Wanderer's Toolkit

by JMcAfreak

11 Add-ons in this Collection

Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 5,526 reviews

14,560,141 users

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 Ever since I started using this add-on, I feel vulnerable when browsing without it. Ads are getting really weird nowadays...

Firebug by Joe Hewitt, Jan Odvarko, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 2,092 reviews

1,481,131 users

Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page...
Collector's Note This is a very powerful tool when used with the proper swarm. Personally, I use EventBug, FireBug, and FireDiff as my swarm. Others may want to use different tools. Either way, this thing is extremely powerful and customizable.

DownThemAll! by Nils Maier, Federico Parodi, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,789 reviews

979,964 users

The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
Collector's Note This thing gives you total control over your downloads. It includes checksum verification features for those sites that actually provide one for their files. It has the dTA One-Click feature so you can set a folder you always download to, then download items in very little time. Then there's the customization of active downloads, file segments, and concurrent server connections. When used properly, you can get some extreme download speeds.

NoScript Security Suite by Giorgio Maone

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 1,577 reviews

1,763,854 users

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 This add-on is the shield of your operations of sorts. You control which scripts run and which scripts do not, for each webpage that you visit. This is very useful for avoiding malicious scripts or for when you don't like being tracked.

FoxyProxy Standard by Eric H. Jung, groeg, others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 392 reviews

201,482 users

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 I think the add-on's reputation should speak for itself.

Web of Trust, MyWOT/WOT: Website Reputation Rating by WOT Services

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,332 reviews

330,285 users

Instantly know which websites to trust! WOT protects you while you browse, warning you against dangerous sites that host malware, phishing, and more.
Collector's Note I like this one. It gives me a fairly good idea of whether I can trust a site. I've worked quite extensively with the add-on. I can legitimately say that the system they use is a good one. I've watched how the rating system works, and I participate in the user community there.

Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 433 reviews

364,544 users

Fight the text ads! Element Hiding Helper is a companion extension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier.
Collector's Note Gives you somewhat greater control when using Adblock Plus.

DownThemAll! AntiContainer by Nils Maier

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

56,090 users

Make the resources behind container pages easily downloadable by DownThemAll!
Collector's Note Adds some extra features to DownThemAll. This helps you get around some of the annoying things put up to prevent right-click downloads.

JavaScript Deobfuscator by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

35,250 users

This add-on shows you what JavaScript code runs on a web page, even if it is obfuscated and generated on the fly. Simply open JavaScript Deobfuscator from the Web Developer menu and watch the scripts being compiled/executed.
Collector's Note There are times when I like to know what is running on a site I'm visiting. That's when I use this tool.

Config Descriptions by Dave G

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

1,392 users

Shows source comments for advanced application preferences in about:config
Collector's Note For those of you daring enough to modify the about:config settings (LOG EVERYTHING YOU DO - I HAVE LEARNED FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE). This gives you some basic descriptions of some of the settings in the about:config page. While not always the most useful, I'm now shooting in a semi-lit room rather than in the dark.

Image Source Copier by Andrew Ducker

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

147 users

Copies the HTML source for an image to the clipboard.
Collector's Note This is one of the little guys with huge potential. It adds an item to the context menu (right-click) for images, which copies the HTML source for the image. Perfect for grabbing the image reference and alt text from xkcd.com

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