Essential add-ons selected by Nalyman to streamline your Firefox experience. Use mouse gestures to speed up navigation, hide the menubar to increase useful space and make your browser even more safe.
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 I was hesitating if it should be included, but I decided that it should. I am not using any maintained lists, I am using this addon to remove annoying elements (stupid animated gifs for example) once and forever from pages and to disable some tracking 1x1 images that load awfully slow.
The best security you can get in a web browser!
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
Collector's Note Accelerates webpages, filters flash ads by default, and makes your browser more secure.
FoxyProxy is an advanced proxy management tool that completely replaces Firefox's limited proxying capabilities. For a simpler tool and less advanced configuration options, please use FoxyProxy Basic.
Collector's Note When one proxy setup is not enough.
A customizable mouse gestures extension which enables to execute various commands and user scripts with six types of gestures.
Collector's Note Essential for lightning-speed navigation.
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 In the rare case of your browser crashing (e.g. you are using a testing version), you can selectively restore tabs on restart, so you can weed out the problematic page. Also you can easily save a tab collection a reload it later (with history information for each tab, so not just simple bookmarking).
Enables Adobe Acrobat-style grab and drag scrolling, Flick gestures, and Momentum scrolling in Firefox. Useful for (older) pen or touchscreen-based devices for which these gestures are not natively supported. Not useful on Windows 8 touch devices.
Collector's Note Essential to quicker navigate long pages.
Bring back your personal and powerful Firefox Button!
Collector's Note You can hide your menubar and create a faster custom quick menu instead. Just think about it: when was the last time you used the menubar? If you need it anyways just press Alt.
Cool utility for cleaning up a page (for printing or better viewing) as well as for web development. Displays a red rectangle on the element under the mouse -- hit "w" to go wider (get the containing element), then hit other keystrokes to remove, etc
Collector's Note When you are printing a web page, it has sometimes very annoying and unnecessary to print some parts of the page. Aardvark helps you to clean up before printing.