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Menu issues with a site in FF but not in Safari

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I use a site for business which has a static menu across the top of the page which for a long time has worked just fine. Now since the last update in FF, the menu is no longer there, but a square button appears on the right. When clicked a page opens in the same tab and it has the missing menu items there. However when you move your mouse to click on the one I want, any menu item your mouse crosses automatically opens which takes you away from the menu page. Frustrating to say the least. What do I need to do to get the original menu back where it belongs? Keep in mind the site works fine as before. This problem happened with the last FF update.

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You can try these steps in case of issues with web pages:

You can reload web page(s) and bypass the cache to refresh possibly outdated or corrupted files.

  • hold down the Shift key and left-click the Reload button
  • press "Ctrl + F5" or press "Ctrl + Shift + R" (Windows,Linux)
  • press "Command + Shift + R" (Mac)

Clear the Cache and remove the Cookies for websites that cause problems via the "3-bar" Firefox menu button (Options/Preferences).

"Remove the Cookies" for websites that cause problems:

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data: "Manage Data"

"Clear the Cache":

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data -> Clear Data -> Cached Web Content: Clear

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration or userChrome.css is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window
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This is a little hard to visualize but it sounds like a mobile menu layout instead of a desktop menu layout.

If you reduce the zoom on the page --

hold down the Command key and tap the minus key once or twice

-- does the full menu appear? If so, the page probably has a "responsive" layout that modifies its appearance based on resolution. But I don't know why it would change suddenly after an update. ??

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Awesome! Thank you so much! I forgot to check that. So glad I don't have to replace FF, I have used it for years and I love it. So glad this fixed it. You're the best! Thanks again! God Bless You!

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Chosen Solution

You can try these steps in case of issues with web pages:

You can reload web page(s) and bypass the cache to refresh possibly outdated or corrupted files.

  • hold down the Shift key and left-click the Reload button
  • press "Ctrl + F5" or press "Ctrl + Shift + R" (Windows,Linux)
  • press "Command + Shift + R" (Mac)

Clear the Cache and remove the Cookies for websites that cause problems via the "3-bar" Firefox menu button (Options/Preferences).

"Remove the Cookies" for websites that cause problems:

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data: "Manage Data"

"Clear the Cache":

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data -> Clear Data -> Cached Web Content: Clear

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration or userChrome.css is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window

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