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Getting "Header overflow" instead of the article/webpage link from Wired email

When clicking on an article link in an email from Wired, "Header overflow" is the only thing that is displayed in Firefox. It worked prior to latest upgrade. The link w… (read more)

Asked by dwg7 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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theme causrs dark mode after upgrade

My Firefox browser recently upgraded to 96.0.1 (64bit) and since then I have noticed that the background on when doing google searches and when watching Youtube is in dar… (read more)

My Firefox browser recently upgraded to 96.0.1 (64bit) and since then I have noticed that the background on when doing google searches and when watching Youtube is in dark theme. Altering to the light theme in Firefox settings has no effect and I have tried all the suggestions without success.

I did find that by removing the theme Unicorn Fantasy by M♥Donna and installing a light grey theme this forced google and youtube into there light theme. I have also tried installing other themes and these also seem to cause the dark mode.

I would assume it is a problem caused by the latest Firefox update as google and youtube had the normal white background before this. It's not a massive problem, just annoying and makes little difficult to use


Anyone know how to get round this ?

Asked by AH 2 days ago

Answered by Zian Shi 2 days ago

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Changing background from black to white

Through no action of my own, the background color for FF has changed from white to black, which I absolutely abhor. I've wasted a lot of time trying a lot of recommended … (read more)

Through no action of my own, the background color for FF has changed from white to black, which I absolutely abhor. I've wasted a lot of time trying a lot of recommended fixes that haven't work. As much as I like FF, I am now working with Edge in Windows 11. This change will be permanent if I don't find a fix for the FF problem.

Asked by Lois 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Firefox does not let me always access one of my bank accounts (the bank comes back with a 404 error)

Firefox does not let me always access one of my bank accounts (the bank comes back with a 404 error) but using Chrome or Edge I can sign in. This happened about 6 months … (read more)

Firefox does not let me always access one of my bank accounts (the bank comes back with a 404 error) but using Chrome or Edge I can sign in. This happened about 6 months ago with another bank account, but then the problem mysteriously went away. Are there some settings I need to adjust?

Asked by rolrob 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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setting up a mailbox account

I need to set up an outlook mail account for a part-time employer. I was advised to use a different browser than the one I use for my day job, so I chose Firefox. I have … (read more)

I need to set up an outlook mail account for a part-time employer. I was advised to use a different browser than the one I use for my day job, so I chose Firefox. I have a user name and password. How do I proceed?

You can reach me at ... @yahoo.com

Many thanks. Your help is much appreciated.


edited email from public and search/spam bots view on this community forum.

Asked by elainedeering 2 days ago

Answered by elainedeering 2 days ago

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dark websites

where can i change de color of the google searchsites in firefox. every time i search with google, i get a dark page, i dont want this. i want a normally white result pag… (read more)

where can i change de color of the google searchsites in firefox. every time i search with google, i get a dark page, i dont want this. i want a normally white result page. how can i change this? every time i change it on the site from google, i can change the background color,but when i close firefox and i start it again,then is it black again. very annoying. please help me,i dont like dark pages

Asked by maurits1 2 days ago

Answered by Zian Shi 2 days ago

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Cannot display Windows 10 taskbar from the Firefox browser

While in the Firefox browser I can no longer display the windows 10 toolbar by moving the cursor to the bottom of the page. This has always worked but started failing rec… (read more)

While in the Firefox browser I can no longer display the windows 10 toolbar by moving the cursor to the bottom of the page. This has always worked but started failing recently. Not sure if it was a Firefox update that changed things or something else. Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen on all windows applications correctly pops up the taskbar. This only happens with the Firefox main screen and any web page linked to with Firefox. The Windows IE works fine.

Asked by dgreenou 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Fast Fox

This add-on/extension (and my Fast Fox spelling may be off) is bedeviling me. Apparently part of the latest Firefox update, it seems to appear at startup with our Macbook… (read more)

This add-on/extension (and my Fast Fox spelling may be off) is bedeviling me. Apparently part of the latest Firefox update, it seems to appear at startup with our Macbook Air and GMail, asking if it should continue. Cannot find the rascal to get rid of it. Please advise.

Asked by hookc 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Firefox privacy settings

I've been trying to configure my laptop to suit my needs, which differs from those on desktop. Basically, I trust both devices due to full-disk encryption, but it's possi… (read more)

I've been trying to configure my laptop to suit my needs, which differs from those on desktop. Basically, I trust both devices due to full-disk encryption, but it's possible to steal my laptop while powered on and unlocked. Hence my laptop approach is strict while adding a few exceptions that rely on successful authentication without remembering passwords.

I find it quite hard to manage exceptions. I've spend a couple of hours reading through this forum as well as numerous FAQs and guides, yet it appears there are a lot of conflicting options that override certain settings. The entire process is pretty counterintuitive and could use an overhaul from a UX perspective, where a simplification of the process might also result in the resources becoming more useful.

Anyway, one of my issues is that it appears I can't use asterisk * when defining URL exceptions for cookie settings. Second, unless explicitly defined, the protocol defaults to http and not https. I guess I should ask what happens before complaining too much. Example time:

1: I add the URL 'example.com' 2: Firefox converts it to 'http://example.com' 3: I add the URL 'https://example.com'

How will each of these exceptions work for the following: https://www.example.com https://this.example.com

And how can I mitigate this without a regex or similar, short of manually adding an extensive list of possible variations in between https:// and .example.com? To clarify, I'll need an exception for something like https://*.example.com

Finally, how is this affected by individual settings in the sections Enhanced Tracking Protection, Cookies and Site Data, and History? Any pitfalls I should be aware of?

Asked by joey_moey 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Woocommerce checkout card details input fields not loading on Firefox

Hi, I have 2 online stores built using Wordpress, both use the same theme, 'Storefront' and both using Woocommerce. The site with the issue, I am using a child theme. To… (read more)

Hi,

I have 2 online stores built using Wordpress, both use the same theme, 'Storefront' and both using Woocommerce. The site with the issue, I am using a child theme.

Today I noticed the credit card input box on the checkout page is missing on the site with the child theme - the input fields aren't loading at all. (see screenshot) The issue only happens on Firefox and Firefox mobile. Everything displays on Chrome and Edge browsers.

I have deactivated all other plugins and checked after each one to see if the problem persists - it does. I have also tried using the Twenty Twnety-one theme to see if that makes a difference - it does not.

The site has previously been working and all boxes / input fields have been displaying properly until today.

If I inspect the element using FF console the document within the iframe is missing. Yet, when I use the console via Chrome or Edge it isn't (as expected becasue it displays on both browsers).

Any ideas as to why this behavour, will be appreciated - thanks.

Regards,


NOTE: I am using; Windows 7 / Android 8.0 FF 96.0.1 Chrome 97.0.4692.71 Edge 97.0.1072.62

Asked by yadontstop 2 days ago

Answered by yadontstop 1 day ago

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javascript script works in stackoverflow sandbox and jsfiddle but not on my website

I'm not sure this is a problem with Firefox but I have run out of other options to look at. At first I thought it might be because the page uses a frameset (I know it's o… (read more)

I'm not sure this is a problem with Firefox but I have run out of other options to look at. At first I thought it might be because the page uses a frameset (I know it's obsolete) so I created a version that uses an iframe instead. That way the html that needs to be acted on is not in a frame. It still doesn't work. I don't know why it works in stackoverflow's sandbox and jsfiddle but not on my website. Any help is appreciated.

Frameset version iFrame version

If you need to see the tabstrip code (it's virtually identical to the iFrame version): Tabstrip for frameset version

The script is supposed to hilite the selected tab with a red background. The rollover works fine (yellow background and brown text) but the selected tab color never shows up.

Asked by Wayne 2 days ago

Answered by Wayne 2 days ago

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Lost All My Bookmarks

Hi, I downloaded the new Firefox browser a couple of days ago and now I have lost all my bookmarks. Does Firefox have a recent backup that I can import? I clicked on 'Bo… (read more)

Hi,

I downloaded the new Firefox browser a couple of days ago and now I have lost all my bookmarks.

Does Firefox have a recent backup that I can import?

I clicked on 'Bookmarks', then 'Manage Bookmarks', select restore, but the bookmarks are from months ago.

Where are my current bookmarks?

Also, where is the bookmarks icon which was in the top right-hand corner, how do I access the bookmarks in this new version?


Kind regards,

Maria

Asked by Maria 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Format

In as I am lacking technological experience to properly address the problem of, "the significance of pins tacked onto shortcut icons on Firefox opening page"; I will conf… (read more)

In as I am lacking technological experience to properly address the problem of, "the significance of pins tacked onto shortcut icons on Firefox opening page"; I will confront the situation with a simple picture. ⇘ I suppose I will never know: Two days ago this inquiry was attempted. However all was curtailed upon the realization several minutes passed during the process of uploading the image. Be it known, today, twenty minutes have passed in attempt to upload 238KB png file. Apparently security is prohibiting this. In any event, perchance some of this does get through... HELP

Asked by rapp6188 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago