Tag Archives: Firefox Add-ons and Extensions

Chrome & Firefox Tabs response slow ? Try these extensions

Firefox background Tab suspendor

When you have too many tabs open in Firefox and Chrome, its possible that overall browser experience doesn’t remain smooth for long, there are a couple of reasons for that of which one is Background tasks. They are also called as Background Tabs, i.e., which consumer CPU and Memory in the background. In this post, we will share how to ...

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Shutdown computer when Download completes on Firefox and Chrome

Auto Shutdown after download complete

Most of the download managers come along with an option to shut down your computer when the download is over. Many users who use Firefox and Chrome for downloading files do miss this option. In this post, we will share an extension for Chrome and Firefox which will automatically shutdown computer when the download completes. Shutdown computer when Download completes ...

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Close duplicate tabs in Firefox and Chrome

It’s common to open the same URL in the browser again and again. Having so many tabs, it makes it confusing, and many don’t realize that they have opened the same page again. So in this post, I am sharing extensions/add-ons for both Firefox and Google to help you close duplicate tabs, and also sort the tabs by URL. Close ...

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How to hide Firefox Tabs using a keyboard shortcut

Hide Tabs Firefox

When you have multiple tabs open in Firefox, the info about the content is always visible in the Tab bar. The area which helps you identify the webpage. While it is necessary, it is also open to preying eyes who can see what you are up to. Many a time you also don’t want anybody to see what you are ...

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Bring back old style image viewing in Firefox (White Background)

Transparent Image in Firefox

In the latest version of Firefox, when you open an image, it is displayed with a dark background and centered which for many has turned into an awfully bad feature.  Though having a center aligned image is a great but dark background option is just not right for many reasons. Few Reasons why you want to remove it ? Dimensions ...

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Hate the Facebook ticker? Hide it now [Browser Extensions]

Disable Hide Facebook news ticker Browser Extension

You must have seen the recently added ticker on the right side of your Facebook homepage which keeps showing you the updates and other activities from your friend in real time. In other words this ticker is like a real time feeds of the updates and activities from your friends. Now, by nature we generally oppose changes, as long as ...

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Create ePub Files from Feeds and Web Pages

Grabbing Feeds for Ebook

GrabMyBook is an excellent Firefox extension which converts any webpage or feed into ePub which you can later import into your eReader to continue with it at leisure.You can combine articles from different websites, add your own pages and edit the HTML if required.

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Firefox Add-ons for Searching Browsing History

History Search Form

Many a times it is necessary to look back at the history of where you have browsed either to retrieve forgotten website URL or for the accidentally closed tabs. What is even more important for many is to find out the sequence of websites that were visited. Below is the list of Extensions and Add-ons which will help you quickly access, search browsing history using complex queries or delete them when not required.

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