Buggy garbage Rated 1 out of 5 stars
This is my second review of this add-on. First time I reviewed it, I gave it a low score, because, as a long time user, I was frustrated with bugs that creep up each time a new version is released. The developers have contacted me and I assumed they would revise their release policy and actually test and polish before updating, instead of making fancy menus that only serve as distraction.
Sadly this was not the case, because as of yesterday, everything I set up (and it was truly a struggle with the interface) was reset and defaults replaced my settings and configuration.
I use Chrome alongside Firefox and it amazes me how "COntext Menu Search" is so elegant and never f**ks my settings after update.
I will now go look for alternatives to Liquid Words and award this piece of s**t add-on a well deserved 1 star. My only regret is that there is no lower mark to give.
Thank you for reading!
Hi Bonzi. I am sorry you are feeling we are letting you down.
Please understand that we are not adding any features at the moment, only fixing bugs which have appeared since Mozilla started tightening their requirements.
I understand that your main issue is with custom searches - this is something we have worked on for version 9.9, just released. Please try this version and contact us if you have any further issues.
Firefox is a complex environment to code for, with three platforms to support (Windows, Mac and Linux) and a whole host of rapidly increasing versions (how many this year alone?). We work hard to improve the reliability of Liquid Words but we need your specific information (what OS do you use, what version of Firefox, what other add-ons do you have and are there any specific sites you have issues with) to help you.
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you like and we'll work to fix the issues.
Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Neat idea, but garbage implementation full of bugs.
EDIT: I have written an email to your company(?) before (when you were still Hyperwords) for this same issue, did not get a reply, thought you'll fix it eventually. After messing with the add-on for 20 minutes and restarting Firefox for the 30th time, I registered specifically to give you a well overdue 1 star review. There is a bunch of little issues, from intrusive tips to cluttered and unintuitive options panel, but I can somewhat tolerate that.
The main issue I have with Liquid Information (why change the name, Hyperwords was much better), that I have had with all versions of Hyperwords I have used, is the glitchy behaviour of adding custom searches. After adding 3 or 4 custom searches, they inevitably get mixed up or simply refuse to work. All this is compounded by needing to restart the browser for every little adjustment I make and an awful interface for manipulating search items. I can't see the logic behind not being able to edit the entries (wasn't this a feature in earlier versions of Hyperwords?).
Please get someone who understands creating user interfaces to help you. Stop making "fancy" tutorials and "presentations" and fix the bugs and the interface! You are making a utility add-on, make it WORK as intended and Keep It Simple, Stupid!
I'll amend my 1 star review, as it obviously means something to you if you responded to it. I don't want to cause you any unnecessary "damage". It really is a great idea, but implementation is rather "unfocused" at best.
Hi Bonzi, I'm sorry you have had issues. Could you please tell me what they are so we can work on them? You can also email me directly: email@example.com
Thank you for your update bonzi. The issue with custom searches is a specific bug we can now look into, thanks.