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okay to have many extensions but keep them disabled?

hi, i have a dozen extensions that i wouldn't mind keeping in case i want to use them sometime, though i know you're supposed to keep extensions to a minimum to avoid co… (read more)

hi, i have a dozen extensions that i wouldn't mind keeping in case i want to use them sometime, though i know you're supposed to keep extensions to a minimum to avoid complications and slowness. Does disabling add-ons avoid the problems just like deleting them altogether would? thanks!

coatli

Asked by coatli 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Keep extensions separate in same Firefox account on different machines

I use a Firefox account on two different machines- one is a Mac and the other is a Windows machine. I have some programs installed on the Windows machine that installed a… (read more)

I use a Firefox account on two different machines- one is a Mac and the other is a Windows machine. I have some programs installed on the Windows machine that installed an extension for Firefox. Those programs are not Mac compatible but because of the same account, those extensions were copied to the Firefox installation on Mac. I was wondering if there is a way to isolate the extensions to just the windows installation? Thanks!

Asked by Sunny 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 13 hours ago

to change or edit credit card info

I'm trying to make a bunch of donations online. I have a different credit card to do this. Some sites don't list it. Also this credit card is expiring so I have a new exp… (read more)

I'm trying to make a bunch of donations online. I have a different credit card to do this. Some sites don't list it.

Also this credit card is expiring so I have a new expiry date and CCV, but other sites just give me an error message, no way to update.

Can you give me a link to where I can change my autofill info?

My email is ...


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

Asked by trudy1 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 20 hours ago

Search engine add-ons

The search engines I've added do not appear in the list after clicking the green + sign in the search box and they do not appear in the list in the options either. I use… (read more)

The search engines I've added do not appear in the list after clicking the green + sign in the search box and they do not appear in the list in the options either. I used the "add more search engines" found in the bottom of the search engines list to find the missing engines and add them again, but when I find the engine I want to add there is only the "remove" button. So this tells me the missing engines in the list are still there but not accessible. I tried removing the added search engine and then adding it again but this did not make them appear in the search engine list. Everything was working fine until getting the last update before Firefox 89. Is there a way to fix this???

Asked by heyfucyou 5 months ago

Last reply by sideburns 1 day ago

Address bar is not blank anymore when pressing alt+home

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding ba… (read more)

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding backspace all the time is quite annoying :P

Asked by esselfe 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Turn off update nag on MacOS

What is the way to turn off the daily firefox update popup nag on MacOS? I've noticed Mozilla is heavy handed at shoving updates down your throat that break things but a… (read more)

What is the way to turn off the daily firefox update popup nag on MacOS? I've noticed Mozilla is heavy handed at shoving updates down your throat that break things but always come up short on communicating what changes were made. The last update broke printing and now it takes 2 minutes for timeout to occur every time I want to print a page. So I know there is a large community of users who want to turn off update nags, suppose every one of those users submitted a new complaint on a daily basis to nag Mozilla to turn the f*cking update nag off. What will it take?

Asked by MarkHHunt 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

the audio/video content of tabs

When I select a tab I would like to see and hear only that tab. One single mouse click should select a tab, unmute that tab and mute all the other tabs, all at the same t… (read more)

When I select a tab I would like to see and hear only that tab. One single mouse click should select a tab, unmute that tab and mute all the other tabs, all at the same time.

Selecting a tab would be equivalent to selecting a channel on a tv.

Then when (with a single click) I select a different tab, it would be equivalent to selecting a different tv channel

Asked by johntill 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Interface text size

Overnight, my the text size on my Firefox interface shrunk significantly. No other programs have changed, nor has the text inside the browser. How can I change this back … (read more)

Overnight, my the text size on my Firefox interface shrunk significantly. No other programs have changed, nor has the text inside the browser. How can I change this back to the original size, and how can I prevent this from happening again?

Asked by brandtmunk 3 days ago

Last reply by TNorth 2 days ago

New Tab Shortcut Thumbnails Are Replaced by Useless Icons

In the most recent FireFox updates (94), the New Tab page seems to have replaced my recent site Shortcuts graphics. Whereas this screen was previously displaying miniatu… (read more)

In the most recent FireFox updates (94), the New Tab page seems to have replaced my recent site Shortcuts graphics. Whereas this screen was previously displaying miniature images of the various web pages, they are now displaying only the web site favicon.

While I understand that this eliminates a potential security hole, my shortcut list contains a number of commonly-used pages from my own web site -- and now every single one of them has the same fav icon, instead of the mini thumbnail of the actual page. This makes it difficult and darn-near impossible to discern between the various icons, especially since every one has the exact same text -- the START of the URL (including the web site name), and not the END of the URL, which would actually allow me to know which icon is for which page.

I have already disabled the "newnewtabexperience" config option (which fixed this in the past), but it doesn't appear to be working any more. Is there a newnewnewnewnewtabexperience setting that I should look for?

Asked by Bill Bach 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

I hate some of your suggestion on the drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't you let me get rid of some or ALL of them?

I described my whole issue above: I intensely dislike some of the choices you have made for me such as Facebook on your drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't y… (read more)

I described my whole issue above: I intensely dislike some of the choices you have made for me such as Facebook on your drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't you let me change or delete some or ALL of then?

Asked by debkvande 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Bookmark Order

First of all, I'm a Firefox fun. I've a problem with bookmark process. When i add a new website to specific bookmark folder i saw it's on the last item. But i think it's … (read more)

First of all, I'm a Firefox fun. I've a problem with bookmark process. When i add a new website to specific bookmark folder i saw it's on the last item. But i think it's wrong. Because I just added it so it should be first one on the bookmark section.

Asked by farukalkaya 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Any Text Expander that works in Firefox?

I use the Mac's text expansion feature (and have used Typeit4Me for years) but none of those seems to work in Firefox. They do work in Safari and Chrome. Any setting I … (read more)

I use the Mac's text expansion feature (and have used Typeit4Me for years) but none of those seems to work in Firefox. They do work in Safari and Chrome. Any setting I have to change? Something I can do? Thanks. Robby!

Asked by Robby! 5 days ago

Last reply by DraakUSA 4 days ago

primary password

This primary password has put my computer in a world of hurt.. I removed it and it keeps asking me for the password.. I have lose all my password which now I have to chan… (read more)

This primary password has put my computer in a world of hurt.. I removed it and it keeps asking me for the password.. I have lose all my password which now I have to change all of them.. I can't get rid of it.. I am changing browsers and will never be back and I have been using this since day one. Good bye

Asked by rottav 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Accessible Profile Manager

Hi, Is it possible for Firefox to implement an easy and accessible profile manager just like Chrome rather than going through about:profiles? I am using containers but ne… (read more)

Hi,

Is it possible for Firefox to implement an easy and accessible profile manager just like Chrome rather than going through about:profiles?

I am using containers but need to separate work and personal workspace. Some of domains are overlapped like Google and Microsoft services. so separating by domains cannot work.

Asked by Tien Huynh 5 days ago

Last reply by TNorth 5 days ago

Suddenly cannot copy a Word file and Paste it into a customer's email site email

I run Windows 10 and Firefox. Suddenly I cannot copy a Word file and Paste it into my customer's web site. Message says it is to do with Firefox settings. I am not able t… (read more)

I run Windows 10 and Firefox. Suddenly I cannot copy a Word file and Paste it into my customer's web site. Message says it is to do with Firefox settings. I am not able to publish my essays on my publisher's site and he cannot download my Word files.

Asked by Ken Hay 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

How to remove colorways

How do I remove Colorways completely? I don't use it and it's a waste of space. I used to have more control of features in Firefox. Now you're putting themes I can't dele… (read more)

How do I remove Colorways completely? I don't use it and it's a waste of space. I used to have more control of features in Firefox. Now you're putting themes I can't delete? Firefox is really starting to suck! No wonder everyone is leaving for Chrome. I'm about to be one of those leaving Firefox.

Asked by nunya_fukkin_bizness 6 days ago

Last reply by andmagdo 6 days ago