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Messenger window blank in Facebook despite trying all fixes

I use Firefox on a PC to access Facebook (website, not app). This week the Messenger/Chat feature stopped working. I click the icon and it opens but nothing appears in th… (read more)

I use Firefox on a PC to access Facebook (website, not app). This week the Messenger/Chat feature stopped working. I click the icon and it opens but nothing appears in the box, it just hangs. There is an option to open in its own window, but that also is blank - no past messages, no contact names, no ability to start new message. When I log onto Facebook in Edge, Messenger works fine in Facebook.

I've tried everything I found on the internet for this issue - updated and refreshed Firefox, cleared history/cache/cookies/site data, uninstalled and reinstalled Messenger, refreshed Facebook to initial settings, used Firefox in troubleshooting mode, reset everything, turned off browser, turned off my computer, used shift key to reload tab - nothing has worked. There are some instructions about stuck cookies, but I didn't understand them so I didn't try that one thing. I've gone into every menu I can find to try to figure out this issue, which isn't the end of the world, but I would appreciate some other ideas for what is suddenly causing this. Because now I have to redo all of my settings and preferences and logins and the problem still isn't fixed.

Asked by mlcamilli 10 months ago

Answered by mlcamilli 10 months ago

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Cosmolex.com goes to WP Engine and does not allow me to open the website.

The site you were looking for couldn't be found. This domain is successfully pointed at WP Engine, but is not configured for an account on our platform. If you just… (read more)

The site you were looking for couldn't be found. This domain is successfully pointed at WP Engine, but is not configured for an account on our platform. If you just signed up, we're still likely creating your account. Did you add this domain to your install? Did you point DNS to the correct IP address or CNAME? If you've completed the steps above, or need more help, please contact us and we can help get your site up and running in no time.

Asked by dwysni 10 months ago

Answered by dwysni 10 months ago

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Disappearing "New Tab" button when tabs exceed width of display space

Past experience. With just a few tabs open there was a "+" button at the right hand end of the tab bar for a new tab. When the number of tabs got too many (in my case 1… (read more)

Past experience. With just a few tabs open there was a "+" button at the right hand end of the tab bar for a new tab. When the number of tabs got too many (in my case 18) the "+" button was JOINED by a ">" button to be able to see tabs off the right hand end of the toolbar, but still use the new tab button.

Post update to the current version of Firefox, at the point the ">" button appears it is REPLACING the "+" button.

I know there are workarounds, but my "rut" is to use the "+" to get a new tab.

Is there any way of getting it back?

Asked by mara1618 10 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 10 months ago

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Sites (youtube) Crashing often

Hi, Various Sites (sometimes firefox as a whole) keep crashing regularly. I am running Arch Linux (6.4.12, default kernel) with Hyprland WM on an old i7-7700K with a Nvi… (read more)

Hi, Various Sites (sometimes firefox as a whole) keep crashing regularly. I am running Arch Linux (6.4.12, default kernel) with Hyprland WM on an old i7-7700K with a Nvidia GTX980TI. Apart from Firefox the system runs stable. When doing research, or just browsing text based sites, firefox is also very stable, but on some sites like twitch, youtube, or idle games like "Antimatter Dimensions" (ivark.github.io) the browser (or page) crashes regularly. It also happens in Troubleshoot mode, also after a clean re-install (including deleting /.mozilla in /home) and since various versions over the last couple of month. The latest crash report ID is bp-67ed2673-4ed2-452b-bc63-dc1060230831. I know I'm running a niche system, but I really like my setup and apart from those crashes it's amazing, so I hope you can help and point me in the right direction as to what could cause the crashes. Thanks for your time. KR, rehajel

Asked by rehajel 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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Double scrolling since v117.0

Since v117 update I noticed pages scroll way more. With one scroll they do double the amount of lines then previously. I thought I was seeing things, so I reinstalled Fir… (read more)

Since v117 update I noticed pages scroll way more. With one scroll they do double the amount of lines then previously. I thought I was seeing things, so I reinstalled Firefox v116.0 to make sure and confirmed it was scrolling less with the previous version. I found a setting "mousewheel.system_scroll_override.enabled" set to 'true' by default. Switching to 'false' fixes the scroll amount, but when I was back on v116.0 I checked that setting there and it was also set to 'true' by default, yet no double scrolling. So I have no idea what could cause this issue. Maybe something was 'fixed' with this setting and now it's applied correctly? Or should nothing change with scroll amount when updating from 116 to 117?

Asked by guniu 10 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 10 months ago

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Firefox interfering with computer accessibility feature: mouse keys

I often need to be able to use the arrow keys to navigate my screen, especially in order to find and click on browser links. However, in the latest version of Firefox on… (read more)

I often need to be able to use the arrow keys to navigate my screen, especially in order to find and click on browser links. However, in the latest version of Firefox on a new macOS Ventura machine, the arrow keys are interpreted by Firefox even though they shouldn't be; at the least corresponding box in "Settings" is unchecked.

How can toggle this behavior off?

Thank you, David Romano

Asked by David Romano 10 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 10 months ago

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Firefox Translations by Mozilla Firefox

Hi I used to often use the Firefox Translations (by Mozilla Firefox) add-on to translate web pages in the browser. It was the one in the screen shot below. It was brill… (read more)

Hi I used to often use the Firefox Translations (by Mozilla Firefox) add-on to translate web pages in the browser. It was the one in the screen shot below. It was brilliant and a couple of days ago it disappeared off my screen. When I opened a French webpage there was no button at the top to translate and all I get now is the option to copy and paste 1000 characters into a box! I cannot find the original one - unless this has replaced it? In which case, not happy! The other was much better. Can anyone help me get the original again or recommend something similar? Thanks

Asked by shanbramley 10 months ago

Answered by shanbramley 10 months ago

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Bank card friendly names

It would be great to be able to add a 'friendly name' to cards stored. I have personal, joint account and business cards saved, it can get a little confusing. Thanks No… (read more)

It would be great to be able to add a 'friendly name' to cards stored. I have personal, joint account and business cards saved, it can get a little confusing.

Thanks

Noreen

Asked by noreencollins1 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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reopening inactive tabs causes full reload of page, and it's very slow

Keep seeing a bug where tabs that were kept open but are not active, upon reopening do a full reload, and then take a long time to load often failing to load at all after… (read more)

Keep seeing a bug where tabs that were kept open but are not active, upon reopening do a full reload, and then take a long time to load often failing to load at all after a timeout.

video recording

Asked by George 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Firefox account adddon

Hi. I have problem with firefox account addon. I acidenty remove it from the addon menu(that one on the right up corner in firefox) and i can't find it in addons setings.… (read more)

Hi. I have problem with firefox account addon. I acidenty remove it from the addon menu(that one on the right up corner in firefox) and i can't find it in addons setings. how can i add it again to addon menu?

Asked by misiu398 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Search engine fail

Using Firefox today I tried to search for various things using https://oceanhero.today/search.. I got this error message: "Sorry, there was an error when rendering your … (read more)

Using Firefox today I tried to search for various things using https://oceanhero.today/search.. I got this error message:

"Sorry, there was an error when rendering your search. We were notified and will try to resolve this issue as soon as possible."

But the search engine - which I've been using on Firefox for a long time without any problems - works fine on Bing.

Is there a remedy? Many thanks for any advice.

Asked by liviniffley 10 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 10 months ago

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password manager

firefox is not prompting the primary password login dialog box and not even providing me "saved login" Even when i tried to open password in settings so that i can manua… (read more)

firefox is not prompting the primary password login dialog box and not even providing me "saved login"

Even when i tried to open password in settings so that i can manually copy paste them, it ask me to log in first as shown in picture but when i click on login, nothing happens, it does prompt primary password login dialog box.

as shown in picture below, even if i click login, it just does not work.

p.s tried clearing cash and cookies.

Asked by Awais 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Password woes

Dear help team, First of all, thank you for your efforts to help this community. I've been using Firefox for about a decade and this is my first question, I believe. I… (read more)

Dear help team,

First of all, thank you for your efforts to help this community. I've been using Firefox for about a decade and this is my first question, I believe.

I recently got a new Macbook. I've installed Firefox to it (my primary browser) and want to sync Firefox to it. I have Firefox on my iMac and my iPhone. However, my password is from 2014 and I can't seem to remember it no matter how many times I try. If I choose a new password, it gives me a warning that I will lose my account information, including my bookmarks, add-ons, history, etc. I really don't want to lose that info! I have spent a long time personalizing my Firefox.

Pleeeease tell me there's some other way to sync Firefox to my new laptop (when I can't remember my super old password).

Thanks in advance for your help! Best, Jason

Asked by JasonRosenberg 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago