As Firefox community is getting more and more crowded by developers, it’s even harder for us to filter out the best extensions to enhance our browsing experience.
Last time, I’ve written an article about 8 Essences Power Browsing with Safari which focused more on increasing the browsing productivity while using Safari web browser. This time, I will expose you to the world of Firefox, where the beauty of its extensions can save your soul from being eaten by boring working routines.
Let’s see what are these killer Firefox extensions.
Get Alexa Rank data of your visited website in your status bar on the fly.
Sidebar control to help you quickly switch between sidebar, monitor downloads, show installed extensions or view sources of your visited sites.
Better Gmail 2
Extra features and enhanced skins for your Gmail, such as hierarchical labels, file attachment icons, etc.
Advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker and Page Zoomer for your Firefox.
Viewing 3D rendered photo gallery and video showcase directly from your Firefox.
Official Firefox add-on for Delicious, to help you sync your pages easily using online bookmark service.
Digg Firefox Extension
Allowing you to interact with Digg directly from your Firefox browser.
Providing you tiny status bar to help you view and manage downloads without getting in the way of your browsing experience with Firefox.
Download accelerator and manager built inside your Firefox.
Fast Video Download
Free download video files from popular media sites: YouTube, Dailymotion, Break.com and etc.
Exposé feature for your Firefox tabs, to let you easily scan through your opened tabs.
Displaying status of the current website server and providing quick access to the webserver details.
Control your iTunes music player directly from your Firefox status bar.
Validate links on any web page.
Display Google PageRank of current viewed page.
Submit your web page to your favorite social bookmarking site in a simplest way, using toolbar.
Private browsing in Firefox (like the one in Safari).
StumbleUpon helps discover web sites based on your interests and this extension let you have the toolbar integrated into your Firefox.
Preview the content of your Firefox tabs with simple pop-up.
That’s all for the Firefox extensions that are significant enough for me. However, don’t overdo it when you’re trying to install additional extensions or plugins to your Firefox; Don’t make your Firefox carry heavy load.