Useful firefox plugins I use .. most of them are web development orientated ..
FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers.
FireShot is a Firefox extension that creates screenshots of web pages. Unlike other extensions, this plugin provides a set of editing and annotation tools, which let users quickly modify web captures and insert text annotations and graphical annotations. Such functionality will be especially useful for web designers, testers and content reviewers. It's possible to choose whether you want to capture entire web page or take screenshot of only visible part of the web page. The captures can be: - uploaded to FREE public screenshot hosting - saved to disk (PNG, GIF, JPEG, BMP) - printed - copied to clipboard - e-mailed - sent to configurable external editor for further processing.
Live HTTP headers shows live page headers while browsing.
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.
The extension can validate the HTML sent by the server or the HTML in the memory (after Ajax execution)
Web Developer Toolbar adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools.
FlashGot downloads all the links, movies and audio clips of a page at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers.
Download status replaces the standard download text of Firefox 3.* with some more detailed informations. It displays the average download speed, the remaining size to download, the number of files and the remaining time.
FireGestures is a customizable mouse gestures extension which enables you to execute various commands and user scripts with five types of gestures.
Clasic Compact is a very clean and compact theme with classic arrow buttons that minimizes space consumed by menu, tool, tab, find and status bars without hurting the overall usability. Supports Windows, Mac & Linux.
ColorZilla is an advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker, Page Zoomer and other colorful goodies.
With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program. You can Zoom the page you are viewing and measure distances between any two points on the page. The built-in palette browser allows choosing colors from pre-defined color sets and saving the most used colors in custom palettes. DOM spying features allow getting various information about DOM elements quickly and easily. And there's more...
NoScript gets best security you can get in a web browser! Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
User Agent Switcher adds a menu and a toolbar button to switch the user agent of the browser.
DOM Inspector is a tool that can be used to inspect and edit the live DOM of any web document or XUL application. The DOM hierarchy can be navigated using a two-paned window that allows for a variety of different views on the document and all nodes within.
Note: This add-on depends on binary changes to Firefox, and will not work with Firefox 2.
MeasureIt draws out a ruler to get the pixel width and height of any elements on a webpage.
Locationbar makes it more than a textbox.
ChatZilla is a clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client.
Right-click on a banner and choose "Adblock" from the context menu - the banner won't be downloaded again. Maybe even replace parts of the banner address with star symbols to block similar banners as well. Or you select a filter subscription when Adblock Plus starts up the first time, then even this simple task will usually be unnecessary: the filter subscription will block most advertisements fully automatically.
Extended Cookie Manager detects if a website sends a cookie and shows if this cookie was blocked, allowed or only allowed for session in the statusbar of your browser. It also enables you to change the cookie permissions of websites on demand.
Add-Art provides the millions of AdBlockPlus users with an alternative to blank space. Art shows are hand selected by curators of contemporary artists to bring the museum onto your screen and into your everyday activities. We'll bring new art shows to your browser every 2 weeks. Add-Art is partially supported by the New Museum/Rhizome in New York City and provides small stipends for artists and curators for their participation. Note: Please don't judge the the tool on how much you like the art - you know, don't shoot the messenger - we're developing a platform. This code was developed in the Eyebeam OpenLab and is free and in the public domain. If you have questions, please check out the forum at http://forum.add-art.org or the install video at http://add-art.org
Create clickable links from plain text. *This is a reupload by me for my own use. Please don't delete or install.
Automatically checks rapidshare.com, megaupload.com, megarotic.com, megaporn.com and filefactory.com links from the page that you are visiting.