How-To enhance Firefox with plugins

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Firefox 3.x


Using Add-ins to enhance your Firefox Browser

On Firefox menu, click on "Tools" -> "Add-ons".

On the "Add-ons" window, click on "Get Add-ons" icon, now you can search for your favorite plug-ins and install.

Some useful plugins


You've several browser tabs open and need an easy way to navigate ?

"AutoAuth" automatically submits HTTP authentication dialogs when you’ve chosen to have the browser save your login information. (If you’ve already told the browser what your username and password are, and you’ve told it to remember that username and password, why not just have it automatically submit it instead of asking you each time?)

Bookmarks Menu

View your bookmarks in a toolbar button menu


You've several browser tabs open and need an easy way to navigate ?

"Ctrl-Tab" allows you to just press "Ctrl-Tab"/ "Ctrl-Shift-Tab" to navigate through tabs. You can also click on "List all tabs" icon on right part of tabs to view all tabs and do dynamic search too.

There's an alternative "FoxTab"

3D in your browser! FoxTab brings innovative 3D functionality to your Firefox.

Fast Dial

Bookmarking plugin with thumbnails view accessible by pressing "Ctrl-T". When you are viewing your favorite page, right-click on the browser tab and "Add to Fast Dial"

Nepali Patro

This plugin by allows to show Nepali date on firefox status bar.

Organize Status Bar

A plugin to organize your status bar icon positions.

Status-bar Scientific Calculator

Calculator on the status bar.


Stylish allows you to enhance web interfaces by allowing you to change/override css styles used in web pages. Here I have separate page for using Stylish

Tab Kit

You have hard time scrolling through browser tabs cause you have so many browser tabs open that they don't fit in one line ? Then Tab Kit is for you.

Tab Kit allows you to have multiple rows of browser tabs and also group them when you open multiple tabs for same domain - double click on the tab and you can collapse/ expand tab group.

Tiny Menu

You find that top part of your browser (Menu bar, Navigation bar, Bookmarks bar, multiple browser tabs bars and other bars like Google toolbar, Yahoo toolbar) is taking up your valuable real estate ? If you can't live without those toolbars, why not remove AT LEAST the Menu bar ?

Tiny Menu replaces the standard menu bar with a tiny menu popup.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How can I modify settings for an installed Add-ons ?

On the Firefox menu, click on Tools -> Add-ons.

In the Add-ons window, Click on the "Extensions" icon, it lists installed Add-ons, click on the Add-ons - now you can click "Options" to modify settings.

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