Plugins for Mozilla Firefox
There are a lot of good browsers that do an excellent job with their main function – finding information on websites on the Internet. But if you need advanced functionality, additional features, then you should pay attention to Firefox. An incredibly large number of different plugins have been developed for him today, for almost any user’s tasks. How useful and interesting the plugins for Firefox presented in the material will be, everyone will decide for themselves.
DownThemAll. The plugin allows you to download the entire entire web page with all its elements or individually each file. Downloads can be paused, restarted at any time. This is a real browser download accelerator. After pressing the “Start” button, all information on the downloaded file is displayed on the screen. The DownThemAll window displays the name and file size, download speed, percentage of downloaded data. OneClick allows you to quickly add multiple links to the queue in a row. In the plugin, you can configure filters to download certain files. It is possible to specify the number of download threads. This add-on was downloaded and installed on their browser by 2 176 188 users.
Context Search. A plugin for Firefox that allows you to search for a highlighted phrase in various popular search engines using the context menu. Context Search can save a lot of time. Now you do not need to type on the keyboard the search word, phrase or copy it into the search line. It is enough to select the desired section of text on any site and click the right mouse button. In the drop-down menu in “Search for” select the desired search engine: Google, Yandex or another.
QuickDrag. This is generally a cool plugin. It makes it possible to perform everyday actions in just a couple of seconds, without even touching the keyboard. These include: quick transition to a new page, instant saving of images from sites, search for a word or phrase.
After installing the QuickDrag plugin, it will become possible:
– Quickly save the image from the site. To do this, left-click on the picture and, holding it, drag a little to the left or to the right. After that, the “Save As” dialog box will open asking where to save the picture. And if you drag the picture while holding down the CTRL key, it will be opened in a new browser window.
– Quick search for a word or phrase. To do this, select the desired word in the text of the site and also drag it a little to the side while holding down the left mouse button. In a separate Firefox tab, a new window will open with the search word already typed in the Yandex or Google search bar (depending on which system was previously selected).
The user gets used to this innovation instantly. QuickDrag plugin makes Internet search much more comfortable and faster.
QuickFox Notes. Another plugin that saves time is the QuickFox Notes service for Firefox. While on the Internet, a situation often arises when you need to save any part of the text or link. This plugin allows you to create a text note without minimizing the browser window, and without creating a new text document each time. One click is enough to open the notes service directly in the browser and leave the necessary information in it.
After installing QuickFox Notes, you need to configure it a bit. By the way, all the extension menus are in Russian. So, in the Firefox browser you need to go to the “Tools”, “Add-ons” panel. In the window that opens, click on the “Extensions” item, and find QuickFox Notes there. Next, opposite the name of the plugin, click on “Settings”. The note service opens. Find the “Settings” item in it, select the “Icons in the browser status bar” tab in the drop-down menu and select the “Open in the Browser window” checkbox. A “B” will appear in the bottom line of the Firefox status. A single click on it with the mouse will open the quick notes service.