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Why can't I move the Facebook Social API buttons?

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I am using the Facebook Messenger for Firefox and would like to move the buttons (i.e. the Facebook Icon, the Friend Requests button, the Messages button and the Notifications button) from the Navigation Toolbar to my Bookmarks Toolbar, yet seem to be unable to change the location of any of them by using the "Customize Toolbar" window.

Chosen solution

Maybe they arent moveable

EDIT: They will be in a future version.

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Waka_Flocka_Flame
  • Top 25 Contributor
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Not sure if those buttons are even moveable, but you can try deleting the localstore.rdf file.

Question owner

Thank you for your reply, I tried deleting the file but can still only move everything but those buttons.

Waka_Flocka_Flame
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Chosen Solution

Maybe they arent moveable

EDIT: They will be in a future version.

Modified by Waka_Flocka_Flame

Question owner

Yes, I thought so as well, but still wonder why they were made this way, especially since I have used Firefox for years because of its customizability.

Oh really? Great, looking forward to it!

Modified by knulchi

cor-el
  • Top 10 Contributor
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No, those social buttons are not customizable.
They have no removable="true" attribute (either removable="false" or it is missing) to indicate that these buttons can be placed elsewhere.

cor-el
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10783 solutions 97051 answers

See also:

  • bug 804235 - move and remove social toolbarbutton

Please DO NOT comment in bug reports: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html

Question owner

Thank you! I'm glad to hear this is a known issue and being worked on.

accessjamie 0 solutions 1 answers

I am glad you asked. It's a small small world isn't it?

Helpful Reply

Yep... actually, I was surprised that nobody has asked this question before.