URL Fixer Version History

33 versions

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Version 4.1 250.1 KB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 32.0, Firefox 8.0 and later, Mobile 8.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.5 and later

* Better user interface, non-modal informational message shows up on correction.
* Wrong corrections are saved now, URL Fixer will no longer repeat the same mistake.
* Implemented work-around for some extensions doing crazy things (especially Tab Mix Plus).
* Fixed SeaMonkey support.
* Don't show suggestion to fix typos on "Document expired" error pages.

Version 4.0.1 191.5 KB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 18.0a1, Firefox 8.0 and later, Mobile 8.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.5 and later

Worked around a bug in Tab Mix Plus that completely breaks URL bar when URL Fixer is present.

Version 4.0 191.5 KB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 13.0a1, Firefox 8.0 and later, Mobile 8.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.5 and later

* Random typos in popular domains are recognized now, the approach here is based on a dictionary of known domains rather than heuristics.
* URL Fixer will now install without requiring a browser restart.
* Built-in rules will now be updated automatically independently of the extension.
* User-defined rules will be applied to domain names only, no longer to the entire URL.
* A referral tag will be added for some of the corrected domain names.
* Added support for SeaMonkey and Firefox Mobile with native UI.
* Cleaned up and reorganized the code.

Version 3.1 81.9 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 11.0a1

* Fixed a bug causing non-English users to see an XML entity error instead of the standard Firefox error pages when a server could not be found.
* Hiding "Was this a typo?" dialog on error pages when the browser is in offline mode.
* Reorganized and cleaned up code for opt-in data collection function.
* Updated locales

Version 3.0 72.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 8.0a1

* Removed SmartLinks
* Added custom replacements featured from URL Fixer Plus
* Updated for compatibility with Firefox 5/6/7/8

Version 2.0.3 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 10.0a1

* Fixed startup hang in Fennec.

Version 2.0.2 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0.*

* Updated SmartLinks module

Version 2.0.1 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0.*

Added opt-in feature that allows URL Fixer to learn better typo corrections by using the domains that users type in the address bar.

Version 2.0 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0b5pre

Added opt-in feature that allows URL Fixer to learn better typo corrections by using the domains that users type in the address bar.

Version 1.7.3 46.1 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0b5pre

* Updated locales
* Bug fixes for better performance
* Removed unnecessary firstrun page
* Updated locale handling code for smaller filesize
* Updated SmartLinks code to fix bugs and improve performance

Version 1.7.2 28.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0b4pre

* Added Options dialog
* Updated SmartLinks code to address an issue with a missing menu item

Version 1.7 21.5 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b8pre, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0b1pre

* Added SmartLinks feature
* Preparation for URL Fixer Plus

Version 1.6.2 15.4 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b6pre, Mobile 1.0 - 4.0b1pre

* Support for Firefox 4 Beta
* Support For Mobile 2 Alpha

Version 1.6.1 15.4 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b3pre, Mobile 1.0 - 2.0a1

* Updated for Firefox 4 compatibility.
* Updated translations.

Version 1.6 14.3 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b2pre, Mobile 1.0 - 1.1.*

* Fixed bug that affected valid URLs like "ww.com" or "wwww.com".

Version 1.5.1 10.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*, Mobile 1.0b1 - 1.0.*

* Fixed bug that would try and correct URLs that are actually bookmark shortcuts.
* Updated locales.

Version 1.5 9.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*, Mobile 0.1 - 1.0.*

* Added Fennec compatibility
* Exposed "Confirm corrections" preference in confirmation dialog

Version 1.4.5 9.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b2pre

* Fixed bug that caused page to open in same tab when middle-clicking the go button after typing a search shortcut
* Updated with latest submitted translations

Version 1.4.4 24.6 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b1pre

* Fixed bug that caused page to open in same tab when middle-clicking the go button after typing a search shortcut

Version 1.4.3 14.3 KB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.1a1

Bumped maxVersion for Firefox 3.0b4.

Version 1.4.2 14.3 KB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0b3

* Fixed bug where it was correcting "foo,com" to "fo.om".
* No longer corrects a URL that contains a space but no slash. This is to avoid correcting searches being performed via the Location Bar.

Version 1.4 14.3 KB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0b2

Cleaned up URL fixing algorithm, added new TLD's, removed country-code specific corrections.

Version 1.3 10.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 1.2.11 10.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 1.2.10 8.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 1.2.9 fixes the bug where .mo.us was being "corrected" to .com.us.

Version 1.2.7 8.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 1.2.5 8.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 1.2.4 7.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 1.2.1 7.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0b1

Version 1.2.1 adds support for using the Go button instead of just Enter, and it fixes URLs that have path information at the end. (e.g., http://efinke.cmo/url-fixer/ will be corrected to http://efinke.com/url-fixer/)

Version 1.2.1 also adds support for the Netscape browser.

Version 1.1.7 7.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0b1

Fixed all bugs reported in user comments:

* foo.bar/extranet will no longer be corrected to foo.bar/extra.net

* h**p:// is corrected to http://