Discover Mozilla FireFox Extra Features – Extensions and How To Install Them
If you are still not using any other web browser then FireFox (no matter what OS you are using) you are endangering the security of your computer and missing out on a much richer surfing experience.
One of Mozilla FireFox browser most powerful feature is the possibility to install extensions. Since Firefox browser is a product of the open code community, this results in an active programming distribution of firefox extensions. The extensions are plugins that just like skins will add functionality to the firefox browser. The number of extensions is countless and any day more of them are being released. They go from telling the weather or controlling you favorite mp3 player from the browser to adding practical functionality to your special surfing needs, like better managing your downloads or designing web pages.
To Enjoy all that you’ll have to know how to install them. As an example I’ll take a very useful extension named “slime extension list”. After installation of the extension, your extension list will be much slimmer and if you are going to install a lot of extensions, it will be much easier to handle.
Slim Extension, could be found at . Click on “Install v0.3” link. If your security settings are at default (I recommend to not change them) then at the top of firefox browsing window, a yellow message will appear. Click on the allow button, and a new dialog will appear with the message that firefox has blocked the unknown site from installing a software. Add the site to the list of your trusted sites and click the “Install v0.3” again. This will pop up a window that will follow you throw the easy and fast installation. After finishing restart your mozilla firefox browser and check in tools? extensions.
To get the most out of your firefox, search the internet for “firefox extension” + the keyword of your area of interest. You’ll be surprised to find out how many extensions are out there that can make your life much easier
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