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Suggestion from Browsing History should not include "Base URL"

Hi all Firefoxers, There are a few sites that I always access via a URL that could look like : https://device.domain.com/admin/ When I went to visit that device, … (read more)

Hi all Firefoxers,

There are a few sites that I always access via a URL that could look like :

https://device.domain.com/admin/

When I went to visit that device, typing in the URL bar "device.domain..." , Firefox's 1st default suggestion shows as https://device.domain.com/

The problem is that I never visited that site, the way to access this device is https://device.domain.com/admin/ - there's no way to reconfigure the device and have an auto-redirect to .../admin location.

https://device.domain.com/ is not in my Browsing History nor do I have an open-tab. In the settings Privacy->Address Bar, disabling "Browsing History" removes https://device.domain.com/ from the suggestion list but it also removes all suggestion from the history. This is the expected behavior, the bug required fix isn't related to this.

If the "Base URL" isn't saved in the Browsing History, how can someone tell Firefox to only suggest absolute entries from the history?

Asked by somehacker 5 months ago

Last reply by netjeff 5 months ago

Websites don't work with FireFox but do with other browsers

I've written about this before and never got a working answer. I have to use Chrome or internet explorer for some work because FireFox won't open the sites. This problem … (read more)

I've written about this before and never got a working answer. I have to use Chrome or internet explorer for some work because FireFox won't open the sites. This problem hasn't been fixed by I clearing cache and cookies as recommended back when I first asked a year or so ago.

Now the latest website I haven't been able to use is the Post office! USPS.com -- If I try to track a mail piece using my tracking number the site can't bring it up. The site tries for long time then tells me to try later. When I try with another browser such as Chrome, the result is there within a couple of seconds. It looks like I'm going to have to leave FireFox which I hate as I've used it so long - over ten years at least.

Version 121 Windows 10

Asked by rkclaw 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Firefox could not download the search plugin from amazon.co.uk

The Amazon.co.uk search plugin was working but now its not and when i try to click "add search engine" a box pops up with Firefox could not download the search plugin f… (read more)

The Amazon.co.uk search plugin was working but now its not and when i try to click "add search engine" a box pops up with

Firefox could not download the search plugin from: https://d2lo25i6d3q8zm.cloudfront.net/browser-plugins/AmazonSearchSuggestionsOSD.Firefox.xml

another post suggested checking the about:config browser.search.region mine says "GB" which would be correct for .co.uk

All other search plugins work fine. Any suggestions?

Asked by JackDinn 4 months ago

Last reply by Terry 4 months ago

Company Logos in Google SERP Have a Gradient applied to them?

Hello, Why does Firefox (121.0.1 (64-bit) macOS 14.2.1 anyways) apply a gradient color overlay to the Business Logos in Google SERPs? I.e., typically the website's Favic… (read more)

Hello, Why does Firefox (121.0.1 (64-bit) macOS 14.2.1 anyways) apply a gradient color overlay to the Business Logos in Google SERPs?

I.e., typically the website's Favicon is pulled or an image written into Schema data to display the company logo next to the search result excerpt. But lately, and apparently only in FF, the logos are discolored by some kind of overlay?

Please see attached comparison between Chrome and FF. Chrome displays the logos unaltered, and FF displays them with this crazy obnoxious overlay/ color correction.

As far as I can tell, this is coming from FF as I don't see it in any other browsers/ devices. Chrome, FF Developer Edition, MS Edge, and Safari do not alter the logo colors.

Is there anyway to request the Mozilla FF stop doing this? I can't possibly begin to imagine how this is helpful in anyway to users... but of course I'm open to hearing any logic behind this decision, if in fact this is coming from FF.

Thank you all for your time and help!

Asked by muzzle 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Firefox thinks I'm still in a country I left a week ago

I recently traveled to Australia for two weeks. While there, I used my mac laptop (with Firefox as my primary browser) on a mix of both wifi-without-VPN and hotel wifi wi… (read more)

I recently traveled to Australia for two weeks. While there, I used my mac laptop (with Firefox as my primary browser) on a mix of both wifi-without-VPN and hotel wifi with a VPN back to my home network activated.

I have been back home for more than a week. Other browsers on the same laptop as well as other devices (like my phone) that I took with me on the trip correctly reflect my location (east coast, USA). However, Firefox stubbornly insists that I am still in Australia. The net effect of this has been to break my access to YouTubeTV, which is not available in Australia.

I have tried: - Logging fully out of my google account on firefox and logging back in (at which point the 2FA prompt on my phone says I'm trying to log back in from Australia) - Deleting all cookies, cache and website data - Fully uninstalling Firefox, including deleting the Firefox folder in ApplicationSupport

None of these have had any effect.

Within YouTubeTV, I can force an update to my location, which will temporarily reflect correctly that I am in the US. But it still won't let me play anything if I'm using Firefox, and within Firefox, will soon revert to location unknown. Other browsers on this laptop, and other devices, work fine.

I am at my wit's end. Please advise.

Asked by ffhaphl 6 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Always ask you where to save files is broken and uselesss

Despite reading almost 100 questions about this exact issue asked for years, there still seems to be no answer, and no fix to get this function to work properly. Checkin… (read more)

Despite reading almost 100 questions about this exact issue asked for years, there still seems to be no answer, and no fix to get this function to work properly.

Checking the box should completely remove the drop box for location, and the entire point is that it should ask you where to save every file,instead of defaulting.

Asked by chadwitk 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Cannot turn off "Switch to this tab" notification.

So I enabled push notifications for Google Calendar. Every time there's a notification, Google Calendar ask if I want to enable "Switch to this tab" for their notificatio… (read more)

So I enabled push notifications for Google Calendar. Every time there's a notification, Google Calendar ask if I want to enable "Switch to this tab" for their notifications. I accidentally turned it on, then I managed to turn it off. Except it now keep asking me if I want to enable it.

Looking at the settings, the only two options available are "Always ask" and "Yes", with no way of just saying no... why?

Asked by R4d6 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Printing with printer or to PDF

This problem occurs on My wife's and my machines. My wife has a printer. I do not. When we try to print the preview shows only a few lines or at best a half page. Even … (read more)

This problem occurs on My wife's and my machines. My wife has a printer. I do not. When we try to print the preview shows only a few lines or at best a half page. Even if we want to print multiple pages that's all that shows up. We have "print all" as the default setting. The problem started about a month ago. I think it has something to do with the newer versions of Firefox.

Asked by Ira Sorkin 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Turn off translator popup but keep option to translate

I turned off the translator popup via about:config and browser.translations.automaticallyPopup to false. Now translation is gone. How can I keep the option to quickly tra… (read more)

I turned off the translator popup via about:config and browser.translations.automaticallyPopup to false. Now translation is gone. How can I keep the option to quickly translate a page in the address bar without having the popup jump in my face each time I open a new tab, forcing me to click it to make it go away? This would be a nice option but an extremely distracting presentation. thanks.

Asked by nopinkdragons 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Website being blocked,

This is the message I get. "Please unblock challenges.cloudflare.com to proceed." I can do nothing. Things I've tried. Adding exceptions in the privacy settings in 2 s… (read more)

This is the message I get. "Please unblock challenges.cloudflare.com to proceed." I can do nothing.

Things I've tried. Adding exceptions in the privacy settings in 2 seperate areas. Resetting Browser deafults. Turning off all vpn's and addons.

Nothing works.

This is the site https://1337x.to/

Asked by Mixelplix 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Drop down box will not allow me to make a selection.

I am accessing my ISP to download the security software. I need to be able to select the Operating System. When I click on the drop down box I am prompted for the OS, b… (read more)

I am accessing my ISP to download the security software. I need to be able to select the Operating System. When I click on the drop down box I am prompted for the OS, but when I select it the drop down box does not populate. I then get a message to select the OS. This works with Microsoft Edge.

Asked by Bill 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

ad blocker I don't have

I keep being told on certain websites to turn off my ad blocker. I don't have one. I don't even have one in the Extensions that's disabled. I have no idea how to get p… (read more)

I keep being told on certain websites to turn off my ad blocker. I don't have one. I don't even have one in the Extensions that's disabled. I have no idea how to get past this. What's turned on that I don't know about?

Asked by JB 6 months ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 5 months ago

Firefox new design - Poor

Firefox changed the design on tabs and other features some time back. The whole user experience has been worse since the UX design was changed. For example, it's impossib… (read more)

Firefox changed the design on tabs and other features some time back. The whole user experience has been worse since the UX design was changed. For example, it's impossible to find out without going through tab after tab, which one is active and playing. I wish there was an option to reverse back to the old design.

Asked by none 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

FF 121.0.1-64bit doesn't work right on multiple popular sites

I started with Netscape, lived through Mozilla and then been FF ever since. I love it. But increasingly, I am running into problems with using features in many websites. … (read more)

I started with Netscape, lived through Mozilla and then been FF ever since. I love it. But increasingly, I am running into problems with using features in many websites.

For instance with Cigna Health, you can't reset your pw and open certain other links. Cigna Support has a simple solution which has always solved my problem: use Chrome or Edge.

B&H Photo Video mostly works but for instance if you are looking at the pictures associated with a product review and try to enlarge them, FF won't do it. Chrome and Edge do it.

I am finding more and more websites that have these glitches. It's almost as if some website designers are not paying any attention to compatibility of their product with FF.

Am I missing something in the config of FF or are these issues real and likely to get worse over time? I am very worried that if it continues that I will get a message like "Many features on this website are not compatible with FireFox."

I am not a programmer but if there is anything I can do to help, I am glad to do so.

sfoAlan

Asked by alan225 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Unbearably slow on several forum pages and someone's blogger page (taking minutes to load)

Hi, I tried to visit the following pages in Firefox 121 (running under Arch Linux) and they took minutes to load. They loaded in a fraction of a second in Chromium. An… (read more)

Hi,

I tried to visit the following pages in Firefox 121 (running under Arch Linux) and they took minutes to load. They loaded in a fraction of a second in Chromium. Anyone have any idea what is wrong?

The blogger page is here: https://u-blox-ninaw-platformio.blogspot.com/2022/03/u-blox-nina-w-e-platformio-arduino.html

Here are a few forums that take minutes to load, I think they use the same engine as I see the same colorful loading animation: https://community.platformio.org/t/error-please-specify-upload-port/26218 https://forum.manjaro.org/

Does anyone have any idea what is happening or what I should do to alert the development team? Are these sites using technology not implemented in Firefox?

Best Regards,

Kevin

Asked by kevin249 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Can t hide the video controls bar on Coursera website

As the title says when I am using the video player on Coursera website I am not able to hide the control bar while on fullscreen mode (even if I don t move my mouse for m… (read more)

As the title says when I am using the video player on Coursera website I am not able to hide the control bar while on fullscreen mode (even if I don t move my mouse for more than 15 seconds). I ve attached a screenshot with the control bar being displayed. (also the captions are overlapping with that control bar) I ve also tried different ways of opening the fullscreen mode (click on the "Full Screen" button or by pressing 'F'). I don t have this problem on websites like YouTube.

Asked by ELCO11 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Disappearing menu bar

Current version of Firefox on Windows 11. Menu bar hidden when Firefox started. I have tried every setting suggested and understand how to turn it on, but next time I sta… (read more)

Current version of Firefox on Windows 11. Menu bar hidden when Firefox started. I have tried every setting suggested and understand how to turn it on, but next time I start Firefox, menu bar is hidden again. Reinstalling Firefox -- no joy. Restarting in safe mode -- no joy. Help!

Asked by Andrew Boots 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

BAD REQUEST

About a month ago Firefox started giving me BAD REQUEST for URLs generated by the MLS system all of us realtors use. This URL works fine in Safari, but not in Firefox … (read more)

About a month ago Firefox started giving me BAD REQUEST for URLs generated by the MLS system all of us realtors use.

This URL works fine in Safari, but not in Firefox any longer. What has happened and how/when will this be resolved? JPaul

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

Asked by jpmflorida 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox 121.0.1 & you tube website

Good afternoon: Yesterday the youtube website loaded fine. Today, if I type youtube.com in the address bar & hit enter it doesn't load. I thought maybe a corrupt ad… (read more)

Good afternoon:

Yesterday the youtube website loaded fine. Today, if I type youtube.com in the address bar & hit enter it doesn't load.

I thought maybe a corrupt add-on so I removed all youtube related add-ons then rebooted the laptop.

No difference. YT wouldn't load.

It loads fine on edge.

Any ideas?

Regards, Soul

Asked by SoulStealer 6 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago