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Can you save your Session set-up?

Question: Is there a way to save the personalized session screen under a reference name? I have created a screen with some 10 fixed tabs that i use each day in a fixed o… (read more)

Question: Is there a way to save the personalized session screen under a reference name?

I have created a screen with some 10 fixed tabs that i use each day in a fixed order. It enables me to quickly swap from 1 tab to another.

In preferences I opted for restore sessions, and it works, but sometimes (e.g. after OSX upgrade) i loose the session set-up and have to re-organize all the tabs again.

Thks in advance for helping me out. EvK

Asked by Edwin van Kempen 55 minutes ago

After log in on firefox no credentials

I have Firefox in multiple devices. All works except my iMac. Everytime I clean it up. Once I log in on the same mail of the others firefox lockwise wont import the crede… (read more)

I have Firefox in multiple devices. All works except my iMac. Everytime I clean it up. Once I log in on the same mail of the others firefox lockwise wont import the credentials and passwords from the other devices on the same email. I wrote this problem more than once. What is this support if nobody answers related to the problem.

No I have no main password on the firefox yes all the credential options are properly setted that this firefox have to import the other passwords from the device.

Anybody there able to give simple instructions no geek expressions step by step guide AND RELATED to my problem not other things?

Thank you

Asked by zurghlightyear 5 hours ago

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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 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

Auto Updates clear my search engines and recently closed tabs/windows

Every once in a while the Firefox browser will close down (I'm assuming for an autoupdate) when it does it clears my chosen search engine as well as the information of re… (read more)

Every once in a while the Firefox browser will close down (I'm assuming for an autoupdate) when it does it clears my chosen search engine as well as the information of recently closed tabs and windows. This means that when it restarts I have to search through my history for the sites and pages that I had open before it closed down. Why is this happening? and is there a way I can stop it?

Asked by deadpoolfan5 15 hours ago

The 11 tabs, 3 windows, and 200 selections to see one site.

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange … (read more)

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange my search words, over and over. All of the "solutions" suggested in Firefox support blog require changing 9 security settings in 3 different sections of the preferences for the Browser. That is not that difficult. Note, I do not see any "solutions" suggested since 2018 or earlier. Caveat. I have to go back into the settings and change them back and restart Firefox for security to move on to UnSafe mainstream sites.

Is there not an "Allow Once" button, or Site Exceptions option? If so, how may steps is it to get there? How many steps to return to save browsing? This choke occurs with low skilled, low tech Pages, not sites.

I am attempting to view http://www.fortvan.org/pages/pearson-air-museum I can find no way of allowing this site/video to load without redesigning the browser, running 40 miles, cooking a cake, and painting the neighbors barn?

Should I just got to Chrome, who I hate, or Brave and get free crypto tokens?

Asked by paultreseler 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 17 hours ago

spell check

I use the firefox browser with my macos big sur. I disabled the spell check, but I keep on seeing red underlines when I type in the search bar. I thought when spell check… (read more)

I use the firefox browser with my macos big sur. I disabled the spell check, but I keep on seeing red underlines when I type in the search bar. I thought when spell check is disabled, this should not be possible. (excuse my English). How can I get rid of the red underlines?

Asked by IvE46 17 hours ago

Importing Bookmarks

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, althoug… (read more)

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, although I have not had to import bookmarks in a long time. I'm on an Imac Catalina, backup is on High Sierra, current OS is 10.15.7 Catalina, lost my bookmarks when I upgraded to Catalina because I had to do a clean install. Any help would be greatly appreciate and I may consider putting you in my Will. Robert

Asked by robert235 1 day ago

How to remove all UNPINNED Top Sites at one time?

This question has been around for years... Isn't anyone else annoyed by having to clean up UNPINNED Top Sites one at a time? I posted over four months ago about trying to… (read more)

This question has been around for years... Isn't anyone else annoyed by having to clean up UNPINNED Top Sites one at a time? I posted over four months ago about trying to find out where Top Sites stores those unpinned sites... no one seems to know, except to say they are placed there by Firefox internally. I presume that means it is hidden in the code somewhere. Someone on the development team must know where? Maybe if there was a poll of users about this annoyance?? I wish I was younger to be able to get back into coding... my old brain just isn't up to it... ________________________________________________________________ You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make 'em think...

Asked by moot 1 day ago

Last reply by moot 1 day ago

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Firefox linking after a hover delay.

I find it annoying when I am on a page and the cursor is on a link in that page after a few seconds it goes there without my clicking. how do i stop this? OSX MacOS Big S… (read more)

I find it annoying when I am on a page and the cursor is on a link in that page after a few seconds it goes there without my clicking. how do i stop this?

OSX MacOS Big Sur plus Firefox 84.0.2.

Thanks.

Asked by omits 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

Firefox set to require HTTPS results in communication error, choice to use HTTP only (my bank and other crucial HTTPS sites)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) Running HTTPS Everywhere Running Privacy Badger Firefox set for standard enhanced tracking protection HTTPS-ONLY mode set for all windows At my ba… (read more)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) Running HTTPS Everywhere Running Privacy Badger Firefox set for standard enhanced tracking protection HTTPS-ONLY mode set for all windows

At my bank and a few other websites using HTTPS as standard operating procedure, Firefox gives me an error that the site is NOT using HTTPS and gives me the option of using only HTTP! This is unacceptable, financial transactions must be secured with HTTPS. What is the fix for this?

I'm spread thin and don't have the personal time resource to keep hunting through thousands of miscellaneous support articles that, from their titles, I haven't a clue whether they are relevant or not! (Though I tried investing an hour or so in this exercise getting nowhere.)

Sorry, I didn't save copies of the same error message on three different HTTPS sites.

Asked by Kaleopono 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day 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

Gah. Your tab just crashed Firefox 84.0.2 - can't open Google Sheets

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to f… (read more)

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to fix that?

Thank you for your help!

Asked by alex.s.barinov 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Firefox freezed on MAC M1

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when … (read more)

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when I restart the system. Once I have re-logged in to my MAC, the firefox window reopens but all the tabs are locked. So, the only solution is to close the window and reopen a new window. How can I fix it? Thanks

Asked by ambrix 1 day 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 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Firefox 52 & Big Sur

I have to continue to use Firefox 52.0.2 (FF52)because of a discontinued form filler plug-in (Autofill Forms). FF 52 has been working fine until I moved to Big Sur. Upon … (read more)

I have to continue to use Firefox 52.0.2 (FF52)because of a discontinued form filler plug-in (Autofill Forms). FF 52 has been working fine until I moved to Big Sur. Upon launching FF52 under Big Sur, the sidebar and some toobar icon drop-menu's text has disappeared. If I boot back into Catalina, this missing text is visible (Please see attached screenshots). I was hoping someone could tell me how to make this text visible again under Big Sur. Thanks in advance for assistance.

Asked by Ken 2 days ago

When I press delete while *not* editing something i go back to the past page

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i wou… (read more)

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i would like to find out how to turn off this feature.

Asked by GgOoOoGgLlEe SsUuCcKkSs 2 days ago

Are some questions deleted?

About a week ago I posted a question that has to do with cookies being deleted when I close Firefox. There was no link to any website in it. The question is not there. Do… (read more)

About a week ago I posted a question that has to do with cookies being deleted when I close Firefox. There was no link to any website in it. The question is not there. Do moderators "hold" or delete questions for any reason? Thanks.

Asked by Sue 3 days ago

Last reply by Sue 2 days ago