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Certain websites appear in some sort of "dark mode" when dark themes are enabled

I've been using Elijah Lopez's Matte Black (Red) theme for months. Recently, I think because I added the ClearURLs extension or some other change, certain websites enter … (read more)

I've been using Elijah Lopez's Matte Black (Red) theme for months. Recently, I think because I added the ClearURLs extension or some other change, certain websites enter some sort of "dark mode" when accessed.

Websites that do this include Twitter, an independent blog, and Youtube.

The website appears normally with the default light theme enabled. In the second photo, the website appears in the "dark mode" with the black Firefox theme enabled.

I have deleted cookies and cache, reinstalled Firefox, and reinstalled Extensions. I think this problem only occurs with dark themes, and nothing else. The moment I change to dark theme, the problem comes back. It is strange because the dark theme was working just fine for months until recently.

How can I keep the dark theme, preferably the same Elijah Lopez's dark theme, while using websites normally and not in this weird "dark theme" style adaptation?

Asked by rishiagrawal2002 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Firefox stuck in dark mode with a custom theme

I have been using the same custom theme for the past 3 years or so on both my windows 10 pro and dual boot Ubuntu 20.04. Recently, my windows 10 pro firefox started going… (read more)

I have been using the same custom theme for the past 3 years or so on both my windows 10 pro and dual boot Ubuntu 20.04. Recently, my windows 10 pro firefox started going into dark mode all of a sudden without me changing ANYTHING. The system theme and everything else stays the same. Then about 5 days later, my Ubuntu 20.04 firefox started to inherit this stupid dark mode as well. I have tried _ setting ui.systemUsesDarkTheme to 0 (number value) in about:config _ Changing to other custom color themes, and they all went into dark mode. _ Refresh Firefox _ Reinstall Firefox

When I went into "Ads on & theme" tabs, changing to system theme, it picks up the white theme mode. But Youtube webpage system theme mode pick up the dark theme mode.

Asked by Hekate 19 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 18 hours ago

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I now have "old firefox data" files on my desktop. I appear to have lost all of my data on the browser after an update. How do I restore the files?

Something happened to the Firefox browser (Windows 10) that caused a file named "old firefox data" to appear on my desktop. My passwords, bookmarks and other data have di… (read more)

Something happened to the Firefox browser (Windows 10) that caused a file named "old firefox data" to appear on my desktop. My passwords, bookmarks and other data have disappeared in the browser. How do I restore them?

Asked by t.hankinson 19 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 19 hours ago

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Unable to log onto Vanguard Account

I am unable to log onto investor.vanguard.com using Firefox. It has worked fine until last week. I confirmed the username/password are correct (they work fine on my pho… (read more)

I am unable to log onto investor.vanguard.com using Firefox. It has worked fine until last week. I confirmed the username/password are correct (they work fine on my phone app and using the Microsoft browser). I contacted Vanguard and they said they have not had any reported issues on the website.

When I click on the LOGON icon, a blue halo appears around the icon, but I cannot complete the logon. All other icons on the home page work properly on Firefox, but the LOGON does not. Deleting cookies did not help.

Are other Firefox users experiencing this on Vanguard, and if so, is there a fix?

Asked by K_E_BETSCH 1 month ago

Answered by K_E_BETSCH 1 month ago

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Change of background colour

Firefox update has changed my background colour without my permission and due to failing eyesight I can barely read anything. I have tried to change the background colou… (read more)

Firefox update has changed my background colour without my permission and due to failing eyesight I can barely read anything. I have tried to change the background colour as per instructions but it will not revert to my original setting

Asked by hbaird38 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Downloading Audio Books from Audible

When downloading my Audible Library via Firefox (latest update) tha downloaded fies in AAX format, are appearing in my Downloads Folder as .MP4 format. Convertion to MP3 … (read more)

When downloading my Audible Library via Firefox (latest update) tha downloaded fies in AAX format, are appearing in my Downloads Folder as .MP4 format. Convertion to MP3 works, but is messy. I`m informed by Audible Support that the fault lies with Mozzilla.! Regards, Tony Jackson

Asked by Samsung tab 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Firefox takes too long to load any page but in private mode is ok!

I have the latest version! Win 10 up to date! Suddenly mozilla became to slow when opening any site! The very first tab is loading fast enough but the 2nd or 3rd tab it m… (read more)

I have the latest version! Win 10 up to date! Suddenly mozilla became to slow when opening any site! The very first tab is loading fast enough but the 2nd or 3rd tab it makes more than 1 minute. If i close mozilla and open it again, the first tab ok the rest it's a disaster In private mode it's ok! I checked google chrome and it's also ok!

Asked by spartakooss 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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a web page won't populate, it just stays blank

This website: https://deals.hy-vee.com/deals/weekly-ads?ad=11542&collection=9490 doesn't load when using Firefox 96.0.1 If I go to this site using Chrome there … (read more)

This website: https://deals.hy-vee.com/deals/weekly-ads?ad=11542&collection=9490 doesn't load when using Firefox 96.0.1

If I go to this site using Chrome there is no problem. It displays the data appropriately

Asked by wd5hyq 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Google, Microsoft Outlook

I am not able to access Google Mail and other related Google apps. Also, I am not able to access Microsoft Outlook. I get this message: Secure Connection Failed An erro… (read more)

I am not able to access Google Mail and other related Google apps. Also, I am not able to access Microsoft Outlook. I get this message:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more…

Asked by jamesmjohnson1959 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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access denied

every time i try to sign in to thiis it says acces denied i i have disabled my antivirus and also all adoons an ne every time i try this is is whT COMES UP IT W… (read more)

every time i try to sign in to thiis it says acces denied i i have disabled my antivirus and also all adoons an ne every time i try this is is whT COMES UP IT WORKS IN cHROMEYou don't have permission to access "http://www.kroger.com/signin" on this server.

Reference #18.4539c917.1642616008.68d6efd5

Asked by Mary 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Startup/home pages

I had 2 work pages set up as my startup pages. It now just goes to the default startup. I cannot find how to retrieve the old home/startup pages or how to set them. … (read more)

I had 2 work pages set up as my startup pages. It now just goes to the default startup. I cannot find how to retrieve the old home/startup pages or how to set them.

Asked by deanmaynard 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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BUMP: Why does alternate search engine select ("This time, search with...") require extra action?

Original post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315759 I wanted to bump this as I never received a satisfactory answer for the reason behavior was changed and… (read more)

Original post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315759

I wanted to bump this as I never received a satisfactory answer for the reason behavior was changed and it is still something that feels like a UX regression.

Asked by wheelofiron 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox 96.01 blocks access to popmoney on my credit union's website.

Firefox 96.01 seems to be blocking access to popmoney through my credit union's website. The error message states that I must allow third-party cookies, but Firefox 96 do… (read more)

Firefox 96.01 seems to be blocking access to popmoney through my credit union's website. The error message states that I must allow third-party cookies, but Firefox 96 doesn't have an option to specifically enable/disable third-party cookies. I can do this easily on Microsoft Edge, so I have to fall back on Edge in order to use popmoney.

Copy of error message:

"We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies."

Asked by scotsman2 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Restore recently closed tab shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+T) not working

Dear Mozilla/Firefox, I've been using Firefox over the last couple of months/years but I just can't get the restore recently closed tab shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+T) to work on… (read more)

Dear Mozilla/Firefox,

I've been using Firefox over the last couple of months/years but I just can't get the restore recently closed tab shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+T) to work on my windows PC.

Here's a (Loom) recording of me showing that Firefox does correctly track the history of closed tabs and that I can click on them to restore but the shortcut (which is also mentioned as CTRL+SHIFT+T) just won't work: https://www.loom.com/share/7048894683654dccb4926aa4dd09e6a6

What I've tried so far: - Check if the history is actively collected - No I'm not using private browsing - I've read another support thread to check "about:config" and in there check that "browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo" is set (in my case it's the default 25) - Disabling all extensions (which I don't think are any suspicious or weird ones but disabled just to check - see attached image) - Resetting Firefox through the windows uninstaller - Fully uninstalling (using Revo Uninstaller with advanced check) and reinstalling Firefox

Please help me because I'm about to quit Firefox for such often used feature just not working...

P.S. it's working perfectly on my Macbook and I'm running the latest 96.0.1 64bit version

Asked by Rick Goemans 3 days ago

Answered by Rick Goemans 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 3 days ago

Answered by Zian Shi 3 days ago