Category Archives: Firefox

Firefox 76 Will Force HTTPS for Sites By Default

Firefox 76 Will Force HTTPS for Sites By Default

Firefox 76 has got a new behavior for opening web sites. For sites available via both HTTP and HTTPS, Firefox will force HTTPS. Currently, Firefox still prefers HTTP when no protocol scheme is explicitly specified by the user.

Firefox Drops FTP Support

Firefox Drops FTP Support

Mozilla is about to discontinue FTP support in Firefox. The company is going to disable it out of the box in version 77, which is coming on June 2, 2020.

Disable Firefox Captive Portal and Connection to detectportal.firefox.com

Disable Firefox Captive Portal and Connection to detectportal.firefox.com

How to Disable Firefox Captive Portal and Connection to detectportal.firefox.com

When you launch Firefox, the browser immediately establishes a new connection to detectportal.firefox.com. This behavior is caused by Captive Portal, a special feature of Firefox. Here's what is Captive Portal, and how to disable it. Disabling Captive Portal will stop Firefox from connecting to detectportal.firefox.com.

Disable Detachable Tabs in Mozilla Firefox

Disable Detachable Tabs in Mozilla Firefox

How to Disable Detachable Tabs in Mozilla Firefox 

Starting in Firefox 74, you can turn off the detachable tabs feature in the browser. This will disable the ability to create a new window from a tab drag-and-drop in Firefox, and save you from accidentally moving a tab and turning it into a separate window.

Firefox 75 Strips https:// and www From Address Bar Results

Firefox 75 Strips https:// and www From Address Bar Results

Like most of the modern browsers, Firefox shows suggestions when you type in the address bar. Those suggestions are based on your recent browsing history, include bookmarks, and may include search engine suggestions. The upcoming version 75 of Firefox strips the https:// and www portions from the suggestion URL.