how does firefox keep track of sites visited
When I go the page info tab while on the google home page I notice that it shows the number of times I have visited the web page even though I have cleared all cookies AND flash cookies! Where/Why is this information stored?
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You can make the Visit Count column visible in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) and sort by that column if needed (Views > Columns).Read this answer in context 0
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The history, along with your bookmarks, is stored in a file called places.sqlite, which includes the date and time you last visited the site and how many times you have visited the site. The details are used by the location bar as shown in the Address bar autocomplete in Firefox - Search your bookmarks, history and tabs article.
If you do not want it to remember the history details, you can change the settings in the Settings for privacy, browsing history and do-not-track
You can make the Visit Count column visible in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) and sort by that column if needed (Views > Columns).