After using Safari for quite some time, it will be normal for us to have visit many sites and pages. All of those are tracked and saved in our history.
Perhaps after a year or more, we will forget some of useful sites and want to find it. At that time, we can use our history to trackback.
If you are using Firefox as web browser, you can have your eternal history by following these steps:
On the other hand, if you want to make your history only lasts for 1 day, you can simply change the number to 1.
For Safari, the setting is under Safari Menubar → Preferences → General Section.
People are just getting more and more enthusiastic to set Firefox 3 as their default web browser - including Mac users. And you should be one of them, which most of the time spend your time surfing around the web.
This surfing activities could be really frustrating if you heavily depend on your mouse. I highly recommend you to get your hand away from your mouse and start to practice mouse-less browsing with your keyboard, i.e. using keyboard shortcuts.
It won't spend you more than an hour to have a glance and practice some of these Firefox shortcuts that I've compiled. I also include keyboard shortcuts for Windows Firefox to emphasize on the idea that it's not that hard to adapt yourself to new Mac environment, especially for new Mac switchers.
You will also want to see my previous keyboard shortcuts compilation :
Continue reading and you will see a list of 45 Firefox shortcuts!
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.
More and more stuffs of people interest flowing around the web, people are starting to seek and download those stuffs. However, most of the time the permalink to the storage place are unavailable, especially for media files.
Instead of wasting time searching from Google, smashing the web or even begging the creator of the file, it'll take the least of your effort by using the following tricks which perfectly work on Safari (such as downloading YouTube Video for free) and Firefox.
It's quite different for Firefox…
Hi all, now we're back again with our big collection of Firefox wallpapers. There are almost 100 wallpapers in total for you to enjoy. Hope that Firefox can bring you warm, comfortable summer.
Added : Best to be viewed with Firefox.
"A bookmarklet is an applet, a small computer application, stored as the URL of a bookmark in a web browser or as a hyperlink on a web page." ~ Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It's a bit tricky to store your bookmarklets on Firefox 3 Bookmarks Bar. Simple favicon drag and drop, unfortunately, cannot work in Firefox 3. You still can do simple favicon drag and drop to bookmark a certain page of your visited site. But I don't know why, it just can't work on storing bookmarklets.
Therefore, you need another way to store the bookmarklets on bookmarks bar. I have two alternative ways here and I will explain you the details on how to make it. This is the case if you're willing to read through the article though. You can also watch the short video tutorial at the end of this article.
This morning, I stumbled on this article: Firefox inside Firefox. That article brought up a really cool Firefox trick which you can open a Firefox browser in a Firefox browser. Technically speaking, it's a nested Firefox, or in short: Nested Fox.
And to my surprise, it's easy to do the trick, you only need to type and run this url: chrome://browser/content/browser.xul.
There are some limitations on how many Nested Foxes that you can make:
I know maybe this doesn't have strong relation with Mac, but I cannot resist to post this the most hilarious hidden feature of Firefox 3: The Robots!
Few days ago, we got the new Firefox 3 running smartly and happily. Overall it's quite good and I've encountered no crash up to this point. But there is a thing that maybe will make you feel unhappy: The Big Back Button.
There is a way to make it smaller or even split it with forward button. Here are the things that you should do to achieve that:
Usually, what will you do when you want to start new search with Google search bar on the top-right corner of your web browser? There are three ways to do that.
This is the least advanced way. However, most of my friends still use this way. First, you open new tab (keystrokes : Command-T), followed by typing in the url address "www.google.com", filling in the search term and Google will return you the result.
The advantage of using this way is that you can see Google homepage which in special occasion, the logo is changed.