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The Best Firefox Addons and Plugins

Updated on August 10, 2010

The Best Firefox Addons

These are super useful addons and plugins for the Best Browser Ever; Firefox.

Now you can install the even better Firefox 3!

The Top Five Reasons Why Firefox is Best

  1. Spell checking built in
  2. Provides search suggestions and integrated search
  3. Phishing protection and a way to report phishing sites or pages
  4. Protection from spyware
  5. Thousands of addons available to personalize Firefox

Firefox is the Best Browser Overall

This is my opinion

A good indication of how impressive Firefox is would be in the fact that Microsoft Internet Explorer has copied many of the best Firefox features and qualities.

However, I would still argue that Firefox is better.

Rather than use a bad copy, why not go with the innovator?

That would be Firefox!

Don't bury your head! Use the Firefox Addons

Don't bury your head!  Use the Firefox Addons
Don't bury your head! Use the Firefox Addons

Firefox Addons Search Page

You can add all the addons that you want, but they do take up space and resources. Each one you add could slow the loading of Firefox and the pages you visit, so use them in moderation.

200 Firefox addons at the same time?!

200 Firefox addons at the same time?!
200 Firefox addons at the same time?!

Just a baby without Addons...

Just a baby without Addons...
Just a baby without Addons...

Well, addons...whatever...

Well, addons...whatever...
Well, addons...whatever...

Your turn: Am I right?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great lens you have here. Well done.

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      Kirilov 6 years ago

      Firefox add-ons developers offer even a tool that automatically installs most used and featured by Mozilla extensions and ad-ons.

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      Charles Nullens 6 years ago from London

      Tab Mix Plus is also very useful - to configure tab behaviour, colour, size etc.. And FF version 4 is way better than 3.x - faster + does not hog memory like the previous version did.

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      kt_glasses 6 years ago

      i love FF because of fantastic add-ons and amazing personas. you can never really get tired of FF.

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      Anthony Godinho 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Overall, I really like FF because of so many useful add-ons. I've enjoyed using FF, especially for Squidoo, but off late it seems to have slowed down, so I've switched to Chrome. I still use FF for most other things, but not for Squidoo anymore.

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      What's that you say? 200 add-ons for FireFox? Holy moly batman, I'm still running my OLD rebuilt computer with Windows XP and already have encountered slowdowns on most days. It's like somebody else is working with me on my computer and dashboard. I've been a little challenged with the No-Script add-on that I use. You almost need an add-on expert to diagnose which ones to use.

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      TasiL 8 years ago

      I'm still a IE..I will try firefox..thanks for sharing!

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      FlynntheCat1 8 years ago

      Splendid lens! I found some very useful addons here!

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      DougP LM 8 years ago

      I checked to see if you had included Firebug, which you had. That tool alone saves a tremendous work when developing web applications.

      Very comprehensive list!

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      RolandTumble 8 years ago

      Firefox is my browser of choice as well. I added the Digg toolbar to the "Social Bookmarking" plexo above--I use it a _lot_. 5*

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I would suggest also:

      https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/950...

      Enables multisearch via google, yahoo and msn

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      clouda9 lm 9 years ago

      Great share! Heading over for TwitterBar...right now. Maybe it'll mix me a drink too :)

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      Mihaela Vrban 9 years ago from Croatia

      Gonna have to add few more when I come home! Find many I didn't know existed but that could make my life online much simplier!

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      Johann The Dog 9 years ago from Northeast Georgia

      Great lens! Found more FF addons I need! Thanks for putting it all together. Woofs, Johann

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      annetteghallowe1 9 years ago

      Great lens! I am always on the lookout for new add ons for my Firefox. 5* and a favorite for me. I will be back!

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      AliciaMae 9 years ago

      Thanks for this lens! I just got a new computer and needed help finding my add-ons again :)

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      kellywissink lm 9 years ago

      Great lens!

      We use Firefox too!

      Curt and Kelly Wissink

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      hesika 9 years ago

      Thank you for this lens, which received 5 stars, of course, is stumbled and digged it(for no forget it, if I need something). Already now I downloaded the SquidooDE and SEO-Tool. They are really great. The SEO-Tool helps me more than all, now I have not to go to every single step and site to check that all out, but I have it in one step. Great!!

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      beachbum_gabby 9 years ago

      I love add-ons, it really helps me on my job. My most favorite is the firebug. :)

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      ajstyles 9 years ago

      nice lens you have , yeah firefox really is the best when you have the right addons

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      jeev 9 years ago

      Great stuff. i use firefox anyways but the extensions are what i was after. 5* to you

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      Jimmie Lanley 9 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      The pics are great for this lens!

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      Tiddledeewinks LM 9 years ago

      A bar comes up on my pages and says I need to add Adobe flash player plug-in to see all the media on my pages, but then when I try, it says already done. Then goes back and does it all over! Anyone know what I need to do? I'm new at all this! Help. Good lens, though, even if I can't figure all this out yet.

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      beempa lm 9 years ago

      I love the photos of the baby foxes! So adorable! :) Great lens -- lots of information I have not heard of and very resourceful. Thanks!

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      Valery504 LM 9 years ago

      YES!!!!!!!

      And I love your lens - very well done!!!!! 5 stars!

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      beeobrien lm 9 years ago

      I'm new to Firefox. Lots of cool things to explore here. Thanks.

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      RinchenChodron 9 years ago

      I've favorited this because I have not used Firefox for that long - it IS much faster! Good info *****

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      animal_lover79 9 years ago

      I plan on downloading Firefox tomorrow, as they are attempting a Guiness Record for most downloads in a single day. Great lens!

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      RuthCoffee 9 years ago

      I haven't used Firefox...very informative lens!

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      frances lm 9 years ago

      Good list

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      Kanga LM 9 years ago

      So many great features in Firefox. I've been converting so many people to it lately. Great lens. I love the screenshot of 200 Addons all working at once! lol

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      Teacher Adez7 9 years ago

      I like it! *****