another new look

any one actually happy withthe new look ff89 ? it has to be the biggest pile of crap i have had to endure so far . maybe its time to switch to google chrome and leave ff… (tuilleadh eolais)

any one actually happy withthe new look ff89 ? it has to be the biggest pile of crap i have had to endure so far . maybe its time to switch to google chrome and leave ff for dead

Asked by trev 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by ales.chlubny 1 nóiméad ó shin

Why does Firefox 89.0 have 2 search bars? What's the point of that?

For starters, I want to type my search in the larger, lower search bar, but more often than not, what I'm typing shows up in the smaller search bar that is higher up on t… (tuilleadh eolais)

For starters, I want to type my search in the larger, lower search bar, but more often than not, what I'm typing shows up in the smaller search bar that is higher up on the page and not on the bar where I'm typing. That is annoying.

But even more annoying: whenever I start to type what I want to look for, a drop-down menu appears with lots of suggestions for me, and those suggestions hide the lower search bar. As soon as I type one letter, the drop-down menu appears with lots of guesses about what I want. I don't want suggestions cluttering up my page ~~ I just want to type without all of that clutter. I'd leave an added image, but it won't let me take a screen shot of what I'm talking about.

Is there any way for me to disable the drop-down menu with suggestions? I HATE IT! Just let me type what I want to find!

Asked by j.d.scott44 22 uair ó shin

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 21 nóiméad ó shin

Awful new update!

Just run firefox update. Wish I hadn't. The tabs along the top are so hard to read unless they are the current one. Can I cancel this update and go back to old version? I… (tuilleadh eolais)

Just run firefox update. Wish I hadn't. The tabs along the top are so hard to read unless they are the current one. Can I cancel this update and go back to old version? If I can't get this corrected I'll have to give up on Firefox and find something else.

Asked by susan.hansen 1 uair ó shin

Last reply by Chris Ilias 26 nóiméad ó shin

search

I use google to search.Ive always used the bit in the middle of the screen to do this. but now, all of a sudden in firefox 89 im being forced to use the address bar at th… (tuilleadh eolais)

I use google to search.Ive always used the bit in the middle of the screen to do this. but now, all of a sudden in firefox 89 im being forced to use the address bar at the top of the screen! how...or is there, a way to change this to how i used it before. any help would be appreciated. g.b.

Asked by graham.brooke1 1 uair ó shin

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 uair ó shin

Firefox - when Windows 7 support will be dropped?

Dear Mozilla Community, I would like to know when Firefox will be dropping Windows 7 support? I readed on some websites that Google Chrome will be dropped support for Win… (tuilleadh eolais)

Dear Mozilla Community,

I would like to know when Firefox will be dropping Windows 7 support? I readed on some websites that Google Chrome will be dropped support for Windows 7 in 15 January 2022 year so I would like to know if there are any plans by Mozilla Developers to drop support for Windows 7?

I don't have computers with Windows 7 but my friends asked me about this because they know that I am active community member of Mozilla but I can't answer because I don't know so this is why I asked you today about this.

Yours faithfully, Piotr

Asked by Peter 2 sheachtain ó shin

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 uair ó shin

How to fix firefox slow down issue?

Hello, Hope you are doing well. I have a personal blog of mobile app development service. I always open it on Firefix from last two years and it works fine. But from prev… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, Hope you are doing well. I have a personal blog of mobile app development service. I always open it on Firefix from last two years and it works fine. But from previous 1 week I am facing the issue that my Firefox browser slow down and it takes too much time to open and even when I search anything on google it takes much time. I've read you official guide article but still issue not be solved. Is there any other solution available? I am using old version of firefox and not updated yet, do i need to update my browser and current version. If yes then from where I can download latest version of Firefox?

Please guide me about this.

Thanks,

Asked by thewelderexpert 3 mhí ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 3 mhí ó shin

89 randomly reverting

When i updated i lost all my bookmarks but my issue is that randomly firefox will just stop responding? when i open a new tab it wont load so i close the window and try t… (tuilleadh eolais)

When i updated i lost all my bookmarks but my issue is that randomly firefox will just stop responding? when i open a new tab it wont load so i close the window and try to reopen it but an error message pops up saying im trying to open an older version and it forces me to 'make new profile' then it opens an older version and prompts me to update even though i already had, so i update and then i have to sign in to everything again. and this has happened multiple times so i started making bookmarks of all the tabs i had open so i dont lose them and them save them as backups, but i cant restore the back ups

Asked by Ru 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 3 huaire ó shin

Gmail won't open? Only in Firefox

I try to open Gmail, whether that be through my bookmark bar or actually searching it up, but it won't open. There's a brief loading icon on my mouse cursor but other tha… (tuilleadh eolais)

I try to open Gmail, whether that be through my bookmark bar or actually searching it up, but it won't open. There's a brief loading icon on my mouse cursor but other than that nothing happens. No new tabs are opened, my current tab isn't changed, not even the url. It works in other browsers, why not Firefox?

Asked by andrewwhoisnotadrumstick 11 uair ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 3 huaire ó shin

Cannot change firefox language to English

Whenever I search something on google from firefox, the displayed results such as (all,image,video)bar and wikipedia pages are in burmese. I have tried changing it from S… (tuilleadh eolais)

Whenever I search something on google from firefox, the displayed results such as (all,image,video)bar and wikipedia pages are in burmese. I have tried changing it from Settings/Preferences and even reinstalling but it still doesn't work. Is there any other solution you can think of? Thank you.

Asked by yanwaytoe04 7 n-uaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 3 huaire ó shin

How can I turn off the searching from address bar .

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act n… (tuilleadh eolais)

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act normal ?

Asked by r.hutchinson62 8 n-uaire ó shin

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 3 huaire ó shin

Firefox 89.0 64bit

After updating to Firefox 89.0 there are no more default search engines, so searching for someting is no more possible. Clicking "Searching for default search engines" is… (tuilleadh eolais)

After updating to Firefox 89.0 there are no more default search engines, so searching for someting is no more possible. Clicking "Searching for default search engines" is not succesfull.

Hope someone can help, because there are not corresponding answers in the net.

Asked by coson 3 huaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 3 huaire ó shin

PBS (Public Broadcasting) pages don't display.

Since the update to Firefox 89 the PBS (Public Broadcasting) videos don't display correctly. There are blank white rectangles scattered across the video image, interferi… (tuilleadh eolais)

Since the update to Firefox 89 the PBS (Public Broadcasting) videos don't display correctly. There are blank white rectangles scattered across the video image, interfering with viewing. This does not happen with Edge. Does anyone else have this problem?

Asked by brant_peg 3 huaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 3 huaire ó shin

Must add option to disable the version 89 Proton UI in the VIEW menu - it is awful for Desktop + Mouse.

Hello, it is enough to search "version 89 visuals" in the help forum to find dozens of topic complaining how awful it looks, and the reduced functionality, content on scr… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, it is enough to search "version 89 visuals" in the help forum to find dozens of topic complaining how awful it looks, and the reduced functionality, content on screen and efficiency.

Luckily in one of the threads I found solution, and links to articles to fix most of the biggest issues:

As a temporary tactic to buy time, you can use a preference to revert the tab bar to its older appearance. This is just for Firefox 89, so you have a month to keep an eye out for the next workaround. To set that up: (1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk. (2) In the search box in the page, type or paste proton (or full browser.proton.enabled) (3) Double-click the preference to switch between true (new Proton style) and false (old Photon style) Since this was kept in just for testing, there might be some occasional glitches.

Here the options I changed - set false to all.

   browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled
   browser.proton.doorhangers.enabled
   browser.proton.enabled
   browser.proton.modals.enabled
   browser.proton.places-tooltip.enabled

+ even further reduction of the spaces -> browser.uidensity -> 1

I expect the new Proton view is inspired by touch screens - and is more optimized for tablets, giving more space around individual options, with extra space around them - to make sure you hit the right option with your finger. The downside is we get less visible options on the screen, as now each option takes more space - and it is absolutely awful and less visible for people using desktop mode, and using the more precise mouse and/or keyboard.

And here a list of the problems and annoyances in V89, and why they are a problem (and these are only the ones I noticed so far - attached is a screenshot collage of the issues.

1. Tabs which play audio no longer show that they play audio, unless I hover on top of them - which is a big problem if you have 20 tabs, and are searching which one auto-played some audio. In the previous version each tab playing audio had the audio icon on top of it. 2. My bookmarks take much more space on my screen, and while previously I organized them to fit perfectly to it, now are going outside of it, and I have to (unnecessarily) scroll to find more. 3. On YouTube There was a "delete video" button next to each video in my "watch later" list, and I was able to quickly delete the watched ones. Now I have to click on the 3 dots, and then on the trash bin button to delete. Much slower an annoying. Return to the old vision (sadly I cannot find a way to fix this yet)

This totally failed visualization must IMMEDIATELY be reversed, and you must add option in the VIEW menu - which switches between the old DESKTOP view (version 88 style), and new TABLET view (V89 style).

And it must not be allowed that you disable the browser.proton.enabled option in the next update, as this will force us to use only the new awful view, and give us 3 options:

1. Revert to 88. I have already backed up my profile, and downloaded it, in case V90 ruins the view permanently. This also opens us to security risks - so I can allow this for no more than 2-3 months, in hope you fix this fail. 2. Switch browser. Move to Vivaldi (which I use at work) or Brave, if you refuse to fix the fail. 3. Accept the awful view - not going to happen to me. I am using Mozilla since Netscape, but this fail is infuriating enough to make me switch if made permanent / even worse.

Asked by b.gyulmezov 5 lá ó shin

Last reply by fifawof274 4 lá ó shin

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back...

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last ve… (tuilleadh eolais)

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last version was PERFECT. I could clearly see it, knew how to use it, and LOVED it and I WANT IT BACK. SIMPLY... Because I am so ignorant, the instructions I have seen so far might have been written in a foreign language. Is there a SIMPLE way to restore the OLD LOOK and feel. Keeping all the new security and other stuff is fine...although I was fine with the way it was, but I will have to find another browser if someone cannot help me fix the image back to the way it was. Please, why do they upgrade this stuff and not leave a way to keep the old look for those of us who don't want to change? If anyone can help me...I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

Asked by CelesteJak 5 huaire ó shin

Last reply by Seburo 4 huaire ó shin

Firefox FeedBack

A new version has been released - 89. And the user interface has changed again. And some of the changes are very annoying. I thought I would write a feedback (review). Bu… (tuilleadh eolais)

A new version has been released - 89. And the user interface has changed again. And some of the changes are very annoying. I thought I would write a feedback (review). But I found out through google that the feedback page has been down since 2014.

So the question would be where can I leave feedback on one change or another?


I am not an English speaker, so I apologize if there are various errors in the text.

Asked by djucius 5 huaire ó shin

Last reply by Seburo 4 huaire ó shin

Firefox menu iconography

After the Firefox upgrade to version 89, the icons disappeared from the menu. When I look at the changes page, I see that they have been specifically removed. In my case,… (tuilleadh eolais)

After the Firefox upgrade to version 89, the icons disappeared from the menu. When I look at the changes page, I see that they have been specifically removed. In my case, the functionality of the Firefox menu has been severely compromised by losing those icons. So far, I’ve used those icons as a mechanism for faster navigation between different points. Because it is faster to recognize a single icon (character) than to read text. In the past, toolbar items overlapped menu items with icons. And now not. Not only that, the layout of the menu items has changed.

My suggestion would be to return the icons. And make them show / hide through settings.


I am not an English speaker, so I apologize if there are various errors in the text.

Asked by djucius 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by Seburo 4 huaire ó shin

Firefox is all white when I open it. The buttons are there, but it is not visible.

This started happening since the last proton update. When I open Firefox, it's completely white. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but not… (tuilleadh eolais)

  1. This started happening since the last proton update.
  2. When I open Firefox, it's completely white.
  3. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but nothing is visible.
  4. I tried opening Firefox in safe mode from command prompt, but even the UI for the prompt for it is white.
  5. I am not sure what to do from here on out.
  6. Please help. I am unable to use the browser since the proton update.

Asked by wexap75930 9 n-uaire ó shin

Last reply by yebobo3442 4 huaire ó shin