What are the essential addons for Firefox ?
What addons/extensions should I install in a fresh Firefox installation ?
What addons have your installed on your Firefox ?

6 December 2009, 12:06 am IST
User Rating: 9.0 (1 votes)

Following are the essential Firefox installation that I have installed on my system:

Essential Addons:

  • AdBlock Plus: The quintessential Ad remover extensions!
  • Aging Tabs: Allow you view your tabs by their active/inactive state (by changing color).
  • Context Search: Allows your search the select text via context menu.
  • CuteMenus - Crystal SVG: The essential addon for adding icons to Firefox menus!
  • DictionarySearch: Search the selected word/phrase in a dictionary (via context menu).
  • Flashgot: The quintessential download manager.
  • Greasemonkey: The essential customization extension.
  • Linkification: Linkification converts text links into genuine, clickable links.
  • Paste And Go 3: It lets you Paste URL/Text and Load/Search it immediately ...
  • Resizable Text AreaAllows your resize textarea box as per your choice.
  • ScreenGrab: Screengrab! is an extension that makes it easy to save a web-page as an image - it's a screen capture tool for Firefox!
  • TinyMenu: TinyMenu is an extension that allows you to reorganize the menu options so that you can maximize browsing space.

Addons for WebDeveloper:

  • ColorZilla: Advanced Eyedropper, Color Picker, Palette Viewer and other colorful goodies for your Firefox.
  • Firebug: One extension to debug them all!
  • HTML Validator: HTML Validator is a Mozilla extension that adds HTML validation inside Firefox and Mozilla. The number of errors of a HTML page is seen on the form of an icon in the status bar when browsing.
  • Live HTTP Headers: View HTTP headers of a page.
  • Nightly Test Tools: This extension adds a few extras useful to those that regularly test nightly builds of Firefox, Thunderbird, Sunbird and Toolkit Seamonkey (Suiterunner)
  • Web Developer: Adds a menu and a toolbar with various developer tools!

Addons for Social Networking:

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