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Core Web Vitals in Firefox

Dear Firefox Team, good morning. I hope you are doing well and that you are all healthy. Guys... while looking for a way to measure the performance of our site, we cam… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Firefox Team, good morning.

I hope you are doing well and that you are all healthy.

Guys... while looking for a way to measure the performance of our site, we came across the Core Web Vitals (CWV) some time ago. These are Google KPIs for measuring the user experience on a page (https://web.dev/vitals/#core-web-vitals). Unfortunately, some of the KPIs (like the Largest Contentful Paint or Cumulative Layout Shift) are currently only accessible using Chrome and it's preformance API. That's a pity, because there are also many people using Firefox who visit our site... and it would be interesting to have such KPIs as well.

In an article by Cloudflare (https://developers.cloudflare.com/analytics/web-analytics/understanding-web-analytics/core-web-vitals/) we recently learned that Firefox is also planning to expose the metrics used in the CWV... only the "coming soon" from the article is a bit vague. That's why I'm contacting you to get some more information on that topic. Do you perhaps know whether the topic is planned and will be tackled this year?

Thank you for your attention. Best regards, Carlos

Asked by carlos.cohen 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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pdf is continuing to auto download despite being set only to open

I have it set in setting to open in Firefox. it is continuing to automatically download all PDFs and it is eating into my data! please help. I have to get this to stop or… (funda kabanzi)

I have it set in setting to open in Firefox. it is continuing to automatically download all PDFs and it is eating into my data! please help. I have to get this to stop or I will no longer be able to click on any PDFs with Firefox anymore. I have also tried setting it to always ask, but if I do that and then tell it to open, then it STILL DOWNLOADS THE FILE! I cannot understand why anyone would ever want files they just wanted to read to just randomly download. I am a genealogy researcher and used to click on dozens of PDFs a day to read, now I can't with Firefox or I won't have internet for half the month after I use up my data. There has to be someway to stop this, I don't like other browsers, but right now, if it involves a PDF I have to use a different browser. (also quite annoying to have to delete multiple files that I never wanted to download - I was using Firefox to pay a bill and downloaded it SIX times) Please help!

Asked by Biscuit 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Reload current page (Ctrl+R)

When I click the reload button or press CRTL+R, I expect firefox to return to the top of the current page and reload the current page. But lately (a few months now) fire… (funda kabanzi)

When I click the reload button or press CRTL+R, I expect firefox to return to the top of the current page and reload the current page.

But lately (a few months now) firefox does not return to the top of the page, it stays at the position that I'm currently viewing and reloads.

I tried starting firefox in safe mode by holding the shift key, and it still shows the same problem. I even tested this on another computer (not mine) with the same result.

If this is a new feature of firefox, can I turn it off?

thanks

Asked by buzbard 2 iminyaka edlule

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Headphones not working with Firefox and only Firefox

1) When I played a video on Youtube with Firefox via my computer speakers, they worked flawlessly. 2) Then I plugged in my headphones via the headphones jack, there is no… (funda kabanzi)

1) When I played a video on Youtube with Firefox via my computer speakers, they worked flawlessly. 2) Then I plugged in my headphones via the headphones jack, there is no sound. 3) I went to Windows settings and checked the volume mixer and tested the sound, the headphones worked. 4) I opened Edge and played a video on Youtube, the headphones work flawlessly. 5) I played a video through my media player, the headphones work flawlessly.

So my conclusion is that it is Firefox that is broken.

I closed Firefox and restarted it and tried steps 1 to 5 above, still got the same results. Firefox did not play any sound over the headphones while all the others worked flawlessly.

I restarted my computer and tried the steps again and still got the same results.

I also deleted Cookies and Site data from Firefox settings and still no luck.

Any suggestions?

Asked by chris1810 1 unyaka odlule

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Yahoo Mail no longer working after latest release - need to use another browser...

I can no longer use Yahoo Mail on Firefox and have had to move to Chrome and Bing in the short term. 1) Contacts no longer show up when starting to compose a mail 2) Wr… (funda kabanzi)

I can no longer use Yahoo Mail on Firefox and have had to move to Chrome and Bing in the short term.

1) Contacts no longer show up when starting to compose a mail

2) Writing a mail - the CTRL key no longer work. CTRL I opens a Page Info CTRL B Opens Bookmarks etc....

3) None of the buttons work at the top -Move -Delete -Spam

Basically, Firefox is useless for Yahoo Mail now!

Firefox is normally the best, but not yesterday or today.

Hope it can be fixed soon.

-D

Asked by davidforster 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

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How to change my email address

I need to change my email address as my provider is closing down. I have seen the suggestion that I make a secondary with my new address but this will nor work as I have … (funda kabanzi)

I need to change my email address as my provider is closing down. I have seen the suggestion that I make a secondary with my new address but this will nor work as I have the secondary address with the same provider.

Asked by Glenys Gould 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Unwanted redirects using google search

I'm getting unwanted redirects when using google search on certain sites. I have cleared the cache, turned off extensions and scanned for malware (none found). See the at… (funda kabanzi)

I'm getting unwanted redirects when using google search on certain sites. I have cleared the cache, turned off extensions and scanned for malware (none found). See the attached screenshot.

Firefox 115.1.0 iMac Sierra

Asked by robbiemcclaran 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox not displaying images uploaded to WordPress

I logged into my website using Firefox, 3 days ago and blamed the server for not allowing the images to appear in the Media Library properly. It took several attempts bef… (funda kabanzi)

I logged into my website using Firefox, 3 days ago and blamed the server for not allowing the images to appear in the Media Library properly. It took several attempts before the images would appear properly.

Today, when trying to upload a tiny 43KB image, the same issue happened, and again I blamed the hosting server.

However, I have tried uploading the same image to 5 different websites, using Firefox and the SAME thing happens. This time, it doesn't matter how many times I upload and delete the same image. It simply refuses to be displayed.

Back to the site I want the image uploaded in, and I used the Opera browser... POOF! Image uploads FINE and displays PERFECTLY in Opera, as well as AFTER logging out. Checking with the Brave browser, yes, it too sees the image... but when I try viewing the page in Firefox, the browser REFUSES to load the image.

I've tried 2 different computers using 2 different IP addresses, and an Android device, using Firefox and NOPE, the image REFUSES to load.

What is going on... am I the ONLY one experiencing this issue?

I've cleared cookies, I've rebooted my working computer... I've exhausted EVERY attempt at my end in trying to figure this out.

Can ANYONE shed some light on this issue please? I have many visitors to all of my sites that use Firefox, so this HAS to be resolved a.s.a.p.

Thank you in advance, Trish

Asked by Trish 1 unyaka odlule

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Why did "to google translate" add-on get removed?

Hello all, I'm running Version 108.0.1 on a mid 2015 Macbook Pro MacOS 12.6.2 Today I went to do a translation using the "to google translate" add-on and noticed it was… (funda kabanzi)

Hello all,

I'm running Version 108.0.1 on a mid 2015 Macbook Pro MacOS 12.6.2 Today I went to do a translation using the "to google translate" add-on and noticed it was missing from its place in the context menu. I go to "get more add-ons and re-installed it.

So why was it uninstalled without my consent? What can I do to stop this happening again?

TIA, Gene

Asked by Gene 1 unyaka odlule

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Lots of text is suddenly a different font

I was browsing a site when suddenly most of the text got almost unreadably small. I was just scrolling and I don't think I had my hand on the keyboard so I don't think I … (funda kabanzi)

I was browsing a site when suddenly most of the text got almost unreadably small. I was just scrolling and I don't think I had my hand on the keyboard so I don't think I accidentally activated a shortcut. I checked on another site and I noticed it's now a different font than it was before. I tried reloading firefox and my laptop and it didn't change anything. What did I change? My default font setting is lora, which isn't the font things have changed to

Asked by ntpk 1 unyaka odlule

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Date.prototype.toJSON() and Date.prototype.toISOString() discrepancy

console.log(new Date().toJSON()); console.log(new Date().toISOString()); // Actual output: // 2023-05-27T04:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z // Expected output: /… (funda kabanzi)

console.log(new Date().toJSON()); console.log(new Date().toISOString());

// Actual output: // 2023-05-27T04:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z

// Expected output: // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z

This happens only on Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition on one of my PCs and not the other. Firefox is version 113.0.2 (64-bit) and DE is 114.0b9 (64-bit)

Anyone experienced this before?

Asked by Mathias Frost 1 unyaka odlule

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colors of links are incorrect

The link colors are suddenly incorrect. Normally the links are blue and the visited links are purple, but now they are pastel light-blue and pastel pink. This problem is … (funda kabanzi)

The link colors are suddenly incorrect. Normally the links are blue and the visited links are purple, but now they are pastel light-blue and pastel pink. This problem is not in Edge or Chrome. I am using Firefox 113.0.1

I have tried - rebooting windows - windows shutdown, wait, restart - changing the firefox website appearance and themes (auto, dark, light) Still no solution. Any ideas? Thanks.

Asked by jOhn+ny 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox search suggestions won't turn off

Dear all, I have unchecked all the boxes in "Settings/Search/Search Suggestions" and disabled history for the search engine and yet Firefox still displays search suggest… (funda kabanzi)

Dear all, I have unchecked all the boxes in "Settings/Search/Search Suggestions" and disabled history for the search engine and yet Firefox still displays search suggestions in the address bar. They even have a small header called "Firefox Suggest". How can I turn this off? Thanks for your help, Markus

Windows 11 Home 22H2 FF 118.0.1 (64-bit)

Default search engine is Google

Asked by toegelmarkus 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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White and Black blocks appearing together with mouse movement

Hi, Description: Sometimes when I move my cursour over certain elements on a website, black or white Blocks appear. These Blocks are always rectangular but usually not sq… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, Description: Sometimes when I move my cursour over certain elements on a website, black or white Blocks appear. These Blocks are always rectangular but usually not sqare. Oftentimes the block will have Diagonal lines running up to the top left corner of the Box. The apperance seems to be connected to mouse movement. They pop up and dissapear only when the mouse is moved. And stay when they have appeard and the mouse isn't moved. Esspecially highliting things makes them occur. Example images are provided. Occurance: They are not limited to one website, though they don't seem to appear everywhere. Their occurace seems to be consistent. They are not limited to websites however. White boxes can also appear over highlighted text in the URL, regardless of the website. Example image is attatched The Boxes occur in no other Browser and in no other Programm. They have been there for a while, so it's not the version. Tried Fixes: I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. The boxes also appear in Private windows. I used the suggested feature for removing all settings and addons. Interestingly if I run firefox in Troubleshooting mode none of the Boxes appear.

Like I said, I only have these issues in the Firefox browser, so if it is a problem with my system itself I'd love to get your Ideas to what might cause them.

Asked by laurenz.j.schleicher 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Unable to login to my bank when using Firefox New Private Window

Every time I try to login to my bank using Firefox New Private Window I get a message "Unable to login. Try again later." But if I then switch to Microsoft Edge browser u… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I try to login to my bank using Firefox New Private Window I get a message "Unable to login. Try again later." But if I then switch to Microsoft Edge browser using its private window I have no problem, no delay, in logging in. It has occurred to me that Edge is deliberately blocking or somehow delaying my login attempt with Firefox. Could this be?

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Unreadable / garbled / distorted text rendering?

I experienced unreadable / garbled / distorted text rendering on some websites on macOS 13.4.1 (22F82). Tested on following browsers: Firefox 114.0.2 (64-bit) Fire… (funda kabanzi)

I experienced unreadable / garbled / distorted text rendering on some websites on macOS 13.4.1 (22F82).

Tested on following browsers:

  • Firefox 114.0.2 (64-bit)
  • Firefox Developer Edition 115.0b9 (64-bit)
  • Firefox Nightly 116.0a1 (2023-06-30) (64-bit)

See attached screenshot when I visited reStructuredText Quick Reference documentation[1] using a Private Window from a new Firefox Profile.

How can I further investigate or fix this issue?

[1]: https://docutils.sourceforge.io/docs/user/rst/quickref.html

Asked by Leonard L. 1 unyaka odlule

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Unitron hearingaids play Windows sounds but not firefox video. Works ok in Chrome.

After searching and only finding old outdated post of other subjects. This is unique to hearing aids Bluetooth connection. I can hear from my hearing aids the sound made… (funda kabanzi)

After searching and only finding old outdated post of other subjects. This is unique to hearing aids Bluetooth connection. I can hear from my hearing aids the sound made by windows but even with the sound setting pointing to the hearing aids no sound from a Firefox video. Must be the player problem. I don't know. Does the player need to be upgraded?

Asked by Simson FireFox 1 unyaka odlule

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Access to REI denied on Firefox WHY?

Please explain: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.rei.com/user/login" on this server. Reference #18.f697c68.1648515585.37d0ad20 … (funda kabanzi)

Please explain: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.rei.com/user/login" on this server.

Reference #18.f697c68.1648515585.37d0ad20

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