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How to enhance Firefox with extensions

Enhance your web-browsing experience

Our Firefox guide shows you where to go for the best upgrades for your web browser.

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1. You can enhance Firefox by adding various widgets and extensions. These run as small applets within the browser. Useful sites include extensionroom.mozdev.org and Kyle's Cove, where you’ll find a list of popular extensions from around the web.

Step 1

Step 1

2. Find the extension you want and click the Install Now button. After Firefox restarts, go to Tools, Add-on, Extensions to view your add-ons. Many are installed immediately after you restart the browser, while others require you to select options first – click Options and follow the instructions.

Step 2

Step 2

3. If you’d like to view weather reports from within Firefox, Forecastfox Enhanced is a great little extension. Download and install it, then click the Options button. Under the Forecast Location option, hit Find Code and enter your location to receive localised weather updates.

Step 3

Step 3

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