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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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How To Disable Private Browsing In Firefox

All browsers have a private browsing mode. You can find it on both desktop and mobile browsers. The private mode doesn’t mask your browsing activity from your ISP but it does ensure that, as far as your device is concerned, there’s no trace of it left there. For browsers that …

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How to set aside tabs on Firefox

Microsoft Edge has a neat feature called ‘set aside tabs’. It lets you close a group of tabs that you have open and recall them whenever you need to. The feature is unlike anything other modern browsers have to offer. At the most, you can open recently closed tabs, or …

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How To Create Multiple Profiles In Firefox

You can create multiple profiles in Firefox, much like you can in Chrome. The profile lets you run somewhat separate instances of the browser but it’s not quite like Chrome’s profiles that can run multiple instances of the browser. With Firefox, all profiles that you create still sync with the …

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How to disable ads on the New Tab page in Firefox

Firefox, the open-source browser that prioritizes user privacy above other things, has been delivering ads on the New Tab page. The ads aren’t crazy intrusive or anything. In fact, they’re just tame banner ads with no animation, sound, or pop-ups. That said, it’s the only popular browser that shows ads …

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How to disable auto-dismiss for notifications on Firefox

Browsers can integrate with the notifications system of an operating system. Websites can send users notifications via browsers and browsers in turn are able to show them on the desktop by making use of the operating system’s notification system. As such, browsers are normally restricted by the notification settings that …

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