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63 Add-ons in this Collection

Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 5,351 reviews

15,757,736 users

Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.

Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).
Collector's Note Block All Annoying ads, very simple to add your own rules aswell. Just choose on the page what you want to block and right click, context menu will appear, choose adblock and basically thats all there is to it.

Firebug by Joe Hewitt, Jan Odvarko, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 2,082 reviews

1,588,809 users

Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page...
Collector's Note Great for looking at the code and how webpages are setup and setout. Has many other features that im yet to fully understand.

DownThemAll! by Nils Maier, Federico Parodi, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,772 reviews

1,055,229 users

The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
Collector's Note My personal best Download manager. Very fast and beats the standard built in download manager by far.

LastPass Password Manager by LastPass

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,858 reviews

682,015 users

LastPass, an award-winning password manager, saves your passwords and gives you secure access from every computer and mobile device.
Collector's Note The best password manager by far in my opinion.

Greasemonkey by Anthony Lieuallen, Aaron Boodman, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,080 reviews

1,013,365 users

Customize the way a web page displays or behaves, by using small bits of JavaScript.
Collector's Note 1 of my favourite addons. Lets you customize firefox with javascripts. Although i dont really know javascipt, Theres many, many userscripts already made to choose from.

Tab Mix Plus by onemen, Gary Reyes

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 2,399 reviews

650,291 users

Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
Collector's Note Loads of cool options for handling your browser tabs.

Web Developer by chrispederick

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 265 reviews

356,937 users

The Web Developer extension adds various web developer tools to the browser.
Collector's Note A great toolbar with loads of cool features for webdesigners.

Flagfox by Dave G

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 665 reviews

387,795 users

Displays a country flag depicting the location of the current website's server and provides a multitude of tools such as site safety checks, whois, translation, similar sites, validation, URL shortening, and more...
Collector's Note This addon is another great favourite of mine. It has loads of cool features to view alsorts of information about a website. You name it, this addon will have it when it comes to the seo side of a website and finding out information.

BetterPrivacy-signed by IKRG

Control a new, trickier kind of cookie, better known as an LSO or Flash cookie. The BetterPrivacy safeguard offers various ways to handle Flash-cookies created by webpages with the help of your Flash plug-in...
Collector's Note Gets rid of all those lso super cookies. This is one of those addons, that you just install and forget about. This addon does all the work for you in the background.

Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 431 reviews

416,326 users

Fight the text ads! Element Hiding Helper is a companion extension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier.
Collector's Note A Must for Adblock Plus. Just right click on the Adblock Plus Icon in your browser and choose Element Hider, Then move your mouse around the screen, and select what ever it is you want to block.

Session Manager by Michael Kraft

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 462 reviews

256,997 users

Session Manager saves and restores the state of all or some windows - either when you want it or automatically at startup and after crashes. It can also automatically save the state of open windows individually.
Collector's Note As description.

IE Tab V2 (Enhanced IE Tab) by ietab.net

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 432 reviews

331,791 users

Note: If you are encountering the Connecting... problem see instructions below.

The updated, fully supported IE Tab. Embed IE in a Firefox tab. IE Tab Features: FF 4+ support, IE 7-9 compatibility modes, old IE Tab settings import.
Collector's Note Check what websites look like in IE inside your firefox browser.

MeasureIt by Kevin Freitas

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 362 reviews

108,802 users

Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.
Collector's Note Great for working out mesurements on websites.

DownThemAll! AntiContainer by Nils Maier

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

61,086 users

Make the resources behind container pages easily downloadable by DownThemAll!
Collector's Note Works with DownThemAll. Anticontainer.

ColorfulTabs by Shivanand Sharma

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 966 reviews

172,199 users

The first addon you should be installing on a fresh Firefox install. A must have. The most beautiful yet the simplest add-on that makes a strong colorful appeal. Colors every tab in a different color.
Collector's Note Puts some color into your tabs. Know which tabs belong together on the same site by color. Have the selected tab highlighted in color. You can even customize it to choose what colors you want for what sites ect.
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