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Change the Refresh current page settings

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When viewing web sites the page refreshes too frequently; I kinda remember being asked how often to refresh the current page and I chose one that is way too frequent and is very distracting to be reading an article and every few seconds the page changes twice before I can continue reading.

I just want to reset the Refresh Rate to a longer period of time between refreshes. Thanks for any help you can offer. ron

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Do you have the ReloadEvery extension?

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Reloads web pages every so many seconds or minutes. The function is accessible via the context menu (menu you get when you right click on a web page) or via tab context menu (right click on the tab)
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Hi, eschat here, do not have the ReloadEvery extension on my list. Ar you suggesting I download and install it and therefor enabling me to adjust the refresh rate?

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No, that shouldn't be necessary.

Most web pages do not refresh automatically, but some like new paper websites may do and in such a case this is usually done via JavaScript.
If it happens with a lot of pages then there is usually an extension that causes this.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).

  • Do not click the Reset button on the Safe mode start window or otherwise make changes.