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Sometimes firefox does not recognize links as "links"?

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Hey.

I don't know if it's a "problem" or it's really right.

What you need to do for see an example of what I'm saying: 1. Open Telegram Web (web.telegram.org/k/) 2. Right click on any link 3. Right click again, over the link

You'll see a normal options menu, FF is not recognizing as a link So, because of that we can't open links using private window

I don't think anyone has noticed that yet.

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Make sure you are not blocking content.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop also see https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/03/23/introducing-smartblock/

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/smartblock-enhanced-tracking-protection


Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?


Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

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FredMcD said

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hey friend. yes, only registered users can use.

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You can check the link via the right-click context menu in the Inspector in both cases and compare what element is selected. If the element is not a A HREF type of link, but is using an onclick JavaScript handler then it is possible that you block the script that creates the link.

You can right-click and select "Inspect Element" to open the built-in Inspector with this element selected.

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cor-el said

You can check the link via the right-click context menu in the Inspector in both cases and compare what element is selected. If the element is not a A HREF type of link, but is using an onclick JavaScript handler then it is possible that you block the script that creates the link. You can right-click and select "Inspect Element" to open the built-in Inspector with this element selected.

When you right clicks and then open the menu, an overlay is created using a <\div\> that covers the entire page. If you right click again, on any page element, this overlay is removed but Mozilla still considering the <\div\> element for show the browser menu.

In other words Chrome: 1. Right click: open the personalized menu and the page creates an overlay using <\div\>

2. Right click: the
is removed and the browser recognizes the element that owns the href attribute

Firefox: 1. Right click: open the personalized menu and the page creates an overlay using <\div\>

2. Right click: the browser recognizes the
element (overlay) and AFTER the <\div\> is removed

Because of that Chrome recognizes and shows the correct menu for links but Mozilla no.

It's a security/privacy problem, no?

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