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Firefox 3.5 recèle plusieurs astuces qui permettent de personnaliser et d’améliorer ce navigateur. Voici donc 9 astuces et quelques modules que je vous suggère. Certaines de ces astuces nécessitent absolument Firefox 3.5. 1- Raccourcis de signets Firefox permet la création de raccourcis de signets. Par exemple, si vous visitez souvent Netvibes, vous pouvez créer un raccourci qui ouvrira rapidement le site que vous désirez atteindre.
Windows only: Portable backup utility FavBackup archives your settings, bookmarks, passwords, and more from any of the major browsers. Using the utility is simple—just launch the no-install-required executable and go run through the wizard to backup or restore your browser profiles. The software handles backing up Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and even Opera—there are still a few restore glitches with IE and Opera, but it's a useful utility worth a look for anybody looking to transfer settings from one machine to another. FavBackup is a free download for Windows only. For more, check out the five best Windows backup tools , the five best file syncing tools , or read about our first look at Windows 7's backup and restore center .
Last year, Firefox 3 added the option to associate protocols with web applications . A common way to link to mail addresses is using the mailto: protocol, so you'll often find links like email@example.com . When Firefox 3 was released, Yahoo Mail was the only webmail service that could be selected directly and the instructions for adding Gmail were complicated . Gmail has been added to the list of mail applications and it's easy to set it as the default email client in Firefox and open all the mailto: links in Gmail, without installing extensions:
Elliott Kosmicki is the founder of GoodPlum.com , a productivity and personal development blog for home business owners. You can also follow Elliott on Twitter . We won't mention Internet Explorer here. Nor Opera or even Google's Chrome browser (disclaimer: I may write this post for Chrome in a few months once they have extensions available ). Today, we're going to take a look at Firefox - the browser we all are should be using.
Vous le savez, la barre d'adresses de Firefox 3 fait office de moteur de recherche. Tapez simplement une recherche dans cet espace puis Entrée et vous obtenez les résultats de cette requête dans Google. Seulement, parce qu'on n'est pas forcément fan de Google ou que l'installation d'une application peut changer la donne, voici un moyen de modifier le moteur de recherche par défaut de la barre d'adresses de Firefox 3.
by Adam Pash Learning to use Firefox keyboard shortcuts to reduce your trips to the mouse can lead to a much more fulfilling web browsing experience, especially at those times that your mouse just isn't doing the trick. Okay, you got me. I have, on occasion (read: often), neglected to charge my wireless mouse for long enough that, when it's time to get posting on Lifehacker, I find myself totally mouse-less. Now you're thinking, "What, just because this wire-hating jerk can't remember to put his mouse on the charger every now and then, I'm supposed to get all excited about the idea of using Firefox without a mouse?"
Posted by Robby Stein, Associate Product Marketing Manager For those of you using newly released Firefox 3, or willing to give it a try , you can take advantage of a new feature that lets you set Gmail as the default for all email links -- those that contain "mailto:" in them. If you're like me and don't have a default email client set up, then clicking these links typically launches an installation wizard for a destkop mail client, or opens some email software that you don't actually use. Now you can configure Firefox to launch Gmail when you click on email address links and avoid the hassle. The folks over at Lifehacker published these tips on how to set it up: 1) Go to Gmail and sign in.
Like Google Talk, you can also run the Facebook Chat application from Firefox sidebar. Like Google Talk , you can also run the Facebook Chat application from Firefox sidebar. The advantages are that you need not open your Facebook homepage to see a list of friends that are online and second, you can talk with Facebook friends while reading any web page in Firefox. To run the Facebook chat messenger from Firefox sidebar, press Ctrl+Shift+B to open the Bookmarks Organizer.
digg If you use Firefox all day, as I do, you may have mastered a few of the navigational tools it offers, but there are a lot of them under the hood. You can be faster and more efficient with the browser if you learn some easy ways to use your mouse and keyboard to navigate. In this post, I’ll round up 10 tips for more efficient surfing. Quite a few of these will work in other browsers as well. Open a Link in New Tab.
by Gina Trapani I visited a friend at her office recently, and watched her launch Internet Explorer on her computer. "Um, there's this new-fangled thing called tabbed browsing," I told her, teasing. "You should try it some day.