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Firefox WordPress.com Sidebar Widget

Ruff has concocted a neat sidebar widget which allows you to post to your WP.com blog straight from the Firefox sidebar. Advertisements

Posted in FireFox, Wordpress.com

Opera 9: one plus, one minus

So far, this is what I really notice: Opera 9 is very ver fast – both launching and retrieving web pages. And, compared with Firefox, it consumes only half the system resources; with equal numbers of tabs open, Firefox packs

Posted in Browsers, FireFox, Opera

JSCalc – Firefox calculator bookmarklet

Gosh, this is a cool little popup calculator by The Man in Blue: JSCalc. Just remember to enable Javascript for themaninblue.com (if like me you have the NoScript extension) to allow it to do its work.

Posted in FireFox, Web Apps

Better Browsing with Shortcuts: CTRL+E for Google Search

I’m a big fan of shortcuts. Sometimes you discover one by accident. OK, I could read through the Mozilla Help file and try and memorize a whole batch of them … but does anybody do that? I stumbled across CTRL+E

Posted in Browsers, FireFox

1-in-10 Now Use Firefox

Gosh, we’ll soon be mainstream 😉 A UK-centric view of browser shares, told with freshness. ScottVR: Here’s what I did to make the firefox google toolbar work under firefox beta 1.4 or 1.5

Posted in FireFox

Backing Up a Firefox Profile

I’d always wondered whether that would work … just saving a copy of the whole caboodle. And it seems that indeed is the answer: Axlotl explains. Cool. Just remember, if you’re on Windows, that you can’t have Firefox running while

Posted in Browsers, FireFox

Firefox 1.5 buggy: insert image dialog box is cut off

Using the insert/edit image tag, Firefox pops up a dialogue box that looks like this: Pretty useless really …BTW, the same ‘cut off’ thing also happens with the insert/edit link – it’s unusable. Is this a Firefox bug – or

Posted in FireFox, Wordpress.com