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Cookies for websites setup for ALLOW (replacement for post that "disappeared")

As captured in the long thread "What's the difference between ALLOW and ALLOW for a SESSION?”, with a lot of handholding from jscher2000, I managed to set custom choices… (read more)

As captured in the long thread "What's the difference between ALLOW and ALLOW for a SESSION?”, with a lot of handholding from jscher2000, I managed to set custom choices for privacy and security the way I wanted on my mac computer (blocking all cookies in all windows, with exceptions saved for ALLOW, ALLOW for SESSION and some for BLOCK). To accomplish this, required enabling deletion of cookies when Firefox closes.

My assumption based on information I got in the above mentioned thread, was that even when deletion of cookies is checked for when Firefox is closed, cookies for websites identified as exceptions with ALLOWED, are not deleted.

However, this is not what happens. A specific example is tripcheck.com, which stores custom itineraries for cameras in cookies. I setup quite a few of these custom itineraries and saved them and they were OK until I closed Firefox, when they were deleted, as the cookie was deleted. This website is setup as ALLOW in the Exceptions list.

As explained in the above mentioned thread:

"(2) Scenario Two

[X] Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed (checked)

Firefox shortens cookie expiration to session only unless the site has an ALLOW permission in the exceptions list. “.

I am more confused than ever, the settings do not appear to be working the way they are meant to work, not only for session cookies but also for what should be "permanent".

Am I doing something incorrectly or am I misunderstanding how setting should work?

If cookies of websites setup for ALLOW are deleted when Firefox is closed, the setting is defeating what I am trying to accomplish: saving cookies for websites that I use and save data in cookies (such as recognizing the computer, what’s needed for 2 step authentication, etc.).

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 14 hours ago

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Problem with cache on Firefox Developer Edition

Hello, I'm beginner in development. Today I'm working on some CSS files. But when I reload, the content don't load the new features. I've try to clear cache, remove stoc… (read more)

Hello,

I'm beginner in development. Today I'm working on some CSS files.

But when I reload, the content don't load the new features. I've try to clear cache, remove stockage on the console , and also try command + f5 (on iMac).

The only one solution I've founded is to clear cache , leave firefox , shutdown computer and restart.

Very contraignant. I've test on Chrome and it work well. So I don't know what I need to do to...

I'm using MAMP to lauch app on local

Asked by matheo.zeller 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Blocked Firefox Startup page

Hi, It seem that the Firefox.exe was hacked on my PC. Namely, there is no way to get rid of some Turkish webpages like https://www[.]ahaberci[.]com/sifresiz-trabzonspor-k… (read more)

Hi, It seem that the Firefox.exe was hacked on my PC. Namely, there is no way to get rid of some Turkish webpages like https://www[.]ahaberci[.]com/sifresiz-trabzonspor-konyaspor-canli-izle-bedava-bein-sports-1-canli-yayin-izle-justi-49375h.htm which appear on starting the Firefox. I checked for the malwares the PC with several antivirus software. I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it without saving data from the previous versions, with no success. I tried all methods offered by the Firefox Help, but does not work. Please, help me to fix the problem. I am attaching screenshots to illustrate the problem.

Thank you, Katalin

link broken to avoid misclicks and malware -Andrew

Asked by Katalin 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

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Google calendar will not load data or sync

Google Calendar will not load data the blue line just keeps going. This happened on all of mu PCs today 1/22/21 I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 Google calendar works okay on Chr… (read more)

Google Calendar will not load data the blue line just keeps going. This happened on all of mu PCs today 1/22/21 I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 Google calendar works okay on Chrome on the same PCs I have been using Google calendar for many years on Firefox. Google Calendar works okay on my Android phone. I have not loaded any new programs, Firefox is signed in.

Asked by njtrucker 23 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 21 hours ago

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Google Calendar not opening in Firefox

Today, Google Calendar is not opening. I keep Google as a pinned tab set to automatically open when I start Firefox, so always available. But today it did not open. No er… (read more)

Today, Google Calendar is not opening. I keep Google as a pinned tab set to automatically open when I start Firefox, so always available. But today it did not open. No error message, just a blank screen and the blue line moving across the top of the window. The same thing is happening when Zoom webinar registration attempts to save a calendar item to my Google calendar. No error message, just a white screen and blue line moving across the top. I am able to open Google Calendar in Chrome and also can open it in Firefox by opening a new tab and then repinning it. But if I close the browser window and the re-open it (something i have to do every day or two to keep GMail from bogging down - that is another question!) then the saved pinned tab will not reopen again and I have to go through the manual reopening process again. Any clues? Thanks!

Asked by Tom Lent 23 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 2 hours ago

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Google Calendar not loading in Firefox

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 Around mid day today, I started having problems viewing my Google Calendar on Firefox. As"skeleton" calendar page loads with no dates or details… (read more)

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 Around mid day today, I started having problems viewing my Google Calendar on Firefox. As"skeleton" calendar page loads with no dates or details. Coincidentally, it would not load on Firefox on our main PC either. I have cleared history, cookies, etc and tried changing security settings, but it will still not work. It works fine on Edge and my Android phone. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by delboy27sbc 22 hours ago

Answered by delboy27sbc 10 hours ago

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Firefox 56.0.2

I recently migrated all of my files and applications from a 2013 macbook retina pro that had FF 56.0.2 to a 2020 macbook retina pro. The application transferred over with… (read more)

I recently migrated all of my files and applications from a 2013 macbook retina pro that had FF 56.0.2 to a 2020 macbook retina pro. The application transferred over with no problems with one exception. I have a blog on livejournal.com and now cannot post or reply to comments on the blog. FF just hangs and freezes. I can't even quit the page unless I quit FF totally and then restart. I can still access livejournal from Safari w/no problems. I checked my extensions (only have two) and disabled hardware acceleration but nothing has helped. Does anyone have any suggestion? I'm not crazy about safari and would like to continue to use FF. Thanks so much for any help!

Asked by cparinello 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 12 hours ago

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Google Calendar won't load in Firefox

I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 on Ubuntu 18.04. It has suddenly stopped being able to load Google Calendar. It shows the banner for Google Calendar but no content, and the pr… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 on Ubuntu 18.04. It has suddenly stopped being able to load Google Calendar. It shows the banner for Google Calendar but no content, and the progress bar shows it continually trying to load. Even after several minutes there is no time-out. The problem persists in safe mode. No other Google products (Gmail, Google Drive) show this problem, and the calendar loads normally in Chrome. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by tmichael.mcnulty 1 day ago

Answered by tmichael.mcnulty 17 hours ago

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Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgradin… (read more)

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgrading error, or is it just the way Firefox will be now?

Asked by firefox1202 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Google Calendar will no longer completely load.

Hello All, I was working on a Google Apps Script to convert a Google Form entry into a Google Calendar event. Nothing too crazy so I'm not sure that the JavaScript I'm us… (read more)

Hello All,

I was working on a Google Apps Script to convert a Google Form entry into a Google Calendar event. Nothing too crazy so I'm not sure that the JavaScript I'm using would do anything to the browser. I could access Google Calendar just fine this morning and then all of the sudden, my calendar page wouldn't completely load. It loads the upper and left panels but not the actual calendar. There's no error message popups, the loading status just keeps spinning.

I've cleared all cache, closed/reopened the browser, restarted my computer, refreshed Firefox, opened Firefox in Safe Mode, tried a Private Window, uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. I can access Google Calendar just fine on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.

Web Console shows a lot of warnings and an Exception error but I don't see anything that gives me a clear understanding of what the problem is. Halp!!!1!1

Asked by clark.hurst 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 19 hours ago

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Google Calendar will not load through Firefox. Works fine in Microsoft Edge

Starting today, Google Calendar will not load. There is none of my data in it. I cannot navigate. This is only in Firefox. A blue color streams across the top of the scre… (read more)

Starting today, Google Calendar will not load. There is none of my data in it. I cannot navigate. This is only in Firefox. A blue color streams across the top of the screen as if it is trying to load.

Asked by mahporter 23 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 21 hours ago

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Firefox keeps opening new sessions

It been now the second time that upon opening firefox, it doesn't open the previous session but a new one. It's the second time that I loose ALL my tabs. The "restore pre… (read more)

It been now the second time that upon opening firefox, it doesn't open the previous session but a new one. It's the second time that I loose ALL my tabs. The "restore previous session" is greyed, I tried the about:sessionrestore but it doesn't give me the possibility to restore the previous session, and on my computer, the sessionstore backup just has the restoresession from today. Is there any way to avoid this?

Asked by fatimouna 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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When printing bank statement part of document is completely blacked out

I have a problem printing my bank statement using Mozilla Firefox. Portions of the statement (in a table format) are completely blacked out. Other portions of the stateme… (read more)

I have a problem printing my bank statement using Mozilla Firefox. Portions of the statement (in a table format) are completely blacked out. Other portions of the statement which are also in a table format print tine. I do not have the problem when using Microsoft Edge (same desktop) or Safari (iPad) and I am using the same printer for all three browsers. The statement utilizes Acrobat Reader so I first uninstalled and then reinstalled Acrobat Reader. The problem persisted. Clearly, the problem is with Mozilla Firefox. I have taken all the steps suggested in "Fix printing problems in Firefox" to no avail. This included resetting all Firefox printer settings. Since it is my bank statement I cannot send you a copy of the printout. However, I will say that the Mozilla Firefox print preview does not show any portion of the document being blacked out - it only occurs upon printing and only when using Mozilla Firefox.

Asked by bobcard 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 23 hours ago

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Seeing Un-readable font for the same piece of text in mozilla Firefox

w3Schools is a well known website to learn programming but the code IDE in the website shows UN-Readable text in the Firefox whereas it is quite normal in other browsers … (read more)

w3Schools is a well known website to learn programming but the code IDE in the website shows UN-Readable text in the Firefox whereas it is quite normal in other browsers such as Chrome & Edge. Here is the link to the website I am talking about : https://www.w3schools.com/html/tryit.asp?filename=tryhtml_block_div You can try this link in any browser other than Mozilla & it runs normally.For better understanding I have attached a screenshot of Mozilla & Edge side by side to make you aware of the glitch.Please fix it soon.

Asked by Dev's PC 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 23 hours ago

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Google Calendar

I use Firefox as my regular browser and Google's GSuite for mail, calendar, and so on. This morning, Google Calendar will not load completely. GMail works fine. The sideb… (read more)

I use Firefox as my regular browser and Google's GSuite for mail, calendar, and so on. This morning, Google Calendar will not load completely. GMail works fine. The sidebar Calendar in GMail works, but the "standalone" calendar site does not work.

I checked this in a Chrome browser and there is no problem - it all works fine. The problem is only in the Firefox browser.

Is anyone else having this problem or have any suggestions?

Asked by kentabachnick 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Google Calendar suddenly not working in Firefox

Three computers running current version of Firefox. All have a longstanding bookmark for Google Calendar. Starting this morning, when I click on the bookmark, Calendar go… (read more)

Three computers running current version of Firefox. All have a longstanding bookmark for Google Calendar. Starting this morning, when I click on the bookmark, Calendar goes into a "loading" mode and will not load. However, when I open Gmail using the same sign-in I can access the calendar in the right pane of the Gmail page. But when I try to open the calendar in a new tab, the same "loading" issue happens and I can't see a full page calendar. Two computers run on Windows 10, one on Windows 7. All three computers have the same problem which has never happened before. I have tried adjusting Firefox privacy settings on each computer to no avail. I run a Malwarebytes VPN and have tried turning that off, but have the same result. I don't think this is a Google problem because the right pane calendar opens fine when I open Gmail. I also tried this in Microsoft Edge on the two Windows 10 computers and the calendar opens fine. The calendar data also opens fine in third party ios calendar apps. So I'm at a loss about what to try next.

Asked by ynkyword 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Lost passwords when I Refreshed Firefox

I refreshed Firefox and lost all my passwords, this according to the description of "Refresh" was not supposed to happen. There is only one profile. What if anything can … (read more)

I refreshed Firefox and lost all my passwords, this according to the description of "Refresh" was not supposed to happen. There is only one profile. What if anything can I do to get all my pwords back? Thanks for your help.

Asked by bobbob3 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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bookmarks menu (turned on in customization)

My problem is that I must have accidentally dragged a folder from bookmarks to the bookmarks menu bar. It can't be deleted (option grayed out), can't view properties (gra… (read more)

My problem is that I must have accidentally dragged a folder from bookmarks to the bookmarks menu bar. It can't be deleted (option grayed out), can't view properties (grayed out) and even when I attempt to to restore bookmarks from an earlier date it does not correct the issue.

I have restarted the computer.

I have restored bookmarks after deleting them all.

I have attempted to backup bookmarks (before trying to remove them) and no matter what that folder won't budge from the right side of my bookmark menu. I can make it disappear by turning off bookmark menu but that's not useful to me. (Did you know that when you back up bookmarks - firefox puts them into a json extension! Try to restore that file - it's NOT even an option! Rather the options are import from this browser or that one - that's another issue all together so let's set it aside for another time.)

I am totally frustrated because I am almost 100% certain that this done by me in my speedy way, trying to drag a bookmark to the folder rather than hitting the star and putting it in the appropriate folder.

The only thing I haven't done is uninstall this firefox and reinstall it. I am a bit scared to do that. I have been a firefox user early on. How do I save these bookmarks without creating the same issue again? I don't want to go through the entire ordeal only to find out something is corrupted in my profile. What then.

Ideas would be help me a great deal. Please be patient. I am used to doing things on my own but I can follow directions. The only problem I have is that pesky file that won't be dragged, or deleted, or moved in any fashion. Is there a bookmark cloud on mozilla where I can just reinstall my bookmarks, passwords and add-ons without a lot of hassle? I sincerely have done all I know how to do.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by cvillegal 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago