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Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could re… (read more)

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could revolutionize the way we subscribe to content updates, removing the need to rely on emails/newsletters in a lot of cases (then being more eco-friendly)? Users would receive content updates notifications directly in the browser, their feeds being synchronized through their browser account, etc.

Web developpers would just have to place subscription buttons: <input type="subscribe">

And a W3C Standard would unify how browsers should implement the "Subscription" feature, focusing on UX (I feel this is the point influencing usage data for the most part, RSS still being a tech-savvy thing).

Feeds handling was removed in 2018 in Firefox.

Asked by Victor 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Tool bar doesn't keep the set order

Hi, I have a returning bug in Firefox. I am getting the tool bar in order and immediateoly after restarting my computer all is sorted again in an alphabethic order. I did… (read more)

Hi, I have a returning bug in Firefox. I am getting the tool bar in order and immediateoly after restarting my computer all is sorted again in an alphabethic order. I did most of the advices I found on the help sides. But it is not ok so far. It happens always again. Who can help?

Asked by mhi 1 year ago

Last reply by mhi 1 year ago

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paypal "cart" interface

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal car… (read more)

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal cart for shopping. Seems every time i add something to the cart it makes a "new" cart so i can never get more than one item in it. I have no problems with Safari - so its something to do with Firefox as opposed to the website (methinks.) I restarted firefox in "safe mode" and the problem still persists. I disabled "enhanced tracking protection" as well to noavail.

Like with most things its probably not a bug but a feature but I'd be curious to get your take on it.

Thanks, Stephen

Asked by spragues 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How do I stop using beta?

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile … (read more)

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile that only gives me the option to Create a New Profile (therefore losing all my add-ons, cookies, settings and everything) or Exit.

I tried manually googling "download Firefox" and downloaded the release version and after installing it, I get the warning message above. This thread here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224888 has a link to the rapid release version but I end up in the same warning message.

Since the beta will necessarily always be a newer version than a release version, how do I transition from beta to a release version but preserve all my settings, add-ons and everything if Firefox will tell me that it won't let me use my existing profile in an older version, the release version?

My motivation to leave the beta version is that Firefox started having a bug since 27-Oct-2020 in Google meetings where either a shared screen or the camera image of the person in a meeting appears very zoomed in in the top left corner so it doesn't show the rest of the image.

Asked by riluma 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox Developer Edition. Developer Tools. Console. Can't get the command line prompt up, to test Javascript

Hello! Using Firefox Developer Edition. Trying to get the command line prompt so I can type Javascript for a class. When in ctrl + shift + K Developer Tools: Web Console … (read more)

Hello! Using Firefox Developer Edition. Trying to get the command line prompt so I can type Javascript for a class. When in ctrl + shift + K Developer Tools: Web Console command line interface prompt (>> ) not showing (where I can type and test js code.)

I have

  1. set the ' devtools.chrome.enabled preference to true in about:config, ' as suggested in docs (but it still has no >> to type on).
  2. Also enabled 'enable browser chrome and add on debugging' in developer... settings)

How can I type in the Firefox console to test Javascript commands? Thanks!

Asked by zainab.tech 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Installing search engines from Mycroft Project not working

I've tried to install several search engines via Mycroft Project to use them through the search bar but that doesn't seem to be working. I don't get any notice, it just d… (read more)

I've tried to install several search engines via Mycroft Project to use them through the search bar but that doesn't seem to be working.

I don't get any notice, it just doesn't work.

Also, one of the search engines I've been using (Twitter) seems to have disappeared from my browser. That's what got me to try to install it again, with no luck so far.

(I've dowloaded Firefox Nightly, installed it from scratch, and seem to have the problem.)

Asked by Marcos 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Firefox Developer Edition 83.0b5

I've had major stability issues since this update on my Mac (version 10.13.2). Tabs will become unresponsive and show the spinner icon and sometimes the whole browser bec… (read more)

I've had major stability issues since this update on my Mac (version 10.13.2). Tabs will become unresponsive and show the spinner icon and sometimes the whole browser become unresponsive. I've tried disabling add-ons, refresh, and even creating new profiles. Sometimes I see a process in activity monitor like Firefox Developer EditionCP Web Content or Firefox Developer EditionCP Privileged Content not responding and can force quit a single tab. Sometimes doing that crashes the browser.

I'd really prefer to keep this as my default browser, but it's not looking likely anymore.

Asked by apaulson 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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credit card approval not happening

Hello: FF dev build 83.0b5 64bit, w10p. A new odd issue to me. Using ActBlue (political PAC) I sometimes use my regular credit card to make small political contribution. … (read more)

Hello: FF dev build 83.0b5 64bit, w10p. A new odd issue to me. Using ActBlue (political PAC) I sometimes use my regular credit card to make small political contribution. As of 28oct20, this FF stops completing the transaction. I hit the "donate" button, & nothing happens. I have seen a "processing" type msg from the vendor us. promptly - but again, the current page just sits there, the "processing"action & pg don't happen. On 28th eve, I checked my bank acct to see if somehow the donation had been made (I would see the deduction taken), and no, it hadn't. No prior nightly build type update had shown this behavior. I have no other FF on this w10 (no stable, nada anything else for FF). I have made no changes to extensions, plugins or otherwise. I had to go to stable chrome to complete the donation, and chrome did it right the 1st time. So, this is just an FYI, I don't know where else to post nor may I have the rights to post elsewhere. Tx.

Asked by psldda 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How to stop Firefox suggesting "Search with Google" or "Search with Amazon"

I'm using 83.0b6 (64-bit) with both an address bar and search bar. Recently, if I type a g into the address bar the second suggestion is "search with google directly from… (read more)

I'm using 83.0b6 (64-bit) with both an address bar and search bar. Recently, if I type a g into the address bar the second suggestion is "search with google directly from the address bar. Typing an a does the same thing for amazon. Search suggestions are turned off. Top sites are unchecked in the address bar settings. All Firefox home content is unchecked in settings.

Is it possible to remove these "search with" suggestions from the address bar drop down? Thanks.

Asked by cewinter 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Open bookmarks in same tab...

Is there any setting that I can change to force Firefox to open bookmarks in the same tab that I have open when clicking on a bookmark? I hope this makes sense. In other … (read more)

Is there any setting that I can change to force Firefox to open bookmarks in the same tab that I have open when clicking on a bookmark? I hope this makes sense. In other words, right now I'm on the Mozilla support page writing this. If I click on a bookmark in the bookmarks bar, it always opens a new tab. I want to force it to stay on this tab and go to the bookmark. Thanks.

Asked by PlainDave 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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Firefox sync - account locked

Hey there guys, For a week now am trying to login to my FF account within Firefox in order to sync data. Now when I enter my email and password I get greeted with a messa… (read more)

Hey there guys,

For a week now am trying to login to my FF account within Firefox in order to sync data. Now when I enter my email and password I get greeted with a message that my account it locked. "Sorry. We’ve locked your account. The confirmation email we sent to <email here> was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data."

Now read along the web that I need to wait 24h (already had) before I retry or that I need to submit a ticket to mozilla bug platform (that I also had but got no reply yet - for 4 days). Not sure what to do next... Trying my luck with writing a message here as maybe someone will take note of my issue. Before anyone asks, I have access to my email that the account is registered with. Also I can access my account from the desktop browser from Windows where am already logged in, but feel that if I need to maybe reinstall FF, will not be able to login again.

Any help is highly appreciated.

Gabriel

Asked by Gabriel Lup 1 year ago

Answered by Gabriel Lup 1 year ago

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update

so. firefox (on my windows 10 PC) updated itself, then crashed so it could finish it's update. now ALL of my settings are gone. ALL of my passwords ALL of my history. the… (read more)

so. firefox (on my windows 10 PC) updated itself, then crashed so it could finish it's update. now ALL of my settings are gone. ALL of my passwords ALL of my history.

they are on my phone, which WAS linked to my PC, but that linking was lost, too, i guess because the history shows on the phone, along with the passwords and logins. and i will just cut to the chase here. because the fucking directions on how to relink those devices is gibberish.

how do i restore those items without manually reentering and resaving (which only works sporadically at best) those items?

Asked by ingenius1 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Moving Profile and Cache

I guess, it's one of the most asked question. How can i move my profile and the cache location..... and most importand: Why is it not a nativ option in the preference? It… (read more)

I guess, it's one of the most asked question. How can i move my profile and the cache location..... and most importand: Why is it not a nativ option in the preference? It's all about speed and security. I use uptodate betaversions on a mac. But that second part of my question is related to pc and mac.

Btw: I know about the cache. Adding the "browser.cache.disk.parent_directory" as a string and adding my location. But i don't know about a about:config setting to move my Profile too.

Asked by Norb 1 year ago

Last reply by Norb 1 year ago

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SCROLL DISPLAYER GETS HANGED!!

https://imgur.com/RpkbH6C please check this picture. Even after minimizing or closing firefox,those scroll displayer remains nd goes after restarting my pc. Does anyone k… (read more)

https://imgur.com/RpkbH6C please check this picture. Even after minimizing or closing firefox,those scroll displayer remains nd goes after restarting my pc. Does anyone know what can fix this. Pls help!!

Asked by tanvernoor101369 1 year ago

Last reply by tanvernoor101369 1 year ago

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show / hide password options

Good evening, I downloaded firefox developer and I must say that I was very amazed by the wonderful browser you have created, the only problem is that when I want to go t… (read more)

Good evening, I downloaded firefox developer and I must say that I was very amazed by the wonderful browser you have created, the only problem is that when I want to go to view the credentials, any person can view the password (I use a window login password) .

I ask you to enter if it is possible to verify (if it exists) to enter the login window password so as to have even more security!

Asked by gius.cuscina 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox Beta / Nightly

HI i am trying Firefox Beta and i see there is Nightly out so the question is which one is better. Firefox Beta / Nightly i am on Firefox Beta and i see it more faste… (read more)

HI i am trying Firefox Beta and i see there is Nightly out so the question is which one is better. Firefox Beta / Nightly i am on Firefox Beta and i see it more faster just asking when will Firefox Beta come out of the Beta pregame witch one is the most fastest Firefox Beta / Nightly  ?? thank you

Sean

Asked by seanyboy 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Search bookmarks in toolbar without asterisk

Hello, You have to use an asterisk to search a bookmark in toolbar. I think that's not very intuitive. It shoul search without it. Every time, you want to search in too… (read more)

Hello, You have to use an asterisk to search a bookmark in toolbar. I think that's not very intuitive. It shoul search without it.

Every time, you want to search in toolbar and see results with bookmarks as well. It's very helpful. Please update this.

Asked by David 1 year ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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Twitter pinned tab keeps unpinning

I have 5 pinned tabs lately, and many unpinned (20-100s). Recently one of the pinned tabs, Twitter specifically, has been unpinning itself at random(?) intervals. I can r… (read more)

I have 5 pinned tabs lately, and many unpinned (20-100s). Recently one of the pinned tabs, Twitter specifically, has been unpinning itself at random(?) intervals. I can re-pin it just fine, it's just a little odd. None of the others do this.

I am running with Tree Style Tabs and per-site Containers (but not Twitter or FB specific container extensions). And other extensions like ABP and NS, but I doubt they relate, while these might?

FF developer edition 83b10 64 bit, on Win10

Asked by KRC 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Settings after update

Hi, If I install Firefox 83 and from "about:config" I customize some settings manually, and later upgrade Firefox to the newer versions, hopefully the settings will not b… (read more)

Hi, If I install Firefox 83 and from "about:config" I customize some settings manually, and later upgrade Firefox to the newer versions, hopefully the settings will not be reset or changed back to the default? Thanks.

Asked by Sarah.Sarabian 1 year ago

Last reply by Scribe 1 year ago