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How to disable the full screen warning in Firefox

Firefox has a full screen mode and most, if not all media players you find online have one too. It may seem like a harmless feature and it is for the most part but there are still exceptions. This is why when you enter full screen mode, you get a …

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How to hide Firefox add-ons in the overflow menu

Firefox add-ons can, and often, add an icon to the toolbar. In most cases, when an add-on adds an icon to the toolbar, it does it so when it has menu items that a user will need to access in order to use it. Add-ons that don’t need additional user-interaction …

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How to sideload an add-on in Firefox

Add-ons for Firefox are generally available in the Firefox Marketplace along with themes. These add-ons are safe and you can install them with a few clicks. It’s about as easy as it gets. Add-on developers generally do not have to face any problems when they submit an add-on so distribution …

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How to use Firefox Picture-in-picture mode

Firefox has a picture-in-picture mode, much like Chrome and Safari do. This feature was added in Firefox 67 (current stable version is 68) and works on websites that use an HTML5 media player. One popular website is of course YouTube. For some reason, the feature isn’t enabled for everyone by …

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How to sync Firefox with the Gnome web browser

Gnome’s browser (called Web) is an excellent little open-source browser that ships as the default browser of choice for Gnome Shell. It’s very quick and slimmed down compared to a lot of other modern web browsers available in the mainstream for Linux users (like Google Chrome, Firefox, Vivaldi, etc.). Web …

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How to change a Firefox preference value

Firefox is a modern web browser with an extensive list of features and quite a few customization options. End users can customize how the browser works via its Options window however, Firefox has other settings that users can change from its about:config page. This page lists settings that are otherwise …

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How to disable autoplay in Firefox

Websites change all the time as new technology allows them to do more and more. Early websites were basic compared to the ones we have now. Unfortunately, not all changes have been for the better. Videos are now common on a lot of websites and many of them autoplay with …

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How To Save Twitter Bookmarks In Firefox

A while back, Twitter added a pretty useful feature called ‘bookmarks‘. Unfortunately, this feature still hasn’t been rolled out to the desktop version of the website. This means that while users can save tweets as bookmarks from their phones, they can’t access them from the desktop. There’s a work around …

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How to disable up next video on Facebook [Firefox]

Auto-playing videos have become a thing. Websites like Facebook and YouTube will automatically play the next, suggested video for you in a bid to keep you engaged (and unproductive). With YouTube, you can turn off auto-play for the next video but there’s no way to disable the up next video …

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How to fix add-ons disabled in Firefox

A bug has affected add-ons in Firefox causing them to be disabled. The problem is being caused by security certificate expiring. This certificate is used to sign quite a few add-ons and since it has expired, the add-ons are being disabled. There are two fixes for the add-ons disabled in …

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