Page Info window - View technical details about the page you are on

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The Page Info window gives you technical details about the page you're on. To open it:

  • Click the Site Identity Button (the website’s icon to the left of its address) and click the More information… button in the prompt.

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General

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Page title

  • Address: Displays the URL(Uniform Resource Locator) of the page you're visiting.
  • Type: Displays the content type (MIME type) of the page you're visiting. This type is determined by the web server.
  • Render Mode: Displays whether the page conforms to web coding standards (Standards compliance mode) or if Firefox must display the page in a way that is compatible with non-standard code (Quirks mode).
  • Encoding: Displays what character encoding the page uses. This can be changed from the Web DeveloperView menu.
  • Size: Displays the size of the page in kilobytes (and bytes).
  • Modified: Displays the date and time the page was last changed.

Meta

The Meta field displays any "meta" tags located in the page's source code. These can include specifications on file type, character encoding, author, keywords, and more.

Security information for this page

Displays general information on whether the site uses Certificates to validate its identity and whether the connection is encrypted. For more information, click the Details button, which takes you to the Page Info window Security panel.

Media

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The Media panel displays the URL and type of all the backgrounds, images, and embedded content (including audio and video) that loads with the page. You can click on any item to find out more about it including its:

  • Location: The URL of the specified item.
  • Type: The file type of the specified item.
  • Size: The size in kilobytes (and bytes) of the specified item.
  • Dimensions: The size of the item on the screen in pixels.
  • Associated Text: For images, the "alternate" text that displays if the image is not loaded.

For any item, you can choose to save it to your hard drive by clicking the Save As… button.

Block Images from domain

Checking this option preference will prevent pages under the specified domain from loading images automatically. See the Settings for fonts, languages, pop-ups, images and JavaScript for instructions on how to add and remove image-loading permissions for sites.

Feeds

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Lists the URL and type of any web feeds associated with the page. To subscribe to a feed, click on it in the list, then click the Subscribe button.
Note: If the page has no web feeds, the Page Info window will not include a Feeds panel.

Permissions

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The Permissions window lets you override optionspreferences for the domain listed after Permissions for. Uncheck the Use Default box to specify whether the page is allowed or blocked from doing the indicated action.

Activate Plugins

Lists installed plugins and specifies whether the domain should Always ask, Allow, or Block each plugin from loading. The Why do I have to click to activate plugins? article explains how these permissions are set for specific sites.

Access your Location

Specifies whether Firefox is allowed to tell the listed domain where you're located, using Location-Aware Browsing. See the Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more article for instructions on how to add or remove share location permissions for sites.

Enter Fullscreen

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to enter fullscreen. See the Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more article for instructions on how to add or remove fullscreen permissions for sites.

Hide the Mouse Pointer

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to hide the mouse pointer.

Install Add-ons

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to launch the extension or theme installation dialog box. See the Security and passwords settings article for instructions on how to add or remove installation permissions for sites.

Load Images

Specifies whether the listed domain may load images automatically.

Maintain Offline Storage

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to store offline content. See the Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more article for instructions on how to add or remove maintain offline storage permissions for sites.

Load Images

Specifies whether the listed domain may load images automatically. See the Settings for fonts, languages, pop-ups, images and JavaScript article for instructions on how to add and remove image loading permissions for sites.

Open Pop-up Windows

Specifies whether the listed domain may launch pop-ups. See the Settings for fonts, languages, pop-ups, images and JavaScript and Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more articles for instructions on how to add or remove pop-up permissions for sites.

Set Cookies

Specifies whether the listed domain may set cookies. See the Settings for privacy, browsing history and do-not-track and Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more articles for instructions on how to add or remove cookie permissions for sites.

Show Notifications

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to show notifications.

Install Extensions or Themes

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to launch the extension or theme installation dialog box. See the Security and passwords settings article for instructions on how to add or remove installation permissions for sites.

Share Location

Specifies whether Firefox is allowed to tell the listed domain where you're located, using Location-Aware Browsing. See the Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more article for instructions on how to add or remove share location permissions for sites.

Maintain Offline Storage

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to store offline content. See the Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more article for instructions on how to add or remove maintain offline storage permissions for sites.

Enter Fullscreen

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to enter fullscreen. See the Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more article for instructions on how to add or remove fullscreen permissions for sites.

Hide the Mouse pointer

Specifies whether the listed domain is allowed to hide the mouse pointer.

Security

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Website Identity

  • Website: Lists the domain of the page
  • Owner: Displays the site's owner, if the page's identity can be verified.
  • Verified by: Displays the agency that issued the security certificate the site uses if there is one. Click the View Certificate button to see the certificate.

Privacy & History

  • Have I visited this website before today?: Displays whether you've visited the site before today, and if so, how many times.
  • Is this website storing information (cookies) on my computer?: Displays whether the site is storing cookies. Click the View Cookies button to view the cookies if it is.
  • Have I saved any passwords for this website?: Displays whether you've saved login information for this site. Click the View Saved Passwords button to view the passwords you've saved for the site.

Technical Details

The Technical Details section displays whether the connection is encrypted for privacy reasons, and if so, what type or strength of encryption was used.



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