My Installed Firefox Addons
Last updated: 16-Jun-2013
My favourite Firefox Addons.
- Adblock Plus:The best tool
- Adblock Plus Element Hiding Helper: If Adblock was not enough, welcome the definitive addon for it: Select HTML elements (including attributes) to hide!
Fast and easy way of tanking a look at your browser cache.
- Clearly: Clean any webpage or blog post to nicely read it with very simple a layout.
- ColorZilla 2:
Color-picker (for designers and web developers).
- DeAdfLy: Remove this webpage ads before going to the real redirection.
- EPUBReader: Use Firefox to easily read epub files and ebooks.
- Facebook Disconnect: Stop Facebook web tracking through like buttons and cookies.
(Firefox Environment Backup Extension): A fantastic tool to backup and
restore your themes, addons, preferences...
- FireCookie: A Cookie manager, in the form of a Firebug extension.
- FireDiff: Track DOM and CSS changes in webpages with this Firebug extension.
- FireFTP: A complete FTP client
inside your browser!
- FirePHP: Addon for FireBug that gives useful information when debugging PHP webpages.
- Flashblock: Block by default all Flash and Silverlight items, substituting by placeholders that when clicked load the original content.
- Ghostery: Block trackers, ads, beacons... Like an adblock but on steroids
- Greasemonkey: A must-have if you develop or at least use greasemonkey scripts. Allows a detailed scripting control of everything.
- iMacros: Record, edit and playback macros to automate most actions you perform in webpages.
- Live HTTP Headers: If you need to check, edit or replicate HTTP headers, this is your addon.
- Mr Tech's Toolkit: Adds tons of configuration options to Firefox (including Addon incompatibility override).
- MSDN Search Engine: To avod having to Google for namespaces and members.
- PageSpeed: Google's performance advisor (very similar to YSlow). Requires FireBug extension.
- Twitter Disconnect: Remove Twitter tracking via the tweet button.
- URLParams: Shows and allows you to alter GET/POST url parameters in a sidebar.
- User Agent Switcher: Quickly change your browser's User Agent string.
- Web Developer:
Another must-have tool for web developers. Tons of tools and advanced
- YSlow: Performance advisor for tunning up any website. Requires FireBug extension.
For a few links on how to tune-up your Firefox browser, check my
post on Tweaking Firefox.
To activate H.264 support on the browser (no codec done, decoding performed by the guest OS, right now Win7+), activate "
And if you, prefer FireBug to the default FFox inspector, you can disable it goig to "about:config" and setting to false the following two keys: