Searching for hourly delete Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I search for a plugin that deletes my history after an hour or change the Settings so Firefox only save for instance 100 pages and then delete the first saved page.

The new version ruined it Rated 1 out of 5 stars

All I want is a truly infinite history, going as far back as I can stretch it. Some day I want to look back at the pages I visited 10 years ago. Yes, I know that could cause performance issues. I don't care. If it gets that bad (and I haven't noticed any issues so far storing two years worth of history), I'll back up my existing history and start over.

Infinite means infinite, not capped at 999999 entries (which could easily be reached some day). Apparently though the extension developer here decided that his users were too stupid to understand the idea of "storing more history = more resources needed" and decided to remove the only thing that made his extension worthwhile in the first place, replacing it with instructions to change about:config entries that you could mess with yourself without having it installed anyway.

Unless the "disable places expiration" option is returned, this extension is pointless and you shouldn't even bother installing it. It's a shame that for whatever reason the developer decided that people weren't smart enough to use his add-on properly. That's how everything useful dies.

I'm just lucky I caught the change in the "updated" version of this extension before Firefox managed to wipe my history out. I've gone back to an old version until this issue is fixed. Shame on you for making this change so suddenly. What if somebody updated that already had more than 999999 entries in their history? You'd be wiping out the record of their digital life.

If you're going to put things under a big "scary options for experts" heading, then let those people actually pick the options that they want. Return the option to disable history expiration entirely.

Edit: If the response is true, then what does the (now disabled) preference "extensions.bonardonet.expire-history-by-days.disable_expiration" do?

First: the disable expiration checkbox was just setting the pref to 999999, so nothing changes. Second, Webextensions cannot set prefs anymore, so that's why it's suggested to do that manually.

Excellent add-on! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Are you planning to convert it to a webextension? I'm sure every other user would love to continue using it after Firefox 57 releases.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.0). 

Where is v.1.1.1 Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Where is download version.1.1.1 ?

now Palemoon it is not compatible with PaleMoon 27.0.0 and other versions of the browser
before v1.1.1 worked with any browser

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.0). 

useful Rated 4 out of 5 stars

however really would like a whitelist option

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.0). 

The new 1.30 version conflicts with Flashstopper addon Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Installing the new 1.30 version with flashstopper 1.4.5 (not flashblocker) addon causes some buttons to be dimmed.
Like the previous reviewer wrote - there's no issue tracker - so see my report on the flashstopper forum -
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=14741592#p14741592

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.0). 

That's a bug in Firefox, I found https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1337913 (it may be a dupe of an existing and already fixed bug).

Where is issue tracker for addon? Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I don't find issue tracker location, so I write my bugreport to address — https://github.com/Kristinita/SashaMiscellaneous/issues/5 . Please, to see it, when you will have a free time.

Thanks for Expire History by days!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.0). 

That's a bug in Firefox, I found https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1337913 (it may be a dupe of an existing and already fixed bug).

Must have addon Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Short version: You need this addon both to avoid mistyped results in the suggestion lists, and to get rid of URLs from the history for sites you're never ever going to revisit, but once visited many months or years ago - which only end up consuming massive amounts of diskspace because the built-in history cleanup doesn't work.

Firefox originally had the option to expire the history after x days or amount of diskspace used. This method of retention was carried over from Netscape and worked perfectly fine since Netscape 1 - it's how the history is supposed to work. Unfortunately, for absolutely no sensible reason, the Mozilla dev team decided to get rid of that feature and replaced it with an automated cleanup that is supposed to get rid of the oldest history when it starts to affect performance, but never does. Problem with the terrible automated design is, the history mostly consumes diskspace, which doesn't affect performance, and so Firefox will keep the history forever without ever purging any part of it. Since we have the ability to bookmark pages there's never been a need to store the history for more than a few months at the most, rather we've always had a need to remove the oldest history to avoid the browser eating up diskspace until there's none left. That's where this addon comes in, and why we need it. Doesn't matter how big a harddrive is, there's never any need to consume massive amounts of space just because you can. Purging everything in my history older than 6 months cleaned up nearly 1 GB of diskspace. Given how FF stores the history that is a massive amount of URLs that should never have been stored for that long.

Cudos to the author for reintroducing the one feature the dev team never should have removed. After more than 40 versions since this critical mistake was made, it is sadly not likely that we'll ever get this much needed functionality built in again.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.1). 

Good addon, causes one second delay when opening new window Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Not sure why, but as of 1.2.1 this causes a slight delay in opening a window. Annoying, but not impossibly slow. Tabs are unaffected.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.1). 

A MUST HAVE in Firefox Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This should actually be a default enabled feature in Firefox. Thanks for making this plugin!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.1). 

Working as intended Rated 5 out of 5 stars

As the title says... props to dev for making this option available since Mozilla cannot. Thank you, you're the boss!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.1). 

Not working anymore Rated 3 out of 5 stars

This addon used to work great. I have it set to 999999999 days. It unfortunately keeps deleting my history after a year. Should I disable Places expiration?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.0).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

Yes, if you don't want pages to expire, you should disable expiration. But notice that by doing so you may soon suffer of performance problems, especially in the awesomebar. The value you set likely doesn't work cause it's too large, you may rather try with 730 days for 2 years.

broken Rated 4 out of 5 stars

it seems the module doesnt work anymore

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.0). 

AFAIK, version 1.2.0 should work on all the current Firefox versions. Please contact me if you still have issues.

Excellent! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Would love to see this incorporate the "only if visited fewer than X times" functionality from PlacesCleaner ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/placescleaner/ ), which is now abandoned...

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.0). 

Great! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Works perfectly! Thank you for bringing this functionality to Firefox.

Would it be possible to add this feature?

Keep history entries visited more than [ X ] times.
[ Specify Number of Visits ]

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.0). 

Version 1.1.3 Does Not Work with SeaMonkey Rated 1 out of 5 stars

There being no SeaMonkey version, I downloaded the Firefox version (1.1.3) of the extension, converted it via the Extension Converter for SeaMonkey at <http://addonconverter.fotokraina.com/>, and installed the converted result. All conversion options were selected. In the installed extension, I set the "Expire visits older than these days" to 30, which had been my setting before the capability was removed from Toolkit/Places.

At 2/8/16 9:45 AM Pacific time, my history still contains entries from more than 32 days earlier.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.0). 

1.1.3 is broken, please use 1.2.0

1.2.0 is working just fine! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Problem is solved with 1.2.0
Great add on!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.0).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

1.1.3 does not work with FF 44.0 Rated 3 out of 5 stars

v1.1.3 still does not work with FF 44.0 64bit. Cannot check on 32bit, maybe does not work too.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.3). 

Should be fixed in 1.2.0. Thanks for the heads up.

Version 1.1.2 broken Rated 4 out of 5 stars

windows 7 ff 44
I agree with AC 1.1.2 broken (does not purge history according to rule) 1.1.1 works

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.2). 

Should be fixed in 1.2.0. Thanks for the heads up.

Works like a Charm Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This add-on has successfully prevented my Firefox/Pale Moon/Waterfox to delete my history in more or less 3 months w/o me proceeding to do the technical way. Thanks so much!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.2).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.