|Location||UK & France|
|User since||February 17, 2012|
|Number of add-ons developed||13 add-ons|
|Average rating of developer's add-ons||Rated 4 out of 5 stars|
In a little more detail...
7 July 2015
Very sorry I have not been able to reply to some posts. I have been too busy in my life to be able to update things. If you are a developer, you are free to use all the code of my addons to build a similar addon with more features. I just do not have the time for the foreseeable future to do much, if any updating.
If the addon stops working it might be a good idea to update Firefox. Also, try checking if you have blocked pop ups with a new addon. A final thing might be to try disabling 3rd party cookies and trying the addon Noscript. It can filter out lots of unnecessary script files which get loaded by websites into your browser. These can slow or stop things from working. It has a red Script button "S" which you click on per site to allow or disallow script files to load. It also blocks 3rd party websites from trying to track you across the internet.
Hi, I am developer making a few addons to get things done that I need. I hope they can be of use to others out there. I appreciate people writing in a quick comment or review of my addons so that I know if there are any problems with them, or just to say that the addon is useful or not. I cannot fix all problems, but where I can I will try. Thanks.
None of my addons track or monitor you in anyway. I loathe the internet tracking policies of internet ad agencies, so I would not inflict that on anyone. Your security is that my addons' source code is fully open source and available for full inspection by you.
On the addon download page at the very bottom there should be a "View the Source" link that will take you to the page to view it. You can also right click the "Add to Firefox" button and choose "Save link as" to download the XPI file. This file is like a zip file that can be unzipped and the source be inspected from there.
My goal is to put the message out to all software developers to please put very clear dialog boxes on your software whenever you want to gather data from the user and ask their permission first. No one likes to get their data pick-pocketed in the background. Thanks to all developers who are decent enough to do this.
For tech crazy people out there interested in internet privacy and security, check out Steve Gibson's Security Now weekly podcast. It provides excellent detailed info on the current state of safety on the net for MS Windows, but is also very useful for Mac and Linux users.
Its at: grc DOT com
DISABLED ADD-ON NOTE: If you use any of my addons and they get automatically disabled, it is because they may have some kind of compatibility problem that I need time to fix. So please check back after a few days and see if I have been able to get it up and running again.
Add-ons I've created
Some articles on the internet are frustratingly not always given a publishing date, so you don't know whether the information you are reading is fairly current or way out of date. Just right click on any webpage to get a panel with the results.
Select Text and Request URL No Restart
Adds text you select in a webpage to your URL. Lets you build your own URL Requests to access many web services like word definitions and much more. See description below.
SelectAndDefineAnyDictionaryWebsite No Restart
Adds text you select in a webpage to your URL. Your URL can be many dictionary websites you choose. For example to look up definitions of words in another language. Will open definition in a new tab. See description below.
When you select a word on a webpage, right click it and select "FreeDictionaryLookup" it will pop up a panel with the definition for you. Ctrl-1 and CMD-1 can be used as well after selecting the word. Click outside of panel to dismiss.
Pops up a panel every 30mins (Time is settable) that will display a breaking news feed from Twitter or any website, so that you will never be more than 30mins away from any major news. Click outside to dismiss panel. More info in description.
Themes I've created
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