A recent statistics shows Firefox is the second largest (27.76%) using browser in the world after the Internet explorer (42.1%). Firefox is an open sourced program that anyone can download from their official websites for free. Hope I don’t need to explain what Firefox is because I guess you are already browsing my site using Firefox browser. Let us know the top seven add-ons that a tech people and normal users should have on Firefox.
Firefox was designed and has been organized by Mozilla Corporation based on California, USA. First version got released on November 9, 2004 and stage by stage people paid attention to use it after seeing the flexibility and user friendly features.
Title says everything, Ad blocker add-on for Firefox which has been developed by Wladimir Palant, every website runs on based of advertisement money so they ruined visitors by showing lot ads and makes reading as a tough job. Adblock plus gives a smooth reading experience on all website. Wladimir’s goal is making an add-on to show a website how a reader want and obviously he succeed on his task. Over forty filter subscription avail to control the advertisement over 12 languages, also it helps to stop showing flash and java scripts if you need.
Greasemonkey has been developed by Anthony Lieuallen, Aaron Boodman and Johan Sundström. Probably all users installs Greasemonkey on their browser because it well popular add-on to execute small bit of Java scripts into a web page. Thousand of thousand java scripts can found on userscripts.org which can inject on Greasemonkey. Greasemonkey is most useful add-on to learners and technical workers to do experiments on JAVA language.
NoScript was released by Giorgio Maone and it won the World class award from PC world website on 2006. NoScript is an add-on to tighten your security on Firefox from unwanted scripts like surveys, re-directing pages, Scripts attacks, click jacking and more. Also you can choose an exception for particular site to run the scripts.
Inbuilt download manager cum accelerator on Firefox developed by Nils Maier, Federico Parodi and Stefano Verna. It accelerates the download speeds up to 4x times than normal Firefox standard download. It gives power to download all content like images, music files and more by just one click control. Actually DownThemAll is a user friendly add-on; no need to have any special skill to understand it.
It helps to browse without any lag, as title said FasterFox add-on has plenty of configurations to fast browsing. Improved search feature is awesome on it, does support a bunch of search engines at a time. Auto load next page is notable feature that saves time, Price comparison between various shopping sites makes even faster. And it works like download manager on video sites, you can download a video from YouTube kind of sites.
Helps to handle your password and form filling on Firefox. LastPass Password manager was created by LastPass. You may know that auto form filling can save your time on surfing. Just update your info once on LastPass and forgot it, it fills your information instead of manual. You can synchronize data from it when you have to use another computer. Does supports Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome, Safari, iPhone and Opera Mini browsers, and can access your data from any browser.
It was created by Xmarcs Inc. Xmarcs Inc has been acquired by LastPass. Xmarks sync is an add-on to backup and store your bookmarks on Firefox, not only bookmarks it works well on open tabs also. Just synchronize your browser data and access it from wherever you go. It works combined with LastPass in many cases.