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Is there a simple way to block a website from ever loading without downloading special addons like Blocksite, just type in the website name and it can not load?

I have a couple of websites that keep popping up from time to time unexpectedly. There must be a way to simply add websites names e.g. www.ihatetheseguys.net to someplac… (read more)

I have a couple of websites that keep popping up from time to time unexpectedly. There must be a way to simply add websites names e.g. www.ihatetheseguys.net to someplace on my Firefox browser, something like a BANNED LIST. And once added that website can never open on my browser again.

This seems like it should be a very simple to thing to do.... it would be like the exceptions list we can access in options where we add websites to a list and they are allowed to open, but this would be the opposite.

I have searched around and it seems there are some add-ons/apps/programs I can download and run on my computer, one called BLOCKSITE. But I dont want to download anything. This seems like it should be a very simple to thing to do on the option page. Simply add a BANNED LIST where we can type in websites and when they try to nope they get noped away to oblivion.

Asked by Max7777 12 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 12 months ago

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Is there anything that typed string into url bar let firefox NOT recognize as url?

If I want to search something which includes dot(.), firefox immediately recognize as url so i always failure to search it. So I still leave search window inside firefox… (read more)

If I want to search something which includes dot(.), firefox immediately recognize as url so i always failure to search it. So I still leave search window inside firefox. Is there anything temporarily disable this recognition and search it in url bar(awesomebar;megabar)? Is there hidden commands such as !nourl:blahblah?

Asked by roflsunriz 1 month ago

Answered by McCoy 1 month ago

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Search bar on blankpage

Somehow, out of nowhere I open my laptop and my search bar disappeared and now there is a blank page. I want to get my search bar back on the page and not use the tool b… (read more)

Somehow, out of nowhere I open my laptop and my search bar disappeared and now there is a blank page. I want to get my search bar back on the page and not use the tool bar because under the tool bar it keeps recent pages I have visited.

Asked by jimbo2872 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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All my sessions and settings on websites are not saved

Hello! I've got a problem since a week in Firefox, all my sessions and settings on websites are not saved. For exemple, when I want to use YouTube, I first get connected,… (read more)

Hello! I've got a problem since a week in Firefox, all my sessions and settings on websites are not saved.

For exemple, when I want to use YouTube, I first get connected, then I turn on the dark mode. Until I close Firefox, it will save those settings, even in new tabs. But if I close and reopen Firefox, those settings are gone. I need to connect again on Youtube, and dark mode is no more activated.

Same issue on all websites except for those which were saved before the first time I saw the problem. But if I close my sessions on them, then it will be the same.

I tried to completely remove (program and userdata) Firefox and install it again, still the same. I tried to clear the cache, still the same. And I tried to reinitialize Firefox with its own function, still the same.

So I'm wondering if someone would help, because Firefox is my favorite browser and I can't get used to another.

Thanks, Tun.

PS : My english may be weird, I'm sorry for that.

Asked by xTuningZz 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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force page reload - discontinuity of what is said and what happens.

Ok, it is a pretty simple question. "How do I force FF to reload a page?" Searching I find: Windows/Linux: Hold down Ctrl and click the Reload button. Or, Hold do… (read more)

Ok, it is a pretty simple question.

"How do I force FF to reload a page?"

Searching I find:


Windows/Linux:

   Hold down Ctrl and click the Reload button.
   Or, Hold down Ctrl and press F5.

Which is not right from what I see.

If I press CTL and the reload button (which I take as being the one which looks like a near complete circle with an arrow turning clockwise.

It doesn't mention that it also opens a new tab.

However!

Pressing <CTL> <F5> it refreshes the page. Can't confirm that it is a forced reload.

Can someone help me clarify (and maybe fix the discontinuity in what does what?

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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I used to be able to edit history and keep what I wanted. Where is it now?

Where is the capacity to selectively delete history items. If it's been dumped, please bring it back. It might be "me", but I don't think so. Four other long-time users… (read more)

Where is the capacity to selectively delete history items. If it's been dumped, please bring it back. It might be "me", but I don't think so. Four other long-time users are really annoyed at loss of this capacity as well.

I don't think you need access to my

Asked by nordvie 10 months ago

Answered by RobertJ 10 months ago

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Can I choose when to switch to new tab?

One of the reasons I prefer Firefox to Chrome is that when I right-click on a link, I can open the link in a new tab. I usually read news in Chrome because, on some sites… (read more)

One of the reasons I prefer Firefox to Chrome is that when I right-click on a link, I can open the link in a new tab.

I usually read news in Chrome because, on some sites, I open 20 new tabs without moving from the main news page. I can then move to the tabs, read one, close it, move to the next, etc.

I would like to move my news reading to Firefox, but I would like to be able to choose whether (or not) to open a new tab at the time the tab is being opened.

Is this possible?

Asked by TdeV 10 months ago

Answered by TdeV 10 months ago

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Pages operate sporadically with cursor controls or page up, page down.

When i try to use Page Up or Page Down, or Cursor Arrow Keys on the keyboard, a webpage may go from top to bottom for example! When then attempting to page up, it goes up… (read more)

When i try to use Page Up or Page Down, or Cursor Arrow Keys on the keyboard, a webpage may go from top to bottom for example! When then attempting to page up, it goes up 1 page and then back down to bottom of page.

To compound the annoying problem, there is no Down Arrow at bottom of scroll bar. So we have to click and drag the scroll bar up and down to view a webpage. This is not normal behavior and we can't figure it out. It could be a setting we need to correct, but we don't know which one it is. (see comments below on requesting the PDF printout of FireFox settings)

Could someone please help us ... and perhaps it can help others as well. We could not find such a problem amung your "help topics".

Thank You!

Asked by srrarr 1 year ago

Answered by srrarr 1 year ago

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Can I restore cleared downloads?

So I just hit the "clear down loads" link instead of search downloads by mistake. I have not saved all of those downloads to my hard drive yet. Is there any way to restor… (read more)

So I just hit the "clear down loads" link instead of search downloads by mistake. I have not saved all of those downloads to my hard drive yet. Is there any way to restore that list?

Asked by tbexrick 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 months ago

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one click access for bookmarks

New Firefox user here. Successfully imported my folders and individual favorites from Google. Currently, they are located under: All Bookmarks Bookmark Tool From Google… (read more)

New Firefox user here. Successfully imported my folders and individual favorites from Google. Currently, they are located under: All Bookmarks Bookmark Tool From Google Chrome Imported from IE I want to be able to access my bookmarks in one click like IE Favorites or GC Imported from IE 1. Where do I move them to?, and 2. How do I access the folders and the individual favorites in one click? Thanks, Ray

Asked by rakeit 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago