Content Preferences Version History

7 versions

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Version 0.4.1 41.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

This version fixes several bugs in the previous version:

* "this._widget is null" exceptions in the Error Console
* "observers is undefined" exceptions in the Error Console
* setting a character encoding preference for about:config causes it to reload endlessly (the character encoding preference has been disabled for about: URLs)

Version 0.4 39.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.1a2pre

This version has been updated to work with Firefox 3. It also includes one additional feature: you can add the widgets for modifying the preferences to your browser toolbars via standard toolbar customization (context-click on a toolbar and select "Customize..." from the context menu, then drag and drop one or more of the preference widgets from the palette to your toolbars).

Version 0.3.1 75.8 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a4

Fixes a memory leak.

No longer displays page-specific stylesheets in the Page Style drop-down menu when in the Global tab.

Switches undo buttons from checkboxes to buttons to work around quirks when using checkboxes.

Fixes a bug that caused stylesheets not to work on the trunk.

Version 0.2 36.9 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a3

This version features significant changes under the hood to improve the code for extensions that want to use this extension to store their site-specific prefs (about which more soon--watch my blog).

It also offers the following two improvements for end-users who use it for its text-zoom functionality:

1. Text zoom changes via the mousewheel are now supported, so no matter how you change your text zoom (via the View menu, keyboard shortcuts, the sidebar slider provided by this extension, or via the mousewheel gestures you can configure Firefox to obey), this extension will save it for each site you visit.

2. An experimental mode lets you set site-specific preferences for a domain and all its subdomains. (f.e. * To enable this mode, use about:config to set the extensions.cpref.siteMode preference to 1.

If you're trying out Gecko 1.9 alpha releases (or the latest Gecko 1.9 nightlies), the extension uses the effective TLD service to determine the base domain for each site (f.e. for and for Otherwise, it falls back to the real top-level domain plus one segment (i.e. for and for

Version 0.1.2 23.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a1

Fixes a bug that causes Firefox to occasionally display the following error message in the error console:

Error: uri has no properties
Source file: chrome://cpref/content/browser-overlay.js
Line: 84

Version 0.1.1 23.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a1

fixes a bug that caused 0.1 to break session restore when starting Firefox with the Content Preferences sidebar visible

Version 0.1 23.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a1

this is the first version; to try it out, install it and restart, then go to View > Sidebar > Content Preferences