UsableHomeButton Version History

6 versions

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Version 1.2.9 11.6 KB Works with Firefox 12.0 and later

* Fixed: Enabled/disabled state of the Home button did not update when URL in location bar has been changed without reloading page (e.g. via History API).

Version 1.2.8 11.6 KB Works with Firefox 12.0 and later

* Fixed: Home-button click didn't scroll home page to horizontal beginning if top scrolling position was already zero.
* Internal improvements.
* Dropped support for Firefox of versions older than 12.

Changes of v1.2.7 compared with v1.2.6:
* It's now possible to open link menu-items of Home-button's context menu in new tab with middle click.
* New tabs are now opened right after (to the right of) current one (if it is enabled via corresponding browser pref).
* Scrolling to top of home page is now smooth/animated.
* Fixed: URL part is now added to parts' list in Home-button's context menu regardless of whether its decoding has been successfull (previously, part has been added only if it has been decoded successfully).
* Multiple internal improvements.
* Dropped support for Firefox of versions older than 10.

Version 1.2.6 11.0 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

* Fixed: Status-bar messages (related to this extension) have stopped to display in Firefox 25+.
* Fixed: Context menu of the Home button did not display on some pages.

Version 1.2.5 10.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

* Added "Empty tab" item to context menu of the "Home" button (Firefox 12+). The item loads new-tab page that can be especially useful in private browsing mode where useless private browsing notice is always shown instead of useful new-tab page in Firefox by default.
* Fixed v1.2.4 regression: URL parts in context menu of "Home" button have been displayed undecoded.
* Removed tooltip of "Home" button containing site domain and overlapping context menu in some cases.
* Minor improvements and polishing.

Changes of v1.2.4 compared with v1.2.3:
* "Forget the site" feature is now compatible with Firefox 18.
* Dropped support for Firefox 3.6.
* Added icons to context menu of Home button.
* Fixed: Home button was visually disabled for images.
* Some minor improvements.

Version 1.2.3 8.2 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Changes since v1.2.1:
* Nonlatin URL parts in home-button context-menu are now shown decoded.
* Added support for opening URL items of home-button context-menu in new tab or new window by using Ctrl or Shift key respectively.
* Dropped support for Firefox older than 3.6.

Changes in v1.2.1 compared with v1.1:
* It's now possible to use Alt+Home keyboard shortcut to go to home page. At that, modifier keys Ctrl and Shift work same way as when clicking "Home" button.
* If current page is already home page, then clicking button "Home" (or pressing appropriate keyboard shortcut) now scrolls the page to top.
* Added "Browser start-page" item to context menu of "Home" button. The item opens conventional home (start) page of browser.
* Fixed: items of context menu of "Home" button did not work if mouse button has been pressed on one item, and released — on another one.
* Small improvements of code.

Version 1.1 7.2 KB Works with Firefox 1.5 and later

Added context menu that contains:
* list of URL segments where each item is linked to appropriate parent URL;
* commands “Forget about the page” and “Forget about the site” (available in Firefox 3.0 and higher).