What happened to the Add-on Bar?

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The latest Firefox removes the Add-on bar and now places an Add-on's button in the main toolbar. We'll explain how to customize their display or how to restore the Add-on Bar if you wish.

Add-ons in the toolbar - Win8 Add-ons toolbar Win8

Note: This applies to the latest Firefox Release version which can be downloaded from mozilla.org/firefox/new.

Arrange the Add-ons in your toolbar or move them to the menu

Of course you can customize where these buttons live. Move them to another part of the toolbar or place them in the menu. It's up to you. Give it a try:

  1. Click the menu button new fx menu and choose Customize.
    Customize Fx 29 Win8
  2. When you are done, click the green Exit Customize button.

Use the Add-on Bar Restorer to bring the Add-on bar back

If you'd like to have the old-style Add-on bar, install the "Addon Bar (restored)" add-on. Here's how:

Note: This add-on is not maintained by Mozilla.

  1. Open the "Addon Bar (restored)" page.
  2. Click the green Add to Firefox button to install it.
  3. Firefox will download the add-on and ask you to confirm that you want to install it.
    • Once it's installed, the add-on bar will appear at the bottom of the window.
  4. Now click the menu button new fx menu and choose Customize.
  5. Drag any feature you want to the new add-on bar at the bottom.
  6. When you are done, click the green Exit Customize button.

If you need help with this add-on, please email the author - GiTcode@hush.com.


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