Lock Down Firefox Settings And Block Downloads Using This Add-on

When using Firefox on a shared PC or on a PC that is a public kiosk, it can be a good idea to restrict downloads and locking down on changing settings. Public Fox is a useful add-on that does just that. It can prevent downloading files when using Firefox, restrict changing settings and managing add-ons if configured to do so. To get started, first download it from here. Once it is installed,...

Reopen Closed Tabs In Firefox Using This Add-on

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While opening a new tab in Firefox, the last one can get closed mistakenly as the X and + are both close. 🙂 Undo Close Tab extension can help by automatically opening the last closed tab. Download and install it from here. Once installed, it will show up as an icon next to the address bar.To use it, simply click on it. It will automatically open the last closed tab. Right clicking the add-on icon...

Limit Facebook From Tracking Browsing Habits Using This Firefox Add-On

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Firefox has a useful add-on that can improve privacy when using Facebook. This is the Facebook Container add-on. When it is installed, browsing habits and other social data outside of Facebook can’t be tracked. It does this by isolating user activities in a separate container. Download it from here. Once it is installed, it will first auto logout user from Facebook and delete it’s cookies....

Quickly Reverse Search Images When Using Firefox

  The two popular reverse image search engines : TinEye and Google Images are useful for finding the original image source or to determine if an image is edited. However, it can be time consuming to upload images or copy-paste image URLs everytime to these sites. So, Reverse Image Search for Firefox combines both of these services as a Firefox add-on by which any image can be reverse searched...

Automatically Browse Websites Securely Using This Firefox Add-On

It is always recommended to browse websites securely through the https: link instead of the plain http version if the website supports it. Smart HTTPS is a useful Firefox add-on that will automatically detect if a website supports secure HTTP (https protocol) and switch to loading over that secure protocol. Also, for websites that are reliable but don’t offer HTTPS , a whitelist can be maintained...

Quickly Convert Different Units Of Measurements Inline When Using Firefox

When browsing websites, many times different units of measurements as compared to current locale for timezones, currencies, distance, weight etc are displayed. Those can be quickly converted to local units as an inline menu using the Converter add-on in Firefox. All of this can be done without leaving the current webpage from which values need to be converted. Download and install it from here. Once...