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submit feedback about firefox addons

FireFox Add-Ons Product Suggestion: It would be extremely helpful if as soon as you open Firefox Add-Ons (whether it be Explore, Extensions, Themes Or More) that there b… (read more)

FireFox Add-Ons Product Suggestion:

It would be extremely helpful if as soon as you open Firefox Add-Ons (whether it be Explore, Extensions, Themes Or More) that there be an indicator of some sort, that you already have that FF Add-On. It is quite cumbersome to have to select each item to find out if you already have it. Many items will come up in more than one search query.

Asked by GoogliciousBytes 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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Suggestion to reimagine tabs-bookmarks relationship

Hi there! I always end up having many tabs open in several windows and today I clued into how much time I waste trying to find the right window. I currently have 128 tabs… (read more)

Hi there! I always end up having many tabs open in several windows and today I clued into how much time I waste trying to find the right window. I currently have 128 tabs open over 5 windows and every time I shut down and start up Firefox I "restore previous session". I started looking today for a way to label my windows so that I can have them as categories like "Music", "School", "Health", "General Learning", etc. I use a Macbook and use the 4 finger swipe down or up all the time and wanted to see my windows labeled to clearly see the types of tabs I have open regardless of what tab was up front. There are a few plug ins that do that but I don't like the permissions that they need like "Access your data for all websites". it seemed excessive for just a label.

Then I thought. well it's basically a visual bookmark system. but I don't use bookmarks because everything disappears once I put it in bookmarks - it becomes less relevant when it's next to things from 8 years ago. here's what I imagine:

Primary idea:

- windows and bookmark folders are virtually the same thing, and tabs and bookmarks are virtually the same thing.

- I can command-click or option-click on one of the bookmarks in a folder and it opens in a window that is labeled as the bookmark folder name

--- I can command-click-drag to open several bookmarks as tabs in a window that is labeled as the bookmark folder name

--- new bookmarks I open from that folder open as tabs in the window of the same name if it's already open


Secondary thoughts for better flow:

- button in top corner of window will open a list of all the tabs open in that window but the list will be wide enough that you can actually read what the tab is instead of just the first 5 letters.

--- this way I can easily reorganize my open tabs.

--- below list of open tabs in that window is a list of the other bookmarks in that folder that aren't opened that I can click on to open or drag up into the the "open" list and drop it where I want that tab to open up.

--- if you want to get real fancy I can drag the tab from the list back up to the top corner and the other open window lists open up so I can move it to a different window - alternatively I can right click on it and select "move to" or "copy to" and choose a window or bookmark folder.

- colouring or aging can show how recently each tab or bookmark was opened - This link shows what I mean https://trello.com/power-ups/55a5d917446f517774210012/card-aging

- Turn on an option that when I hover over the title it shows a small render of the site (in bookmark menu or tab list)


Troubles to think about:

- Discerning between short term bookmarks (stored tabs) and long term bookmarks (regular bookmarks) - perhaps add a "lock" to the bookmarks you want to keep.

--- some bookmarks i want permanently saved until I delete the bookmark (how it works now)

--- some I want to be more transient so that when I close the tab it means I'm done with it (how I treat tabs now)

--- when implementing the "move to" or "copy to" suggestion above, you may want that move or copy to be a permanent or transient bookmark. I suggest keeping the "bookmark" word to mean permanent so perhaps a "bookmark to" option.

--- Perhaps closing a window doesn't remove them from the bookmarks folder, but closing the tabs individually does unless it's "locked"

All of this will help me to keep my tabs to a minimum when I start firefox and when I want to pick up on a different subject I can easily open all of the relevant tabs - most of which aren't "bookmark" worthy at this point, they're just there till I deal with them and close them. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out. I feel this would dramatically increase my organization and workflow so I'm here to help

Sincerely, Rick

Asked by Rick 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Suggestion: Firefox OTG

There should be an OTG mode for Firefox. It's sort of like a guest account on public PCs. Basically, a "PPC" mode in Firefox should be turned on to note that the browser … (read more)

There should be an OTG mode for Firefox. It's sort of like a guest account on public PCs. Basically, a "PPC" mode in Firefox should be turned on to note that the browser is not for personal use, only in public PCs like at libraries and internet cafés.

You can sign in using your Firefox account, and a 2FA request will be sent to your mobile devices running the Firefox mobile app. You can call this feature "Firefox passport"

This will allow sync until you close the browser window.

Also, when visiting others with a PC with Firefox, you can temporarily enable this by clicking "Sign in as a guest" in the hamburger menu (Is that what you call the 3 lines in the right of the awesome bar?)

Again, temporary sync until the browser is closed.

Asked by CStafford-14 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Feature request: User profile JavaScript API to provide autologin and autofill input.

Every day we open web site and enter username, password and push button login (or using autofill). It take 10 - 15 sec. per site and annoying step every day or week we en… (read more)

Every day we open web site and enter username, password and push button login (or using autofill). It take 10 - 15 sec. per site and annoying step every day or week we enter again and again and push login. Firefox may resolve that issue simple replace by automatic way by provide "User profile" ideology.

For example web site want to register new user and ask JavaScript to provide information. Firefox popup window like it now doing with audio, subscription and other feature. User select "User profile" and security rights (bio. address, payment) and no more.

This approach already provided in some Apple iPhone application you reinstall application and application get you Apple ID account and provide access to you account.

Using web site now it simple we no more login and password and already using accounts store in FireFox accounts.

P.S. How about Web Autorization API it is complete or is still draft?

Asked by vit1251 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Allow popups from whole Top Level Domains like *.edu or *.gov

In most browsers I can whitelist whole swaths of poorly designed websites like *.mil *.edu and *.gov which very seldom have malicious pop-ups but do use this "feature" fo… (read more)

In most browsers I can whitelist whole swaths of poorly designed websites like *.mil *.edu and *.gov which very seldom have malicious pop-ups but do use this "feature" for almost all of their functionality because they are terrible at web design.

Asked by jstricks87 1 year ago

Last reply by Pj 1 year ago

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add new feature in options tab

Dear Community Support, I would like to suggest to add a new feature in Tools / Options / Home / New Tab, in this feature the Firefox user has only two options: Firefox H… (read more)

Dear Community Support,

I would like to suggest to add a new feature in Tools / Options / Home / New Tab, in this feature the Firefox user has only two options: Firefox Home (Default) and Blank Page, I want to suggest add Custom URL to be able open our favorite website like www.google.com when open a new tab as well.

Regards, Mahmoud Arianejad

Asked by aria1346 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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Why won't you put a diamond next to names of minimized windows in the Window menu?

Many popular apps (Mac, anyway) indicate that a window is minimized by placing a little diamond icon to the left of the window name in the Window menu. It would be SUCH A… (read more)

Many popular apps (Mac, anyway) indicate that a window is minimized by placing a little diamond icon to the left of the window name in the Window menu. It would be SUCH A GREAT HELP if Firefox did that, too!

Asked by GRobLewis 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I want to open all the bookmarks in a folder without switching to them.

I have a lot of sites I check regularly and have them sorted in folders. I know the way to open a single bookmark without automatically switching to it, but when I open a… (read more)

I have a lot of sites I check regularly and have them sorted in folders. I know the way to open a single bookmark without automatically switching to it, but when I open all the bookmarks in a folder, it automatically switches to the first bookmark in the folder. Is there any way to stop this from happening?

Asked by mathbarian 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I´d want to see "Bing-search-engine" in every new tab instead of the firefoxside or an empty page - Can you tell me how I can make this happen?

The option what´s shown in a new tab is only: Firefox-side or blank page. I love to see a nice pictureof the "Bing"-search-engine. Any idea how to make this happen? … (read more)

The option what´s shown in a new tab is only: Firefox-side or blank page. I love to see a nice pictureof the "Bing"-search-engine. Any idea how to make this happen?

Asked by Sonne21 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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the new password Generation feature: Can I get a length / Complexity option in options please.

I like my passwords to be at least 25 characters in length (as well as having the option to use high-ascii characters as well) there seems to be no option in FF 70.0 at t… (read more)

I like my passwords to be at least 25 characters in length (as well as having the option to use high-ascii characters as well) there seems to be no option in FF 70.0 at the moment.

Asked by Mak V. 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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【Feature Request】Please add an option to delete user profile while uninstalling

Currently, all the user data will be left after uninstallation of Firefox or extensions. It is convenient for the one who would like to reinstall Firefox or extensions. H… (read more)

Currently, all the user data will be left after uninstallation of Firefox or extensions. It is convenient for the one who would like to reinstall Firefox or extensions. However, sometimes the user just want to have a clean installation. The only way is to uninstall Firefox, then install. At the first launch after reinstallation, there will be a prompt to ask whether to restore Firefox. That is super fussy and unfriendly. Why not provide an option to delete user data directly?

Chrome has a good designing about this. Hopefully Firefox can have a better one.

Asked by mopenom 8 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 8 months ago

Feature request: right-click a folder in bookmark bar to collect current web page in this folder.

I hope Firefox can offer a feature like this: right-click a folder in my bookmark bar, than I can collect current webpage in this folder (just like Chrome works). Now the… (read more)

I hope Firefox can offer a feature like this: right-click a folder in my bookmark bar, than I can collect current webpage in this folder (just like Chrome works). Now the steps of adding a webpage to a folder are too tedious.

Asked by Julian Lee 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Feedback: Give more options to make Firefox's UI more like chrome to ease transition for people making the switch.

Some minor ideas: >allow the option to move the ctrl+f bar to the top of the window (under the bookmark bar) >allow the option to keep the x button on compacted tab… (read more)

Some minor ideas: >allow the option to move the ctrl+f bar to the top of the window (under the bookmark bar) >allow the option to keep the x button on compacted tabs >make the context menu customizable >make hotkeys customizable

Asked by abu.mohamed49 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Search Browser History by Device

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the hist… (read more)

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the history from the Firefox app on my phone?

Asked by cameroncw 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Devices are synced but still can't see each other's tabs?

I have two devices showing up under my synced devices. I would like to view the tabs of one on the other. In Sync Settings I have checked both "Bookmarks" and "Open Tabs"… (read more)

I have two devices showing up under my synced devices. I would like to view the tabs of one on the other. In Sync Settings I have checked both "Bookmarks" and "Open Tabs" (I've done this on both devices, although imagine it's a setting at the account level). Nonetheless, when I view my synced tabs on either device there is nothing there. I know the sync is working to some degree, however, as I am able to send tabs and forth between the two devices.

Initially, my problem was that I could view the tabs of one computer on the other but not vice versa. However, after unsyncing/resyncing the devices and playing various other tricks in an effort to solve this issue, I have also lost that functionality (i.e., neither computer is now able to see the other's tabs.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, thank you!

Asked by ryanvraut 3 months ago

Last reply by Shamil Keheliya 3 months ago

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turn off private browsing for a tab

I would like to turn off private browsing for one tab or for one instance of firefox without turning it off all the time. Washington Post will not allow me to see conten… (read more)

I would like to turn off private browsing for one tab or for one instance of firefox without turning it off all the time. Washington Post will not allow me to see content without subscription in private mode.

Asked by twowheels2go 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

I remarked now several times in the last weeks/months that my bookmarks are moved/gathered in different folders

Hello, I organise a lot of bookmarks through hierarchy folders. Within these folders there are several sub-folders with the same name, e.g. there are main folders named a… (read more)

Hello,

I organise a lot of bookmarks through hierarchy folders. Within these folders there are several sub-folders with the same name, e.g. there are main folders named after the main theme and beyond that (sometimes also 2 or 3 levels beyond) there are folders named after a country.

Folder Theme A

  • Folder Country A
  • Folder Country B

Folder Theme B

  • Bulleted list item Folder Theme B part 1
  + Folder Country A
  + Folder Country B
  • Bulleted list item Folder Theme B part 2
  + Folder Country A
  + Folder Country B

....

I have remarked now several times that the bookmarks of the Countries are moved or gathered in different folders. First I thought I moved a folder by accident, but it happened now serveral times and today it was clearly not made by me. Today Firefox now gathered the content of several Folder Country A of different Theme-Folders together in one. But it gathered only the content, the folder itself were moved to complete different Theme Folder where I found 3 sub folders now of Country A (but empty as the content was gathered.

To make it better understandable:

Folder Theme A

  • Folder Country A
  • Folder Country A (from Theme B) - empty
  • Folder Country A (from Theme C) - empty
  • Folder Country A (from Theme D) - empty

Folder Theme B

  • Folder Country A (contained the content of the Folder Country A folder of Theme A, B, C and D)

But this is only one example, I had also once found only one further subfolder in a complete different folder. I don't see a concrete process how these issue is occurring.

Obviously there is a mix-up due to the same name of the folders, there ar eno bookmarks missing. But to rename the folders is not really a solution for me, especially as these folders are not duplicate in the same level of folders. I am not sure but I am assuming that these mix-ups has something to do with the sync function I activated in Firefox now a while ago. There are currently 3 devices which are synchronised over my Firefox account (1 Win10 laptop, 1 Android mobile and 1 Android mobile). But I have nothing changed with my mobile e.g., I just add sometimes bookmarks over the mobile devices. The "wrong" placements are also visible in the bookmark manager in Firefox on my mobile devices, so it is not only an issue with some settings as the bookmarks were really changed also over sync.

What can I do or is this a bug with the sync function?

Asked by Jochen 2 months ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 months ago

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Can we make the Picture-in-Picture window easier to Resize?

I really love the new picture-in-picture option. It's especially helpful when I only have one monitor. There are a couple of rough-edges I'd like to see tweaked. 1. I res… (read more)

I really love the new picture-in-picture option. It's especially helpful when I only have one monitor. There are a couple of rough-edges I'd like to see tweaked.

1. I resize these windows all the time to put them where they'll fit when I'm doing something else, and it can finicky to resize the window quickly. It would be helpful if the areas you can grab the edges and corners of were exaggerated. For example, if when the user's mouse is near an edge or corner of the picture-in-picture window a handle pops-up around the given area that's larger than the 1pixal-ish default handle area. I've seen similar functionality in the art program GIMP for selection boxes.

2. The way the window acts when being resized isn't very intuitive. The corners work as expected, but since the corner areas are so small I often grab the sides and that can get frustrating. I now know that when grabbing the Bight and Bottom sides of the window the Top-Left corner is anchored while resizing. Similarly, when grabbing the Left and Top sides of the window the Bottom-Right corner is anchored. That seems pretty intuitive when I type it out, what's the issue? Well, the problem comes when you are grabbing the window near the corners. If for example, I'm trying to grab the window by the Bottom-Left corner and miss (which I've done plenty) and grab the Bottom of the window. Now when I resize the window is anchored in the Top-Left instead of the Top-Right, which is the opposite of what I wanted and leads to some confusion and repositioning. What I would suggest, separate from the #1 solution, would be to break the sides of the window into three areas: Near-corner 1, Center, and Near-corner 2. When grabbing the window on the edge in one of the Near-corner areas, anchor the window at the opposite corner. When grabbing by the center of an edge anchor the window by the opposite center.

Thank you for reading my long suggestion. I hope you don't find this to be a negative interaction. I truly enjoy Firefox, and I've very excited about your new Picture-in-picture feature. I hope you understand that this level of nit-picking can only come from a place of love!

P.S: I'm very pleased to say that I did not include a third issue I had with the Spacebar Play/Pause functionality not working unless the Play button was the last object clicked on the window, because in the latest update it was gone! I want to thank whomever worked on that and let them know, someone did notice, and they appreciate it! <3 <3

Asked by darkkenchi 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago