Well, what are they? I’m working on MakeUseOf’s official list of the best Firefox extensions, and would love feedback from all of you. Feel free to leave a list below; I’d really appreciate it!
Priceblink! Have saved a lot of money using!
PriceBlink- Automatic Price Comparison & Coupons while you shop
Tab Utilities - Allows MRU (Most Recently Used) Tab Switching
freemake video download/converter
Morning Coffee, Flagfox and XMarks Sync
its my pleasure to answer this question , because i have been a Firefox user right from its inception and for me Firefox is The Gateway to WWW.
lets start --
1-- Block Scripting and eventually potential script exploits that can seriously hamper your security . highly recommended . No Script ( http://noscript.net/ )
2-- Be sure where you surf . WOT ( https://www.mywot.com/ )
3-- Manage , Store and Generate Secure passwords safely ( https://lastpass.com/ )
4-- Block the ones who track you . Ghostery . ( http://www.ghostery.com/ )
5-- Enforce Secure HTTPS protocol on all supported sites . HTTPS Everywhere ( https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere )
6-- Manage and Delete the Daddy of all cookies , the Flash LSO.s which are hard to delete that easily and can very easily and persistently track you . Better Privacy ( http://netticat.ath.cx/extensions.html )
7-- Scramble your Key Strokes and prevent malicious programs and codes from tapping your Key Strokes . Key Scrambler ( http://www.qfxsoftware.com/ )
8-- Tweak FireFox for even more speed , Faster Fox Lite ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/fasterfox-9148/ )
9-- A multi utility tool . Flagfox ( http://flagfox.net/ ) . as the name says , its identifies the country of the site hosting server , and many more tools like , Alexa Analysis , McAfee safe web , Down for me or not , URL shortener , PING the site , and many more ..
10-- Clean up the Firefox database places . as it can build up from regular use and eventually slow down browsing . Places Cleaner ( https://code.google.com/p/placescleaner/ )
11- Clean up the redundant entries left behind from uninstalled extensions . ecleaner ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ecleaner/ )
12-- An Ad Blocker ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ ) ( although personally i dont use it )
13-- and some Visual customizers --
--My Fav -- Stratiform ( http://spewboy.deviantart.com/ )
--and the classic Personas ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/personas-plus/ )
--user scripts for visual changes . Stylish ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/stylish/ )
14-- Make the web page your play ground .as you want it .GreaseMonkey ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/ )
barring a few minor ( but of course useful ) ,
these are all i think are quite useful ...!!
hope it helps ...!
happy surfing ..!
sorry for the long list ,
but getting 3 favs out of a millions of Firefox Add Ons Available is i think ,
quite unjustified .
these are the most useful Firefox Add Ons in my opinion , and each covers a different aspect of the Usability .
Each one is the best in what it does !
so going by a Holistic approach and covering different requirements for making the WWW a safe and better and more enjoyable place to be at ,
with the Help of Firefox and its Add ons ,
the list was presented ..! :)
and i think ,
to give all the add ons a fare chance of entry into the final compiled list , ( a list which actually makes the Firefox even better in totality ) ,
the ques header should be -- Most Useful Firefox Add ons ..!
1. Adblock plus
2. Copy link name (Simple but I use it every day for many reasons)
flashgot , adblock plus, screengrab
DblClicker, Enter Selects and LastPass
1. Adblock Plus
2. Video Download Helper
noscript, adblock plus, lastpass
Collusion, Adblock Plus, and FinderRX. Is sux that the last one is no longer supported and doesn't work on the latest FF versions.
Adblock Plus, Video Download Helper, and the combination between Download Statusbar and Download Manager tweaker.
Speed Dial, LastPass and Adblock Plus.
Can't wait for the list!