Fakespot — your friend in the fight against unreliable reviews
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
3w ago
There may be differing opinions about the health benefits of vitamin supplements, but there’s no debate among medical experts that eating sawdust is bad for you. Yet sawdust is exactly what Saoud Khalifah found in vitamin supplements he ordered online from a globally popular shopping site. How could this have happened, he wondered? Khalifah started digging and discovered an overwhelming number of unreliable product reviews on many of the world’s biggest eCommerce sites.  That revelation back in 2016 inspired Khalifah to assemble a team and develop Fakespot — an extension that utilizes gen ..read more
Visit website
Roblox browser extensions for better gaming
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
1y ago
Every day, more than 50 million people play among millions of user-created games on Roblox. With a massive global audience and an ocean of games, there are vastly different ways users like to interact with Roblox. This is where the customization power of browser extensions can shine. If you’re a Roblox player or creator, you might be intrigued to explore some of these innovative extensions built just for Roblox users on Firefox.  BTRoblox Packed with features, BTRoblox can do everything from altering Roblox’s looks to providing potent new functionality.  Our favorite BTRoblox featur ..read more
Visit website
How Firefox’s Total Cookie Protection and container extensions work together
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
When we recently announced the full public roll-out of Firefox Total Cookie Protection — a new default browser feature that automatically confines cookies to the websites that created them, thus eliminating the most common method that sites use to track you around the web — it raised a question: Do container extensions like Mozilla’s Facebook Container and Multi-Account Containers still serve a purpose, since they similarly perform anti-tracking functions by suppressing cookie trails? In short, yes. Container extensions offer additional benefits even beyond the sweeping new privacy enhancement ..read more
Visit website
Firefox extensions for creatives
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
From designers to writers, multi-media producers and more—if you perform creative work on a computer there’s a good chance you can find a browser extension to improve your process. Here’s a mix of practical Firefox extensions for a wide spectrum of creative uses…  Extensions for visual artists, animators & designers Extended Color Management Built in partnership between Mozilla and Industrial Light & Magic, this niche extension performs an invaluable function for animation teams working remotely. Extended Color Management calibrates colors on Firefox so animators working from diff ..read more
Visit website
Level up your Steam experience with a browser extension
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
With more than 120 million users worldwide and 50,000+ games in its ecosystem, Steam is an extraordinarily eclectic gaming distribution platform. Given its broad reach, it makes sense that different users have different ways they’d like to adjust and optimize their personal Steam experience. That’s where browser extensions come in…  Augmented Steam Packed with features that do everything from finding game deals to organizing content, Augmented Steam has a little something for every kind of Steam player.  The extension doesn’t feel overwhelming despite all of its granular controls. T ..read more
Visit website
Boost your writing skills with a browser extension
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
Whatever kind of writing you do—technical documentation, corporate communications, Harry Potter-vampire crossover fan fiction—it likely happens online. Here are some great browser extensions that will benefit anyone who writes on the web. Get grammar help, productivity tools, and other strong writing aids…  LanguageTool It’s like having your own copy editor with you wherever you write on the web. Language Tool – Grammar and Spell Checker will make you a better writer in 25+ languages.  More than just a spell checker, LanguageTool also… Recognizes common misuses of similar sounding ..read more
Visit website
Firefox’s most popular and innovative browser extensions of 2021
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
About one-third of Firefox users have installed an add-on—be it an extension to equip Firefox with a custom feature or a visual theme to personalize their browsing experience.  What kind of extensions did we use most in 2021? And what are some of the new, innovative extensions to emerge this year? Let’s find out! Two ad blockers vie for most popular in 2021 Note we’re using ‘average daily users’ (ADU) across the span of 2021 as the metric to determine “most popular.” We feel ADU offers the most accurate reflection of popularity because it captures a year-long aggregate of active usage. 20 ..read more
Visit website
The magic of mouse gestures
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
Mouse gestures are mouse movement and key combinations that give you the power to customize the way you maneuver around web pages. If your online work requires a fair amount of distinct, repetitive activity—things like rapid page scrolling, opening links in background tabs, closing batches of open tabs, etc.—the right mouse gesture can make a major impact on your task efficiency. Here are a few browser extensions that provide excellent mouse gesture features… Gesturefy With 80+ predefined mouse gestures at your disposal, Gesturefy packs serious customization potential. Yet mouse gesture b ..read more
Visit website
How to choose the right password manager browser extension
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
All good password managers should, of course, effectively secure passwords; and they all basically do the same thing—you create a single, easy-to-remember master password to access your labyrinth of complex logins. Password managers not only spare you the hassle of remembering a maze of logins; they can also offer suggestions to help make your passwords even stronger. Fortunately there’s no shortage of capable password protectors out there. But with so many options, how to choose the one that’ll work best for you?   Here are some of our favorite password managers. They all offer exce ..read more
Visit website
Read EPUB e-books right in your browser
Firefox Add-ons Blog
by Scott DeVaney
2y ago
For many online readers you simply can’t beat the convenience and clarity of reading e-books in EPUB form (i.e. “electronic publication”). EPUB literature adjusts nicely to any screen size or device, but if you want to read EPUBs in your browser, you’ll need an extension to open their distinct files. Here are a few extensions to help turn your browser into an awesome digital bookshelf.  EPUBReader Extremely popular and easy to use, EPUBReader can take care of all your e-reading needs in one extension.  Whenever you encounter a website that offers EPUB, the extension automatically lo ..read more
Visit website

Follow Firefox Add-ons Blog on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR