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Questions tagged [firefox]

A free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Download it at mozilla.com.

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Firefox doesn't update cache of a downloadable zip file. Why?

I have a small website (hosted on a shared Linux/PHP server) where I allow users to download my software. It comes in a form of a ZIP file that people can download. I just noticed today after having ...
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Firefox reports SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE with a GoDaddy certificate and the website doesn't work

My website is not working in Firefox. Here is the info about drmohanskinandhaircentre.com security certificate which is issued by GoDaddy: What should I do?
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Why is Firefox's console data output different than that of Chrome's?

I'm calling an ESRI webservice and once I'm receiving a response, the console.log(response) line is showing data in different way in different browsers. For example: Chrome (this is the preferred way)...
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How to make a large icon appear in Firefox's new tab Top Sites?

In the latest stable release of Firefox (version 57), dubbed Quantum, the user controlled Top Sites feature on new tabs changed. Previously, only a crude thumbnail of a partial screenshot appeared ...
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Duplicate CSS files in Firefox Inspector

I'm wondering that why Inspector shows duplicate CSS as follows: What is the difference between Cause column: stylesheet vs JS stylesheet? UPDATE: Here some explanation. Seems like my css is ...
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Apache - Firefox - Chrome RewriteCond help

We have a rule that rewrites all HTTP to HTTPS. That's fine. Then we have the *:443 host that also works. I am trying to make a rule that will change any access to the server to the FQDN. The ...
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What is the purpose of GETting this external file?

A website I am visiting occasionally makes XHR requests to http://detectportal.firefox.com/success.txt which is a text/plain resource whose body contains the text success. I am unable to figure out ...
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Firefox “The page isn’t redirecting properly” for a Wiki (all other Pages and UAs are OK) [closed]

We are having trouble with a website for a free and open source project. The website and its three components are as follows. Its running on a CenOS 7 VM hosted by someone else (PaaS). site: www....
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Can I omit the domain name for href in the HTML base tag?

Currently on my website, I use an HTML base tag to shorten URLs in anchor tags. All URLs on my site belong to one domain. For 100% compliance, I use an absolute URL. for example: <base href="http:/...
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installing npm issue

I was trying to install this : Click here but this error shows up consistently .No matter what i try. I have tried other version of npm they are installed but the npm test error shows up . npm ...
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How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

The latest version of Firefox has a button called "Reader View" that is supposed to hide the clutter on the page such as sidebars and headers and only show the article. https://support.mozilla.org/en-...
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How to test Google Analytics in firefox browser?

As a part of Google analytics testing i need to check the events triggered, hit types, conversions, custom dimensions etc.. So i need to check the above mentioned attributes in Firefox browser. I ...
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When using resources from cache Firefox show a “304” response but Chrome says “220 (from cache)”

While working on some optimizations for my site, I noticed some things in Networking Timings for Chrome Developer Tools differ from those in Firefox Developer Tools. Very consistently Chrome loads a ...
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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to detach a developer console in Firefox?

I can toggle the developer console using the key Command-I on firefox, as you can see in the screenshot below How can I easily detach the developer console using keyboard shortcut from the browser? I ...
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ssl_error_inappropriate_fallback_alert

Using Firefox got this error: "The server rejected the handshake because the client downgraded to a lower TLS version than the server supports. (Error code: ssl_error_inappropriate_fallback_alert)" ...
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SSL issue with firefox

My website is hosted on hostgator and i have purchased their ssl service. Now when i open my website in chrome then it works fine but when i open it in firefox it gives me error like The ...
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Set cache control from WAMP such that Firefox reports cached pages in the primed cache report

So I tried to allow cache by using <meta http-equiv="Cache-control" content="public, max-age=31536000"> but I'm not sure if the content of my pages are actually being cached. Although I ...
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Firefox 22+ large font workaround

I'm working on a website and Firefox is displaying it's font extremely large. Chrome and Safari are displaying normal font size. Chrome uses the WebKit rendering engine. Firefox uses the Gecko engine. ...
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Why doesn't FireFox cache my JavaScript file?

I've been trying to figure out why Firefox does not cache my JavaScript file. I don't have this issue with Chrome or IE. Here is what my server's Response Header looks like: http://localhost:5012/...
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Why is CakePHP generating unrequested 301 redirects?

Seemingly at random, when I attempt to go to a webpage (such as /want), another webpage (such as /get) on the same subdomain is loaded in response. This has been happening for many months on a set of ...
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input type=“email” allows test@test, why?

I've always been under the assumption that the browser email-validation-regex is more robust than some regex pattern in JS/PHP. My employer just showed me that both strings are considered correct (at ...
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Can we control whether Flash passes a referrer or not when it fetches video content?

I have noticed that in Firefox when playing a mp4/flv file via a swf player, A referrer is not sent from the swf player. However if we switch over to Chrome, a referrer is sent. With this being said, ...
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error message: “The certificate is not valid for any server names”

I'm working on creating a self-signed SSL certificate for testing HTTPS on my local development platform. When I browse with Firefox to a HTTPS test page I am seeing: The certificate is not valid for ...
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Favicon not being displayed in Firefox?

I have a document like this: <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"/> <title>mac</title> <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="60" /> <link rel="...
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Firefox doesn't render one character with imported font (Chrome does it well)

I've run into an issue with Firefox. Check out the example: http://codepen.io/anon/pen/BuLhF. Basically, with the font Poiret One, embedded with Google fonts, the letter ō doesn't render properly in ...
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Why is my DOCTYPE showing up as red italic in Firefox page source?

When viewing my page in Firefox page source, I am getting the first line in red italic: What is causing this and is it an issue?
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Bounce rate nearly 100% in Safari AND Firefox? [closed]

Our website has a bounce rate of nearly 100% in both Firefox and Safari, and around ~40% in all other browsers. The bounces span all versions of each browser and both operating systems. I cannot ...
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Why does Firefox suggest I have mistyped my domain?

If I type my own domain into the Firefox address bar it will suggest that I may have mistyped it and offer to "protect me" by redirecting to a large commercial website which is the same as my own ...
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IP Address headers (Remote_Addr) - When is this header sent by the browser?

I want to know when a browser includes the header - Remote_Addr in the HTTP request. I observed the request sent by the browser on loading stackoverflow.com, in the web console window of Firefox. ...
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After changing DNS a domain shows differently on different browser?

I have changed the nameserver's of one of my domains but I found a problem that within Firefox these changes have not updated as expected, however this problem does not occur in other browsers such as ...
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What's the best body text font for Windows XP? [closed]

For my Windows testing, I am using XP, since that is what I have, and I am testing with Firefox and IE. I noticed that the Times, Georgia and Utopia fonts all look pretty bad in Firefox. I've noticed ...
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Which browsers send “Expect: 100-Continue” request header? [closed]

I just want to make sure which browsers send the Expect: 100-Continue header? So that until the server responds with a 100 Continue HTTP status, no data should be sent.
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why isn't mozilla rendering my custom fonts

I working on a website - goodmorninghomes.com The site looks perfect in all browsers including internet explorer but not in mozilla and the problem is the different fonts. I have included some custom ...
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Random fail to load wordpress multisite on Chrome & Firefox browser

I have a wp 3.5 multisite and sometimes the page fail to load.. I got this msg on chrome Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to domain.x Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out. on ...
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Apply CSS to a particular page element in Firefox

Is there a Firefox extension that will let me simply select a visible element on a page, get a CSS selector referring specifically to that element (as the Firefox Web Developer extension already does),...
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Browsers specifically for web development

What are some browser "distributions" (a la linux distributions) that are pre-configured for web development? I'm thinking for example of an OSX app I can download that contains Firefox already ...
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Form content not loading in Firefox 18

Since Firefox 18 was released, new users have been unable to register on our Joomla-based site. The form loads and works in Chrome, IE, and Firefox 17 but not Firefox 18. To make things even more ...
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Firefox Addon to override system name resolution for certain host names?

Is there any Firefox plugin that allows to change how Firefox perform name resolution? I want to override the system-wide hostname resolver to attach some IP to certain hostnames. Let me explain. Let'...
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Extended validation certificate not changing browser bar green in Firefox

I'm having some problems with an Extended validation certificate on a site that isn't showing the green bar correctly in Firefox. Chrome and IE are working fine. When I load the page the bar appears ...
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Optimizing data downloaded via 'link' media queries and asynchronous loading

I have a website that tries to make sensible use of media queries and avoid 'expensive' CSS for users of mobile devices. My eventual goal is to make it 'mobile-first' but for now, since it is based on ...
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User Accounts on a website

A website that I'm making on my mac has been giving me issues. I'm trying to create user accounts for the site using php but chrome/firefox keeps downloading it instead. So I use my iPad and it keeps ...
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IIS host computer vs network computer 403 forbidden

I have an unusual problem with my web app. The web application runs nicely on the host computer with no problems. The problem comes in when a network computer access the web app. Here the website ...
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When does FireFox ask for confirmation on page redirect?

Every once in a while I click a link and see the following (I'm using FF 11.0): I was wondering why FF does this on some redirects/links and not on others. I was thinking maybe it does that when you'...
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Enabling SPDY in Firefox 11

I wanted to post this Question and answer it because I didn't know where to post this thread on a Mozilla website. You can now install SPDY on your Apache server with mod_spdy by following these ...
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What can cause a connection reset when site is visited with Firefox?

I have a site on Godaddy and in the last few days whenever I visit a page on the site with Firefox I get a connection reset error first and I have to reload the page manually to load it. I haven't ...
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Access Populated server [closed]

I don't know if this is the write forum to post this on... If it's not sorry to bother you! I'm going to need to get into a server which can accept ~x users; however, ~2*x users will be trying to ...
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Firefox: @font-face issue w/ remote fonts [closed]

I've been having some trouble understanding this issue. I'm trying to use an @font-face font on a subdomain, say mysite.example.com. The "src" of the font face would be something along the lines of ...
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Is there a plugin for FireFox to simulate IE 6 HTML rendering?

Is there a plugin for FireFox that will allow me to view a website as if I was looking at it in IE 6? I have a login portal on the site built with ASP, and users with IE6 cannot display it. I have ...
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Redirecting not working properly in Firefox 9 (or any older version for that matter)

How do I fix a redirect in Firefox so that it leads my site to another address but with a slash at the end of it? This is my redirect in .htaccess: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^test\.mydomain\.com$ [OR]...