1. Change the refresh for live bookmarks
Type about:config, create a new integer value browser.bookmarks.livemark_refresh_seconds and enter the number of seconds for the update interval (default:3600).
2. Change the way Firefox handles keywords typed in the address bar. If you don’t type a URL, Firefox sends you to the first result for your query.
Type about:config, write keyword.URL in the Filter, and change the value to
If your query has a clear match (like [slashdot], [stanford]), the functionality will remain. If you enter a general query (like [pizza recipes]), you’re sent to the results page.
Firefox can be real fun for the beginners when you get to know some cool tips and tricks. You can play around with the hot keys and get amazing results. Lets check out the top ten tips and tricks in firefox:
1. Ctrl – 1 or 2 or 3 or 4
Lets say you have 4 tabs opened in Firefox. And you want to go directly to the 3rd tab. You just need to press Alt–3. Hey! It takes you to the 3rd page. In this way Alt-1 will take you to the first tab, Alt-2 to the second, and so forth.
2. Shift – Click a link
If you are working on a page and want to keep the current location while browsing another, use Shift while you click on a link. The new page will open in an another window. More »
After the release of Firefox 2.0, the memory leak has become an even more notorious problem than before. On average, Firefox should take up no more than 80MB of RAM. Any more than that and you can consider yourself a victim of Firefox’s memory leak. I’m sure you’ve probably already seen a ton of guides on how to fix the memory leak problem in Firefox already. The reason why I’m writing another one on Vista Rewired is because none of those have worked very well for me. This one will be a little different because I’ve added a few of my ingredients in.
Just to give you a heads-up, this guide is going to be quite long but it’ll cover everything you need to know. More »
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As we know, Firefox has problem with the memory usage. It makes the Firefox load slow, use too many resources and drag our computer down. Here are 5 tips on how you can use to handle and improve Firefox memory usage.
1. Reduce memory usage when minimize
This tip will reduce the memory usage when each time you minimize your Firefox. Actually what it does is, Firefox will let Windows to claiming back the memory used when it minimize. More »
in case you didnt know Firefox has a small memory leakage problems that can cause your pc to freeze up. basically what happens is when you minimize Firefox it stops consuming memory, however when you maximize it again the memory usage will increase, sometimes even doubling. fortunately, there is a small fix that you can implement.
heres what you do: More »