Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Mozilla Firefox Tweaks for Faster Browsing

We spend more time online than anywhere else, In order make browsing better we have choosen different browsers. Mozilla Firefox is widely used and its in second placed when you compare with all top browsers. Its a favorite browser for developers because of its features.

  In order to customize for our optimum usage there are few tips and tricks which you can perform on Mozilla Firefox.
The first step is to type (about:config ) in the address bar and hit enter. Check th epicture below

 Now it will list all the settings which you can modify

Some Tweaks to Customize your Firefox
1. To enable/disable Single Click Select URL of address bar
browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll = True
browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll = False

2. To auto Complete URL while typing in the address Bar

3. To set the number of auto complete URL in the address bar
browser.urlbar.maxRichResults = #
(# indicates the number of auto complete URLs shown. The default is 12)

4. To disabler Browser Toolbar Tip = False

5. To paste copied content by clicking the center button on the mouse
middlemouse.paste = True

6. To disable blinking text
browser.blink_allowed = False

7. To create a single close button to for all Firefox Opened Tabs.
browser.tabs.closeButtons = 3

8. To increase number of recently closed tabs.

9. Right click view source in your editor
view_source.editor.path= Path of Editor

10. To enable fast scrolling across tabs
toolkit.scrollbox.scrollIncrement =75

11. To stop displaying website icon in address bar and on the tabs = False

12. To enable spell check in text fields
layout.spellcheckDefault = 2

13. To speed up the browser
network.http.max-connections 30 to 96
network.http.max-connections-per-server 15 to 32
network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server 6 to 8
network.http.pipelining false to true
network.http.proxy.pipelining false to true
network.http.pipelining.maxrequests 30 to 8
network.http.pipelining.ssl false to true
network.http.proxy.pipelining false to true

14. To disable annoying browser behavior
Change the followowing values to ‘false’

15. To show more tabs on single window
browser.tabs.tabMinWidth = 75

16. To display search results in new tab