how to detect browser back and forward button clicks

I need to know when a visitor to my site is clicking the back or forward button. The reason is I have a "tabstrip" that hilites the currently selected tab and the target … (read more)

I need to know when a visitor to my site is clicking the back or forward button. The reason is I have a "tabstrip" that hilites the currently selected tab and the target document is displayed in an iframe. If I click the back or forward buttons the page is updated with the last or next document in the iframe, but the tabstrip is not updated to reflect the change. Part of this is due to me not knowing how to update the tabstrip, but also because I don't know how to detect the back or forward buttons being clicked.

So I need to know how to detect those button clicks. Also, in researching this, I noticed that there seems to be an idea that you can't distinguish between the forward and back button, only that a button was clicked. That doesn't make sense given that each button has a specific action that is opposite of the other. I need to know the truth about this.

Finally, as much as I use only Firefox myself, I know there will be others who use other browsers. Is there any difference between detecting the back and forward buttons on other browsers compared to Firefox?

One of the pages I need this for is here

Asked by Wayne 1 day ago

Etsy on multicontainers didn't work anymore

Hi I have two Etsy stores. For the different stores I use different containers. It is a perfect solution but suddenly I can no longer work in two different containers. I … (read more)

Hi

I have two Etsy stores. For the different stores I use different containers. It is a perfect solution but suddenly I can no longer work in two different containers. I have a "no container" and a "work container" and now only the work container opened also if I on a "no container" Tried to add another container for the Etsy store that not worked with the containers but when I write Etsy on the address bar he take me to the work container. Cleaned cookies but the problem not solved. Can someone help me please to solve this problem ?

Nb. The problem is only with Etsy

Asked by optimistnl 1 day ago

Switching back to normal firefox colors without altering my theme

As the title suggests, I just want firefox to be nice to use again. Since its latest update it is far from nice. Too much stuff is set to darkmode, even though I have goo… (read more)

As the title suggests, I just want firefox to be nice to use again. Since its latest update it is far from nice. Too much stuff is set to darkmode, even though I have googled like crazy and fiddled with most, if not all, about:config options to try and restore it.

I will do whatever it takes, but my firefox theme (abstract firefox) must remain intact. Surely there is something I can do in the userChrome.css or whatever it's called.

It is just so very tiring having to fix mistakes made by firefox, that keeps changing stuff for the worse. Changes that nobody ever asked for. I am giving the browser one more chance for old times sake, since I have been using it for 20 years or thereabouts. So please, firefox... stop trying to force your users into using stuff that your staff team or whatever likes to use. Think of your users.

And please help me out.

Thank you.

Asked by fopibab368 1 week ago

Last reply by fopibab368 1 day ago

Issues with groupwatch services

When I'm watching any groupwatch shows through hulu, prime, or disney+ the show constantly speeds up and slows down, I'm not sure what causes this but its been happening … (read more)

When I'm watching any groupwatch shows through hulu, prime, or disney+ the show constantly speeds up and slows down, I'm not sure what causes this but its been happening for years at this point.

Asked by alexcaputo312 1 day ago

tumblr is broken on Firefox

For several days now, tumblr hasn't been working properly on Firefox. The number that pops up to show how any new notifications I've gotten is frozen at 23. I don't get n… (read more)

For several days now, tumblr hasn't been working properly on Firefox. The number that pops up to show how any new notifications I've gotten is frozen at 23. I don't get notifications if I get a new ask or to say how many new posts are on the dashboard. I can receive new asks but I cannot answer them and I cannot send them myself. I can receive direct messages, but I can't send them. I've cleared my cache/cookies. I've ended and started several new sessions. I've turned off XKit, Privacy Badger, HTTPS Everywhere, and uBlock Origin. None of that has fixed the problem. These issues are only happening on Firefox. I logged in on Microsoft Edge and tumblr worked just fine.

Asked by t.elspeth.williams 2 days ago

Last reply by t.elspeth.williams 1 day ago

Cannot receive sent tabs from iPhone

Hey Guys, I am having trouble trying to send tabs between my PC, and my iPhone. I can successfully send a tab from my PC, however, when I attempt to send a tab from my iP… (read more)

Hey Guys,

I am having trouble trying to send tabs between my PC, and my iPhone. I can successfully send a tab from my PC, however, when I attempt to send a tab from my iPhone, it won't show up on my PC.

Things I've tried; - Uninstalling/reinstalling Firefox for PC. - Uninstalling/reinstalling Firefox for iPhone. - Signing out then back in on both devices.

Whatever I try, I can only manage to send tabs from the PC to iPhone and not the other way around. When I manually sync from PC, I can (sometimes) see what tabs are open on my phone. I am out of ideas.

Build Versions; PC: 96.0.2 (64-bit) iOS: Firefox Daylight 96.0 (7403)

Asked by Jordan 1 day ago

Firefox is MUCH slower, even in safe mode, than other browsers

Firefox is MUCH slower, even in safe mode, than other browsers. The picture that shows a download speed of 223.44 Mbps is Chrome with all extensions enabled. The second … (read more)

Firefox is MUCH slower, even in safe mode, than other browsers. The picture that shows a download speed of 223.44 Mbps is Chrome with all extensions enabled. The second picture shows Firefox in Safe Mode with my internet security on pause. How do I fix?

Thanks.

Asked by SNY 2 days ago

Last reply by SNY 2 days ago

Autofill Fields Doesn't Work

This is a two-fold question. Firstly, I was unable to import my auto-fill addresses and credit cards from Chrome and I had to manually add them to Firefox. Is it even po… (read more)

This is a two-fold question.

Firstly, I was unable to import my auto-fill addresses and credit cards from Chrome and I had to manually add them to Firefox. Is it even possible to import addresses and credits into Firefox??

Second, and most importantly, the auto-fill feature in FireFox does not work. Contrary to other entries in this forum, the credit card field will show me the dropdown of options and fill - but names and address fields will not. The feature is turned on in settings (as shown in attached) and I even restarted my computer. How can I get these fields to auto-fill?

I am running FireFox for Windows 10, v96.0.2 (64 bit) and I'm located in the US.

Asked by mariah.k 2 days ago

I have Tried to Remove Suggestions from Search Engines, from Address Bar, But Cannot Get It to Work.

>>>>>Search Suggestions Choose how suggestions from search engines appear.<<<<< I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahea… (read more)

>>>>>Search Suggestions Choose how suggestions from search engines appear.<<<<< I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahead of browsing history in address bar history<<<<< to stay un-checked.

When I find-out still being listed, I go back and find only that part remaining checked, I cannot uncheck it, unless I check >>>>>Provide search engines<<<<<. If I leave it like that, nothing changes. If also un-check >>>>>Provide search engines<<<<<, nothing at all is checked, still I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahead of browsing history in address bar history<<<<< to stay un-checked.

I tried to find a save changes button, but cannot. I assume changes are saved automatically, considering all the rest of the changes are as they should be.

Asked by 1.GiniNail 2 days ago

Save only chosen addresses for autofill, not ALL OF THEM

I need ONLY MY address saved, not every one that comes through a form. Firefox saves everything it sees and tries to autopopulate everything I do with all of them. I k… (read more)

I need ONLY MY address saved, not every one that comes through a form. Firefox saves everything it sees and tries to autopopulate everything I do with all of them. I know how to clean the address list, but I work in an address-heavy environment, and if I cleaned it every day autofill would still be useless.

Please, need a switch to STOP saving addresses willy-nilly, but still autofill with those few I have purposely saved.

Thanks, Bathsheba

Asked by Bathsheba 2 days ago

Automatic filling address in forms

Automatic filling in of the address in forms in Czech version - when will it be possible again? Automatické vyplňování adresy ve formulářích v češtině - kdy bude opět mo… (read more)

Automatic filling in of the address in forms in Czech version - when will it be possible again?

Automatické vyplňování adresy ve formulářích v češtině - kdy bude opět možné?

Thank you - J. Šolc.

Asked by jjjsssnbv 2 days ago

Add-ons randomly not working

This is a question in relation to [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1302462|this] The fix suggested there seems reasonably easy to follow but I'm a bit unsure abo… (read more)

This is a question in relation to [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1302462|this]

The fix suggested there seems reasonably easy to follow but I'm a bit unsure about this

Delete all extensions* files and compatibility.ini in the Firefox profile folder to reset the extensions registry.

Apart from compatibility.ini I can see two extensions*, namely extension-preferences.json and extensions.json. Is that correct?

Now I'm supposed to delete those three files. And here comes my question:

What does New files will be created when required. mean? What I'm worried about is that all my extensions will disappear and I will have to start with from scratch reinstalling them all again.

Asked by ArneStockholm 4 days ago

Last reply by ArneStockholm 3 days ago

Tryb prywatny/incognito i aktualizacja ff

Od co najmniej dwóch aktualizacji ff (zalecanych przez przeglądarkę) zauważyłem że przy korzystaniu z trybu prywatnego i próbie otwarcia nowego okna z nową stroną (gdy je… (read more)

Od co najmniej dwóch aktualizacji ff (zalecanych przez przeglądarkę) zauważyłem że przy korzystaniu z trybu prywatnego i próbie otwarcia nowego okna z nową stroną (gdy jest dostępna aktualizacja przeglądarki) ta nie ładuje się w ogóle (w znaczeniu próbuje niby coś załadować ale nic się nie dzieje - sprawdzone na kilku rozmaitych adresach), ze starych (wcześniej otwartych) można korzystać bez problemu. Pomaga dopiero ponowne uruchomienie liska znaczy aktualizacja i ponowne otwarcie linku w trybie prywatnym/incognito. (nie znalazło mi nic w bazie pomocy o tym - jak gdzieś już jest pytanie (z rozwiązaniem) to poproszę o namiary.

Asked by veana 3 days ago

Latest update has my files on google docs not loading properly

Hi, I've updated from ff95 to 96.0.2 and found that my files on google docs have not been loading properly. The text is blurred and it gives an error saying 'some fonts c… (read more)

Hi, I've updated from ff95 to 96.0.2 and found that my files on google docs have not been loading properly. The text is blurred and it gives an error saying 'some fonts could not be loaded. please reload'. This seems to only happen in firefox and is fine in chrome and as well as when I downgraged to ff95 on my old profile. Back on 96.0.2, I've tried clearing cookies and cache, safe-mode, setting theme to default, all to no avail. Are there any other ways I could troubleshoot this issue? I've attached an image that shows what the text looks like on chrome and the latest version of firefox.

Asked by bradwist 3 days ago

Last reply by bradwist 3 days ago

firefox shortcuts

All the shortcuts became blank. I can click on "edit", do the editing and click on "add". Though, the shotcuts stay blank. It happens both in normal or incognito pages. T… (read more)

All the shortcuts became blank. I can click on "edit", do the editing and click on "add". Though, the shotcuts stay blank. It happens both in normal or incognito pages. This just happened after using Firefox for years. Hope you can help. M

Asked by m.c.pappone 3 days ago