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firefox homepage and gmail

Firefox homepage has suddenly started appearing as narrow vertical page. When going to fullscreen, menu bar disappears but reappears when cursor is on the next toolbar d… (read more)

Firefox homepage has suddenly started appearing as narrow vertical page. When going to fullscreen, menu bar disappears but reappears when cursor is on the next toolbar down. When it reappears there is no yellow minimize button. Also, can load gmail through Safari but not through firefox

Asked by alsaguma 46 minutes ago

Saving passwords

i just signed up for Firefox. Set up new IMac and input my passwords & bookmarjs for my regular websites. I have now done 3 times and each time I open Firefox it i… (read more)

i just signed up for Firefox. Set up new IMac and input my passwords & bookmarjs for my regular websites. I have now done 3 times and each time I open Firefox it is all gone and I have to start over! HELP please. AnaLaRai

Asked by analarai 3 hours ago

How to turn off flashing tab banner upon notifications

I'm really annoyed by Telegram and Email tabs flashing at me constantly. I need this to stop. I've tried the solutions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1185… (read more)

I'm really annoyed by Telegram and Email tabs flashing at me constantly. I need this to stop. I've tried the solutions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1185683 and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1107234, but I think they're out of date.

Asked by pvlkmrv 4 hours ago

Several sites (FAFSA, Turbotax) say they don't support browser, but list Firefox as supported.

I'm using a MacBook Air with OS 10.15.7, and I've updated Firefox several times. It tells me it's running version 86. However, when I try to access certain websites lik… (read more)

I'm using a MacBook Air with OS 10.15.7, and I've updated Firefox several times. It tells me it's running version 86. However, when I try to access certain websites like Turbotax or even a reader app, it tells me my browser is unsupported. These sites always list Firefox as a supported browser under a list of: try these browsers instead. If I click on the Firefox link they give me, it takes me to the Firefox download page. I've even tried uninstalling Firefox and re-installing it. No luck. Anyone out there have a solution?

Asked by lamont_weniger 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

boookmark dropdown menu opens to right of screen, I want it to the left

I updated to the latest v of Firefox, now my bookmark folder dropdown menus open to the right of the screen, not the left as before. How do I restore the previous behavio… (read more)

I updated to the latest v of Firefox, now my bookmark folder dropdown menus open to the right of the screen, not the left as before. How do I restore the previous behavior? I can't find a clear command anywhere.

Asked by TIMCO880 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

When cache passes 400, Firefox slows down

Firefox always up-to-date MacBook Air (125 TB mem) always up-to-date (5 yrs old, otherwise working perfectly). Mostly browsing social media, blogs, newspaper articles. (v… (read more)

Firefox always up-to-date MacBook Air (125 TB mem) always up-to-date (5 yrs old, otherwise working perfectly). Mostly browsing social media, blogs, newspaper articles. (video streaming causes no cache problems and are generally unaffected by slow Firefox performance)

If I'm not working and doing many hours of browsing daily, I have to clear my cache 5-6 times a day, after every couple of hours. In the older Firefox, this was easier because "cache" and "cookies" were separate actions, so in three clicks (preferences, cache, clear) I could be browsing again. But in recent versions, the clear cache is now a longer process (preferences, privacy, cache, uncheck cookies, clear), then I can get back to browsing. (This seems to be a trend with a lot of new software engineers, making steps longer instead of shorter, mind boggling.)

I've already read some "answers" here that claim that clearing the cache "should" not improve performance. This is silly. Thousands of us are constantly forced to manually clear our cache to be able to use Firefox. It's tiring, and gaslighty, but I continue with Firefox because I believe in the community principles of Firefox, but instead of improvements, every update just brings more and more dysfunction). Firefox's cache not self-managing is such a huge problem that there's a dozen extensions for cache clearing, but since my last Firefox reset, I can no longer find the one I liked, and the new cache clearing extensions don't perform so well, so it's back to preferences-manual-cache clear.

Symptoms: -Page loads slow or stall -Twitter feed bounces to top of page (even with accessibility-Reduce Motion-setting) -Facebook group members list page bounces to top -Facebook post history browsing slows to a crawl (made worse by fb having removed its time selection tools, so now to see a historical post, we must scroll, scroll, scroll, scroll, and Firefox eventually just stalls out) -Logins fail That's when I head over to my cache, see it's above 400 or sometimes above 500, un-click cookies (which I sometimes delete too, any time the cookies are over 100, even though I'm set to minimal cookie retention, I delete all cookies older than a week), CLEAR CACHE, then Firefox performs correctly... for a couple of hours anyway.

In theory, Firefox cache is supposed to "self-clean" of the old stuff? but I have not seen that in practice. Since this is a problem for so many people, why doesn't Firefox create an easy button to clear only the content we want, instead of total wipe? (I also reset my Firefox entirely 3-4 times a year, but I hate doing this as so many preferences get lost)

Asked by TNT666 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

Add-ons not showing up in toolbar

Basically the only one showing up is uBlock origin, others show up as enabled when I go to the Manage your add-ons page, but not in the toolbar. I've tried resetting ever… (read more)

Basically the only one showing up is uBlock origin, others show up as enabled when I go to the Manage your add-ons page, but not in the toolbar. I've tried resetting everything to default settings, updated every add-on, enabled history collection.. nothing has made a difference. Any tips would be very appreciated!

Asked by vaiva.zok 10 hours ago

Lost all my bookmarks while logged into my firefox account

Hello ! This week, I reset my computer. I had been logged into my Firefox account since February 2020 and noticed that my bookmarks and other stuff would be saved. When … (read more)

Hello !

This week, I reset my computer. I had been logged into my Firefox account since February 2020 and noticed that my bookmarks and other stuff would be saved.

When I logged into my Firefox account in the web browser, nothing happened. I lost all my bookmarks.

It's very wiered because i really didn't get anything back, and i did'nt make a backup of my bookmarks before my reinstallation.

Someone has a solution to help me get back my bookmarks ?

Asked by wawaaa 11 hours ago

FIrefox Zoom meeting issues

Recently I have issues in Zoom meetings. To make browsing a bit more private I went and activated some of the settings from privacytools.io, but I can't remember changing… (read more)

Recently I have issues in Zoom meetings. To make browsing a bit more private I went and activated some of the settings from privacytools.io, but I can't remember changing privacy settings before the problems started occuring. On the Firefox Beta channel I don't see any video streams (not even my own) and on the nightly channel I hear others audio speed up and they sound like mice and they here me extemely slow.

Does anyone else have these issues or an idea which settings might cause this?

Asked by Yves 11 hours ago

Changing the main email Account

Change the email address of my primary account without losing any of the current configuration (profile) based on the secondary email address. Switch the two? Mac OSX 10… (read more)

Change the email address of my primary account without losing any of the current configuration (profile) based on the secondary email address. Switch the two? Mac OSX 10.11.6-Firefox 78.8.0esr (64 bits)+ different iOS on two devices Apple Hoping to join a French Volunteer or advisor because I have been looking in vain for an answer for more than two months. I am writing here from my secondary account (therefore from the secondary email address) I'm ready to give my phone number. +(33) 6… https://privacyportal.onetrust.com/ui/#/session Already contacted in vain. Thanks. Alain L

Asked by 2old2cry 15 hours ago

Web pages that do not support HTTP2 are initiated by HTTP2 requests, resulting in access failures

URL:https://www.meituan.com/flight/ https://awp-assets.meituan.net/hfe/rohr/1.0.2/rohr.min.js #第一次访问正常 使用HTTP1.1 刷新后会使用http2 导致访问失败。实际此域名不支持HTTP2, 404 是CDN的问题可以忽略,怀… (read more)

URL:https://www.meituan.com/flight/ https://awp-assets.meituan.net/hfe/rohr/1.0.2/rohr.min.js #第一次访问正常 使用HTTP1.1 刷新后会使用http2 导致访问失败。实际此域名不支持HTTP2, 404 是CDN的问题可以忽略,怀疑是浏览器BUG

Asked by 1440401218 15 hours ago

Screenshots - why is Firefox so different?

So, I'm browsing shop portal of the website (https://fablabfactory.com/en/product/carbide-3d-bits/) with FF, but the Add to Cart button is misplaced, but perfect in other… (read more)

So, I'm browsing shop portal of the website (https://fablabfactory.com/en/product/carbide-3d-bits/) with FF, but the Add to Cart button is misplaced, but perfect in other browsers.

Is this a programming issue, or a FF issue, please? Screenshots below.

1st - FF 2nd - Chrome 3rd - Safari

Asked by aisling.nightwind 17 hours ago

How do i get rid of the suggested sites when I click on the search bar?

I want to know if there is a way of getting rid of the suggested sites, such as facebook, reddit, twitter etc when i click on the search bar. Is there a way of customizin… (read more)

I want to know if there is a way of getting rid of the suggested sites, such as facebook, reddit, twitter etc when i click on the search bar. Is there a way of customizing what i see?

Asked by kkanani3 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

Enhanced Tracking Protection with Facebook and Multi-account containers

I wanted to ask whether I can still use Enhanced Tracking Protection while still using Facebook Container and Multi-Account Containers. It looks like the option is not sh… (read more)

I wanted to ask whether I can still use Enhanced Tracking Protection while still using Facebook Container and Multi-Account Containers. It looks like the option is not showing up in the preferences. Does use of ETF undermine using the other two? Which one is better to use? I don't want to lose the function of Facebook Container to block Facebook trackers from all the websites, but I also want other websites to be kept in separate containers as well.

Asked by reshetnykov.b 1 day ago

Broken or no images at all in YahooMail

Hello, Is there a resolve for missing or broken images in YahooMail while using Firefox? I think I've exhausted my research into the matter. It works in Safari with defau… (read more)

Hello,

Is there a resolve for missing or broken images in YahooMail while using Firefox? I think I've exhausted my research into the matter. It works in Safari with default settings.

Thanks in advance for your help! J

Asked by expandedmind1 1 day ago

browser reseting

i recently downloaded firefox browser. i have shut down the computer twice since then and both times the browser has reset itself. it acts like i am a new user and my cus… (read more)

i recently downloaded firefox browser. i have shut down the computer twice since then and both times the browser has reset itself. it acts like i am a new user and my customizations are lost. quite frustrating.

Asked by pothastiva 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

MY Bank no longer accepts firefox

You don't have permission to access "http://www1.bmoharris.com/api/us-banking/auth/authenticate-widget?" on this server. Reference #18.64a83817.1614052575.13e87f8 … (read more)

You don't have permission to access "http://www1.bmoharris.com/api/us-banking/auth/authenticate-widget?" on this server.

Reference #18.64a83817.1614052575.13e87f8

Asked by TomCurt 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

When using STG addon, how do you close the STG tab groups?

I've made several TAB GROUPS with the STG plugin. But when I want to close the tab group windows I get a warning like: "You are about to close 37 tabs. Are you sure you w… (read more)

I've made several TAB GROUPS with the STG plugin. But when I want to close the tab group windows I get a warning like: "You are about to close 37 tabs. Are you sure you want to continue?" What? How do I close the windows without closing all the tabs and loosing them? Isn't the purpose of using STG to help you organize all of your open tabs so that you CAN close the windows? Or, when I close the STG Group and close the tabs, will they still be accessible through the STG Manage Groups window? Thanks for the help!

Asked by sandzbox 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago