Top 10 Best FireFox Tricks Ever

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Hi everyone, Today we will see Tricks For Firefox which will help you to Smoothen your browsing experience.
This article may prove very usefull for All firefox Users.

Come Lets Check them all.

1. KeyBoard ShortCuts :  
  • Shift+Spacebar (Page up)
  • Spacebar (Page down)
  • Ctrl + F (Find)
  • Alt+N (Find next)
  • Ctrl+D (Bookmark Page)
  • Ctrl+T (New Tab )
  • Ctrl +L (go to Adress Bar)
  • Ctrl +k (Go to search box)
  • Ctrl++(Increase Text Size)
  • Ctrl +- (Decrease text size )
  • Ctrl+W (Close Tab)
  • F5 (reload)
  • Alt+Home (Go to Home Page)

2.More screen space: You can make your icon small by navigating to View > Toolbars >Customize then check the “Use Samll Icons” Box

3.Auto Complter : Go to Address bar and type just the name of the site without “www” or “.com”. for eg; google. Then press Control+Enter. it will automatically fill the www and the .com and will take you to www.google.com. For .net addresses Press Shift + Enter.

4.Mouse Sortcuts: Sometimes mouse shortcuts may prove More usefull then Keyboard.
Following are some usefull mouse shortcuts.
  • Middle Click on link (Opens that link in new tab)
  • Shift+Scroll Down (Previous Page)
  • Shift+Scroll up (Next Page)
  • Ctrl+Scroll down (increase text size)
  • Middle Click on tab (Close tab)
5.about:config: Its a True Power User’s Tool. about:config is not something to mess with unless and untill you know what a setting does.You can get to main Configuration screen by typing about:config in the address bar of your browser.

6.Add a Keyword For your Bookmark: Go to your bookmarks faster by giving them keywords.
Rightclick the bookmark and then select properties. Put a short keyword of you liking in the keyword field. then save it. and now you can type that keyword in the address bar and it will go to you bookmark easily.

7.Speedup Firefox: You can speed up you firefox by doing some simple settings.
Check this link for complete tutorial > Speed up Your Firefox.

8.Limit Your browsers RAM Usage : Firefox takes up too much memory on you computer, you can limit the amount of RAM usage. Here is how you can do this.
Go to About:Config, filter”browser.cache” and then select “Browser.cache.disk.capacity”.its set to 50000, but you can lower it down depending on how much memory you Have. i recommend to try 15000 If you have between 512 mb and 1gb ram. you can change it accordingly.

9.Reduce RAM usage further when Firefox is minimized: This setting will move Firefox to your hard drive when you minimize it, taking up much less memory. And there is no noticeable difference in speed when you restore Firefox so it’s definitely worth it. Again, go to about:config, right-click anywhere and select New-> Boolean. Name it “config.trim_on_minimize” and set it to TRUE. You have to restart Firefox for these settings to take effect.

10.Tab Navigation: Instead of using mouse to select Different tabs that you have opened in you browser. use the keyboard. Shortcuts are:

Ctrl+Tab (rotate Forward Among tabs)
Ctrl+shift+tab(Rotate to the previous tab)
Ctrl+1+9 (Choose a number to jump to a specific tab)

I hope These article will help you in Future.
Keep visiting.
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