The detail to note is the increase in the number of extensions without slowing down thanks to the improvements of Firefox themselves and new WebExtensions.
This article is a list of extensions that I use every day.
Let’s start talking about my extensions because in the meantime I started to develop them!
You can find here and they are:
- GlotDict for WordPress translators my most popular extension
- Facebook Direct Links to avoid redirects in Facebook link, I talked about it here
- Facebook Photo Info to read the information detected by the social network in all the photos, I talked about here< a>
For their download statistics, you can see here.
Do not forget that testpilot.firefox.com is comfortable and extensions are constantly changing.
Addon Update Checker
This extension is for the addicted of updates like me who can let you know which extensions have a new update to see the news of the extensions. This extension is also for Thunderbird.
Link: Addon Update Checker
Advanced GitHub Notifier
Show system notifications for what happens on GitHub on your profile. It allows me to be always on the piece in the various repo that I follow in real time.
I translated the extension even in Italian.
Link: Advanced GitHub Notifier
A more compact interface for Firefox, fantastic!
Link: Beyond Australis
It adds to the context menu the option to change the dictionary for spellchecking through the languages available in the browser. Very useful when writing in multiple languages on the browser.
Link: Dictionary Switcher
Static GitHub Tabs
The GitHub bar is convenient especially if slide!
Link: Github Static Nav
System notifications on Linux in Firefox.
Google search link fix
Google Redirects I do not like at all!
Link: Google Search Links Fix
I do not care about cookies
The notices of the sites about the cookie law are really boring, with this extension I forgot that exist. There is also for Firefox for Android.
Nightly Tester Tools
Tools for users of Firefox Nightly!
Link: Nightly Tester Tools
The links in the code on GitHub are really comfortable, especially for packages and modules.
The issues and readme can be really long given to collapse is very comfortable on GitHub.
The sidebar with all files and project folders, convenient to navigate the repo on GitHub.
Firefox saves a lot of information in the database file type and sqlite after so much time they need to be optimized, this extension automatically every few days doing this work.
We block things that draw us and buttons company in a simple easy to navigate and quick.
Link: Privacy Badger
Reddit Enhancement Suite
Because even Reddit needs some finishing touches such as infinite scrolling and some tabs like the one for the images.
Link: Reddit Enhancement Suite
Scroll Up Folder
Navigate the paths of a website so much easier!
Link: Scroll Up Folder
Thumbnail Zoom Plus
Often they refer to a thumbnail largest version, with this extension we automatically a tooltip with the big version. Very useful in social networks.
Link: Thumbnail Zoom Plus
uBlock Origin/uBlock replaced AdBlock Plus in my installations that demonstrated best performance and a more intuitive interface that allows you to learn more about what makes the sites you are visiting.
Link: uBlock Origin
With the arrival of DevTools integrated there is no so much needs of extension but I’m thinking of developing some.
Statistics regarding the site performance. Very useful to improve performance!
Link: Performance Analyser
We change software, and we are missing Thunderbird, Addon Update Checker was already mentioned for Firefox.
Auto Compress File
Automatic compression of attachments in zip format, needless to say its convenience.
Link: Auto Compress File
Remember the language dictionary to use according to the recipients, really convenient for those who speak multiple languages!
Link: Automatic Dictionary
I have many configured emails but I do not mind what I am using for the answer, this extension adds a different colored border (configurable) in sending email box. A noninvasive method but working to realize if I’m writing with the right one.
Link: BorderColors GT
The area that contains the email information with the various buttons in the email viewing contains a lot of information poorly organized. This extension optimizes the layout and the dimensions.
He adds a search field for all address book contacts and improves the management of turning contacts into tabs.
Link: Contact Tabs
Show avatars senders of Thunderbird.
Inverse SOGo Connector
It adds CardDAV support of Thunderbird, so I have my OwnCloud also synchronized contacts on your mail client.
Link: Inverse Sogo Connector
Send later, really handy to plan your work.
Link: Send Later
Use markdown in the email, the news also in Thunderbird!
Link: Markdown Here
OwnCloud for filelink
Thunderbird in the event of large attachments can automatically upload the files on specific services please consider using your Nextcloud?
Link: ownCloud for filelink
Adds in the bottom bar information about the space occupied by the email in terms of MB. This way I can control how much garbage there is around.
Automatically empties the trash and compact your folders.
Summarizing the webextensions have revolutionized Firefox and integrated possibility of Firefox. So a search on addons.mozilla.org I recommend it!