Posts under Firefox tag.

How to opt out of Please Rate Firefox survey

Mozilla Firefox browser at times may randomly start displaying a Please Rate Firefox prompt to a small sample of users. Often, I ignore or sideline these messages and treat them nothing more than distractions. The browser, however, requests users to […]

SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER warning in Firefox browser

After updating my Firefox to version 58, I found that I was unable to open several sites including Google.com, Twitter.com, Facebook.com, etc. I received the error – Your Connection is not secure, SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER. If you receive this error there are […]

Easter Egg

Easter Egg – Play Unicorn game in Firefox Nightly build

Mozilla Firefox browser has a few Easter eggs planted in it. These are hidden features or surprises embedded in the browser that can be readily accessed via “about:” page. The page opens the door to settings changes, UI customization, performance […]

Firefox Quantum browser tweaks to customize it to your liking

Web browsers shouldn’t be merely fast and secure. They should also endorse features that help in improving the overall experience of a user. This includes customization options. Customization of a browser affects only the way pages look and not the […]

Block websites from using your CPU to mine Cryptocurrency

Last weekend, The Pirate Bay, a popular torrenting site drew sharp criticism from users as it admitted to hiding details about testing a new service that intentionally used visitors’ CPU power to generate Cryptocurrency profits for itself. Coin Hive, the […]

Firefox Containers aims to protect online identity

Firefox Containers is an experimental feature that lets you launch a website in containers so as to help you separate them from one another in various ways (assigning custom labels to each container or use color-coded tabs). If enabled, it […]

Enable Firefox Screenshots feature

How to enable and use the Screenshots feature in Firefox

Screenshots are one of the most overlook pieces of marketing. Knowingly or unknowingly, it immensely helps in influencing the decision of a person. For example, when you are downloading an app, you first check out its screenshots as it represents […]