Tag Archives: about:config

Toggle Firefox 23 JavaScript Option

Toggle Firefox 23 JavaScript Option

Firefox 23 was released earlier this week, and one thing some people will notice missing is the option to enable and disable JavaScript within the Options > Content menu. (“Load images automatically” was also removed.) Even though it’s gone from the user interface, it’s still there on the Firefox Configuration […]

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Disable Firefox Missing Plugin Notification

Disable Firefox Missing Plugin Notification

Whenever you visit a media rich website (it’s hard to avoid them these days), you’ll likely be asked to install Adobe’s Flash player or Shockwave player, Microsoft’s Silverlight plugin, Apple’s Quick-time plugin, Oracle’s Java runtime environment, or any number of other web browser plugins.. The fact is that you likely […]

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Disable Firefox Tab Drag Preview

Disable Firefox Tab Drag Preview

Being able to rearrange your open tabs in Firefox is awesome! Having the tabs preview box cover the indicator arrow – which shows where your tab is moving to – isn’t awesome. In actuality, it defeats the purpose of the indicator arrow. When Firefox choose to adopt a minimalistic interface […]

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Disable Firefox Add-on Compatibility Checking

Disable Firefox Add-on Compatibility Checking

This article is updated for Firefox 28, but won’t work this way for Firefox 29. Read more for info. In an article I wrote last April concerning the Firefox 4 add-on compatibility checker, I explained how to quickly disable said tool in order to allow older add-ons to run. That […]

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Re-enable Firefox’s About:config Warning Message

Re-enable Firefox’s About:config Warning Message

If you’ve spent any time tweaking Firefox, you’ve probably used the configuration page by typing about:config into the address/location bar. There is a large list of preferences that can be modified. Uninformed changes can mess up add-ons and the browser itself, so it is advised to research changes before implementing […]

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Load YouTube Videos Quicker In Firefox

Load YouTube Videos Quicker In Firefox

A feature introduced in Firefox 2 called Session Restore can actually be slowing down the load times of Flash videos, like those found on YouTube and Daily Motion. The feature creates a “save point” every 10 seconds, so you can return back to where you were in case of a […]

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