Posts Tagged ‘firefox history’

Firefox History Disable Button – Private Browsing Mode Lite

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Here’s an interesting add-on for privacy-conscious Firefox users …

Firefox’s private browsing mode is handy in cases where you do not want to leave a record of your browsing activities on a computer. Firefox does not record information like the visited pages, form and search bar entries or downloads during private browsing mode. Sometimes though you do not want to switch to private browsing mode, considering that it will close all existing tabs and start in a new browser window.


How to Go Back Multiple Pages in Firefox

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Here’s a handy trick for Firefox users …

It is sometimes the little things that can make a big difference. A friend of mine called me the other day about a problem she had with the Firefox web browser. Her problem was that she could not figure out how to go back multiple pages in Firefox. While she did know that it is possible to go back a single page with the back button placed conveniently on the address bar.


Improve Firefox’s History with From Where to Where

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

This sounds like it would be very helpful for web marketers … if they could figure out a way to tap into each visitor’s browser history (which they inevitably will.)

The Firefox history lists all web pages that have been visited by you in chronological order. What you do not see is how you got there, and how and if the history pages are interlinked.

The Firefox add-on From Where To Where collects those information and makes the available in the browser. This can be helpful in numerous occasions, for instance to re-open that helpful resource page that lead you to the current page, or a specific search page.


How To Clear The Recent Firefox History

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Here’s an interesting trick; I knew you could clear the entire history, but I didn’t know you could just clear recent history …

If you are working on a multi-user system you may sometimes want to hide information about visited websites from those other users. While it is possible to do that with the private browsing mode in Firefox, or by deleting all temporary files and the history, it often is more convenient to delete only the recent Firefox history.