How To Use One-Click Search Engines In Firefox

surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); Firefox comes with a list of different search engines which can be used directly from the search bar by switching between them through a single click. So, each of these engines can be used for different types of searches online. To check product prices, Amazon search can be selected, for general information, Wikipedia search can be used...

Protect Online Privacy And Quickly Clear Browsing History In Mozilla Firefox

The new version of Firefox comes with an additional privacy feature – the Forget button. This by default is not enabled but it can be activated to use. First of all, make sure that Firefox is updated to the latest version (Help > About Firefox).Now, to enable and use Forget button, first click on Menu icon.Next, click on Customize.Drag and drop the Forget button icon to any place from...

How To Disable Default PDF Viewer In Firefox

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Firefox uses the in-built PDF reader by default to open PDF files. It can be disabled so that any other application like Adobe Reader can automatically open such files.. Here is how : Access Firefox options by Tools > Options.From the “Applications” tab, scroll down to “Portable Document Format” and choose other listed applications if installed that can view these files...

How To Transfer Bookmarks And Other Settings From Internet Explorer To Firefox

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Firefox makes it easy to import bookmarks, browsing history, cookies and internet options from other browsers like Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. To do this, first access the Bookmark manager in Firefox by going to Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks.Now, from the “Import and Backup” menu, select “Import data from another browser”.Choose the browser type and hit Next.The...

Quickly Find Location Of Websites And DNS Details When Using Firefox

WorldIP is a useful network add-on for Firefox.  What it does is provide a whole lot of useful network information related to websites. This includes the IP address of the server which hosts the website/domain, the datacenter, provider and autonomous system (AS) details, DNS records information, country where the domain/website is located. Besides that, it even provides information about own...

How To Test Firefox Internet Security Settings

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Firefox by default comes with anti-phishing and anti-malware filters enabled. What this means is that it will check the visited Internet sites against a database of “bad sites” and automatically block those websites that are deemed as unsafe either due to malware or phishing activity. To verify if these settings are active in Firefox : Go to Tools > Options.From the Security tab, make...