Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

How can I get the "old" address bar functionality back?

Ok, so like the title says.. Years ago, Firefox changed from having the normal "File Edit View History" etc. as the default interface and tried to streamline everything… (read more)

Ok, so like the title says.. Years ago, Firefox changed from having the normal "File Edit View History" etc. as the default interface and tried to streamline everything into icons. I have no idea why. Maybe it had something to do with the mobile version. With a few customizations I was able to get the old look back, with my address bar.

Then a while back the address bar changed. It used to be that the address bar had a drop down that listed the sites you used most frequently. At some point mine just sortof froze and only lists the same 8 sites. Except its worse because 2 of them are now searches for Google and Amazon and not even the original google or amazon web pages. I cannot delete pages from this list like I could in the past, either.

Also, you could, you know... put an address in the address bar and it would take you directly to that site. Now it tries to do a search just as often as it actually takes me to the correct site.

This forcing search engines baffles me, because there's an actual search bar, right directly next to the address bar by default.

So if someone could help me understand how I can change my address bar back to being an address bar, that would be a great help to me. Second, if I could fix the drop down of sites to either be my most frequent sites, or a list of sites I add manually, that would be great also.

Asked by Mathius 5 days ago

Last reply by Mathius 5 days ago

Websites that I pin to TOP SItes keep shifting or disappearing

I have Pinned several websites that I visit often to the TOP SItes on my FF Home Page. They randomly disappear or shift from where I place them. Why are they not stayin… (read more)

I have Pinned several websites that I visit often to the TOP SItes on my FF Home Page. They randomly disappear or shift from where I place them. Why are they not staying in place when they are "Pinned"? Annoying that I have to continuously do this. I am using FF Version 87.0

Asked by kathyjoe5 6 days ago

Last reply by kathyjoe5 5 days ago

Why is firefox regularly asking me to open or download a file called impression on my PC, Tablet and Mobile

As per the Subject. Why is firefox regularly asking me to open or download a file called impression on my PC, Tablet and Mobile. Has only started occurring over the last… (read more)

As per the Subject.

Why is firefox regularly asking me to open or download a file called impression on my PC, Tablet and Mobile.

Has only started occurring over the last Month or so

Asked by garry13 6 days ago

Last reply by garry13 2 days ago

Routes for donations; explanation wanted.

What is the nature of the "Disconnect" agency whose solicitation appears as a tab page from Firefox requesting donations? Please explain who is "Disconnect." From the web… (read more)

What is the nature of the "Disconnect" agency whose solicitation appears as a tab page from Firefox requesting donations? Please explain who is "Disconnect." From the web address it is not clear what the connection is with Mozilla. What is the difference between donating via the "Disconnect" and donating via the route provided under the "about Firefox" menu item? Presumably "Disconnect" is servicing Mozilla, yet I am wishing that relationship and security to be clarified more convincingly before contributing by that route. Thanks for responses.

Asked by elket 2 days ago

Last reply by elket 2 days ago

URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia fails after browser update

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia re… (read more)

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia reports that the page does not exist, showing the error message like in the attached screenshot. I've tried recreating the search shortcut, but to no avail, it still shows the error. How do i fix the situation?

Asked by robokopfer 4 days ago

Last reply by robokopfer 1 day ago

Ctrl key suddenly crazy zooming

All of a sudden when I hit the ctrl key my screen starts zooming in like mad. this is without pressing + or minus or touching my mouse. Means I'm not longer able to use c… (read more)

All of a sudden when I hit the ctrl key my screen starts zooming in like mad. this is without pressing + or minus or touching my mouse. Means I'm not longer able to use control C or Control V for copy and paste, and it's driving me mad. Any help?

Asked by kmerc 1 day ago

Last reply by kmerc 10 hours ago

mouse keys drop boxes

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or … (read more)

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or different logins pop up for a second but I can't select one. This happened suddenly last week. Only in firefox and it's pretty annoying. What has been changed? thanks

Asked by kmerc 1 day ago

Last reply by kmerc 10 hours ago

Fēnyè bùnéng yòng huá shǔ yídòngle 10 / 5000 翻譯結果 Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse

Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse And opening a page with the middle button will automatically jump to the new page. How to use the original fan page to move it w… (read more)

Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse And opening a page with the middle button will automatically jump to the new page. How to use the original fan page to move it with the mouse, and the middle button to open the page will first be in the original page

Asked by zxc456132 10 hours ago

Last reply by zxc456132 10 hours ago