Over a year ago, I informed you of the Firefox Add-ons I use and told you why you should download each one. In this guide, I’ll show you the current add-ons I use and why I recommend them. If you have an add-on to suggest, please leave it in the comments below along with the reason you suggested it for.
Archive for the ‘Mozilla Firefox Guides’ Category
If you would like to create a custom dashboard, like the one shown below, this guide will show you how.
Let me begin by saying: adverts can be very useful and help you find what you are looking for; some ads are unobtrusive and inoffensive. However, I personally don’t like seeing ads and I always encourage people to block them. Yes, I have ads on my site now, but that doesn’t mean I want frequent Windows Guides readers seeing them. In this guide, you’ll learn how to block ads in IE8*, Firefox, Opera, and Chrome.
*IE has no supported extension, and your results will vary.
Recently, I’ve given a few presentations about www.mintywhite.com and I wanted a way to do a ‘powerpoint-style’ presentation where I could also interact with web pages. I decided to be less conventional and use Firefox to achieve this and FoxTab gave the presentation the finishing touch. Learn how to get and use Foxtab in this guide.
FoxTab Enhances Your ‘Tabbing’ Experience
Foxtab is simple to use, simply download it here and you can do the following (click to enlarge):
Aero Style Tab Switching
There are other modes and customizations that you can try, so give FoxTab a go here.
There are quite a few registry hacks on this website that help you get the most out of your computer. Sometimes the keys are buried deep in the registry, so in this guide, you’ll learn how to put a ‘Jump to registry’ item on the context menu in IE or Firefox. The IE version is inspired by WinhelpOnline. Thanks Ramesh.
- Extract the archive to C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins
- Restart Firefox
- Select Windows Guides from the search box
- Search away!
What do you think? Are you likely to use this? What else would you like to see?
In this guest post, Alen Hunjet explores how to surf the internet without leaving a trace. Learn more about Alen at the conclusion of this post.
If you want to surf the web without leaving a trace on your system you can use the Firefox add-on: Stealther.
The Add-on manager in Firefox now has a “Get Add-ons” option, which displays five recommended add-ons for you to download. In this guide you’ll learn how to increase that number; thus, improving your chances of finding really helpful add-ons.
Don’t have Firefox 3? Get it here.
Do you save your passwords in Firefox so you don’t have to type them in every time? What if your computer fails, or you decide to switch computer or operating system? In this guide you will learn how to export your passwords for safe keeping and later use.