Compatibility testing with Firefox version has been disabled from the start of use of Firefox 2 -- see bottom of this page for how it was disabled.
A descriptive Summary of each of the listed extensions can be found as part of my Firefox Customizations (Notes) at (#ext) [http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/firefox/firefox.htm#ext]
Laptop has a 15" screen (13" x 8") using as 1280x720 or 1024x768 (various settings up to 1440x900), also using Samsung SyncMaster 205BW (20" TFT-LCD Monitor) at various settings up to 1680 x 1050 (17" x 10.75", and using either 1280 x 1024, or 1680 x 1050, extended to right) and attached to the new system. Mouse: Microsoft Intellimouse Optical USB and PS/2 compatable (and also use a Microsoft Wireless Notebook Presenter Mouse 8000) I have a page on my Vista Installation (onsite), which might save a bit of aggrevation for those just starting on Vista.
Mouseover Link for ID, or use the bookmarklets Paren_Tips to display all descriptions, and/or href: to display urls within listing. Wish that InfoLister provided a compatibility text indicator like exclamation point shown in Tools, Addons, Extensions.
|Extension||Version||Author||Description -- see my site for more complete information|
|about:me||0.4.1||Margaret Leibovic (firstname.lastname@example.org)||The about:me page provides a fun way to see personalized patterns in browser usage, including trends in browsing history and download activity.|
|about:search||0.2.2||Andy Edmonds, drived from about:me by Margaret Leibovic||A way to see personalized patterns in search engine usage.|
|Adblock Plus||1.1.3||Wladimir Palant||Ads were yesterday!|
|Adblock Plus: Element Hiding Helper||1.0.6||Wladimir Palant||Helps you create element hiding rules for Adblock Plus to fight the text ads.|
|Add to Search Bar||2.0||Malte Kraus||Add any search on any page to the Search Bar.|
|Addictive Typing Lessons||3.0||Tom Kennedy||[disabled]||Learn touch typing. Click the icon in the status bar to run it.|
|Answers||2.3.50||Asher Szmulewicz||[disabled]||Alt+Click on any word or term for quick info (definitions, up-to-the-minute reference, and more). No selection is necessary!|
|Cache View||1.61||Steve Janovitz||Displays a cache via right-click or Tools menu.|
|CacheViewer||0.6.3||The Tiny BENKI||Allows searching and sorting cache files|
|Chrome List||0.4.1||Gijs Kruitbosch||Lets you take a peek at the files under the hood of your application and add-ons.|
|ColorZilla||2.0.2||Alex Sirota||Advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker, Page Zoomer and other colorful goodies|
|Context Highlight||0.3.3||Ben Basson||Lets you highlight words on the page via the context menu.|
|Copy All Urls||0.9.0||Juergen R. Plasser||Copies and pastes all urls of open tabs inclusive history in structured and well defined form to and from the clipboard.|
|Copy Links||0.1.6||Kai-Chieh Ku (email@example.com)||Copy multiple URLs in anchors to clipboard.|
|Copy URL +||1.3.2||Philip Mateescu||Copies to clipboard the document's URL along with the title or the selected text.|
|CSSViewer||1.0.3||Nicolas Huon||A simple CSS property viewer|
|Custom Toolbar Buttons||0.6.0.8||Michael Buckley||A customized version of Toolbar Buttons including the buttons : Plain Text Paste, Page Colours|
|CustomizeGooglefirstname.lastname@example.org||Enhance Google search results and remove ads and spam.|
|Dafizilla Table2Clipboard||1.2||Davide Ficano||Allow to copy to clipboard the selected rows/columns from an HTML table|
|Document Map||0.6.1||jgraham||Displays the current page's heading structure in the sidebar, allowing rapid navigation between sections|
|DOM Inspector||2.0.4||mozilla.org||Inspects the structure and properties of a window and its contents.|
|domainFinder||0.3||Paul||[disabled]||Whois search from within Firefox.|
|Duplicate Tab||1.0.2||Twanno||[disabled]||Allows you to duplicate a tab, or to merge the windows.|
|EditCSS||0.3.7||Pascal Guimier||[disabled]||Stylesheet modifier in the Sidebar.|
|Extended Cookie Manager||0.9||Sven Jost||Change the cookie status for websites on demand.|
|Extended Copy Menu||1.6||Ryan Cook||Provides the option to copy selection as plain text or html.|
|Extended Link Properties||1.2.4||Torisugari||This application extends the Link Properties and shows File Size/Last Modified Date/Content Type of a link target.|
|Extension Manager Extended||2.8.1||Paul Spangler||Use the extension manager to view the id and the folder of an extension.|
|Find All||3.1||Justin Rodes||Find toolbar button that selects all found results and displays them in a list.|
|Firefox Search Sidebar||1.2||The Search Sidebar Project||Enjoy searching through multiple search engines with one query, and managing search plugins through one interface.|
|FormFox||1.6.3||Daniel W. Steinbrook||Pops up form action when submit button is about to be clicked.|
|FxIF||0.3.2||Ted Mielczarek||View EXIF data in image properties|
|Gmail Space||0.5.991||Rahul Jonna||Use your Gmail account space for file storage. Enables uploading/downloading of folders.|
|Go Parent Folder||2.1||Alice0775||[disabled]||Go Parent Folder In Library|
|GoogleEnhancer||1.76||Netticat||Adds icons, highlighting, numbers and options to Google results|
|Grab and Drag||2.7.6||Ian Weiner||Enables Adobe Acrobat-style grab and drag scrolling in Mozilla applications.|
|Greasemonkey||0.8.20091209.4||Aaron Boodman; http://youngpup.net/||A User Script Manager for Firefox|
|HeadingsMap||1.05.6||Rumoroso at Niquelao||Follow the head...|
|Highlighter||0.1.4||Terry Yuen||Select some text, right-click on it, and choose Highlight.|
|History Tree||1.2||Norman Solomon||Shows history as a tree and a grid of web-page screenshots|
|HistProp||0.2.3.5||Andrew O. Shadoura||Adds a Properties item to the browser's History viewer context menu|
|Html Validator||0.8.5.8||Marc Gueury||Adds HTML validation to the View Page Source of the browser. The validation is done by Tidy from W3c.|
|Image Zoom||0.4.2||Jason Adams||Adds zoom functionality for images|
|In The News||0.0.2||Kurt Wilms||Highlight text in Firefox, right-click to see the latest related news stories.|
|InfoLister||0.10.3||Nickolay Ponomarev||Lists installed extensions and themes|
|InspectorWidget||2.11.20090429||Patrick Thompson||[disabled]||Adds button and context menus for DOMi|
|InspectThis||0.9.1||Laurens Mackay||[disabled]||Inspect the current element with the DOM Inspector.|
|keyconfig||20060828.1||Dorando||Rebind your keys.|
|keywordManager||0.7.2||Régis Caspar||Small tool to manage bookmarks keywords|
|Launchy||4.2.0||Henrik Gemal||Open links and mailto's with external applications like Internet Explorer, Netscape, Opera, Outlook etc|
|Line Marker||2.0.2009110201||Adds a new menu "Line Marker" to the context menu. It changes color of selection.|
|LinkChecker||0.6.3||Kevin Freitas||Check the validity of links on any webpage.|
|Linkification||1.3.7||y5||Converts text links into genuine, clickable links.|
|Links Counter||1.0||Kiwiage - Sandro Bottoni||[disabled]||This extension counts extenral links, external nofollow links and internal links in current page.|
|LinkVisitor||3.3||KMilburn. Updated for Firefox 3.0 and 3.1.||Mark link(s) as visited or unvisited.|
|Linky||2.7.1||Henrik Gemal||Open/download/validate links and pictures in tabs or windows|
|Location Navigator||0.6.2||Richard Klein||An extension that lets you increment/decrement a portion of a location.|
|Manage Folders||1.0.2||Jed Brown||Adds a "Manage Folder" item to the context-menu of bookmark folders|
|McAfee SiteAdvisor||3.0||McAfee Inc.|
|Menu Editor||1.2.6||Devon Jensen||Customize application menus|
|Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant||1.1||Microsoft||[disabled]||Adds ClickOnce support and the ability to report installed .NET versions to the web server.|
|MouseZoom||0.4.6||Konstantin Meyer||Zoom with the mouse.|
|Multiple Tab Handler||0.5.2010012001||SHIMODA Hiroshi||Provides features to close (, reload, etc.) multiple tabs at once.|
|MyBookmarks||0.5.7||ma2ten||Creates a formatted page from bookmarks.|
|NextPlease||0.7.0||Howie Wang||Navigate next/prev search results with the press of a key.|
|Nightly Tester Tools||2.0.3||Mossop||Useful tools for the nightly tester.|
|No-Referer||1.3.1||Dor Fire||Lets you open a tab without sending the HTTP referer information.|
|oldbar||1.2||Seth Spitzer||URL bar uses Firefox 2 style results|
|Open Long Url||0.2.3||Jeremy Gillick||Adds an option to your File menu to allow you to open long, multiline, urls.|
|Open Profile Folder||1.3.2||Kyo Nagashima||Open current profile folder from "Tools" menu or toolbar button.|
|OpenBook||22.214.171.124||chuonthis||[disabled]||Allows for customization of the Add Bookmark dialog|
|Organize Status Bar||0.6.4||y5||[disabled]||Organize your status bar icons.|
|PageDiff||1.4||Abdul Khadir||A simple page diff application.|
|PermaTabs Mod||1.9.2||deos (email@example.com)||Create non-closable tabs that stick around between sessions|
|Platypus||0.81||Scott R. Turner||Dynamically create GreaseMonkey scripts.|
|QuickRestart||1.1.6||Juan Carlos Avila B.||Adds a "Restart Firefox" item to the "File" menu.|
|Read Easily||1.0.3||Aliaksandr Radzivanovich||Fast page style switcher. It adds toolbar button, context menu item and hotkey (CTRL+SHIFT+Z) to disable/enable styles on web pages.|
|Redirect Remover||2.6.2||xeen||Removes Redirects from Links and Images|
|Regular Expressions Tester||126.96.36.199||Sebastian Zartner||Tool for testing regular expressions|
|Remove Cookie(s) for Site||0.52||Dwipal Desai||[disabled]||Adds right-click menu option and toolbar button to remove all the cookies of currently opened site.|
|repagination||2006.4.5||383, modified by Lev||Right click "next" or "previous" or "2" link and flatten all results to one page. Ex. Search Results Page. There is also a slide show option.|
|Research Word||1.3.6||Scott A.||[disabled]||Quickly lookup a word or phrase simply from the Context Menu on selected text or via Address Bar shortcuts.|
|Resizeable Textarea||0.1d||Raik Juergens||Resize textareas to your needs.|
|retitler||0.2.090310||Kamil Sartys||Change the title of a page using regular expressions|
|Save Completefirstname.lastname@example.org||Saves a complete webpage correctly|
|Screengrab||0.96.2||Andy Mutton||Saves a web-page as an image.|
|Show Parent Folder||1.6||Alice0775||[disabled]||Show Parent Folder|
|SortPlaces||1.6.6||Andy Halford||Sorts your bookmarks|
|SpellCheck||0.3||Laurent Goderre||[disabled]||Spell checker for HTML pages|
|Split Browser||0.6.2009110501||SHIMODA Hiroshi||Splits browser window as you like.|
|SQLite Manager||0.5.9||Mrinal Kant||[disabled]||Manage any SQLite database on your computer|
|Stay-Open Menu||1.5.2||Tawny Hoover||[disabled]||Facilitates opening multiple items from the Bookmarks Menu and various other bookmark-related dropdown menus.|
|Stylish||1.0.7||Jason Barnabe (np)||Customize the look of websites and of the user interface.|
|Tab Clicking Options||0.6.9||Twanno||Assign tab related actions to clicking events on a tab or the tabbar|
|Tab Counter||1.8.4||Michael Kraft||Counts the number of open tabs|
|Tab History To Tabs||0.1||Twanno||[disabled]||Opens the history into new tabs.|
|TableTools||0.27||Mingyi Liu||Sort, filter or copy any table ('ctrl+alt+click' sorts, 'ctrl+shift+click' shows filter, 'ctrl-z-click' etc. allows copying in various formats).|
|TabVisted||1.1||dickvl||TabVisited, fixes Bug 487242|
|Text Area Resizer and Mover||1.82||Allows to resize or move textareas.|
|Text Area Word Counter||1.2||Gina Trapani||Counts the total number of words in all the textareas in a document.|
|Toggle Word Wrap||1.4||Kaspar Brand||Toggle word wrapping in Thunderbird (Composer window) or Firefox (|
|UrlParams||2.2.0||Erik Schmidt||Displays GET/POST parameters in the sidebar.|
|userChrome.js||0.8||zeniko||[disabled]||Dynamic customization for when an extension would be overkill.|
|VideoSurf Videos at a Glance||0.66||Udi Falkson||Enhance your online video experience and avoid spam with VideoSurf's video summaries and related videos.|
|View Dependencies||0.3.3.0||Florian QUEZE||Adds a tab listing dependencies and their sizes in the Page Info window.|
|Web Developer||1.1.8||Chris Pederick||[disabled]||Adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools.|
|Wikalong||0.82||John Cappiello||[disabled]||A wiki-margin for your browser|
|Work Offline||1.5||Motohiko||Adds an icon to indicate and switch online/offline mode on the status bar.|
|WOT||20091028||WOT Services Oy||Web of trust.|
|XUL Profiler||1.0.4||Alexandre poirot (yoono.com)||[disabled]||Traces all JS calls and paint events in XUL context.|
The descriptions provided above come from the “Infolister” extension as provided by each extension's own author, for more complete descriptions and notes on my usage of these extensions see my Extensions Table on my Firefox Customizations page. Firefox generated about:plugins list may not be up to date compare to infolister listing below.
Important notice: www.extensionsmirror.nl site has been changed to forum.addonsmirror.nl and many old extensions have not been updated internally, but you will find most of them at new site and also on addons.mozilla.org or as
projects at mozdev.org
You can compare older and newer versions of the table by pasting into a before and after text areas online with Quick Diff Online Tool, an Online Tool to do a 'quick and dirty' diff of two text or code fragments.
AVG Safe Search, see directions to uninstall by removing the LinkScanner component, which does not work in Fx2 or in Fx3 so was added to AVG anti-virus very prematurely (April/May 2008).
These are 19 extensions I've disabled in 188.8.131.52 on * 2008-02-08
/find bar/, Aardvark, * Autocomplete Manager, * EditCSS, * Extended Cookie Manager, * InspectThis, PermaTabs, Professor X, Project Whois, Quick Sum, RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin, Screen grab!, * searchcache, * ShowIP, SmartSearch, * SnagIt Firefox Extension, Tab Saver!, translator, * View Cookies,
Somehow all extensions became enabled and was getting an error
and Verizon, Yahoo, Overture were spitting out crap (try these) for 404 (not found) errors. Possibily lost a dns server that I placed before Verizon. To fix this now have to change the modem's settings.
Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 NOT AS A PLUGIN
Firefox generated about:plugins list may not be up to date compare to infolister listing below.
Obtained the following from the above.
Some similar listings
Something to test after adding/enabling an Extension: Ctrl+A (select all) followed by right-click to bring up context menu. Big problem if instead of context menu you get "A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete [Stop Script] [Continue]". These extensions are a problem: on my machine (600MHz) and have been disabled or uninstalled:
The customized template used to create this page can be found at http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/firefox/infolister_template.txt and you can create your own template if you want something different than the default listing see InfoLister Help: Templates syntax [http://mozilla.doslash.org/infolister/templates/]
maxVersion had been included for the next InfoLister extension update (after 0.9f) to be able to show the maximum Firefox version that the Extension will run on, which should help in planning with upgrading to a major Firefox version. Never got the update text to be include later [%minVersion% - %maxVersion%]. Did find a comment though possibly with needed code.
user update date (timestamp) so can see latest changes made (the "Extension Manager Extended" displays this information) which is actually for date installed or updated by user which would be critical to finding a problem extension. If available would put in same cell as author and before the author so table can be sorted -- needs to be yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm so can be sorted.
HTML tables can be sorted with the "Sort Table" bookmarklet.
Be able to find and list the extensions icon, even though
would only be seen locally and not on a listing shared on the web.
Don't really see how these are packaged, the addons list seems to be able to find them okay. Meanwhile found some by searching on "/skin/" or "16.png" or "24.png" or "32.png".
To see a chrome link, it must be copied to the location bar, as they can't be used directly as links. If the chrome link is entered as a link, you can use the linky extension to help with manually
opening the link. The images can be seen as images locally.
Example: chrome://copyurlplus/skin/copyurlplus16.png and iconURL – chrome://copyurlplus/skin/copyurlplus32.png ,
Example: chrome://infolister/skin/toolbar16x16.png – chrome://infolister/skin/toolbar24x24.png
►Compatibility Testing Disabled: (#compatibilitydisabled)
extensions.checkCompatibility set to False in about:config
More information: Forcing Extensions by creating extensions.checkCompatibility and setting to False. You are using Disable so don't toggle Enable which refers to overriding ALL deprecated extensions not specific to anything selected. Those that have been forced are marked with an exclamation point ( ! ) on their icon, but there is no indication on the InfoLister listing (this listing).
is required for 3.6b (betas) and the practice will continue unless unstopped into later versions as well. References ref and Updating extensions - MozillaZine Knowledge Base, You can configure Firefox and TB to update your extensions and themes automatically, and you can even disable/prevent auto-update for individual extensions.
Unable to install themes or extensions - Firefox - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
user_pref("browser.tabs.closeButtons", 3); user_pref("extensions.checkCompatibility", false); user_pref("extensions.checkUpdateSecurity", false); user_pref("general.warnOnAboutConfig", false);
Firefox 3 Secure Extension Updating: Extensions can be installed from AMO and from secured sites without a problem. In order to test from another source set extensions.checkUpdateSecurity to False (see bug: 378216). for more information see Unable_to_install_themes_or_extensions_-_Firefox and additional references of interest (that might get removed from the article): Extension Versioning, Update and Compatibility - MDC, Updating extensions for Firefox 3 - MDC, Firefox 3 for developers - MDC
A recent problem with addons.mozilla.org is that you can't install an extension that you don't already have if the maxVersion is insufficient, and you will see a grayed out install button. You must login to addons.mozilla.org using the login link in upper right corner, after you have logged in you will see the words "ignore version check" added to the grayed out button, click on those words and then the button will be green, and the next step is to click on the "Install Now".
If you then get a message like "Launchy 4.2.0 could not be installed because it is not compatible with Firefox 3.0.", it is because you have not set extensions.checkCompatibility (as Boolean) to False as a new Boolean variable in about:config. Next comes up the idiotic "This might void your warranty!", written by idiots for idiots -- you know what to reply to that, but first don't forget to uncheck the box.
Another way and this does not require a log-in is to access the "See All Versions" (Complete Version History) link on the add-on details page (e.g. see https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865) that takes you to the Version History page which will let you download all known versions of an add-on independent of the version of your browser. [Basil Hashem 2008-04-01]
In an Absolutely Unacceptable and IRRESPONSIBLE behavior Firefox developers decided you must install so-called incompatible extensions with "Nightly Tester" tools and that it will destroy the red exclamation points that indicated version incompatibility. This is the one indication that you had as a tattle tale (warning) that you have overridden compatibility and may cause problems later, and that you might be advised to look for a more current version that may not directly update. So if I already had it I can have the red warning exclamation point, but if I install a new profile, or help someone else, I can't. This is absolutely insane.
This list could be improved with a SCRIPT function within the template or with a change to InfoLister so that the TITLE would return doubled quotes ("e;"e;) within so that title="%description%" would properly process embedded quotes. Using title='%description%' won't work either because some descriptions contain single quotes (Menu's). Could also be needed to process ampersands within homepageURL
Previous listings can be compared with current using "ShowDiff" extension.
Listing pre Firefox 2 (Fx 184.108.40.206) here
Listing pre Firefox 3.5 (Fx 220.127.116.11) here
List of Extensions
about:me, about:search, Adblock Plus, Adblock Plus: Element Hiding Helper, Add to Search Bar, Addictive Typing Lessons, [disabled] Answers, [disabled] Autohide, Cache View, CacheViewer, Chrome List, ColorZilla, Context Highlight, Copy All Urls, Copy Links, Copy URL +, CSSViewer, Custom Toolbar Buttons, CustomizeGoogle, Dafizilla Table2Clipboard, Document Map, DOM Inspector, domainFinder, [disabled] Duplicate Tab, [disabled] EditCSS, [disabled] Extended Cookie Manager, Extended Copy Menu, Extended Link Properties, Extension Manager Extended, Find All, Firefox Search Sidebar, FormFox, FxIF, Gmail Space, Go Parent Folder, [disabled] GoogleEnhancer, Grab and Drag, Greasemonkey, HeadingsMap, Highlighter, History Tree, HistProp, Html Validator, Image Zoom, In The News, InfoLister, InspectorWidget, [disabled] InspectThis, [disabled] JSView, [disabled] keyconfig, keywordManager, Launchy, Line Marker, LinkChecker, Linkification, Links Counter, [disabled] LinkVisitor, Linky, Location Navigator, Manage Folders, McAfee SiteAdvisor, Menu Editor, Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant, [disabled] MouseZoom, Multiple Tab Handler, MyBookmarks, NextPlease, Nightly Tester Tools, No-Referer, oldbar, Open Long Url, Open Profile Folder, OpenBook, [disabled] Organize Status Bar, [disabled] PageDiff, PermaTabs Mod, Platypus, QuickRestart, QuoteURLText, Read Easily, Redirect Remover, Regular Expressions Tester, Remove Cookie(s) for Site, [disabled] repagination, Research Word, [disabled] Resizeable Textarea, retitler, Save Complete, Screengrab, Show Parent Folder, [disabled] SortPlaces, SpellCheck, [disabled] Split Browser, SQLite Manager, [disabled] Stay-Open Menu, [disabled] Stylish, Stylish-Custom, Tab Clicking Options, Tab Counter, Tab History To Tabs, [disabled] TableTools, tabsearch, TabVisted, Text Area Resizer and Mover, Text Area Word Counter, Toggle Word Wrap, UrlParams, userChrome.js, [disabled] VideoSurf Videos at a Glance, View Dependencies, Web Developer, [disabled] Wikalong, [disabled] Work Offline, WOT, XUL Profiler, [disabled]