how to set or change your homepage in mozilla firefox

Home page settings in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox has several options to configure the start or home page in the browser. The home page button allows you to easily go to a specific webpage or URL. This is probably a website that you visit very often and is also your start page. There are a couple of different ways to set the home page on the…

how to change users or profile in mozilla firefox

Profile Manager in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers out there today. The firefox browser has the ability to support multiple users or profiles. This functionality works more as a way to provide the ability to separate data and configuration rather than to provide any kind of security. A Profile in Firefox is a set of files that hold the personal…

how to delete private data from mozilla firefox when you close the browser

firefox custom privacy

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers in the world. As with any web browser there is a lot of data collected as you browse the web. These set of data contains many different types of information: the browsing history, the site cookies, the cache, and personal data among others. Many times you might want to delete…

how can you delete saved passwords from mozilla firefox

firefox - remove all passwords

Mozilla Firefox, as with most modern browsers give you the ability to save passwords for different websites and webpages. This makes web browsing easier, as it does allow you to easily log in to websites that you visit often. But sometimes you want to delete these saved passwords…of websites that you don’t use anymore or even to just remove the clutter….

seo: how to find the total page size of a webpage

chrome developer tools

As you start to optimize your webpage, the first and foremost thing you probably want to know is the current total page size. This is the starting point of almost all web page optimization. The total page size is an indicator of many things, especially the rendering time of the webpage. In most cases, you want to render the webpage…

how to enable or disable javascript in mozilla firefox

Mozilla Firefox: Javascript Disabled

JavaScript is an integral part of most modern day websites. It was not long ago that JavaScript (JS) was considered a major security concern. It still is, but the functionality that it provides to most websites far outweigh the security concerns. Also, the JS implementation has got more robust in all web browsers. JavaScript is a programming language that is…

firefox password manager: remember passwords in firefox also view, save and delete them

Firefox Password Manager

Most modern web browsers provide the ability to save and remember passwords for various web sites. Mozilla Firefox is no exception, it gives you the ability to save and sync your passwords across multiple devices. Firefox Password Manager is a feature in Mozilla Firefox which allows you to store and use usernames and passwords for multiple websites. In order to remember…

how to save or export bookmarks from mozilla firefox

Export bookmarks from firefox

Bookmarks are getting pretty outdated in modern day browsing as more and more cloud services take over the functionality of keeping track of the pages, page content and the URLs that you want to visit later. The cloud services and sync functionalities in the browser give you several good features such as keeping the bookmarks in sync and the ability…

how to delete cookies in mozilla firefox

Delete Cookies in Firefox

Cookies or Web Cookies have almost become an integral part of modern day web browsing. Cookies are small (usually and hopefully) pieces of data stored on your machine by websites as and when you visit them. It usually contains the kind of information that a website may find useful as you are browsing or when you return to the same website at a later…

how to change the user agent string in mozilla firefox

Firefox User Agent String

User Agent String is a string value associated with a web browser that specifies its browser type, version, Operating system (OS) version and other relevant information and you can change user agent string as needed on your browser. This information is send to the web server when the web browser makes a request for a page or content. This information…

how to change the default search engine in mozilla firefox

Mozilla Firefox Config Editor

Mozilla Firefox provides the ability to perform a web search using the search toolbar or the search field in the toolbar. The default search engine in Firefox is set to Google. In addition to the search text field, it is also possible to perform a web search directly from the URL or location bar. Sometimes you would want to perform…

how to clear web cache in mozilla firefox…including memory, disk and offline cache

Clear Web Cache in Firefox

Web caching is a mechanism used mostly in browsers where it temporarily stores images, scripts, content and other parts of the webpage locally during the process of web browsing. There are several advantages to web caching while web browsing: Faster page loads: Web pages contain several parts which might be the same across several pages of a website, such as…