Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular browser. There are thousands of browser extensions to customize your browsing experience. Recently i have installed and started using firefox. So I was wondering about what extensions should i use. I have searched on the internet. There are many add ons but i don’t need them all. Moreover excess extension may cause problems. As a ordinary user, i have listed some firefox browser extensions. If you are not that geeky , this list would come to you handy. Previously i have listed essential extensions for google chrome. If you are using google chrome you should have a look at that.
Must Have Firefox Browser Extensions:
How to see your add ons?
Click on the right side of the Top Menu button> You will see Add ons> Now on the left side see Extensions. I have listed them alphabetically.
AdBlock for YouTube™ removes all annoying Ads and Banners from YouTube. AdBlock for YouTube™ removes all annoying Ads from YouTube.
1. Allows you to remove annoying contents from your YouTube videos.
2. You can also remove annotations from videos and musics (see options page).
3. Loads videos and YouTube website faster.
4. Supports both Firefox Desktop and Mobile (Android).
This just removes all ads from the page. Saves time and data. Must have for everyone. It removes online advertising and block all known malware domains.
Capture the whole page or any portion, annotate it with rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text, blur sensitive info, one-click upload to share.
There are many add ons for private browsing. Recently Bangladesh has blocked all social site including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. With this add ons you can easily visit blocked websites. You can hide your real location from the sites you visit. Browsec is Firefox extension. It is an advanced analog of ZenMate, Stealthy, Hola and friGate. Also available for Google chrome.
If you are using eagle get downloader you have to use it. Otherwise not. And Eagle get is the best downloader that beats Internet Download Manager.
If you are suspicious about any extension, you can iuse it to scan all add ons. Protect Firefox with Extension Defender, scan your extensions for unwanted or malicious apps. Scan your extensions for known malware, adware, and spyware. Install Extension Defender and stay protected.
We live in a connected world. When you browse the web, your data leaves a digital footprint. This footprint, connected by tracking technologies (called trackers), helps companies build a profile about you and how you interact with their sites and their competitors, allowing them to optimize their communications and site experience to reach you – and others like you – at the right place, at the right time.
Even the makeuseoff.com have 10 trackers that blocked by Ghostery.
When it comes to security no more mercy. Many sites on the web offer some limited support for encryption over HTTPS, but make it difficult to use. For instance, they may default to unencrypted HTTP, or fill encrypted pages with links that go back to the unencrypted site. The HTTPS Everywhere extension fixes these problems by rewriting all requests to these sites to HTTPS.
If i have to say one extension, this would be lastpass. Thousands of passwords are stored and protected. LastPass is a password manager that simplifies everything you do online by remembering your passwords, logging into your sites with one click, creating strong passwords for every account, and so much more. With LastPass, you only remember one master password and LastPass takes care of the rest. It fills your logins for you and instantly syncs from your desktop to your laptop, your computer to your smartphone, your tablet to the Web, so you never struggle to remember another password. LastPass utilizes military-grade AES 256bit encryption implemented with salted hashing, along with PBKDF2 encryption keys to protect from brute-force attacks and other threats.
Lazarus securely saves forms as you type, allowing you to safely recover your lost work after server timeouts, network issues, browser crashes, power failures, and all the other things that can go wrong while you’re entering forms, editing content, writing webmail, etc.
Seoquake is a Firefox SEO extension aimed primarily at helping web masters who deal with search engine optimization (SEO), social media optimization (SMO) and internet promotion. Seoquake allows to investigate many important SEO parameters.
This is pretty much not required. Use right click on an image to quickly find out the source of an image, how it is used, or find higher resolution versions via Google Reverse Image search. To use this extension, right click on an image on the web and select “Search Google with this image.
Shows full image when you hover over a thumbnail. Works with many sites including Amazon, Baidu Images, Bing Images, Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Google Images, IMDb, LinkedIn, Netflix, Pinterest, Reddit, Taobao, Tumblr, Twitter, Yandex.ru, YouTube, Weibo, Wikipedia, WordPress, Yahoo Images, and many more.Thumbnail Zoom Plus is a Firefox plug-in which shows a full-size image popup when you hover over a thumbnail or image link.
Xmarks provides synchronization and backup services by securely storing your data in your Xmarks web account. You can access your bookmarks from any web browser or mobile phone by logging in at https://my.xmarks.com. Xmarks works seamlessly across browsers. Today we support Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari (MacOS only), Google Chrome.
YouTube High Definition is a powerful tool that will let you automatically play all YouTube videos in High Definition, turn off annotations, change video player size, auto stop videos, auto mute video sound, have high definition support for all other YouTube videos on external sites like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit and much more.
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