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Google Calendar not opening in Firefox

Today, Google Calendar is not opening. I keep Google as a pinned tab set to automatically open when I start Firefox, so always available. But today it did not open. No er… (read more)

Today, Google Calendar is not opening. I keep Google as a pinned tab set to automatically open when I start Firefox, so always available. But today it did not open. No error message, just a blank screen and the blue line moving across the top of the window. The same thing is happening when Zoom webinar registration attempts to save a calendar item to my Google calendar. No error message, just a white screen and blue line moving across the top. I am able to open Google Calendar in Chrome and also can open it in Firefox by opening a new tab and then repinning it. But if I close the browser window and the re-open it (something i have to do every day or two to keep GMail from bogging down - that is another question!) then the saved pinned tab will not reopen again and I have to go through the manual reopening process again. Any clues? Thanks!

Asked by Tom Lent 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Google maps suddenly will not allow Firefox to display maps on website

Suddenly on my Wordpress website all the embedded google maps on posts are showing "maps.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedde… (read more)

Suddenly on my Wordpress website all the embedded google maps on posts are showing "maps.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it". They've worked for months. Won't display on Firefox or Firefox Android. I can't even edit the maps in WP (Elementor widget) - shows the same banner.  ?

Asked by overwater 6 months ago

Answered by overwater 6 months ago

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Google Translate web page is not displaying properly.

It's been a while since I last used Firefox, so I'm assuming a compatibility issue with a recent browser update is what's causing the Google Translate site to not load pr… (read more)

It's been a while since I last used Firefox, so I'm assuming a compatibility issue with a recent browser update is what's causing the Google Translate site to not load properly (see attached picture). What can I do to fix it? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Kev 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Cant open any google site in Firefox

Hi Since yesterday 2-Feb-21, i cant open any Google sites (Search engine, Photos, Drive, mails etc)! I have no idea how this happened. showing below message once i enter … (read more)

Hi Since yesterday 2-Feb-21, i cant open any Google sites (Search engine, Photos, Drive, mails etc)! I have no idea how this happened. showing below message once i enter Google.com

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.google.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Someone could be trying to impersonate the site and you should not continue.

Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust www.google.com because its certificate issuer is unknown, the certificate is self-signed, or the server is not sending the correct intermediate certificates.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

View Certificate

Asked by Mamun 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Spell check not working on some websites and some new features on Facebook

My Veterans Group recently moved their Ning website from a Ning2.0 website to a Ning3.0 website. On the old website the browser spell check worked fine on all text boxes.… (read more)

My Veterans Group recently moved their Ning website from a Ning2.0 website to a Ning3.0 website. On the old website the browser spell check worked fine on all text boxes. On the new site it only works in a few text boxes, in most it doesn’t work (the right click menu doesn’t even show a spell check option in those text boxes). I also noticed the same issue on the Ning creators website (which I believe is a Ning3.0 based site).

Also spell check is not available in the new facebook share pop up window’s text box.

Is this something that needs updated I the browser?

Asked by Big Steve 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Pages not loading correctly with 84.0.1

I'm on a Mac and Firefox is my primary browser. I recently updated to Big Sur, and Firefox updated to 84.0.1 a few days later. At first, things were fine, but something … (read more)

I'm on a Mac and Firefox is my primary browser. I recently updated to Big Sur, and Firefox updated to 84.0.1 a few days later.

At first, things were fine, but something must've updated in the background because now when I go to certain websites or open certain emails, the text becomes scrambled (see attached). I've been trying to read up on what this could be and it sounds like it's possibly a javascript error. I've also read that FF is no longer supporting javascript, so my question is this: How am I supposed to access these sites and read these emails now?

I know I can use another browser and will have to until I can fix this since some of those emails are work-related, but this seems like a major flaw for something that's still widely used on sites. Is there something I'm missing? Do I need to install a plugin or something to convert/translate the code?

I've made sure that javascript is enabled through the about.config steps, but I'm not super computer-savvy and didn't want to risk bricking my machine. If anyone has any suggestions about steps I can try to resolve this, I appreciate any help you can give.

Asked by jay.katharine 11 months ago

Answered by jay.katharine 11 months ago

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Firefox 84.0.1 (64bit) won't load my website

My business website wont load in the latest (84.0.1 - 64bit) version of Firefox for Windows. The previous version -84.0.0 did work. Chrome is just fine and much faster,… (read more)

My business website wont load in the latest (84.0.1 - 64bit) version of Firefox for Windows. The previous version -84.0.0 did work. Chrome is just fine and much faster, but my preference is for FF. The home page loads (reluctantly), but manuy o the other pages won't load at all. I have ghostery installed but disabled, but this hasn't been an issue previously, and I have tried it with out this add-in, and it made no difference. I don't want to go to Chrome!

Asked by murray8 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Netflix no longer supported [SOLVED]

Hi! Netflix used to work great in Firefox on my Mac OS X 10.11.6 macbook. Now I've been getting an error message saying "Looks like your browser is no longer supported" w… (read more)

Hi! Netflix used to work great in Firefox on my Mac OS X 10.11.6 macbook. Now I've been getting an error message saying "Looks like your browser is no longer supported" when trying to play video on Netflix and it won't play. I noticed that it self-updated a couple times over the last few days but these updates did not solve the problem. I'm hoping that this problem can be fixed so that I can keep watching Netflix on Firefox, as I find Chrome and other browsers are very slow and laggy compared to Firefox. Thanks :)

Asked by teagankelk 5 months ago

Answered by Seburo 5 months ago

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Firefox accepts the certificate of my website, not of the subdomain

My website is www.santiagoroutes.nl, the subdomain is mobiel.santiagoroutes.nl The certificate is valid for both (see certificate as shown by Firefox in attached picture… (read more)

My website is www.santiagoroutes.nl, the subdomain is mobiel.santiagoroutes.nl The certificate is valid for both (see certificate as shown by Firefox in attached picture). The website is marked safe by Firefox, and also by Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge). The subdomain is marked safe by Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, but Firefox marks it unsafe, and if you click Show commection details and More info you get "Verified: Not specified". Then, if you click View Certificate you see the same certificate you see when you started from the main domain.

What goes wrong?

Asked by wdoyer 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Images not visible.

I have win. 10 and Yahoo.com is my home page. When I click on a story on the Yahoo home page not all the images in the story become visible on the page.I never had this … (read more)

I have win. 10 and Yahoo.com is my home page. When I click on a story on the Yahoo home page not all the images in the story become visible on the page.I never had this problem with win 7 and firefox.

Asked by chucks1945a2000 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Youtube webpage search box

I'm having a problem with firefox and the youtube webpage. When I use the youtube search box on the youtube site I can't use the space bar to create spaces. It seems to b… (read more)

I'm having a problem with firefox and the youtube webpage. When I use the youtube search box on the youtube site I can't use the space bar to create spaces. It seems to be stuck in media control mode as the space bar only pauses and unpauses videos now. I am not focused on the video bar of a video which would normally result in space pausing the video. My cursor in the search box and the space bar still pauses and unpauses but no spaces are made in the search box.

I do not have this problem in Chrome or Edge.

What I have tried doing:

1. Restart machine 2. Refresh firefox 3. Uninstall firefox

Point 3 above doesn't seem to be any different from refreshing firefox.

I am not sure what else to do here. Perhaps I'm just missing something basic?

Asked by HadesZA 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Youtube gives problem on Firefox, but not on Opera. Solutions?

when I type a comment on youtube, the text often "lags", the letters appear all together after a while, if I try to send the comment I get an error, and if I try to subsc… (read more)

when I type a comment on youtube, the text often "lags", the letters appear all together after a while, if I try to send the comment I get an error, and if I try to subscribe a channel I cannot, instead I get prompted to login while I am already logged. This is going for months, right now the only fix seems to switch to Opera... Can you guys provide solutions to this?

Asked by marcus.aseth 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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browser warning: potential security risk ahead - ssl_error_bad_cert_domain

the situation: we publish an internal wiki website in our intranet. the delivering server provides a certificate issued by our own microsoft active directory pki (root-in… (read more)

the situation: we publish an internal wiki website in our intranet. the delivering server provides a certificate issued by our own microsoft active directory pki (root-intermediate-servercert). firefox is configured by gpos in order to use windows cert store, where root and intermediate are installed. but nevertheless firefox drops an error message ssl_bad_cert_domain and i do not see why. in chrome or chromium based edge everything is fine. no ssl warnings. as you can see in the attached screenshot the cert includes various san fields for different host names, which includes two ip addresses (anonymized).

any advice what do to is mostly appreciated.

thanks a lot peter

Asked by El Viejo 10 months ago

Answered by El Viejo 10 months ago

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etsy.com will not load for the last two days. only i firefox.

firefox won't load any pages of etsy.com for approximately the last two days. although the site's logo appears on the browser tab, the browser window itself is a blank w… (read more)

firefox won't load any pages of etsy.com for approximately the last two days.

although the site's logo appears on the browser tab, the browser window itself is a blank white page, no error message, no spinning wheel, and the full webpage address showing in the address bar.

help.etsy.com loads fine, although in reality, that directs to a zendesk domain.

etsy.com loads fine on other browsers and isn't showing outages on down detector, etc.

i have cleared the cache, cookies, etc., closed and reopened the browser, made sure i'm using the latest version, ran a malware scan, made sure there are no permissions, rules, add ons, apps, or other things that are interfering with the site loading.

i have not changed any of my firefox settings in the last year, besides automatic updates. antivirus also up to date and i don't appear to have any malware.

any ideas?

(also providing this info to etsy.com, in case the issue is 100% on their end.)

thanks in advance for any insights.

Asked by firefoxfan 11 months ago

Answered by firefoxfan 11 months ago

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Cloudflare loop "checking your browser before accessing"

This issue is with me for some time now I guess 6 to 12 months, I have circumvented it by simply using other browsers that don't have the issue, it is only in Firefox. I … (read more)

This issue is with me for some time now I guess 6 to 12 months, I have circumvented it by simply using other browsers that don't have the issue, it is only in Firefox.

I have noticed that it seems to be a reoccurring issue for many people reading through help topics.

At the moment I am using: Mozilla Ubuntu Firefox 91.0

 Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:91.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/91.0

Starting Firefox in "Safe mode/Troubleshooting mode" through the "Application menu" -> "Help" -> "Troubleshoot Mode", doesn't fix the problem.

... "Did you check the date/time and time zone on your computer?" (As suggested in an older topic)

Automatic synchronization with an Internet time server, is set to "ON"
My "Time Zone" is set manually set to the correct "Time Zone"

Since the issue is only in Firefox and not in Chrome, Chromium or Opera, there is something that Firefox is doing that Cloudflare doesn't like or visa versa....

I have noticed in other posts that the blame is simply shifted to Cloudflare, but why do other browsers then not have this problem ?

Opening the no longer existing website (from another help topic here about the same issue), that is still known by Cloudflare, shows the problem if you got it too -> http://animedao.com/

See my uploaded screenshot to see it is only in Firefox.

Asked by allemaal_onzin 3 months ago

Answered by allemaal_onzin 3 months ago

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Google and Youtube suddenly with security issues?

I was googling fine, went to eat, and when I came back this security alert appeared when tried to google something, and it also appears if I try to enter Youtube, like if… (read more)

I was googling fine, went to eat, and when I came back this security alert appeared when tried to google something, and it also appears if I try to enter Youtube, like if Google sites now are a security risk for Firefox?

Edge opens them, Chrome opens them, WTF?? I just went to eat, didn't update nothing, didn't add a cookie, didn't restart the computer, I didn't even close the browser, I JUST WENT TO EAT. This is for those that say "restart", "clean your cookies", "update Firefox", I've already tried the obvious, what the hell happened? Did Firefox get in a fight with Google or what?

Do developers read these topics or we're just "helping each other"? Well, thanks for any info on the matter...

Asked by Magnamuz 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Google Calendar will no longer completely load.

Hello All, I was working on a Google Apps Script to convert a Google Form entry into a Google Calendar event. Nothing too crazy so I'm not sure that the JavaScript I'm us… (read more)

Hello All,

I was working on a Google Apps Script to convert a Google Form entry into a Google Calendar event. Nothing too crazy so I'm not sure that the JavaScript I'm using would do anything to the browser. I could access Google Calendar just fine this morning and then all of the sudden, my calendar page wouldn't completely load. It loads the upper and left panels but not the actual calendar. There's no error message popups, the loading status just keeps spinning.

I've cleared all cache, closed/reopened the browser, restarted my computer, refreshed Firefox, opened Firefox in Safe Mode, tried a Private Window, uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. I can access Google Calendar just fine on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.

Web Console shows a lot of warnings and an Exception error but I don't see anything that gives me a clear understanding of what the problem is. Halp!!!1!1

Asked by clark.hurst 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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Does Firefox support .mp4 video?

On page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/html5-audio-and-video-firefox?redirectslug=viewing-html5-audio-and-video&redirectlocale=en-US I find "AAC and H.264/MPEG-… (read more)

On page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/html5-audio-and-video-firefox?redirectslug=viewing-html5-audio-and-video&redirectlocale=en-US

I find "AAC and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC are patented audio/video compression formats. They can be viewed in Firefox using built-in OS libraries (so neither Mozilla nor you need to pay a fee) if embedded in the MP4 container format (.mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v file types)."

But when I create an HTML page with the following HTML5 code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
</body>
This is a test of video.
<video src="C:/MyVideoFile.mp4" controls>
</video>
</html>

I get the error "No video with supported format and MIME type found". Does Firefox in fact support .mp4 video? If so, what changes do I need to make in the HTML?

Asked by WoodyFF 11 months ago

Answered by WoodyFF 11 months ago

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Firefox is the only browser which fails to display colours correctly

So I've recently noticed that Firefox is the only browser which has problems displaying colours effectively. I've searched this issue on Google and to be quite honest, th… (read more)

So I've recently noticed that Firefox is the only browser which has problems displaying colours effectively.

I've searched this issue on Google and to be quite honest, the archived responses to this issue which I've read have been rather bad-faith and evasive, blaming either driver issues or Windows settings - neither of which get in the way of other browsers' correctly displaying a webpage. And why should I fiddle with my Windows or driver settings to make a browser happy, anyway? That seems more like a sign of browser problems for obvious, logical reasons.

I have attached screenshots of the same webpage snippet on Chrome, Edge, Opera, and Firefox. The Firefox image is the last, bluest, and incorrect rendering of the webpage colour.

I have tried going into the Color menu and cancelling the override option (selecting "Never" in the drop-down menu). I've even gone into advanced settings and set gfx.color_management.mode to 0 - nothing works.

If anyone can help with this it would be much appreciated.

Asked by liquidfractal 9 months ago

Answered by vande1 9 months ago