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How Do I Get Firefox to Load a Website
This is Mind-Numbingly Frustrating!!! I try to load an ordinary website, in this case, DiscountTire.com. I can see that it Firefox tries to load the site, but won't. This is a VERY LARGE COMPANY. But, as is frequently the case, Firefox will not load the site. I try to allow it in Privacy section, but to no avail. And yes, it is an https site. What Gives? This happens repeatedly for many (MANY) websites; HOW DO I TELL FIREFOX THAT I WANT TO USE A SITE?
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Can you open that website in any different browser?
Yes, chrome. Chrome gave a pop up saying the site wanted to know my location with choices for Allow or Block
Can't help. This page has blocked access from my country.
The Firefox browser tab Does Display the name of the website; the page does not load.
This worked. I wonder, Am I supposed to use divination to get other sites to load? What Gives?
Are you using a proxy or VPN?
You can check the connection settings.
- Settings -> General -> Network: Connection -> Settings
If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet, select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly.
See "Firefox connection settings":
For cor-el, Time has flown. It was 2 months ago that I had this issue and I had had it several times with various websites. Somewhere along the way, I read something about Duck-Duck (whatever it's called) causing issues accessing websites. So I removed it from my Firefox add-ins (I think that's where it was) AND She-Bang I have not had any website loading problems since. My speculation is that the security layer on the Duck-Duck was not allowing certain websites to load. Anyway, it is unfortunate for Firefox that one of its recommended add-ins is causing this type of issue without people like you having the info. (Firefox is getting blamed for what D-D is causing and I imagine that some users just quit and go else where.) There is probably some setting somewhere that could correct the problem, but I haven't the time or inclination to figure all that out. Finally, you took the time to address my issue and I wanted to let you know the outcome.