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Fix FireFox Crashing Problem With Large Number Of Tabs Opened with Cluster Tabs

If you are web surfer or a web worker you may tend to open so many tabs in firefox as per the nature and requirement of your surfing habits. In the end the more the number of tabs you open in firefox makes the problem more worse for you as it makes firefox crashing problem with these large number of tabs opened.

Cluster Tabs is a cool firefox addon which comes to rescue in such a type situations and it makes firefox more faster and fix the crashing issue due to large number of tabs – it allows you to cluster tab web addresses with others.


You just need to follow the procedure as described in the image above to add more than one web addresses to a single tab to create a cluster of websites under a single tab entry.

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Hide Page Title Text In FireFox Of Any Webpage

The Page Title Eraser (PTE) is a cool firefox addon which lets you hide title text of ay website you open in firefox and the favicon too of the selected tab. It provides more privacy at your workplace like office where you may want to hide the title text of the website you have opened on your office computer.


As you can see in the image above the title of the page is hidden and you can also hide favicon of the website with this extension for firefox.

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Hide Caption Title Bar FireFox Addon To Hide Title Bar Text

Some of my friends always wanted to hide title bar text in firefox, they do not want firefox to display the information about the site using the title bar text description of the site

Hide Caption Title Bar is a free firefox addon which detects and automatically restores the minimize, maximize/ restore and close buttons on the nav bar if the menu bar is hidden the extension will display these important buttons irrespective of any theme you have applied on firefox.


Note: This extension is not compatible with tab mix plus but can work with tab mix lite ce

Download Hide Caption Title Bar

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Convert Firefox 3 Location Bar Into Firefox 2 Location Bar

There is a big difference in between the firefox 3 location bar and firefox 2 location bar both in terms of the looks and functionality provided. Just in case if you don’t like the location bar or address bar of firefox 3 and revert it to as there in firefox 2 here is how you can do it.

There is a cool addon called Old Location Bar which makes firefox 3 location bar look and act like firefox 2 location bar


Some other key features provided by old location bar addon are

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HitWicket – See Live Cricket Score In FireFox Status Bar

HitWicket is another cool firefox addon which lets you monitor the live cricket scores on any cricket match going on. It is based on ScoreWatch Firefox extension and fetches the updates from in the status bar panel.


It will alert you about any fall of wickets even if you are running a screensaver it will pop up in that case, you can anytime configure the refresh interval of the scores

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CookiePie – Open & Log In More Than One Gmail Account In FireFox

CookiePie is a free firefox extension which lets you log into multiple gmail accounts in firefox without different login credentials. This could really useful add on if for any reason and you have more than one gmail account and you want to login into both at the same time.


You just need to press a Ctrl+T on your keyboard to instruct firefox to open a new tab and then you can right click in the new tab and select toggle on/off cookiepie you will see a small cookie icon on the tab and you are ready to open a different gmail account.

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Save Space In FireFox – Integrate Google Toolbar In FireFox Search Box

One of the most useful toolbar in firefox is google toolbar which helps you auto fill the information on various web pages and also prevent you from various pop ups. But the most annoying fact is that google toolbar is shown just below the firefox address bar so it takes a good amount of space and decreases the readable space in firefox.


We can see both the snapshots given below one with google toolbar shown and other with google toolbar hidden and integrated with firefox search box

Google Toolbar Shown


Google Toolbar Hidden


Let’s discuss how to hide google toolbar and integrate it to the firefox search box

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Copy Plain Text – Copy Any Text In FireFox Without Formatting

It could happen many times when you try to copy any text selected on a webpage opened in firefox and when you paste the text in word document or any where else formatting remains so you undo the paste and copy the text in notepad and then copy again to the word document. As far as my experience this particular practice is really a pain on your mind and it also takes more time as usual.


Copy Plain Text is a cool firefox addon which comes to rescue in this situation and adds a context menu entry in the right click menu in firefox as Copy as Plain Text