FireFox Extension For…

200+ extremely useful firefox extensions that save time and effort.

Advertising :

  1. block ads on webpages : Adblock
  2. block ads on webpages : Adblock Plus
  3. automatically update adblocker filters : Adblock Filterset.G Updater
  4. block Flash ads/content : Flashblock
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Archive/History :

  1. create a log of browsing history : Slogger
  2. see sites visited today/yesterday/2 days ago/etc : History Menu
  3. see thumbnails of pages in session history : Reveal
  4. Back to Top of the Page
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Blogging :

  1. blog about the current page : Performancing for Firefox
  2. blog to Blogger service : BlogThis
  3. blog to LiveJournal/etc : Deepest Sender
  4. comment about the blog page : coComment
  5. know when blog content is under Creative Commons license : mozCC
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Bookmarking :

  1. add a bookmark-here link in the bookmarks tree : Add Bookmark Here
  2. bookmark at del.icio.us : Bookmark with Del.icio.us
  3. bookmark at furl.net : Furl Tools
  4. bypass/customize the add-bookmark dialog : OpenBook
  5. edit bookmarks easily : Flat Bookmark Editing
  6. search the bookmarks : Locate in Bookmark Folders
  7. store and sync bookmarks online : Chipmark
  8. store and sync bookmarks online : Foxmarks Bookmark Synchronizer
  9. sync del.icio.us and Firefox bookmarks : Foxylicious
  10. sync Firefox bookmarks on different computers : Bookmarks Synchronizer
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Chat :

  1. chat on the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) : ChatZilla
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Clips/Notes/Scrapbook :

  1. save a webpage : ScrapBook
  2. save clips from web pages : Clipmarks
  3. write a note about a webpage : QuickNote
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Customizing/Editing Website Display :

  1. add/remove/change some features for sites : Aardvark
  2. add/remove/change some features for sites : GreaseMonkey
  3. customize a page and save as GreaseMonkey script : platypus
  4. manage user styles for sites : Stylish
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Discover :

  1. discover new sites being recommended by others : StumbleUpon
  2. see useful sites for pages geographically marked with ICBM/geo.position tags : GeoURL
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Downloading/Files/FTP :

  1. automatically save downloads to different directories : Download Sort
  2. download all the links on a page (filter by type) : DownThemAll!
  3. download/upload files using ftp : FireFTP
  4. manage file downloads : FlashGot
  5. open the download manager in another tab : Download Manager Tweak
  6. see download speed in a statusbar : Download Statusbar
  7. stop opening blank windows for downloads : Disable Targets For Downloads
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Email/Gmail/Webmail :

  1. be notified when new mail arrives at Gmail account : Gmail Notifier
  2. email the entire webpage : Amazing webpage emailer
  3. insert custom signature into emails : Signature
  4. insert smiley icons in messages : Smiley Xtra
  5. manage multiple Gmail accounts : Gmail Manager
  6. treat plain text email address as link : text/plain
  7. use different Gmail accounts in different tabs : CookiePie
  8. use disposable email addresses : Create disposable email addresses
  9. use Gmail for space : Gmail Space
  10. use Yahoo Mail with AJAX support : AJAX Yahoo! Mail
  11. use webmail when mailto: link is clicked : WebMailCompose
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Financial/Stocks :

  1. see prices in different currencies : ViewMyCurrency
  2. see stock prices in a ticker : StockTicker
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Google :

  1. add more links to Google search; remove ads : CustomizeGoogle
  2. display my Adsense earnings : Adsense Notifier
  3. enhance Google search results with more links : CustomizeGoogle
  4. search Google and use other Google services : Google Toolbar for Firefox
  5. view an unavailable page via Google archive : Cacheout!
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Internet Explorer/Other Browsers :

  1. view an Internet-Explorer-only webpage in Firefox : IE Tab
  2. view the same page in Firefox when it is open in Internet Explorer : FirefoxView
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Images/Graphics/Maps/Video :

  1. click on Google images thumbnail to get full image : Google Images Re-Linker
  2. map an address; get directions : Map+
  3. save background/un-save-able images on various sites : Backgroundimage Saver
  4. save all the images/media on a page : Magpie
  5. show ALT attribute in a popup bubble : Popup ALT Attribute
  6. zoom in/out on an image : Image Zoom
  7. save video of a URL in clipboard : Clipboard-Save-As
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Links :

  1. copy the anchor text of a link : Copy Link Name
  2. copy the anchor text of a link : Copy Link Text(CoLT)
  3. drag a link or picture and open it in a new tab : SuperDrag&Go
  4. double click on plain text url to open it : Text Link
  5. download/open all/selected links on a page : Linky
  6. number the links and use the keyboard to navigate : numberedlinks
  7. see small icons to show different link types (secured, pdf etc) : TargetAlert
  8. select and open multiple links in one action : openselectedlinks
  9. treat a plain text url as a link : Fetch Text URL
  10. treat a plain text url as a link : Linkification
  11. wrap long links that require side scroll : MR Tech Link Wrapper
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Managing Extensions :

  1. backup instaled extensions : Firefox Extension Backup Extension
  2. edit extensions options from Tools menu : Options Menu
  3. install and manage extensions locally : MR Tech Local Install
  4. list installed extensions and themes : InfoLister
  5. list installed extensions and themes : ListZilla
  6. restart Firefox with one click : Restart Firefox
  7. see updates available for extensions : Update Notifier
  8. sort the extensions list : Slim Extension List
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Mouse :

  1. use mouse gestures (auto/history/tab scrollers etc) : All-in-One Gestures
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Music :

  1. control iTunes using Firefox : FoxyTunes
  2. launch windows media player for embedded video : MediaPlayerConnectivity
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PDF :

  1. open PDF files in a new tab : PDF Download
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Passwords :

  1. bypass mandatory registration of username and password for sites : BugMeNot
  2. create new different passwords for different sites : PasswordMaker
  3. remember my username and passwords on sites : Always Remember Password
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Performance/Speed/Tuning :

  1. edit userChrome.css/userContent.css/user.js : chromEdit
  2. edit/delete/move the menu items : Menu Editor
  3. minimize Firefox to system tray : MinimizeToTray
  4. see page loading progress bar : Fission
  5. see page loading statistics in a statusbar : Extended Statusbar
  6. make the stop and reload button act as one button : Stop-or-Reload Button
  7. speed up Firefox : Fasterfox
  8. use colorful menu icons : CuteMenus – Crystal SVG
  9. use colorful menu icons : CuteMenus2
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Print :

  1. remove unwanted text/image block before printing a page : Nuke Anything Enhanced
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Privacy :

  1. add/edit cookies : Add N Edit Cookies
  2. block phishing sites : NetcraftToolbar
  3. clear everything after the browsing session : X (Paranoia) Mod 0.6.5
  4. clear the cache with one click on the toolbar : Clear Cache Button
  5. see where form information is being submitted : FormFox
  6. surf the web without leaving a trace in my computer : Stealther
  7. use multiple proxy sites to surf the web : SwitchProxy Tool
  8. use multiple proxy sites to surf the web : xyzproxy
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Productivity :

  1. add a powerful multi-functional preference bar : PrefBar
  2. add bookmarks to history to make auto-complete URL : AutoMarks
  3. add more search engines to Firefox search box : Mycroft
  4. automatically reload a page every few seconds : Reload Every
  5. automatically show/close the sidebar with mouse motion : Optimoz Tweaks
  6. create a tiny url : TinyUrl Creator
  7. disable the install default countdown delay : MR Tech Disable XPI Install Delay
  8. drag a link to a text area : DragToScroll
  9. enhance search engine results with more information : BetterSearch
  10. navigate up one folder level on a site : Uppity
  11. open links/mailto with external applications : Launchy
  12. remove content from pages permanently : Remove It Permanently
  13. restore all open pages after a crash : Crash Recovery
  14. restore the browser exactly as closed last time : SessionSaver
  15. see all open tabs together on screen : Firefox Showcase
  16. see date and day in the status bar : Statusbar Clock
  17. see more search result/image entries on pages : repagination
  18. smoothly scroll up/down the page : SmoothWheel
  19. switch between multiple sidebard : All-In-One Sidebar
  20. track time spent browsing / on a project : TimeTracker
  21. use a calendar : Mozilla Calendar
  22. use a sidebar to control multiple functions : All-in-One Sidebar
  23. use keyboard to go to next page/previous page : NextPlease!
  24. use the keyboard for more functions : mozless
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RSS/Feeds/Livemarks :

  1. Add RSS feeds to web-based/desktop readers or reader extensions : LiveLines
  2. read RSS feeds : Sage
  3. read RSS feeds : Wizz RSS News Reader
  4. reload all LiveMarks : Reliby
  5. scroll LiveMarks feeds in a tickler : RSS Ticker
  6. see newsfeeds/blogs raw xml with styles : Feedview
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Search :

  1. add search engines to context menu : ConQuery
  2. automatically resize the search box for longer terms : Searchbar Autosizer
  3. change the order of search engines : Search Engine Ordering
  4. choose from a list of search engines : Groowe Search Toolbar
  5. choose from a list of search engines : Hyperwords
  6. delete a search plugin : SearchPluginHacks
  7. preview thumbnails of search results in Google/Yahoo/etc : Cooliris Previews
  8. preview thumbnails of search results in Google/Yahoo/etc : GooglePreview
  9. search 1-25 custom chosen sites : Roll your Own Search for Firefox
  10. search via contextmenu thru customized bookmark keywords : SmartSearch
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Search Engine Optimization :

  1. see Alexa information, search engine backlinks for a page : SearchStatus
  2. see Google Pagerank in statusbar : Google Pagerank Status
  3. see information about the site : About This Site
  4. see search engine link counts and ranks for the page : SEO Links
  5. see search engine backlinks, analyze links, keyword density etc : SEOpen
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Security :

  1. allow javascript/java/plugins/etc only on trusted sites : NoScript
  2. control more javascript options : JavaScript Options
  3. see cookie information on page dialog : View Cookies
  4. manage cookies : CookieCuller
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Tabs :

  1. add a close button on each tab : Tab X
  2. change colors for different tabs : Colorful Tabs
  3. duplicate a tab : Duplicate Tab
  4. manage tabs (add/move/etc) : Tabbrowser Preferences
  5. manage tabs (multiple links/duplicate/close same domain/etc ) : Tab Mix Plus
  6. marks some tabs as permanent : PermaTabs
  7. move to next/previous tab via keyboard : SwiftTabs
  8. toggle the tab bar via chosen key : HideTabBar
  9. use multiple tab rows : superT
  10. undo/reopen the tab I just closed : Undoclosetab
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Text (Copy/Cut/Paste/Spell/Translate) :

  1. automatically copy the selected text to clipboard : AutoCopy
  2. copy plain text (without formatting/html) : Copy Plain Text
  3. fill web forms with name/address/email etc : Autofill
  4. fill web forms with name/address/email etc : InFormEnter
  5. find the meaning of selected word in a dictionary : DictionarySearch
  6. find the meaning of selected word in a dictionary : Dictionary Tooltip
  7. find the meaning of selected word from Google definitions : Inline Google Definitions
  8. find the selected word with search plugins : Context Search
  9. highlight a paragraph and navigate with keys : Paragrasp
  10. highlight every instance of a word/phrase on the page : Context Highlight
  11. increase/decrease/back-to-normal text size of the page : Text size toolbar
  12. paste a url and load the page in one step : Paste and Go
  13. resize text areas in forums : Resizeable Textarea
  14. see all tabs in one window : Viamatic foXpose
  15. spell check text in form fields : SpellBound
  16. translate selected text using google translation service : gTranslate
  17. write in WYSIWYG mode in a text area : Xinha Here!
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Weather :

  1. see weather information : ForecastFox
  2. see weather information (+ radar images) : Forecastfox Enhanced
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Web Development :

  1. change user agent for certain sites : User Agent Switcher
  2. find the color code of a given pixel : ColorZilla
  3. capture screenshots : ScreenGrab!
  4. capture screenshots : Pearl Crescent Page Saver
  5. check the validity of links on a page : LinkChecker
  6. copy and format selected text/title/url : Copy URL+
  7. debug ajax/css/html/javascript : FireBug
  8. debug javascript : JavaScript Debugger
  9. download an entire website : SpiderZilla
  10. edit CSS stylesheet : EditCSS
  11. find whois information of the site : domainFinder
  12. inspect the DOM of HTML, XUL, and XML pages : DOM Inspector
  13. inspect the selected element with DOM Inspector : InspectThis
  14. measure pixel width with a ruler : MeasureIt
  15. modify http/https headers and post parameters : Tamper Data
  16. preview the Adsense ads that might be shown on a page : Adsense Preview
  17. run automated tests on a site : TestGen4Web
  18. see anchors on the page : Show Anchors
  19. see color contrast page information : Colour Contrast Analyser
  20. see cookie information for a page : View Cookies
  21. see current page’s heading structure in a sidebar : Document Map
  22. see errors categorizxed by type : Console2
  23. see GET and POST parmeters of the page : UrlParams
  24. see how a page will look on mobile screen : Small Screen Rendering XPI
  25. see http headers of a page : Header Monitor
  26. see IP address of the site : ShowIP
  27. see web development references in a sidebar : DevBoi
  28. see Xpath information : XPather
  29. simulate WAP browsing by viewing WML : wmlbrowser
  30. test nightly versions of Firefox : Nightly Tester Tools
  31. validate html : HTML Validator
  32. view css styles; view html in another app; validate css/htmlWeb Developer
  33. view page html source constructs directly on the page : X-Ray
  34. view rendered source : View Source Chart
  35. view source with an externall app : ViewSourceWith
  36. write lorem ipsum content for test page : LoremIpsum Content Generator

Courtesy: http://www.econsultant.com/i-want-firefox-extension/

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About Vikram
Vikram is an entrepreneur and sporadic blogger. He has a rich working experience in the IT consultancy sector and has now launched his own venture - Content Pad. He is currently the Senior Staff Writer (Technical) at Content Pad. Check out random facts about him @ https://vikramrathore.wordpress.com/about/

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