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When inspecting a site's HTML, opening an image in a new tab automatically switches me to that tab. How can we turn it off?

I have tried these properties switched to true, but nothing works so far... browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground Also made sure th… (read more)

I have tried these properties switched to true, but nothing works so far...

browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground

Also made sure the setting is unchecked in my browser settings too...

Asked by dev35 4 days ago

Kroger.com access

When I log in to my Kroger.com account with Foxfire I receive this message: "We're having trouble with sign in right now. Please disable any pop up or ad blockers and try… (read more)

When I log in to my Kroger.com account with Foxfire I receive this message: "We're having trouble with sign in right now. Please disable any pop up or ad blockers and try again." I have to use Edge to log into the Kroger site which does work.

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Asked by aldridge.fred 1 day ago

+ button in cookies tab in dev tools not working

I was trying to add a cookie for localhost:port so i went to the dev tools and after going to storage > cookies > localhost:port, clicking the "+" button did not wo… (read more)

I was trying to add a cookie for localhost:port so i went to the dev tools and after going to storage > cookies > localhost:port, clicking the "+" button did not work, while it does on other websites.

Environment: browser: Firefox Developer Edition, version: 106.0b4 (64-bit) OS: Windows 10

Asked by iKingNinja 4 days ago

Android Bookmarks db I got from old tablet with damaged wifi antenna

I used this tablet for many years and got lots of bookmarks on my browser, but recently its antenna stopped working. I did some research and found out you can export the … (read more)

I used this tablet for many years and got lots of bookmarks on my browser, but recently its antenna stopped working. I did some research and found out you can export the bookmarks from firefox even if you cant connect to the internet to use the sync functionality. I rooted the phone, copied the browser.db file from firefox and exported the bookmarks table with SQLite Browser. I read on some verry old (6-8 Years ago) threads on this forum that they imported the bookmarks.csv they got from the db in excel, then modified it in some sense and then exported it to a html file to import that in firefox. I did everything to where i have the whole table in excel, only need to know what i need to modify in it.

Original Posts:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1065613; https://support.mozilla.org/gl/questions/1006480

Asked by An0nPrt23 4 days ago

Last reply by An0nPrt23 4 days ago

Wrong representation/rendering of CSS shaped Website

For example PHPMyadmin is rendered wrong - see pictures below: 1. FF (left) rendering in comparison with edge 2. and 3. PHPMyadmin after pressing CSS in the filter-field … (read more)

For example PHPMyadmin is rendered wrong - see pictures below: 1. FF (left) rendering in comparison with edge 2. and 3. PHPMyadmin after pressing CSS in the filter-field of the developpers tools. Then the rendering gets partly better but not yet good.

I tried the suggested changes in settings, refreshed Firefox and did even a complete new install. No changes. What can I try/do next? Problem exists since one or two days without changing anything at the server or client.

Asked by hans130 3 days ago

email address changing from old one to new one.

Please help me, because I have change my email address but to no avail. Want to change it now. How can i take time to get my code when it expires in 5 minutes time. … (read more)

Please help me, because I have change my email address but to no avail. Want to change it now. How can i take time to get my code when it expires in 5 minutes time.

Asked by rosalsavo2014 3 days ago

Download action changeing by itself

For some reason my default PDF reader keeps being changed to MS Office instead of just opening them in the browser as I directed. I keep having to change the setting in F… (read more)

For some reason my default PDF reader keeps being changed to MS Office instead of just opening them in the browser as I directed. I keep having to change the setting in Firefox every couple of weeks (general > applications > PDF). What's causing this?

Asked by kinglumus1 3 weeks ago

Last reply by kinglumus1 1 day ago

Opening Firefox

Every so often, maybe every 5 to 7 days, I try to open Firefox to my home page and absolutely nothing happens. A plain white page. I must let it sit for at least 5 minu… (read more)

Every so often, maybe every 5 to 7 days, I try to open Firefox to my home page and absolutely nothing happens. A plain white page. I must let it sit for at least 5 minutes, and suddenly it starts working again, without issue. WHY? It seems completely random, never happens more than once a week or so, and simply stops working. Can't connect to any sites, including home page. Task manager might show multiple "Firefox" opens, and if I close the window and try to reopen it the error message is that Firefox is already running. Nothing I can do but sit for 5+ minutes and wait. Any ideas?

Asked by robert.spehn 1 day ago

Saved Settings

About 3 months (or so!) ago, Firefox stopped saving the setting: Logins and Passwords Ask to save logins and passwords I set it for it to always ask, if I don't, any … (read more)

About 3 months (or so!) ago, Firefox stopped saving the setting:

Logins and Passwords

   Ask to save logins and passwords

I set it for it to always ask, if I don't, any saved passwords won't load when signing into a site. Now, each day, or anytime I close Firefox, I have to click on Settings and click inside the box. Once I do that, the passwords will load for me.

I have untinstalled and reinstalled Firefox.

Any suggestions or do you know if anyone else has experienced this issue?

Asked by tricimo 6 days ago

Export passwords - Firefox refuse to accept my Windows user/password

I was able to make an export May 2022. I had to choose "Another user" but then it went fine. I have no idea why my windows login doesn't work. But now - and this i my poi… (read more)

I was able to make an export May 2022. I had to choose "Another user" but then it went fine. I have no idea why my windows login doesn't work. But now - and this i my point - the username and password I gave in May no longer works. So I cannot export the data.

Any help on that?

Asked by steen.grode 6 days ago

meetup.com gives 502 bad gateway

The page at https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Drinkabout-Cambridge/ looks normal except that all the events say "needs a location" although they have a location assigned. If… (read more)

The page at https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Drinkabout-Cambridge/ looks normal except that all the events say "needs a location" although they have a location assigned. If I click on any of them it just says "502 bad gateway". The site works fine in Microsoft Edge.

Asked by John Grant 5 days ago

Last reply by John Grant 5 days ago

With the Firefox Android app, how do I STOP audio from playing after I lock my phone screen?

I have looked up every variation of this question under the goddamn sun, and all I can ever find is "how can I KEEP audio playing after I lock my phone screen?"--which is… (read more)

I have looked up every variation of this question under the goddamn sun, and all I can ever find is "how can I KEEP audio playing after I lock my phone screen?"--which is not what I'm looking for.

Long story short, I've been using YouTube on the Firefox browser app because it has ad block and I refuse to pay for YouTube premium just to get rid of the insidious amount of ads the app has that I can't be rid of otherwise. It's not as good at the app, I'll admit, but there's no intrusive ads trying to sell me crap, so I'm willing to deal with the downsides.

The problem is that audio from YouTube in the Firefox app on Android continues to play if it was playing when I locked the screen, or if I was playing audio in my car and the app was never exited (so to speak) before I locked the screen, audio will either keep playing in the former case, or it will start playing as soon as the bluetooth connects to my car again once I get back in and turn it on.

How do I STOP this from happening? There's no settings within the app or my phone (that I can find) that will help with this. I don't know if it's a Firefox issue or an issue with my phone, but the audio thing doesn't happen with ANY other app I have. Only Firefox, and it's driving me crazy. I don't know how to keep it from doing so without the added step of making sure I close the app before I lock the screen, but I don't always remember to do so, and that's the problem. Please help me, because I'm almost about to give up on this app, too.

If it's relevant and it'll help, I have a Samsung Galaxy S22+.

Asked by skye.allen1296 5 days ago

Downloads not opening

I mark student scripts, doc, docx and pdf, many of which are downloaded in a 2-3 day marking session. So opening the files needs to be easy and slick. But it doesn't work… (read more)

I mark student scripts, doc, docx and pdf, many of which are downloaded in a 2-3 day marking session. So opening the files needs to be easy and slick. But it doesn't work well any more - even worse than previously. How can I get Firefox to download and open the file automatically when clicking on the link? "They" seem to be putting barriers in the way of efficient working.

Asked by cvhorie 4 days ago

Disabling media overlay also disables keyboard buttons

Hello, I'm currently trying to disable the media overlay when playing audio, videos and so on. Going to about:config and setting media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false … (read more)

Hello,

I'm currently trying to disable the media overlay when playing audio, videos and so on. Going to about:config and setting media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false does indeed fix the problem, except I now can't use the buttons on my keyboard to pause and unpause.

Recap: setting media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled removes the overlay but also disables keyboard buttons to pause and unpause.

Is there a solution for this?

Asked by esben.stage 4 days ago

Firefox 105.0.1 tabs crashing not opening websites

For the past week my Firefox (running on Windows 10) has stopped working correctly. Tabs keep crashing and it won't open many websites. They will load if I close then re-… (read more)

For the past week my Firefox (running on Windows 10) has stopped working correctly. Tabs keep crashing and it won't open many websites. They will load if I close then re-open Firefox but that's getting a bit annoying. Everything was fine before, Firefox worked smoothly and without any problems. I don't know what's happened. I've tried opening the same sites on Edge, and can do that with no problems.

Asked by Tommo 4 days ago

yahoo mail not opening fully. works fine with Edge

my yahoo email is not completely opening with Firefox, but it opens fully with Edge, so unlikely to be a Norton firewall issue. i have cleared Firefox cache but that didn… (read more)

my yahoo email is not completely opening with Firefox, but it opens fully with Edge, so unlikely to be a Norton firewall issue. i have cleared Firefox cache but that didn't help. firefox says 'not syncing' at top right of screen. Syncing with what? i don't have a smart phone to sync with. A.B.

Asked by alcynbennett 3 days ago

Unncessary Browsing History - Gmail/Outlook/Facebook.

Just wondering if any of the developers could add a domain exclusion option within the browser history settings where users could exclude the domains which they don't wan… (read more)

Just wondering if any of the developers could add a domain exclusion option within the browser history settings where users could exclude the domains which they don't want the browser to record the history of.

Now many of you would argue that why don't you use private mode. Blah blah blah. But it's not the same thing. I gotta use my GMail, Google-drive, Outlook, or Facebook, etc everyday, so the private mode is not an option.

These domain URLs are not necessarily required to be stored and synced every day after day when nobody or at least 99% of people are not gonna use them ever.

Would be better, if users get the option where they can control which domains they want to keep the history of. This would offset millions and billions bytes of the data from Mozilla and also speed up and improve the history management.

Please share your thoughts.

Asked by lovelyday_786 6 days ago

Last reply by lovelyday_786 3 days ago

Very high power usage again after refresh.

Suddenly yesterday Firefox became very sluggish and showed "very high" power usage in Win Task Manager. I tried the recommended troubleshooting but to no avail so I did a… (read more)

Suddenly yesterday Firefox became very sluggish and showed "very high" power usage in Win Task Manager. I tried the recommended troubleshooting but to no avail so I did a refresh. Still no change so I tried uninstalling and doing a fresh install. Then another refresh but still the same so unfortunately Firefox is now almost unusable.

Attached SS shows 9 processes open with just the one tab open and the very high power usage.

Any way to fix this?

PC: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, 32GB RAM

Asked by Graham 3 days ago