Tag Archives: Firefox 57

Disable Download Animation in Firefox

Disable Download Animation in Firefox

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. There are a number of fancy animations enabled by default in the Proton UI. One of them is the download animation. If you have disabled animations earlier, you might want to get rid of the download animation too.

Enable the Dark Theme in Firefox 57

Enable the Dark Theme in Firefox 57

As you may already know, Firefox 57 comes with a new UI, known as "Photon". The default appearance of the browser includes a default theme with a dark blue title bar. There are few themes which come pre-installed with the browser, which you might want to try. For example, you might want to enable the dark theme, which looks really great in my opinion.

Disable Blue Title Bar in Firefox

Disable Blue Title Bar in Firefox

As you may already know, Firefox 57 comes with a new UI, known as "Photon". The default appearance of the browser includes a dark blue title bar which doesn't fit the overall look of windows in the OS. Today, we will see how to disable the blue title bar in Firefox to make it look native.

Must-Have Add-ons for Firefox 57

Must-Have Add-ons for Firefox 57

Mozilla Firefox is my browser of choice since most of the mainsteam browsers are Chromium-based, which I never liked for their non-customizable user interface. So I switched to Firefox a long time ago. While the Vivaldi browser looks very promising for advanced users, I have not switched to this browser yet. Starting with version 57, Firefox doesn't support XUL-based add-ons. Instead, the browser supports add-ons which use the modern WebExtensions API.  Today, I would like to share with you my list of add-ons for Firefox 57, which I consider must-have for every user. Hopefully, you will find them useful too.

Disable Highlights on New Tab Page in Firefox

Disable Highlights on New Tab Page in Firefox

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. The new tab page of Firefox 57 comes with a search bar, top sites, Highlights and snippets. Highlights is a special section of the new tab page which extends top sites you visit. It represents them in a fancy way. If you are unhappy to see them, you can quickly disable them.

Change Default Search Engine in Firefox

Change Default Search Engine in Firefox

Depending on your country and region, Firefox may come with a different search engine set by default. For example, if you are living in Russia, you could have Yandex as your default search engine in the Firefox browser. You might want to change to some other search provider. Here is how.

Enable Title Bar in Firefox

Enable Title Bar in Firefox

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. By default, Firefox comes without a title bar. This design solution is intended to save space at the top and give more room for opened web sites.  It is possible to enable the title bar if you are not happy with the default look of the browser. Here is how.

Enable Drag Space in Firefox 57

Enable Drag Space in Firefox 57

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. There is a special option you can enable to drag the app window quickly. It is called "Drag Space" and appears as a tiny line above the tab row.

Open Bookmarks Always in New Tab in Firefox 57

Open Bookmarks Always in New Tab in Firefox 57

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. One of new features of Firefox 57 is the ability to open bookmarks always in a new tab. Here is how you can enable it.

Disable Library Highlights in Firefox 57 Quantum

Disable Library Highlights in Firefox 57 Quantum

As you may know, Firefox 57 comes with a new user interface, known as "Photon". It is intended to provide a more modern, sleek feel that’s consistent across multiple platforms. It replaced the previous "Australis" UI and features new menus, a new customization pane and tabs without rounded corners. Like the New Tab page, the Library menu comes with "Highlights". If you are unhappy to see them, you can quickly disable them.