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Shortcuts: sites you save OR visit – why can't I choose sites I save only?

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to sea… (read more)

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to search through my many bookmarks for pages I use every day. But I find it really annoying and unhelpful – and also embarrassing, if another person is there – that Firefox only allows me to do this if I also allow it to display sites I've visited. The two should be completely separate in my opinion, like on Chrome. I can delete individual sites, but they're just replaced with other, even less relevant ones. So now I have a blank, useless new tab page, instead of a helpful one that shows me the sites I need to get to, because I don't want to risk a coworker, friend, or family member randomly seeing whatever sites I may have visited once or twice months ago. (This doesn't have to be extreme (porn, etc) to be embarrassing; I don't necessarily want people to see that I've been shopping for jewelry or hair dye or whatever.) It's just unprofessional and unnecessary. Thanks for fielding my complaint.

Asked by peltafeldman 17 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 13 hours ago

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manually arranging extensions on the toolbar

Firefox has arranged my extensions alphabetically. I would prefer to group them functionally, or at least be able to separate those which have similar colors -- for examp… (read more)

Firefox has arranged my extensions alphabetically. I would prefer to group them functionally, or at least be able to separate those which have similar colors -- for example, Grammarly and Evernote are both green and I sometimes click on one when I want the other. I would also like to have the one I use most at the far right of the toolbar.

Asked by k8neville 9 hours ago

Answered by mwwagoner 8 hours ago

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Does credit card autofill/store work in non-US versions of Firefox?

I've got the Windows Greek version of Firefox installed ages ago and now updated to version 94.0.1. Got really excited to see that credit card store and auto-fill has bee… (read more)

I've got the Windows Greek version of Firefox installed ages ago and now updated to version 94.0.1. Got really excited to see that credit card store and auto-fill has been added as a feature, but according to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill this possibly only available for US/Canadian Firefox owners. Not sure if this holds for build 94 and later though, can someone confirm whether this holds for current builds? I'd love to be able to use this feature!

My settings are depicted.

Asked by Michail Pappas 2 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

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Add search engine with non standard port

Hello, I am trying to add searx as my default search engine. Searx runs on port 8080 on my localhost therefore it's url is https://localhost:8080. I can successfully visi… (read more)

Hello, I am trying to add searx as my default search engine. Searx runs on port 8080 on my localhost therefore it's url is https://localhost:8080. I can successfully visit this url and use searx; however when I add searx using the green button to my search engine list, it strips the port resulting in an error when searching. This is very frustrating with no ability to change this setting as far as I can tell. Is there any work around for this issue?

Asked by trexd 2 weeks ago

Answered by trexd 2 weeks ago

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Are there any way to disable mouse shortcuts ?

I use option + mouse scroll to scroll the webpage horizontally, however Firefox use option + mouse scroll to switch page back/forward. Are there any way to disable it? … (read more)

I use option + mouse scroll to scroll the webpage horizontally, however Firefox use option + mouse scroll to switch page back/forward. Are there any way to disable it?

Asked by 470354686 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Cookies and Data

I want my cookies and site data deleted when I close firefox except for my search engine and a specific extension. I understand I can “Manage exceptions,” but I can not f… (read more)

I want my cookies and site data deleted when I close firefox except for my search engine and a specific extension. I understand I can “Manage exceptions,” but I can not figure out how to make my extension an exception. Can I go about doing this? If so, how can I do it?

Thank you -Joe

Asked by Joe176 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Speed-dial addon blocked

My firefox suddenly and without warning blocked my start page, the FVD speed-dial addon. I honestly do not care why it did, but how do I get my pages back? I mean I would… (read more)

My firefox suddenly and without warning blocked my start page, the FVD speed-dial addon. I honestly do not care why it did, but how do I get my pages back? I mean I would have appreciated a warning so I can save my pages and links, FFS! And speed-dial also synchronizes these pages across my laptops and mobile, so I lost everything everywhere, because Firefox is an ass??? How do I get the addon back along with my pages and links?

And sure, I don't have to use Firefox if it behaves likes this, blocking my addons without a warning first!

Damn.

Asked by nadasdy.nora 1 week ago

Answered by Seburo 6 days ago

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Prevent the search to happen on URL bar

Dear Firefox friends, I am using the up-to-date version of Firefox. How can I prevent the search to occur on the URL bar? I want to use the URL bar only for typing the UR… (read more)

Dear Firefox friends, I am using the up-to-date version of Firefox. How can I prevent the search to occur on the URL bar? I want to use the URL bar only for typing the URL addresses but not for search or googling. It is annoying function and if I want to do so I will use Chrome. Thank you for your kind help and advice.

Asked by usamaanbaky 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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Tab Font way too big

I was trying to increase the size font on the browsing tabs and accidentally typed in 23 and now the entire browser screen is zoomed in so large I can't even scroll or un… (read more)

I was trying to increase the size font on the browsing tabs and accidentally typed in 23 and now the entire browser screen is zoomed in so large I can't even scroll or undo what I've done. I had to do a force quit of the the browser. I tried deleting Firefox and reinstalled and it now still loads with zoomed in font. I can't even use Firefox as my browser. Matter of fact I'm having to submit this question on a different browser. Please advise.

Asked by crbisiar64 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox Force to store image using "Save AS" as Webp even image type is png, jpt etc

I as annoyed by Save As WebP, because image was png and every time i need to write extension .png i found this discussion, but unfortunately it is not working for me and … (read more)

I as annoyed by Save As WebP, because image was png and every time i need to write extension .png

i found this discussion, but unfortunately it is not working for me and i feel its not good solution. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1286715

Asked by asadkamran786 1 month ago

Answered by asadkamran786 1 month ago

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CSS file to all users

I have created a custom 'userChrome.css' file that I want to distribute to all users ex: user's xxxxxxx.default directory and the .css file placed inside with the modific… (read more)

I have created a custom 'userChrome.css' file that I want to distribute to all users ex: user's xxxxxxx.default directory and the .css file placed inside with the modifications.

I can do it if i copy the file manually, but i need to do it automatically.

What am I missing?

Thanks.

Asked by t.santos-ext 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Proton needs a "kill" switch

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the brow… (read more)

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the browser market continues to slide, upgrades like "proton" are the main reason.

Asked by dvdmaven 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago

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Something in Firefox blocking WordPress admin functionality

Hi, I made the mistake of selecting a checkbox in a browser popup window that I thought was just asking me if I didn't want to be reminded about something everytime I tri… (read more)

Hi, I made the mistake of selecting a checkbox in a browser popup window that I thought was just asking me if I didn't want to be reminded about something everytime I tried to do it ... but it seems that's not the case, and unfortunately I cannot find the setting to reverse the decision, and it is stopping me from deleting wordpress plugins from the wordpress admin of my site ... when I now try to select the plugin "delete" link, it is unresponsive ... can you think of which thing I might have selected in what popup window of the browser, and how I could reverse this? I tried a few things but nothing worked.

Asked by GalacticPrez 1 month ago

Answered by GalacticPrez 1 month ago

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stop looping of animations and videos

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that: https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp… (read more)

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that:

https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/20190129121540/facts-min.gif

It must've been one of those custom settings I had before I got the new computer and ran a clean install of firefox.

I have set media seamless looping to off in about:config, but I can't see what other preferences would relate to this.

Mac OS 12.0 Monterey, FF 94.0 beta

Asked by Foxfree99 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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All screenshot options disappeared

There is no way to take screenshots in my firefox browse. It is not an option at the tool bar nor it works by pressing ctrl shift S. So, it just vanished. What happened? … (read more)

There is no way to take screenshots in my firefox browse. It is not an option at the tool bar nor it works by pressing ctrl shift S. So, it just vanished. What happened? How can I fix it?

Asked by pedro.hoeper 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Firefox Dark theme suddenly started forcing web sites to use dark themes as well

I have been using the FF dark theme for a while now and am used to it, but I do not like other websites dark (for example youtube, ietf documents, etc.) and suddenly fire… (read more)

I have been using the FF dark theme for a while now and am used to it, but I do not like other websites dark (for example youtube, ietf documents, etc.) and suddenly firefox has started showing them in dark mode as well. I have tried to search for a fix for this with no success so far. What I have tried so far: set ui.systemUsesDarkTheme to 0 set browser.in-content.dark-mode to false

Please help me disable Firefox requesting dark websites while I still use the dark theme itself. Regards.

Asked by scienide00 3 weeks ago

Answered by scienide00 3 weeks ago