Category Archives: Firefox

Firefox Will Soon Warn About Recently Hacked Sites

Firefox Will Soon Warn About Recently Hacked Sites

Firefox users will soon receive a notification if the website they visit have been recently breached. This will be done with help of the Firefox Monitor online service that is integrated with the browser. It will deliver breach alert service notifications to Firefox desktop users.

Disable Extension Recommendations in Mozilla Firefox

Disable Extension Recommendations in Mozilla Firefox

Upcoming versions of the popular Mozilla Firefox browser will include a new feature. It is called "Contextual Feature Recommender" (CFR). If it will detect that an add-on can be used to enhance the browsing experience for a web site you have opened, it will show an extension recommendation.

Firefox will get the direct extension removal feature

Firefox will get the direct extension removal feature

Firefox 64 is the upcoming version of the popular browser. As of this writing, it is available to users on the Beta channel. Its recent builds feature a nice option in the extension context menu that will allow removing an extension directly from the browser.

Firefox 65 Supports Google’s WebP Format

Firefox 65 Supports Google’s WebP Format

WebP is a modern image format created by Google. It was made especially for the Web, providing a high compression ratio than JPEG without affecting image quality. Finally, the Mozilla Firefox browser has got support for this format.

Disable Quick Find in Firefox 63

Disable Quick Find in Firefox 63

In addition to the classic Find feature, which provides a search toolbar after you press the Ctrl + F hotkey, version 63 of the Firefox browser includes an extra Quick Find feature. If you find it annoying, here is how to disable it.

Disable New Bookmark Dialog in Firefox

Disable New Bookmark Dialog in Firefox

Starting in Firefox 63, which was released recently, the browser includes a new bookmark dialog that appears every time you add a bookmark. Here is how to disable or re-enable it.

Enable AV1 Support in Firefox

Enable AV1 Support in Firefox

Firefox 63 was released yesterday. The browser includes a newly added experimental support for the open source patent-free codec AV1, which is disabled by default. Here is how to enable it.

Remove Top Sites Search Shortcuts in Firefox

Remove Top Sites Search Shortcuts in Firefox

For users from the United States, Firefox 63 displays a couple of search shortcuts. As of this writing, the browser shows Google and Amazon searches. Here is how to remove them.

Disable Ctrl+Tab Thumbnail Previews in Firefox

Disable Ctrl+Tab Thumbnail Previews in Firefox

Starting in Firefox 63, pressing Ctrl + Tab opens a new dialog that reminds of the Alt + Tab dialog of Windows. It shows thumbnail previews of all open tabs. This feature is enabled for users with a clean or new profile. If you are not happy with this change, here is how to restore the classic way of switching between tabs with the Ctrl + Tab shortcut keys.

Disable Updates in Firefox 63 and above

Disable Updates in Firefox 63 and above

Starting in Firefox 63, it is not possible to disable updates of the browser. Developers have removed the appropriate option from the browser's settings. Here is a solution you can apply.