox on a new computer. I logged in with my existing account and synced my data

This was successful. All of my bookmarks and extensions were downloaded properly.

I went into the customize menu to alter my toolbar. However, there were no icons for any of the extensions that I added, such as Bitwarden or Ublock Origin.

Due to this, I am not able to add these extension icons to my toolbar.

I verified that the extensions were all properly downloaded and that they work as they should.

I have already attempted to restart Firefox, uninstall and reinstall certain extensions, and to reinstall Firefox entirely. However, my extension icons do not show up still in the Customize menu

I am not trying to do anything in the Private Browser.

How can this issue be resolved?

Asked by haseebrulesalot prije 22 sati

Last reply by Terry prije 3 sati

Configure navigation bar empty (without search box)

Hello, I need your help: how can I set navigation bar without any item (hide all items of this bar)? I need that this bar appears but empty. The reason is that I want to … (pročitajte više)

Hello,

I need your help: how can I set navigation bar without any item (hide all items of this bar)? I need that this bar appears but empty. The reason is that I want to restrict options in Firefox (for all users) but let it be allowed open windows pop-up.

I got remove the menu button that is to the right of the whole (hamburger type), the forward and backward buttons that are to the left of the whole (which are the arrows to the right and to the left), the detention (which is the cross), etc. I did this with commands in userChrome.css file

But what I can't hide is the item where the url's are placed (search box). I just need to hide the search box. I wrote " #nav-bar { visibility: collapse !important ; } " in userChrome.css , and then all navigation bar is hidden but don't get windows of pop-up that I need them to appear.

The version of Firefox that I have is 108.0.1 (64 bits).

Could you help me, please? It's a little urgent. Thanks!!

Asked by sergio_orishass prije 2 dana

Last reply by cor-el prije 5 sati

Failed to save extensions settings.

Heyo, I got a problem with saving extensions settings. The error is: QuotaExceededError: storage.sync API call exceeded its quota limitations. How do I fix it? … (pročitajte više)

Heyo,

I got a problem with saving extensions settings.

The error is: QuotaExceededError: storage.sync API call exceeded its quota limitations. How do I fix it?

Asked by GamePlayer prije 8 sati

Last reply by TyDraniu prije 4 sati

How to disable a specific add-on for certain websites manually?

I know that there has to be a way to edit the about:config to manually disable individual add-ons (addons) for certain sites. Some add-ons have this built into the extens… (pročitajte više)

I know that there has to be a way to edit the about:config to manually disable individual add-ons (addons) for certain sites. Some add-ons have this built into the extension itself but others (like Honey) are either off or on, but I cannot find any documentation on it.

I would still like to use the extension without having to remember to turn it off and on all the time for websites that I do not want it to spam suggestions at me. Thanks in advance.

Asked by KD prije 5 sati

Last reply by TyDraniu prije 4 sati

Add-on icons have disappeared from toolbar and don't appear in Customize menu

Is this a new "feature?" The add-ons that I need to interact with frequently have vanished from my toolbar and can't be re-added; they don't appear as options in Customiz… (pročitajte više)

Is this a new "feature?" The add-ons that I need to interact with frequently have vanished from my toolbar and can't be re-added; they don't appear as options in Customize.

I've DONE the "delete extensions.*" thing and the problem still exists. I even tried creating a new profile, but the icons didn't appear as I installed the extensions. It's as though Firefox has unilaterally decided to remove this feature and didn't warn users about it.

I still HAVE the add-ons and can access them from the add-ons list, but that's inconvenient since there are only a few that I really need to interact with; the rest can stay out of sight and quietly do their thing.

Is this a bug that crept into the latest update, or is it something that you're wishing on users? I've loved Firefox for years for its privacy focus, flexibility and customizability; please don't take an ease-of-use feature away from us.

Asked by jbstory prije 7 sati

Last reply by cor-el prije 5 sati

my computer does not open links, when I click them

Hi Guys Here is my problem: When I click on this button, the address will not open. This happens also when click on links to activate them to open an internet page. I do … (pročitajte više)

Hi Guys Here is my problem: When I click on this button, the address will not open. This happens also when click on links to activate them to open an internet page. I do not know whether this is configured somewhere in my browser Mozilla or my computer protection McAfee program or eventually somewhere else. Have I blocked something in some program? Thank you for your help

Asked by giovanni.broccoli prije 19 sati

Last reply by willjoe24421 prije 16 sati

Can I sync pinned extensions?

I have a lot of extensions, and each time I get to a new device, I have to configure again which extensions are pinned to the overflow menu and which to hide. Is there a … (pročitajte više)

I have a lot of extensions, and each time I get to a new device, I have to configure again which extensions are pinned to the overflow menu and which to hide. Is there a way to automate this? I'd also be fine writing a script if I knew the location this is saved at.

Asked by xerus prije 1 dan

Last reply by cor-el prije 21 sat

How to activate Web Developer Tool "Take screenshot of the entore page" from Python (perhaps with Selenium)

I need to capture & store "full page screenshots" using a Python program. This function is provided via the Web Developer Tool "Take a screenshot of the entire Page"… (pročitajte više)

I need to capture & store "full page screenshots" using a Python program. This function is provided via the Web Developer Tool "Take a screenshot of the entire Page". Can I activate this tool from Python, perhaps with Selenium? Any other alternative would be OK too. Thanks.

Asked by kent.bld prije 1 dan

Last reply by cor-el prije 22 sati

Firefox keeps moving my toolbar icons into "more tools" - How can I stop this?

Hi folks, Since the last 109.0 update I've noticed a strange behavior with Firefox. Sometimes after watching a video stream in full screen, my toolbar changes and moves a… (pročitajte više)

Hi folks,

Since the last 109.0 update I've noticed a strange behavior with Firefox.

Sometimes after watching a video stream in full screen, my toolbar changes and moves all my customized icons / extensions etc. into this "more tools" drop down menu. I can reproduce this by repeatedly switching from full screen to the normal view

This is so annoying and frustrating.

Does anyone know how I can fix this?

Asked by FallIn1337 prije 1 sedmicu

Last reply by Tizzylou prije 1 dan

Using the native Mac spell checker in Firefox

Apple's built in spell checker on the Mac is unparalleled. Not only does it integrate with the native dictionary, it also automatically detects and switches languages as… (pročitajte više)

Apple's built in spell checker on the Mac is unparalleled. Not only does it integrate with the native dictionary, it also automatically detects and switches languages as you type. Right-clicking on an unfamiliar word brings up the "look up" option which fins the word in the dictionary. It's furthermore smart enough to detect misspelled words which are correct words in another language. I don't know how apple achieved this, it's remarkable.

Anyway, Firefox displaces this functionality on the mac with their own dictionary, which although good, is not as good as the native spell checking and dictionary.

Is there a way to enable the native dictionary for Firefox on the Mac?

Asked by fchickencs prije 1 dan

Last reply by cor-el prije 1 dan

Firefox Mac New Window Animation

Is there a way for the new window animation in Firefox for Mac to be disabled? Safari does not do this, but firefox has a... ~100ms animation for new windows that's extre… (pročitajte više)

Is there a way for the new window animation in Firefox for Mac to be disabled?

Safari does not do this, but firefox has a... ~100ms animation for new windows that's extremely frustrating for those of us who do not use tabs (Apple's Exposé/Mission Control obsoletes them).

I haven't found a configuration in about:config, although I've been able to disable a few others.

Asked by fchickencs prije 1 mjeseci

Last reply by cor-el prije 1 dan

How to: Auto-Hide URL

Greetings! If this is actually a thing, I would like to know how to make it happen. If it is not a thing, this a suggestion that would be amazing to implement into the we… (pročitajte više)

Greetings!

If this is actually a thing, I would like to know how to make it happen. If it is not a thing, this a suggestion that would be amazing to implement into the web-browser!

On my phone, when you scroll, it automatically hides the address bar and everything on it, to go 'full-screen'. I want this on my laptop. How can I make it, that when I scroll, or even just sit on a webpage for a moment, the URL bar will smoothly transition into being 'hidden'?

I want to be clear: I do NOT want to use the fullscreen, CTRL + F11 function, because then my Windows task bar is not accessible. Right now I have my taskbar hidden, which is fantastic because it gives my laptop screen a bigger feel. And if FireFox's URL could do the same... that would be beautiful.

Asked by MrNonAstute prije 1 sedmicu

Last reply by cor-el prije 2 dana

How con I hide the video and mic controller when I in call

Every time I use Google Meet, Firefox show me a tiny orange controller over al my desktops in Fedora Linux. It is a bit annoying an distracting. Maybe could be great this… (pročitajte više)

Every time I use Google Meet, Firefox show me a tiny orange controller over al my desktops in Fedora Linux. It is a bit annoying an distracting. Maybe could be great this icons appear in the os panel in linux.

Asked by Hanu prije 1 sedmicu

Last reply by cor-el prije 2 dana

Installed Firefox extensions to make recording on YouTube EZ , but now some songs blurr image

Please help me either with removing extensions on Firefox , I installed them to make recording songs more EZ, but now in YouTube on some songs the image is blurred … (pročitajte više)

Please help me either with removing extensions on Firefox , I installed them to make recording songs more EZ, but now in YouTube on some songs the image is blurred

Asked by Karla2u prije 2 dana

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer prije 2 dana

bookmarks toolbar icons and tabs

I have been using FireFox from the beginning, and it is still my browser of choice. Nonetheless, I still see some ways in which the interface would be better. In the long… (pročitajte više)

I have been using FireFox from the beginning, and it is still my browser of choice. Nonetheless, I still see some ways in which the interface would be better. In the long past, I'd been able to put some XML/XUL CSS code in userchrome.css to make these better, at least for me. However, 5-10 years ago, changes in FireFox broke these changes. For the past 5-10 years, I would occasionally get some time to tweak my userchrome.css with information find on this forum or elsewhere online. But every time I found some code snippets, FireFox had changed enough that they didn't work anymore. This is concerning in that the structure and codebase is changing relatively frequently and it's hard to find out how this affects these code snippets.

The two userchrome tweaks i would really like are (a) showing only icons on the bookmarks toolbar, and (b) having the tabs right next to the main window.

Full disclosure: I am not an IT professional, but I started off coding in machine code and only then was allowed to code in A86 assembler. I have had a long interest in user interaction design. I'm a physician and medical school professor, so my interest is primarily in medical software. But I've helped organize some international symposia on the usability of medical software at which I have also lectured, have a blog devoted to the subject, and I was awarded the first annual Lifetime Achievement Award by the Informatics Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

So, now for an observation. I have a file cabinet drawer filled with paper records that I need to keep in paper form (as opposed to my usual scanning to PDF. These papers are sorted into file folders. I do not cut the tabs off of all of my folders and put them in a pile somewhere else. Which is why I want my tabs to visually connect to the content in each "folder" by being next to them.

And as far as the Bookmarks Toolbar: I realize the importance of positional memory. I want to have my most important bookmarks on the screen – lots of them – where I can click on them easily. Easily in this case means not having to read text, but being able to automatically move my mouse cursor to about the right place and then refine my click by recognizing the graphic icon for that website.

The best solution would be for the fireFox coders to think about these things, come around to my way of thinking (which OBVIOUSLY has to be right), and make changes in the codebase to make observe these UX principles, and make the appropriate changes in the user interface. Or at least make them options in the user interface. Or at the very least, post in an obvious place changes to the underlying structure that kills userchrome coding (with suggestions how to change the code to work in the new architecture) so that those who are not immersed in the innards of FireFox like me have a fighting chance to improve the interface, at least for a few of us.

</soapbox>

Asked by kconovermd prije 3 dana

Last reply by cor-el prije 2 dana