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Stop pop-ups

There are some pop-ups I cannot stop. Naturally, I have clicked “stop pop-ups” in the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings. That has worked but not quite. … (read more)

There are some pop-ups I cannot stop.

Naturally, I have clicked “stop pop-ups” in the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings. That has worked but not quite. I keep getting some “via l-itineraire.com”. That’s a website I used during a recent holiday in France.

So I installed Block Site.

That has an option called “Block a new host name”. I entered “l-itineraire.com.” and clicked Add. This has had no effect. The pop-ups still arrive from them.

I know there’s an option to open the website and get into the Firefox toolbar, but that’s defeated me. Yes I managed to get to click Menu, but not beyond. Anyway, that should not be necessary – after all I’ve clicked no pop-ups.

Asked by jphilweybr 4 weeks ago

Favorited Image: Load at a specific zoom percentage

Hello Forum, I keep my shift schedule as a bookmark on my toolbar for quick reference. It's rather small 554x670. Is there a url modifier to make it load at the %200 i… (read more)

Hello Forum,

I keep my shift schedule as a bookmark on my toolbar for quick reference. It's rather small 554x670.

Is there a url modifier to make it load at the %200 i usually look at it at?

http://page.com/image.jpeg:zoomx or something like that?

Thanks Community.

Clenahan

Asked by Christopher Lenahan 4 weeks ago

Disable insertion of <br> automatically

Dear all, I would like to know how to disable the automatic insertion of the tag <br> in a text editor in Firefox. I am using Froala, and I am experiencing this onl… (read more)

Dear all, I would like to know how to disable the automatic insertion of the tag <br> in a text editor in Firefox. I am using Froala, and I am experiencing this only in firefox. Chrome and Edge do not add this tag automatically. Thank you for you support. Kind regards, Cristiano

Asked by cristianoinaciolemes 1 month ago

Last reply by tomfinn7781 2 weeks ago

Firefox munches computer memory pointlessly - any ideas?

Dear Anyone. I've got Firefox 125.0.3 - but ALL Firefoxes have ALWAYS done this! I've got 12 gig RAM. I've been browsing for - say - a couple of hours or so, I look at… (read more)

Dear Anyone.

I've got Firefox 125.0.3 - but ALL Firefoxes have ALWAYS done this!

I've got 12 gig RAM. I've been browsing for - say - a couple of hours or so, I look at how much RAM I've got spare and it's down to about 2 gig. So I close Firefox via Task Manager and all my RAM comes back. Then I REOPEN Firefox and all the old tabs are restored - but this time around, hardly using any memory! Which tells me the hewge memory munch was unnecessary the time before.

Firefox has ALWAYS done this from day 1. Nobody's ever fixed it, through all these updates. I've got the latest version and it's STILL memory-munching. How do you stop it? It's just annoying because you can be using other software that crashes because it runs out of memory, because Firefox has munched all its memory for no reason.

This is just a question, I'm Asperger's, I sometimes sound like I'm asking a leading/angry question but I'm not. (Not this time anyway!) Is there a workaround for this memory-munching problem, is it ever going to be fixed or is it too deeply embedded into Firefox's programming TO be fixed?

Yours respectfully

Chris.

Asked by ulrichburke 1 month ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 month ago

Firefox Taskbr

All, I asked about pinning files (html) or sites to the Firefox taskbar and got this entry form you system: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1347219 I knew … (read more)

All,

I asked about pinning files (html) or sites to the Firefox taskbar and got this entry form you system:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1347219

I knew that answer was total BS as I already had 3 items in the Firefox taskbar So I did a quick test and all that is needed is to drop a file into the Firefox taskbar is to drag & drop it there.

I tried 1.) A file short cut from the desktop, 2.) A site from another FF open tab, 3.) a file from W: File manager, L: Dolphin and all were successful.

So I'm guessing this is such an old post, saying "not" possible, so should be deleted!

Cheers!

TBNK

Asked by tbotnik 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Speedometer2.1 My Firefox Score: 161 My Chrome Score: 380

Speedometer2.1 My Firefox Score: 161 My Chrome Score: 380 why im missing? its normal? same hardware, no extensions. how can i increase my firefox score? i have Ryzen … (read more)

Speedometer2.1 My Firefox Score: 161 My Chrome Score: 380

why im missing? its normal? same hardware, no extensions.

how can i increase my firefox score?

i have Ryzen 5600 CPU and Radeon 6600 VGA and M2 SSD

Asked by moderndefender 1 month ago

How do I check what codec a page is serving?

In Chrome, I can hit CTRL+SHIFT+I to open developer tools, add the Media tab, and go to the Media tab, and I can see the codec and what decoder is being used. How do I d… (read more)

In Chrome, I can hit CTRL+SHIFT+I to open developer tools, add the Media tab, and go to the Media tab, and I can see the codec and what decoder is being used.

How do I do the same thing in Firefox?

Asked by firefox2506 1 month ago

Having more details of the inspected element in the tool-tip

Hi there, thanks for your attention I'm a web developer and new to using firefox. I was using chrome for years and now just because firefox on android let's us install ad… (read more)

Hi there, thanks for your attention I'm a web developer and new to using firefox. I was using chrome for years and now just because firefox on android let's us install add-on like it's desktop version I'm switching to firefox. as a developer I need to learn about the features firefox offers to developers or ask for any features that are missing right now, so my current issue is about the pictures I will attach. I want to have more information about the element that I'm inspecting right in the tool-tip over it for example it's active font-family or things like that. It took me sometime to figure out how to find the active font of the target element thanks to This post. but in chrome it's showed in the tool-tip.

Asked by Matty 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Import Data from older Version

My system broke during an update. Now I want to import my old Firefox userdata, but everytime I try to use the old data firefox just forces the creation of a new profile?… (read more)

My system broke during an update. Now I want to import my old Firefox userdata, but everytime I try to use the old data firefox just forces the creation of a new profile?

Is it completely impossible to recover data not created with the same firefox version?

Asked by ff124 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox displays the same name in the title bar for different profiles

In Linux Ubuntu I created 4 different launchers for 4 profiles. Firefox opens the different profiles correctly, but the name of Profile 4 is displayed in the title bar f… (read more)

In Linux Ubuntu I created 4 different launchers for 4 profiles.

Firefox opens the different profiles correctly, but the name of Profile 4 is displayed in the title bar for all windows. This causes confusion when I'm using the different profiles. Furthermore, the icon displayed in the icon bar is also the same for the 4 profiles, although I have configured a different icon for each profile. I ask for help as I need each instance to have its own name and icon displayed correctly.

The launchers look like this:

firefox-profile1.desktop: Name= Profile 1 Exec=firefox -P profile1 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile1.png

firefox-profile2.desktop Name=Profile 2 Exec=firefox -P profile2 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile2.png

firefox-profile3.desktop Name=Profile 3 Exec=firefox -P profile3 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile3.png

firefox-profile4.desktop Name=Profile 4 Exec=firefox -P profile4 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile4.png

Asked by Alex 1 month ago

Answered by Alex 1 month ago

Popups still appear despite blocking

Hi, Some websites still managed to smuggle in popups despite all the blockings. I use as add-ons: privacy badger, no-script, ublock origin and recently tried popup block… (read more)

Hi,

Some websites still managed to smuggle in popups despite all the blockings. I use as add-ons: privacy badger, no-script, ublock origin and recently tried popup blocker (strict) and even have the 'block pop-up windows' enabled. I also tried to fiddle around in ´about:config´ but nothing helps. I think it's a recent occurrence as I don't remember having this problem, let's say, a couple of months ago.

The funny thing is that this problem doesn't occur in opera-browser (in which I hardly use extensions).

The websites that this occurs are: arabicpost.net (a pop-up will occur about 10 sec after right-clicking a new tab). focus.de (a video pop-up will occur if there's a video in it). Again opera-browser blocks all of this. I expect there will be other websites to add in the future.

Please help. S.O.S. -> g.o.i.n.g..i.n.s.a.n.e!

Asked by b.hawassa 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Change Firefox filename pattern for Take Screenshots

Firefox can take screenshots of pages or screenshots of custom areas of pages. According to the documentation, when we download the image, the filename should follow the… (read more)

Firefox can take screenshots of pages or screenshots of custom areas of pages.

According to the documentation, when we download the image, the filename should follow the pattern: Screen Shot yyy-mm-dd at hh.mm.ss.png. If I use the :screenshot at the console, the pattern works as documented.

But Firefox is using a different pattern when I choose Take Screenshot from the context menu. The pattern includes the page's title. Example: Screenshot 2024-04-14 at 18-35-16 General ‹ Settings ‹ Geomaster Lda — WordPress.png.

Since the page title can have non common filename characters, I have problems with such filenames. My uploads to MediaWiki fails with such filenames. I know I can report or improve MediaWiki, but my question here is quite simple.

Can I change the Firefox's default pattern for Take Screenshot's downloads?

Asked by Jorge Gustavo Rocha 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

How to see what external urls gets launched by firefox?

When I launch teams or slack from firefox on windows, I presume that a slack:// and teams:// or equivalent url is launched by the webpage. As a developer working on Brow… (read more)

When I launch teams or slack from firefox on windows, I presume that a slack:// and teams:// or equivalent url is launched by the webpage.

As a developer working on Browser Picker, it would be quite handy if I could inspect these urls that gets launched, is there a way I can see the actual protocol url that got launched somewhere?

Asked by morten11 1 month ago

Last reply by morten11 1 month ago

How to disable Firefox's search (Ctrl + F keyboard shortcut) to be used for the website's internal search?

In numerous cases i have found not to be beneficial when website's search function is activated on Ctrl+F keyboard shortcut and where is better to use regular Firefox on-… (read more)

In numerous cases i have found not to be beneficial when website's search function is activated on Ctrl+F keyboard shortcut and where is better to use regular Firefox on-page search instead. I think that the good site has search button/area visible so i can use it when needed.

So please how to disable Firefox's search (Ctrl + F keyboard shortcut) to activate website's internal search? I want to always use regular Firefox on-page search that i now trigger by left Alt (to show the FF menu), click Edit menu, click Find in page.... (since Ctrl+F is occupied by website's internal search).

Asked by #367259 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Browser re-sizing on start up

When I open the application it loads as a small window that I have to maximize to make it full screen. It never used to do this so I need some help to fix this. I've take… (read more)

When I open the application it loads as a small window that I have to maximize to make it full screen. It never used to do this so I need some help to fix this. I've taken a quick look through settings etc and can't see anything wrong...

Asked by matt_parker 1 month ago

Last reply by firefox2801 3 weeks ago

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How can I enable sound on pop-up blocked

Is there a way to enable sounds when the built in pop-up blocker blocks a pop-up or make the banner more noticeable? I often dont realize a pop-up has been blocked and ca… (read more)

Is there a way to enable sounds when the built in pop-up blocker blocks a pop-up or make the banner more noticeable? I often dont realize a pop-up has been blocked and cant figure out why I' not getting the new content

Asked by jpnyc 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago