Mike Kaply

About me

Developer Information
Name Mike Kaply
Location Austin, TX
Homepage http://mike.kaply.com/
User since March 5, 2007
Number of add-ons developed 15 add-ons
Average rating of developer's add-ons Rated 4 out of 5 stars

In a little more detail...

Michael Kaply has been developing and customizing web browsers since 1996. In his 15+ years at IBM, he was a developer or team lead for OS/2 based browsers, including Netscape Navigator, IBM Web Browser and Firefox. During his time at IBM, Michael also focused on making the enterprise deployment of Firefox easier, which included developing the CCK Wizard Firefox extension which helps enterprises customize Firefox. The CCK Wizard is used by a number of large companies, including IBM. Other extensions developed by Michael include Operator which enables microformats inside of Firefox and IE8 Activities which is an implementation of the IE8 Accelerators functionality for Firefox.After leaving IBM, Michael founded Kaply Consulting. Kaply Consulting specializes in customizing Firefox and has helped various clients, including companies like Brand Thunder, customize Firefox to meet their needs. They’ve also assisted companies like SurfEasy in customizing Firefox.If you need help with customizing or deploying Firefox, or creating Firefox extensions, contact Kaply Consulting at consulting@kaply.com.

Add-ons I've created

Keyword Search

Search in the address bar without changing your search engine.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (86)
9,214 users

Add OpenSearch XML

Add OpenSearch XML files directly to Firefox

Not yet rated
11 users

Force Safe Search

Forces safe search on the major search engines.

Not yet rated
41 users

Operator Requires Restart

Operator leverages microformats and other semantic data that are already available on many web pages to provide new ways to interact with web services.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars (36)
1,634 users

Rebrand Requires Restart

This wizard creates an XPI that rebrands Firefox, SeaMonkey or Thunderbird. You can change the brand name as well as the brand images and icons.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (12)
4,952 users

My Reviews

French spelling dictionary

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

You have no support link, so I'm writing this here.

Can you please remove the <bootstrap> line from your install.rdf and re release? It's causing problems for Postbox. Thank you.

Hopefully you'll get an email. Pinging you again on this. Thanks.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (5.3).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

French spelling dictionary

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

You have no support link, so I'm writing this here.

Can you please remove the <bootstrap> line from your install.rdf and re release? It's causing problems for Postbox. Thank you.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (5.3). 

Timer Fire

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Excellent tool for debugging.

Exactly what I needed.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0). 

Snap Links

Has Some Bugs... Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great idea, but for me on Firefox 2, I'm seeing double menus in about:config and it the selection does weird stuff on pages with only flash.