Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetHardwareAdd-ons · 8 years ago

these add-ons work for firefox 8?

since firefox 8 is out. do these add-ons below function with F8?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Yes, all three of those work. I am currently on FF8 and have all three installed.

    As an additional tip, if you ever have an add-on that is incompatible with the current version of Firefox (which is very common now with the current release schedule), you can disable Firefox's add-on compatibility checker by doing the following:

    - Type "about:config" in the address bar.

    - A warning will pop up. Read it, then proceed.

    - Right click anywhere, then select "New" > "Boolean"

    - Enter "extensions.checkCompatibility ###" without the quotes.

    - This works with every version so far, just replace ### above with your version number. In this case, it would be "8.0"

    - Click OK

    - Select "False"

    - Click OK again

    - Now go to your add-ons menu and enable your incompatible add-ons.

    I'm still running add-ons that stopped updating after FF3.6 with this method. Some will work very well (Linkification) while others will not work (AnyColor).

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  • 3 years ago

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