Tag Firefox

HTTPS Everywhere

Found a great Firefox Add-on from the Electronic Frontier Foundation called HTTPS Everywhere. This add-on forces Firefox to use a secure and encrypted connection to websites that support HTTPS.  It’s simple and once set you’re good to go.

Siphon

Came across a great Firefox add-on today: Siphon.  It syncs your Firefox add-ons across multiple PCs.  Install and create an account: that’s it. Unfortunately it doesn’t sync settings but it’s still in beta and we can always hope for more…

Textarea Cache Firefox Add-On

This is a Firefox add-on so simple and yet oh so handy.  Textarea Cache runs in the bottom right corner of Firefox and keeps a copy of text you’ve typed.  It’s a life saver for blogging since you have a…

SearchLoad Options Add-On

An amazingly simple and effective Firefox 2 plug in that does two things really well; clears your search box after a specified time, and opens your search in a new tab.  Brilliant! SearchLoad Options

Firefox extensions FEBE and CLEO

Two great extensions: FEBE backs up your current extensions as XPI files so they can be installed anywhere, as well as bookmarks and cookies.  CLEO packages this backup as one self extracting file.  Very slick. Chuck Baker’s FEBE and CLEO

Google Browser Sync for Firefox

A new util from Google for syncing your various copies of Firefox; bookmarks, cookies, passwords, broswer history.  I was hoping for extension syncing but not this release. Google Browser Sync for Firefox