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How to Turn Off “Firefox Suggest” in the Address Bar

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Beginning with Firefox version 93, Mozilla’s browser provides additional search suggestions in the address bar in a “Firefox Suggest” section. It can also potentially contain sponsored suggestions and send your searches to Mozilla. Luckily, it’s easy to disable—here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/760319/how-to-turn-off-firefox-suggest-in-the-address-bar/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

Firefox Is Getting Ads in Your Search Bar

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In a move that’s sure to make no one happy, Firefox is getting sponsored address bar suggestions. This is sure to upset many Firefox users, and it’ll be interesting to see what the move does to Mozilla’s market share in the browser space.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/760177/firefox-is-getting-ads-in-your-search-bar/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

Mozilla Fights Microsoft’s Browser Double Standard on Windows

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If you’re looking to make the switch to Firefox on Windows, Mozilla has made it easier than ever to change your default browser thanks to some clever reverse engineering. Mozilla’s new way has you changing the default in just a single click instead of Microsoft’s clunky, multi-step method.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/754640/mozilla-fights-microsofts-browser-double-standard-on-windows/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

Today’s Firefox 91 release adds new site-wide cookie-clearing action

This menacing firefox seems to be on the prowl for unwanted third-party cookies.

Enlarge / This menacing firefox seems to be on the prowl for unwanted third-party cookies. (credit: Hung Chung Chih via Getty Images)

Mozilla’s Firefox 91, released this morning, includes a new privacy management feature called Enhanced Cookie Clearing. The new feature allows users to manage all cookies and locally stored data generated by a particular website—regardless of whether they’re cookies tagged to that site’s domain or cookies placed from that site but belonging to a third-party domain, eg Facebook or Google.

Building on Total Cookie Protection

The new feature builds and depends upon Total Cookie Protection, introduced in February with Firefox 86. Total Cookie Protection partitions cookies by the site that placed them, rather than the domain that owns them—which means that if a hypothetical third party we’ll call “Forkbook” places tracking (or authentication) cookies on both momscookies.com and grandmascookies.com, it can’t reliably tie the two together.

Without cookie partitioning, a single Forkbook cookie would contain the site data for both momscookies.com and grandmascookies.com. With cookie partitioning, Forkbook must set two separate cookies—one for each site—and can’t necessarily relate one to the other.

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Source: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/08/todays-firefox-91-release-adds-new-site-wide-cookie-clearing-action/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Jim Salter

Yikes, Firefox Lost 46 Million Users in the Last Three Years

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Mozilla Firefox hemorrhaged nearly 46 million users in the last three years, the company’s own Public Data Report shows a steady and troubling decline in popularity for a browser that serves as one of the last serious competitors to Apple’s Safari and Google’s Chrome.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/yikes-firefox-lost-46-million-users-in-the-last-three-1847437034
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Brianna Provenzano

How to Close Firefox without the “Close Multiple Tabs” Warning

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Firefox makes for a great, privacy-focused alternative to mainstream browsers like Chrome, but it has an annoying habit of warning you every time you close a window with multiple tabs. Thankfully, there’s a way to turn this feature off!

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/730898/how-to-close-firefox-without-the-close-multiple-tabs-warning/
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How to Copy URLs of All Open Tabs in Firefox

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Mozilla Firefox doesn’t have an official option to copy web addresses (URLs) of all open tabs to your clipboard. But there’s an easy trick to get a nice list of addresses on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/723921/how-to-copy-urls-of-all-open-tabs-in-firefox/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mahesh Makvana

How to Do an Instant Site Search with a Keyword in Firefox

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Mozilla Firefox lets you trigger bookmarks with a custom keyword in the address bar. With this feature and a custom bookmarklet, you can quickly search a site using Google, Bing, or DuckDuckGo. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/722801/how-to-do-an-instant-site-search-with-a-keyword-in-firefox/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Capture Screenshots in Firefox without an Extension

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If you’re a Mozilla Firefox user, you can take a screenshot of a web page or a selected region directly within your browser on Windows, Linux, and Mac using a built-in tool—no plug-ins necessary. Here’s how to use it.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/723532/how-to-capture-screenshots-in-firefox-without-an-extension/
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