As of March 2017, Firefox is the main web browser I use. I find it slower than Google Chrome (which I use for Facebook, Gmail, and /g/), but find its address bar and some plugins more useful.


Due to the Firefox 57 upgrade, several of the plugins I used to use were marked as “Legacy” and are not usable. In particular, NoScript was at first unavailable, then available under the new extensions system in a new form. I didn’t like the new interface so I switched to uMatrix.


Here are the bookmarklets I use:

I have several custom keyword searches on Firefox. Following DuckDuckGo’s idea of “bang expressions”, I prefix each keyword with !.

Note that for the internet archive keyword searches, use %S rather than %s for the search string placeholder. The latter URL-encodes the search string while the former doesn’t.


In about:config:

See also