Tricks to stay signed in for longer days
There are many sites which ask for password and username every time you open that site. The sites which we use every day, makes it very annoying to log in every time.
They automatically make us log out because of the cookies that are being stored in our computer by the website. Thus extending the life of cookie will solve the problem, so let us see how to do it.
To extend the life period of a cookie we will use a greasemonkey script. This script can be downloaded, just follow the steps mentioned below:
Once you have completed the above mentioned steps, your work is done. You will be logged to your regular site for longer period. You don’t have to sign in again and again every time you visit that site.
Your Gmail contacts can be integrated with Gravatar
With the help of greasemonkey script add-on in Mozilla Firefox you can integrate Gravatar with Gmail Contacts. Because of add-on, every individual’s gravatar icon is displayed on the left of the email ID.
This Gmail Hack is made by Jon Fox. The graver icon is displayed only while reading a single person’s mail; it doesn’t work with multiple messages. This is a whole new and fresh idea. To make this trick happen a person should have a gravatar account.
You can try this trick with your Gmail and for that you have to download the hack.
Not Happy With Google’s New Favicon? Revert Back To The Old One
Google has changed its favorite icon (favicon.ico), which normally appears on the tab of the web browser while the user browses the Google website. A favicon basically functions as the website’s identity and also appears on the Address Bar and in Bookmarks (Incase of Mozilla Firefox) or in “Favorites” (Incase of Internet Explorer).
The new favicon of Google is an image file of 16×16 pixel, which is the standard size of most favicons. It has the text “g” in lower-case in bluish-purple color set inside a transparent rectangle with rounded corners. You can download this new Google favicon from the link http://www.google.com/favicon.ico.
The old favicon of Google had the text “G” in upper-case in blue color set inside a rectangle bordered having red, green and blue color.
Many users are not really impressed with the design and style of the Google’s new favicon. If you happen to be one of those who prefer the old favicon to the new one, you can follow the below mentioned trick to get back the old favicon.
- Download Mozilla Firefox and install it.
- Install the Greasemonkey extension in Firefox.
- Now install the script for Google’s Old Favicon from userscripts.org. Once the installation process is over, Firefox will display Google’s Old favicon instead of the new one.
You need to note that, this trick will change Google favicon only for on-screen web page display. If you wish to change the Google’s new favicon to the classic old one in Firefox Bookmark list as well, you can do so by installing Favicon Picker 2 (For Firefox 2 only) and setting the Google bookmark icon of your choice.