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Browser Extensions

Does Mozilla support extensions? If so how do you do it? I would love to add a couple of extensions but I don’t know how. I am on Mac and IOS and if I try to customize Mo… (read more)

Does Mozilla support extensions? If so how do you do it? I would love to add a couple of extensions but I don’t know how. I am on Mac and IOS and if I try to customize Mozilla I get the download Firefox prompt and can’t get past it.

Asked by katherine.moore.44 1 day ago

Last reply by James 14 hours ago

Skip wait for "Accept the Risk and Continue" button

Is there a way to skip the wait for the "Accept the Risk and Continue" button to appear? I assemble and set up copiers for a living. Every single one of them has a self-s… (read more)

Is there a way to skip the wait for the "Accept the Risk and Continue" button to appear? I assemble and set up copiers for a living. Every single one of them has a self-signed certificate. I see this "Potential security risk ahead" screen dozens of times a day because of this. I understand why I'm seeing it. I understand the importance of a security warning like that. What I would like to do is skip the delay between when you click on advanced and the "Accept risk and continue" button becoming available to be clicked on. That or some way to disable that security warning specifically for self-signed certificates would be ideal.

Asked by Foxxie_Jaclyn 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

How to restore multi-account containers?

I use multi-account containers extensively. Unfortunately, my laptop recently broke so I had to pull out my desktop which was in storage. I hadn't used my desktop in a fe… (read more)

I use multi-account containers extensively. Unfortunately, my laptop recently broke so I had to pull out my desktop which was in storage. I hadn't used my desktop in a few years, so I had to update Firefox to make it work.

Then I discovered that the multi-account container feature no longer works. It says it isn't supported in this latest version.

Is there any good way to fix this?

The multi-account container feature was what finally let me switch to the safety and privacy of Firefox. Prior to that, I used Chrome, but the multi-account containers were even better since I didn't have to tie a different account to each container.

It looks like I could roll Firefox back to an earlier version, but that would require creating an entirely new firefox account. It took me a substantial amount of time to get this one set up the way I like. I understand that you all want to protect my data, but frankly I feel like I've been put between a rock and a hard place.

Thank you for any help you are able to provide.

Asked by diamond_d 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Default for "new tabs" to something other than "Firefox" or "Blank"

I was able to customize my new window to display www.google.com however I only have the option to select "Firefox" or "Blank" for new tabs. I would also like new tabs to … (read more)

I was able to customize my new window to display www.google.com however I only have the option to select "Firefox" or "Blank" for new tabs. I would also like new tabs to open to www.google.com. How can I do this?

Asked by Emily Weston 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

One drive

I want everything on my drive only. Not on cloud thru One Drive. I have tried searching but everything I find in incorrect. For example PC settings one drive etc. I can't… (read more)

I want everything on my drive only. Not on cloud thru One Drive. I have tried searching but everything I find in incorrect. For example PC settings one drive etc. I can't find anything that is correct for instructions. I don't even see anything that says as a one drive option. My next question is then what happens to everything that has one drive in the path where do they go? I don't want my local information saved anywhere other than my computer not a cloud somewhere. Is this something you can direct me to where I can solve this? Thanks

Asked by violets1040 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

How to save images from Firefox with custom name ?

Hi , I often download photos from Firefox by topic to make videos. Is there any software or application on Firefox that can help me pre-name the image ? For example… (read more)

Hi , I often download photos from Firefox by topic to make videos. Is there any software or application on Firefox that can help me pre-name the image ?

For example: I'm looking for pictures of Trees and Sea

when I click to save image as for Sea images, it often gives random names and I end up having to rename the images to Sea-0001, Sea-0002

if a photo named Thailandbay-34636734-45747457

Therefore, my usual way is to write Sea- and copy the text

and when I save a photo when click to save image as, I will change the name in Hud , I paste it and it becomes

Sea-Thailandbay-34636734-45747457

and in my work file I'll sort the photos by name

So , is there any application on Firefox that allows me to preset the word Sea- ? That means every time I click save image as, the system will automatically name it Sea-Thailandbay-34636734-45747457

Thank you

Asked by W 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Google Search bar is too small. How do I widen it?

I had to Restart/Refresh Firefox because I lost my dropdown menus and then the Google Search bar in the right-hand corner disappeared. Somehow I got it to reappear but it… (read more)

I had to Restart/Refresh Firefox because I lost my dropdown menus and then the Google Search bar in the right-hand corner disappeared. Somehow I got it to reappear but it's too small. I followed steps in several different posts and can't get Google Search Bar to widen. 1. I placed the mouse pointer between the search bar and the address bar and nothing happened. 2. The following didn't work for me because I can't find the “Use Small Icons” box: "Click the “View” tab on the program menu and choose “Toolbars.” Select “Customize” from the fly-out menu and a “Customize” toolbar screen loads. Deselect the “Use Small Icons” box and click “Done” to enlarge the icons on the Firefox toolbar." I attached a screenshot of what FF Browser looks like.

Asked by grov10 3 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 days ago

Controlling the "New Tab" default

The way New Tab works seems to have changed: The options are now "Firefox Home" or "blank page." Google is my home page and I want it to keep it as the New Tab default to… (read more)

The way New Tab works seems to have changed: The options are now "Firefox Home" or "blank page." Google is my home page and I want it to keep it as the New Tab default too. I've been looking on all the Mozilla help topics related to this, and they don't make sense to me. Please tell me how to do this. Thank you.

Asked by Alan Sanstad 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Can't disable number input arrows in forms

Hi, As the subject says, i cannot remove the up and down arrows from forms that have a numerical input even though autofill/history options are cleared and disabled. I'v… (read more)

Hi,

As the subject says, i cannot remove the up and down arrows from forms that have a numerical input even though autofill/history options are cleared and disabled. I've even tried deleting cookies, cache, site data and so on, to no avail. I've also tried a clean terminal with no extensions installed and i have the same issue. Other browsers do not have this issue on the exact same form. I am at a loss, any assistance would be appreciated.

Asked by MrTweaks 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 days ago

Possible to change Firefox default keybinds?

Is it possible to change Firefox's default keybinds? I don't see an option for this in Settings, nor in about:preferences or about:config. Some discussions on these for… (read more)

Is it possible to change Firefox's default keybinds? I don't see an option for this in Settings, nor in about:preferences or about:config. Some discussions on these forums suggest autoconfig.conf but that doesn't seem to have any options for keybinds. I found several KB articles on customizing Firefox, but none said anything about default keybinds:

KB: Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars KB: Firefox advanced customization and configuration options KB: Customizing Firefox Using AutoConfig

For example, I'd like to change the keybind to open a private window from the default [Shift]+[Cmd]+P to [Shift]+[Cmd]+N. The latter is standard on most other browsers and is in my muscle memory. Is there any way to do that?

Asked by Byron 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

There is this new pop up coming on latest firefox version 123 about opening favorite link on firefox

There is this new pop up coming on latest firefox version 123 about opening favorite link on firefox, I want to get rid of it programmatically using java, which argument … (read more)

There is this new pop up coming on latest firefox version 123 about opening favorite link on firefox, I want to get rid of it programmatically using java, which argument or preference should I use ?

Asked by fuefirsttest 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Search with Startpage in address bar

I have Startparge set as my default search engine. I used to type directly into the address bar (see first image). Press Enter, and the Startpage results page for this … (read more)

I have Startparge set as my default search engine. I used to type directly into the address bar (see first image).

Press Enter, and the Startpage results page for this search phrase would show up. Somehow, this has now changed. I press Enter, but the result is just the Startpage home page, with a blank search box (see second image). So I then have to type the same phrase in again in Startpage's own box. This just trips me up.

The crazy thing is that this only happens sometimes - but more often than not. I haven't seen it work right for weeks: I just did it now to make screenshots, and it worked wrong. I just did it again and it worked as expected: pressing Enter took me to Startpage's results.

Any clues how to change settings to fix this?

Asked by sebthirlway 5 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 days ago

How can I disable this stupid and useless message?

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to start it with windows. Again. And Again. AAAAAAND AGAIN. How can I disable it? Seriously, Mozilla is really doing their best to scar… (read more)

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to start it with windows. Again. And Again. AAAAAAND AGAIN.

How can I disable it? Seriously, Mozilla is really doing their best to scare me away... How could they think it's a good Idea to annoy their users over and over again?

The Images show the message in german...

Asked by Daniel Keller 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 6 days ago

Google search images and Firefox 123

Hello – How to recover Google Search results without every result being an image, without blocking every image either. I want the old style, where an image from Wikipedi… (read more)

Hello – How to recover Google Search results without every result being an image, without blocking every image either.

I want the old style, where an image from Wikipedia was shown when available, and occasionally others. Whatever algorithm(s) were used before the 123 update are what I want, preferably without reverting to Firefox 122.

Every result an image is wasting so much of my time that I've resorted to searching in Opera (which means at least 80% of my internet time).

Cursory examination of Firefox settings offered no relief.

Thanks,

pwk

Asked by p.w.k 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Default search engine settings

Hi there, In the search settings, I have set DuckDuckGo as my default search engine and removed all other engines from the list of options. However, I often notice that … (read more)

Hi there,

In the search settings, I have set DuckDuckGo as my default search engine and removed all other engines from the list of options. However, I often notice that Google (which I have removed from the options) has replaced DuckDuckGo as my default search engine and has again been added as an optional search engine, without me knowing. Why is this happening? Is it possible to stop it happening, and if so, how can I stop it happening?

Cheers Paul

Asked by charlygs4 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago