Everyone likes to show off their favourite Firefox add-ons. Here are mine:
Dictionaries spell checking within Firefox
- Select your language.Stop Auto play
TIP: do a search (Ctrl + f) for British for UK Dictionary as the default isn't UK.
- Disable the autoplay of the embedded music and movie (mp3, wma, wmv, avi, mpg, rm...).Adblock Plus
- Blocks adverts and popups. Internet surfing becomes enjoyable with this add-on.del.icio.us Bookmarks
- This extension integrates your browser with del.icio.us
(http://del.icio.us/), the leading social bookmarking service on the
Web. It does this by replacing the default bookmarking functionality in
Firefox with a new experience PDF Downloader
- Choose how PDF files are handled in FirefoxDown them all
- A download manager with the added bonus of downloading all files linked to from a particular page. Thumbnail pages become useful.HTML
- The HTML
Validator site has lots of information. Along with the web developer extension this is a must for anyone designing for web.Web Developer
- Another must if you are doing web dev. Lots of tools and utilities to check and analyse things.
- This is a handy one, Give security and advanced features for you using google stuffs in a potentially hostile environment. Recommended by the register in their article on surviving defcon.Enhanced History Manager
- I have found this useful for managing history links when testing sites for work (It's annoying when things you have finished testing still appear in your URL bar when your looking for one you do still need, that and removing https addresses to test that an http connection will be "bounced on")
- Useful if you want to hide records of your browsing or just not store any history of your online banking and social networking on a shared computer at work.