How to leave reviews for Firefox Add-Ons?

I've downloaded a couple of add-ons this week that did not do what they claim to do, so I wanted to leave reviews so other users won't waste their time. Except when i got… (read more)

I've downloaded a couple of add-ons this week that did not do what they claim to do, so I wanted to leave reviews so other users won't waste their time. Except when i got to do so, i am surprised to see that therte is no clear way to write a review for an add-on. I am logged into the add-ons page, i can view the previous reviews for the add-on, but nowhere does it inticate how I can leave a review. Google led me to the Mozilla add-ons wiki which states "You can complete most of the review using the reviewer tools at addons.mozilla.org" except there is no indication to where one can locate these "reviewer tools." Seems a bit funny to me that Mozilla would choose to hide the functionality and make it so difficult to use.

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by VincentBrick 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

Whitelisting

I am trying to log on to a website in order to register a guarantee for a product I have purchased. However, when I try to log in to this website, I am booted off by the… (read more)

I am trying to log on to a website in order to register a guarantee for a product I have purchased. However, when I try to log in to this website, I am booted off by their security system with the following error messages:

Block ID: IPB17 Block reason: Your request was not allowed due to IP blocking (not white listed).

I have been trying to find out how to whitelist this site. However, if I enter the question "how do I whitelist a site?" all I get are lists of people who are trying to resolve whitelisting problems which don't seem even vaguely similar to what I need.

Where can I find instructions on how to whitelist a site?

Brian Butler

Asked by saethryd 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Terry 3 weeks ago

yahoo.com e-mail account

logged in my yahoo.com e-mail account today and it will not open: box opens and message is : Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to mail.yaho… (read more)

logged in my yahoo.com e-mail account today and it will not open: box opens and message is : Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to mail.yahoo.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. can anyone one help, thanks

Asked by pdtribe 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

Bookmark display

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. … (read more)

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. This is completely useless to me. What happened to the display down the left side, and how can I stop this from NEVER changing in the future? I've had this happen before, and every time it does it takes me half a day to find the hidden solution to the problem.

Asked by brent5 1 month ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 month ago

Issues with Yahoo Mail tab CLOSING after download

Since the most current Firefox update in June 2022, when in Yahoo Mail and downloading an attachment, as the download complete, the Yahoo Mail tab is automatically closin… (read more)

Since the most current Firefox update in June 2022, when in Yahoo Mail and downloading an attachment, as the download complete, the Yahoo Mail tab is automatically closing, requiring I to go to 'History', then 'Recently Closed' tabs to re-open it. This happens Every.Single.Time I download photos and scanned docs from email. Again, this has never happened before - only with the recent Firefox update. I have 2021 a MacBook Pro.

Asked by dawnpdavis 1 month ago

Last reply by hako2 1 week ago

Copy profile and sync in my account

Hello, I need your help and support. I put in steps what i had done. 1. I had a sync in my account dchisinska-br@o2.pl 2. Format C: without extracting my profile 3. Afte… (read more)

Hello, I need your help and support. I put in steps what i had done.

1. I had a sync in my account dchisinska-br@o2.pl 2. Format C: without extracting my profile 3. After reinstal Win10 I wanted to sync but forgot the password 4. Reset password, BUT didnt know that when I change my password without Recovery Key all will be lost. 5. When I realized that this happened I found a profile from 2019. 6. Every time when I copy data form old profile to new profile browser want to refresh and whole profile is clear withou data. 7. Also I opened Help->more tools for Troubleshooting information -> Profile folder -> Open -> COPY from old to new. Nothing happened. Still have nothing.

I lost all my password, history and everything.

Please help or how to solve this problem. Or maybe you can recover data from SYNC which is missing after changing password to my mozilla account.

Thank you, Danuta

Asked by Danuta Chisińska 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

After being offline, sometimes Firefox can't connect until restarted

Sometimes, if the computer is offline and Firefox is open, when the computer goes back online Firefox can't connect to any website, with the page "Hmm. We’re having troub… (read more)

Sometimes, if the computer is offline and Firefox is open, when the computer goes back online Firefox can't connect to any website, with the page "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.". The only fix is to close Firefox and open it again. Going offline doesn't always do this, and while I'm not sure of what exactly causes this to happen, a way to easily reproduce it is:

  • Turn off the Wi-Fi;
  • Reboot the computer;
  • Open Firefox;
  • Turn on the Wi-Fi;

After the computer is connected, refreshing the page sends you to "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.". You have to restart Firefox.

A way that doesn't 100% reproduce it, but works enough times, is to reboot the computer without turning off the Wi-Fi, and open Firefox as soon as possible (before the computer manages to connect to the router, which is the part that isn't always consistent). Rarely, it happens after suspending the computer, or after a disconnection due to an unstable connection. I can reproduce it in Firefox's safe mode. I have a hunch that maybe this is related to networking drivers.

I'm using a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ARE05 (Network controller: Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (rev 1a)), Linux NixOS 22.11 (I don't know about Windows).

Ask me for any log you might need.

This is kinda a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1078253, except that their solution does nothing to me.

Asked by Martino 1 month ago

Last reply by x0digi 4 days ago

Increase font size of bookmarks toolbar and search bar

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, spe… (read more)

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, specifically the bookmarks toolbar, search bar, and tab titles. The text is too small for me to read. It would also be useful if I could increase the font size for the applications menu (the hamburger drop down menu in the far right of the header).

I do not want to increase the size of anything else, so changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx is not the solution. I have changed my global zoom settings, and set them specifically to "Zoom text only", but this setting does not effect the bookmarks toolbar or the search bar. Changing the default font size also does not increase the size of this text.

Just to clarify again, these threads are not solutions to my question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1214027 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293358

Asked by e.bacas 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

link to open in new tab instead of new window

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click… (read more)

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click on the link for the website to see the information it is still opening in a new window. How can I fix this so I don't have a lot of new windows. It's irritating to have to close all those stinking windows just to get back to my original window. I just want the links I click on to open in a new tab.

Asked by beachcomber.paradise 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

Print preview too small with newest few months releases of FF

Somewhere around FF 86, the print preview was broken so one only gets a tiny, unreadable print preview. For a while, print.tab_modal.enabled = classic experience (false… (read more)

Somewhere around FF 86, the print preview was broken so one only gets a tiny, unreadable print preview. For a while, print.tab_modal.enabled = classic experience (false) worked. Sometime in the last few months, that was taken away and no longer works. How now do we get a print preview big enough to see and make our choices about things like scale?

I note that I run Windows 8.1 (up-to-date), Radeon HD graphics, 1280 x 1024 monitor.

Asked by Ellis Eff 2 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 months ago

Google Products

Lately, there are times when I try to use Google Products like Maps and nothing happens. I'll type a key word to do a search or type google maps in the Firefox search ba… (read more)

Lately, there are times when I try to use Google Products like Maps and nothing happens. I'll type a key word to do a search or type google maps in the Firefox search bar and there is no response. It's not a Google issue as the products will work if I switch browsers. It doesn't happen all the time but has been happening more frequently lately. When it does, I always check to make sure Firefox is up to date. Any suggestions? Thanks.

Asked by tgditmer1 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Generic filename pasting images from clipboard

Hi Windows 10 21h2 Firefox 100.0 When pasting images from the clipboard into a website (atlassian confluence for example) firefox uses a generic image name (grafik.png) i… (read more)

Hi Windows 10 21h2 Firefox 100.0 When pasting images from the clipboard into a website (atlassian confluence for example) firefox uses a generic image name (grafik.png) instead of the actual filename. This started to happend a few weeks ago. I was not able to find a demo page where this can be tested, other browsers don't have this issue.

Anyone having similiar issues or an idea how to fix it?

Thanks

Asked by atc22 2 months ago

Last reply by Karsten Wolff 6 days ago

Firefox PDF icon appears to have changed

I use Firefox as my default browser and as the default browser for viewing PDF files. I noticed after Firefox 100 was released, the PDF icon changed from the Firefox icon… (read more)

I use Firefox as my default browser and as the default browser for viewing PDF files. I noticed after Firefox 100 was released, the PDF icon changed from the Firefox icon to a different PDF icon. At first I thought the change was related to a Windows update but it appears to be from Firefox as I can see the Firefox logo in the background. I tried switching to a different browser but I can see they have their own version of the PDF icon. I like the original Firefox PDF icon and would prefer to use that as the default icon for PDF files. Is there a way I can switch the PDF icon back to the original one?

Asked by vetboy 3 months ago

Last reply by RobertJ 3 months ago

Firefox Keeps Crashing After Update To Version 100

Ever since Firefox updated to the new version I've been having constant crashes. I've tried restarting in Safe Mood which doesn't help. Pretty much Firefox will open, say… (read more)

Ever since Firefox updated to the new version I've been having constant crashes. I've tried restarting in Safe Mood which doesn't help. Pretty much Firefox will open, say it's not responding, and then by the time it looks like it's about to restore my tabs it crashes. I had to do a refresh and transferred the backup files from an older session which worked, but then it eventually crashed again. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and tried opening my older profile but it keeps happening. I really need to restore my previous session. There's nothing with my computer that seems to be causing it. I did have 2 windows open with about 8,000 tabs total which I'm sure could be part of the reason, but it never really had trouble before and only just started crashing since the update. Is there any way to fix this without starting over? I read that this is a bug that others have dealt with previously.

Some additional information. I'm on a 64-bit Windows 10 PC.

Startup Crash False Process Type parent MOZ_CRASH Reason (Sanitized) Failed to load critical module "resource://gre/modules/WebNavigation.jsm" Crash Reason EXCEPTION_BREAKPOINT Crash Address 0x00007ffb8c0f5135

Asked by TMan11 3 months ago

Last reply by umax 3 months ago

Recover deleted Cookies and Site Data

Hi, I wonder if there is a way to restore deleted cookies and site data. I've tried to look search for a solution but can't seem to find. So asking here if it's possible … (read more)

Hi,

I wonder if there is a way to restore deleted cookies and site data. I've tried to look search for a solution but can't seem to find. So asking here if it's possible to restore that somehow? (also, I'm on a mac) Thanks

Asked by annahansen9009 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago