Firefox is well known for having great add-ons. These Firefox extensions are beneficial that will help you to take full advantage of the Firefox web browser. Here are the ten of the essential must-have Firefox add-on that every user should know about. If you have trouble using any of these extensions make sure you’re running the latest version of Firefox. These extensions feature a mixture of well-known and lesser-known add-ons.
Stylish – If you’re looking to give the websites that you visit frequently a new look stylish maybe just for you. Stylish is an open-source extension that can apply user-created style sheets to a website for customization and personalize the appearance of the web page. This extension is easy to use too. Check out stylish on your favorite websites to give them a brand new look.
Ghostery is a privacy and security-related add-on that minimizes trackers on a website that can help to increase the speed and give you better privacy while browsing the internet.
Turn off the lights add-on is very useful when watching videos online to give your browser a home-theater look and it works great with several video sites including YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, and others. When you’re watching a video just click on the extension in the upper right-hand corner to automatically dim the lights. The atmospheric lighting helps your eyes to focus directly on the video with fewer distractions.
Disconnect is another privacy Firefox add-on that is similar to Ghostery. It allows you to block individual sites to track you which they claim can make web pages load 44% faster whether you choose Ghostery or Disconnect is the matter of personal preference.
Country Flags & IP Whois will display the country flag of the server location of a website while you’re on a site it will display the country just to the right of the bookmark icon. This is more for the geeks if you select the country flag it will take you to a new web page that shows the server IP address location and other information listed below. this add-on can give you an extra layer of awareness while you’re browsing the Internet.
Momentum is a productivity extension that gives you a new tab page a brand new look when you open a new tab they’ll show you the time, the weather in the upper right-hand corner and inspirational quote along with the bottom of the page and a daily photo when you open a new tab. If you’re looking for a change of scenery on a new tab page check out momentum.
TinEye Reverse Image Search can find out where an image came from where it’s being used or find versions that are higher resolution. When you’re on a site right-click on the image and select search image on TinEye from the drop-down menu. This will open a new tab for the image that will show you all the sites this photo appears along with the file type, resolution and size. TinEye doesn’t typically find similar images it finds exact matches including those that have been cropped edited or resized.
Ecosia is a search engine that takes 80 percent of their profits from the ad revenue to plant trees. The add-on for Firefox makes the Ecosia the default search engine in your browser.
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