90 Firefox extensions

90 Firefox extensions

Summary: 90 Firefox extensions - as recommended by ZDNet readers.

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The ability to host extensions is one of the most powerful features of Firefox and one that makes it popular among users.  But which extensions should you install?  Which are the most useful?

I asked you, Firefox users, for your list of "must have" Firefox extensions.  From the comments you posted I extracted 90!

Have fun!

Adblock
AI Roboform Toolbar
All-in-One Sidebar
Auto Copy
AutoSlideshow
Beagle Indexer
British English Dictionary
Clean and Close
Colorful Tabs
Colorzilla
CoolIris
CustomizeGoogle
deskCut
Dictionary ToolTip
DictionarySearch
DOM Inspector
Download Statusbar
DownloadThemAll
Duplicate Tab
Fasterfox
Filterset G
Firebug
Firefox ShowCase
FireFTP
FlashBlock
FlashGot
Flat Bookmark Editing
ForecastFox
FoxClocks
FoxLingo
Foxmarks
FoxyTunes
Free Translate
Get directions from Google Maps
GetMail
Gmail Space
GreaseMonkey
HashColored Tabs
IETab
ImageZoom
KeyScrambler
Linkification
Live HTTP Headers
LoremIpsum Content Generator
McAfee SiteAdvisor
Measure it
MinimizeToTray
Mr Tech Local Install
NoScript
Password Hasher
PDF Download
PermaTab
Personal Anti-Phishing Sidebar
Plain Text to Link
Platypus
PrefBar
Print/Print Preview
QuickJava
Redirect Remover
Regular Expression Tester
ReloadEvery
Remember Mismatched Domains
ReminderFox
Right-Click-Link
Sage
ScrapBook
SearchStatus
SecurePassword Generator
SEO for Firefox
Session Manager
ShowIP
SiteAdvisor
SmoothWheel
Stack Style Tabs
StumbleUpon
SwitchProxy
Tab Mix Plus
Tabbrowser
Table2Clipboard
Talkback
TargetAlert
TinyMenu
TrackMeNot
UI Tweaker
Unhide Menubar 
User Agent Switcher
VideoDownloader
View Source Chart
Web Developer
Yellowpipe Lynx Viewer Tool

Don't blame me if this maxes out your Firefox install!  ;-)

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the list.

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  • Great list and earlier related Blog

    I learned of some interesting ones, that I was unfamiliar with. (from the postings)

    I do wonder how far off that list of 90, is from the total number of extensions/addons available.

    I also wonder who in the world (has tried) or needs to try every or many extensions. Would the person with the most extensions be using 20, 50, all 90?

    Seems to me everyone has different needs & interests.
    One who is not involved in web work would not have need for those sorts of tools, Some tools are similar and maybe redundant. (or even conflict) My guess, the average number would be between 5~10.

    Bet if you turned this list, of 90, into a poll (god forbid) And allowed 5 or 10 choices. You could easily distill what many consider the essentials.

    (would bet AdBlock or Plus & NoScript would be in most peoples top 5)

    The 2 that I had not heard of that seem interesting to me: Zotero & Codetech. Will be exploring those to see if they can be of use to me.

    Thanx again for a useful blog.

    OT but I am wondering if you saw my response in that Best Distro Blog? Any Comment?
    http://talkback.zdnet.com/5208-12554-0.html?forumID=1&threadID=30915&messageID=576426&start=388

    Like this Firefox blog a future Linux Blog could be a list of links & resources acquired from the postings?
    LazLong
  • Adrian, you're on a roll!

    nt
    D T Schmitz
  • addition of a save button

    I like to save articles in my h.d. Most articles have print, blog and a dozen buttons I do not use, but few if any have a save button. I tried to highlight but got the whole page instead of just the article of firefox extensions. Any help on just highlighting and saving portions of articles? Thanks, Ed.
    echo0505
    • Quick and clean

      Highlight the first letter (left click, drag cursor over) of the text. Go to the last letter in the text you want, hold the shift key and click. Everything between the two points, including the two points, is now highlighted and ready to be ctrl + c 'd.
      Dr. John
  • Thanks Adrian!

    Much appreciated.
    NonZealot