Showing posts with label Firefox tips. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Firefox tips. Show all posts

Friday, 10 January 2014

6 Highly Useful Mozilla Firefox Tips and tricks to improve your Browsing Experience

Do you prefer Firefox than other browser? Then this Browser is really cool and effective one to deal with!

Tips and tricks In Order improve your Browsing Experience:

1. Yank your Firefox Screen for Optimal Use

• To reduce Size of your Icons to Get More Screen Space Right-Click the empty space and Select Customize. You will immediately find “Use Small icons”. The preview change may happen by checking and un checking to find out the best one.

• You can easily increase the Text Size of your Web Page By using Ctrl & + and Ctrl & - you may increase or decrease text size. Ctrl & 9 Reset them to default size.

• Use F11 to fill the entire webpage and Press once again to previous mode.

1. Create Keywords for Important BookMarked Sites You can fast get to bookmarked pages at a faster mode by creating shortcut keys. For instance got to bookmark items, right-click specified bookmark and select “Properties”. Enter the shortcut key to browse faster.

2. Key Board Shortcut keys for Firefox 

• Keyboard Space bar to Scroll Faster

• Use Ctrl + Shift + B and Ctrl + Shift + H to open Bookmark and History page.

Ctrl + F to open Find box to locate words and phrases easily.

• Use Ctrl + Shift + Delete for clearing the Browsing History.

3. Move At a much Faster Rate with Firefox 

Ctrl + Tab to skip from one tab to another

Ctrl + (1 to 9) to move to specific Tabs in your browser.

Ctrl + T for New Tab • Ctrl + N for New Windows.

Shift + Ctrl + T to unknot Close tab. (Revive Closed Tab)

Ctrl W to close an Open Tab. (Close the Current Tab)

4. Utilize Firefox Address and Search Bars to Browse Faster

• Bring into play Ctrl + D to open Up Bookmark Window.

• Bring into play Ctrl + K for highlighting Search Bar.

• Bring into play Ctrl + L for highlighting Location Bar.

a. Complete a web address using Ctrl + Enter for (www and .com).

b. Complete a Web address using Shift + Enter for (www and .net).

c. Complete a Web address using Ctrl + Shift + Enter for (www and .org).

5. How to swiftly locate precise Tab on Firefox 

Ctrl + Shift + E for creating “Tab Groups”. This would display the tab as Thumbnails. It is your wish to select anyone of them.

 • Utilize % in URL to know what Tabs are open. It Provide the list of Tabs.

A brief Explanation of Trips and Tricks

This would have let you some knowledge on Firefox. People usually think Firefox as little tougher to use, but rather it is more when you know the shortcut keys available in them. If you keep on using this you might turn out to be expert in using Firefox. So these are the Tricks and tips to deal up with Firefox.

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Mozilla Firefox Tips And Tricks

Firefox Tips And Tricks
Mozilla Firefox is one of the best open source browsers. To use Mozilla Firefox more efficiently here are some useful tips.
1. Keyboard Short Cuts:

• Reload->F5
• Find ->Ctrl+F
• New tab -> Ctrl+T
• Increase text size->Ctrl+=
• Decrease text size->Ctrl+-
• Go to address bar->Ctrl+L OR Alt+d
• Go to search box->Ctrl+K
• Bookmark page->Ctrl+D
 • Go to home page->Alt-Home
• Close current tab->Ctrl-W
• page up->Shift Spacebar
• page down->Space bar
• find next->Alt-N
• when it is a .net domain->Shift+Enter
• when it is a .org domain->Ctrl+Shift+Enter

2. Mouse Short Cuts:

• To open in new tab->Middle click on link
• To close a tab->Middle click on a tab
• To Increase page size->Ctrl-scroll down
• To Decrease page size->Ctrl-scroll up
• To go to Previous page->Shift-scroll down
• To go to Next page->Shift-scroll up

Other Tips and Tricks:

1. To Speed up Mozilla Firefox:

Type about:config in the address bar and hit Enter button, it will show you message “This might void your warranty!” Click on the button: I’ll be careful, I promise! then in the filter field type network.http , and change the following settings (Double-click on them to change them)

change network.http.pipelining and network.http.proxy.pipelining to true

Set network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to a number like 8.

Now, right-click and select New -> Integer.

Name itnglayout.initialpaint.delay and set its value to zero.

This is the time the browser waits before it acts on information it receives.

2. Handling Multiple Tabs with Keyboard:

Mozilla Firefox provides feature that you can handle multiple tabs by keyboard. Here are some tips to use multiple tabs by using keyboard.

Ctrl+Tab ->Rotate forward among tabs)

Ctrl+Shft+Tab -> Rotate to the previous tab)

Ctrl+1-9->Jump to a specific tab

3. Changing the behaviour of close button:

Sometimes by mistake you click on close button . Here is a trick to remove or close tab button.In the address bar Type about:config and press Enter button, then in filter field search for browser.tabs.closeButton. When you find it double-click on the given result. This inturn will show you a prompt with default value 1. Change the value to different values for different behaviours.

Enter 0 ->displays close button on the active tab only.
Enter 1 -> displays close button to all tabs.
Enter 2 ->avoids displaying any close buttons.
Enter 3 ->displays single close button at the end of the tab bar.

4. Opening multiple websites when you start Firefox:

In menu bar, click on ‘Tools’ option. Then click on ‘Options’ button .
Open multiple websites in Firefox

Under main tab, Look for ’startup’. Then type the website address/URL in ‘Homepage’ box separated by | symbol.

For example, if you want to open Google and Yahoo at the same time, then type – | in Homepage box. Then Restart Firefox and you will see Firefox loading all 3 websites.