Browser Extension and Add-On

Sun, Aug 16, 2020


Browser Extension and Add-On

Firefox Browser Add-On


  • DownThemAll! : The Mass Downloader for your browser


  • Enhanced GitHub : Display repo size, size of each file, download link and option to copy file contents
  • Gitako - GitHub file tree : File tree for GitHub, and more than that.

Search Tools

  • Add custom search engine : Add a custom search engine to the list of available search engines in the search bar.
  • Selection Context Search : Right click on a selected text and choose the search website from the popup window or the context menu.

    • Swift Selection Search : Swiftly access your search engines in a popup panel when you select text in a webpage.

Tab Management

  • Auto Tab Discard : Increase browser speed and reduce memory load and when you have numerous open tabs.
  • Containerise : Firefox extension to automatically open websites in a container
  • Containers theme : Change theme color based on your container color
  • Facebook Container : Facebook Container isolates your Facebook activity from the rest of your web activity in order to prevent Facebook from tracking you outside the Facebook website via third party cookies.
  • Firefox Multi-Account Containers : Multi-Account Containers helps you keep all the parts of your online life contained in different tabs.
  • Sidebery : Add-on for managing tabs, containers (contextual identities) and bookmarks in sidebar.


  • Awesome RSS : Puts an RSS/Atom subscribe button back in URL bar
  • Feedbro : Advanced Feed Reader - Read news & blogs or any RSS/Atom/RDF source.

Password Management

  • Bitwarden - Free Password Manager : A secure and free password manager for all of your devices.

Blocking Tools

  • Javascript Switcher : Add a button in the url bar to block or enable javascript per-site.
  • ClearURLs : Remove tracking elements from URLs.
  • HTTPS Everywhere : Encrypt the Web! Automatically use HTTPS security on many sites.
  • uBlock Origin : Finally, an efficient blocker. Easy on CPU and memory.
  • Google Direct : Remove tracking links from Google Search results

Site Enhancement

  • Refined Hacker News : Add useful features and tweak a little stuff to make the HN experience better without changing the look and feel
  • Dark Reader : Dark mode for every website. Take care of your eyes, use dark theme for night and daily browsing.
  • Wikiwand: Wikipedia Modernized : Good old Wikipedia gets a great new look
  • Violentmonkey : An open source user script manager that supports a lot of browsers


  • Epiverse : View Reddit and Hacker News comments on all webpages.

    • Thredd - Useful Advice from Reddit : Get reviews for the page you're reading or recommendations for similar content - crowdsourced from Reddit!
  • Reddit Enhancement Suite : A suite of modules that enhance your Reddit browsing experience


  • Find Code for Research Papers - CatalyzeX : Find code implementations for machine learning research papers with code directly on Google, Arxiv, Scholar, Twitter, Github, etc.

Page Information

  • What Hacker News Says : Easily find Hacker News threads about the page you're currently browsing.

Browsing Tools

  • Copy Selection as Markdown : Copy title, URL, and selection as Markdown
  • markdown-clipper : This extension works like a web clipper, but it downloads articles in a Markdown format.
  • Open in Sumatra PDF and DJVU Reader : Adds a context menu item to send PDF links directly to Sumatra PDF
  • Open in VLC™ media player : Adds a context menu to send audio and video streams directly to the well-known VLC™ media player
  • SingleFile : Save a complete page into a single HTML file


  • Mendeley Web Importer : Fast, convenient import of references and PDFs to your Mendeley Reference Manager library
  • NoteBook Buddy : Provides a helping hand when using Jupyter NoteBooks

Time Management

  • Mind the Time : Keep track of how much time you spend on the web, and where you spend it.
  • Pomodoro clock : A simple pomodoro clock in your browser to hack your productivity.
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Imron Rosyadi

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