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  1. AliceWyman 5155 posts
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    Bug 1313602 - Need "Learn More" page for persistent storage permission

    P.S. Related bugs: Bug 1309123 Show persistent-storage permission request notification RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 55

    Bug 1313003 - Add Site Data section into Network of Advanced of about:preferences VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 53

    See also: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/advanced-panel-settings-in-firefox/discuss/6988 [Fx53] Network tab: new "Site Data" section (bug 1313003)

    AliceWyman said on June 30, 2017

    Here's a screenshot showing the Network tab in Firefox 53: <snip> https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/27641 I don't see a new Site Data section, even though the new article Manage local site storage settings includes these instructions: <snip> Click Advanced on the left panel. In the Network Tab under Site Data, click Settings to change your site storage API settings. You can also clear all the saved data by clicking "Clear all Data.”

    AliceWyman said on June 30, 2017

    I figured it out after doing a search and finding this gHacks article: https://www.ghacks.net/2017/04/30/firefox-53-ghacks-user-js-changes/ The Site Data section only appears when I set the preference browser.storageManager.enabled to "true" in about:config as shown in this screenshot: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/27642 I'm guessing that this is set when a user enables it after visiting a web page that asks for permission so there's no need IMO to update this article for fx53.
    [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1313602 Bug 1313602] - Need "Learn More" page for persistent storage permission P.S. Related bugs: [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1309123 Bug 1309123] Show persistent-storage permission request notification RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 55 [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1313003 Bug 1313003] - Add Site Data section into Network of Advanced of about:preferences VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 53 See also: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/advanced-panel-settings-in-firefox/discuss/6988 [Fx53] Network tab: new "Site Data" section (bug 1313003) ''AliceWyman [[#post-15094|said]]'' on June 30, 2017 <blockquote> Here's a screenshot showing the Network tab in Firefox 53: <snip> https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/27641 I don't see a new Site Data section, even though the new article [[Storage API - some website want to add files to my computer]] includes these instructions: <snip> Click Advanced on the left panel. In the Network Tab under Site Data, click Settings to change your site storage API settings. You can also clear all the saved data by clicking "Clear all Data.” </blockquote> ''AliceWyman [[#post-15095|said]]'' on June 30, 2017 <blockquote> I figured it out after doing a search and finding this gHacks article: https://www.ghacks.net/2017/04/30/firefox-53-ghacks-user-js-changes/ The Site Data section only appears when I set the preference '''browser.storageManager.enabled''' to "true" in about:config as shown in this screenshot: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/27642 I'm guessing that this is set when a user enables it after visiting a web page that asks for permission so there's no need IMO to update this article for fx53. </blockquote>
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  2. AliceWyman 5155 posts
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    This article is a "Learn more" link in the Firefox 57 Privacy & Security panel. I updated the article for fx56 and fx57 and marked my revison RFL. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-options-preferences-and-settings/discuss/7110#post-15608

    This article is a "Learn more" link in the Firefox 57 Privacy & Security panel. I updated the article for fx56 and fx57 and marked my revison RFL. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-options-preferences-and-settings/discuss/7110#post-15608
  3. AliceWyman 5155 posts
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    There are major problems with this article. As a temporary fix for one issue, I hid the "I want to modify or turn off this setting" section in /revision/147783, as discussed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/permission-store-data/discuss/7238 That discussion is now here, due to article title change: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/storage/discuss/7238

    There are major problems with this article. As a temporary fix for one issue, I hid the "I want to modify or turn off this setting" section in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/permission-store-data/revision/147783 /revision/147783], as discussed here: <s>https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/permission-store-data/discuss/7238</s> <sub>That discussion is now here, due to article title change: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/storage/discuss/7238 </sub>
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