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Warn you when websites try to reload or redirect's checkbox missing?

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I'm using Firefox Developer Edition v56.0b2. It's been a while since the last time I used the Options page, but I needed to stop a page to redirect me, so I went to the options and started looking for that checkbox. My surprise was when I discovered that the whole menu has changed? Now there are just 4 tabs on the left column (general, search, privacy and security and FF Account). The option I'm looking for now isn't under any of these tabs, and I couldn't find any related option on about:config's page. Is there any chance to reveal it back, or it's completely removed from the browser? Thank You

I'm using Firefox Developer Edition v56.0b2. It's been a while since the last time I used the Options page, but I needed to stop a page to redirect me, so I went to the options and started looking for that checkbox. My surprise was when I discovered that the whole menu has changed? Now there are just 4 tabs on the left column (general, search, privacy and security and FF Account). The option I'm looking for now isn't under any of these tabs, and I couldn't find any related option on about:config's page. Is there any chance to reveal it back, or it's completely removed from the browser? Thank You

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FredMcD
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Type about:preferences#advanced<enter> in the address bar. Under Advanced, select General Turn off Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload the page.


https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/redirect-control/ Redirect Control This add-on enables the user to allow or deny redirects from web pages. You can also create rules to allow redirects that you approve of.

Type '''about:preferences#advanced'''<enter> in the address bar. Under '''Advanced, ''' select '''General''' Turn off '''Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload the page. ''' ------------------ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/redirect-control/ Redirect Control This add-on enables the user to allow or deny redirects from web pages. You can also create rules to allow redirects that you approve of.

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Thanks for the quick answer.

Unfortunetely typping that just takes me to about:preferences#general so there's no chance to get in by this way.

About the addon, I'd rather keep my FF as clean as possible (I have however a couple more installed, that's why I'd prefer to not install anymore).

Thanks for the quick answer. Unfortunetely typping that just takes me to ''' about:preferences#general''' so there's no chance to get in by this way. About the addon, I'd rather keep my FF as clean as possible (I have however a couple more installed, that's why I'd prefer to not install anymore).
cor-el
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In the Developer Edition you can find this setting under the General tab -> Browsing

In the Developer Edition you can find this setting under the General tab -> Browsing
jscher2000
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You may need to...

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful.

(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste auto and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the accessibility.blockautorefresh preference to switch the value from false to true

(I suggest bookmarking about:config if you need to access it often. You can even bookmark a query: about:config?filter=autorefresh )

You may need to... (1) In a new tab, type or paste '''about:config''' in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful. (2) In the search box above the list, type or paste '''auto''' and pause while the list is filtered (3) Double-click the '''accessibility.blockautorefresh''' preference to switch the value from false to true (I suggest bookmarking about:config if you need to access it often. You can even bookmark a query: ''about:config?filter=autorefresh'' )