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where does source code of webpage of firefox gets stored on hard drive?

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i want to scan the the source code of webpage which is loaded in firefox

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Webpages are not saved to your hard drive; they are temporarily stored in RAM. You can right click on a webpage and click Inspect Element, which will show you the HTML code used in the current webpage.

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See also:

  • Firefox > Web Developer > Page Source
  • Tools > Web Developer > Page Source (Ctrl+U)
  • right-click on a web page and select View Page Source in the context menu

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i want to search tags in html code of any webpage that user visits, how can i do that?

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Do you mean previously visited pages that might be stored in Firefox's disk cache? Since those files are hard to work with using built-in features, you may want to search for third party solutions such as forensic analysis tools.

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If you are planning to create an add-on, you might be able to get more specific advice here:

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we want to read & store source code of every web page that user visit , how can we do this? Can we do this by doing some program or by going to the source code of mozilla firefox or is there any other way to do it?

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Who is "we"? If this is for your organization, you can use a proxy server or employee monitoring solution to intercept/capture web requests and responses.

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we are group of students from VIIT,Pune.

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I am not aware of anything for the client side, but you could check the Add-ons site.

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You could intercept the internet traffic with an application like Wireshark.

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instead of using any tool is it possible by doing program?

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Hi Poojadhav, what do you mean by "doing program"?