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Firefox saves some passwords but not others

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It won't save my password for mail.yahoo.com but saves all my other passwords. I do NOT have ANYTHING entered in the Exceptions box under Security > Passwords, and there are NO Yahoo entries of any kind in the Saved Passwords section.

I have tried restarting everything and clearing out all the user data and cache.

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The Yahoo website is using autocomplete=off to prevent Firefox from saving form data like name and password.

You can remove autocomplete=off with a bookmarklet to make Firefox store form data like names and passwords.

Note that Firefox won't auto-fill saved form data automatically when autocomplete=off is used, so you need to double-click the empty name field to get a drop-down list.

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

The Yahoo website is using autocomplete=off to prevent Firefox from saving form data like name and password.

You can remove autocomplete=off with a bookmarklet to make Firefox store form data like names and passwords.

Note that Firefox won't auto-fill saved form data automatically when autocomplete=off is used, so you need to double-click the empty name field to get a drop-down list.

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The bookmarklet works on some sites but not others. Details in a new reply immediately following.

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You're welcome

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The autocomplete=off bookmarklet does not work for all sites.

The Saved Password Editor extension works but I'm concerned about security and will start a new thread about that.

The other methods mentioned at Mozillazine do *not* work for the site in question (sourceforget.net):

    RememberPass extension.
    Always remember password 0.6 extension.
   Greasemonkey extension with related scripts:
        - Allow password remembering
        - Auto-login