Trick To Auto Launch Most Preferred Websites By Firefox
Firefox surfers had to type in URL each time they launch Internet browser to surf their preferred links but not anymore. Now, Firefox add-on can carry out this trick, as it supports speed dial feature. Earlier, this trend was seen on chrome and opera browsers.
Speed Dial is an optional feature on firefox which helps in providing surfers a list of preferred websites with a screenshot to make surfers every visit pleasant. Speed dial on Firefox is not an inherent feature like other browsers. However, speed dial can be enabled through Firefox add-on installation facility viz. “Speed Dial”.
Just download Speed-Dial feature with firefox add-on and complete the installation. Automatically speed dial will commence to supervise your web searches and sort the most preferred sites according to the surfing order.
Each time firefox browser homepage is launched, it will automatically display 9 most preferred sites with vivid screenshots. Firefox speed dial installations steps can be found on the Speed-dial “user’s information and installation” add-on page.
Useful Steps To Delete Or Remove Website Thumbnails From Google Speed Dial In Firefox
Speed Dial is loaded with options that permit you to customize each thumbnail according to your preferences. It also allows you to set how often the thumbnail reloads. Furthermore, Speed Dial also offers an import and export attribute which allows you to setup Speed Dial on manifold computers.
Google speed dial can be triggered on a Google toolbar installed Firefox browser. However, there are times when you might get mortified to see some illegitimate sites in that catalog if you are accessing it in front of some relatives. So it became vital to know how to remove particular thumbnails from speed dial particularly in Firefox.
Disabling Website Thumbnails from Google Toolbar
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Clack on Thumbnails option and then on Edit Thumbnails link
- Now click on X (close) icon on a website thumbnail
- Click Done to finish the editing
By following the above steps as many thumbnails as one want can be deleted. Another option to get permanently rid of this feature is by disabling Google Speed Dial Feature in Firefox.
Setting Or Disabling Google New Tab Page (Speed Dial) In Firefox
One of the most powerful Add-ons of Firefox is Google new tab page, which is the speed dial feature. Speed Dial permit faster access to the websites which are most visited. It gets loaded in a blank tab, and will demonstrate thumbnail pattern of the websites. These thumbnails will get reloaded automatically in the background from time to time.
By using speed dial feature, you can effortlessly access your mainly viewed websites. In order to view the tab of Speed Dial, make use of the Speed Dial key, which also can be appended to the toolbar, or merely enter “chrome://speed dial/content” in the location bar.
To allot a website under Speed Dial, make use of “Set as Speed Dial” selection under the bookmarks options, otherwise just right clack on the tab that you wish to add, and select “Set as Speed Dial” option. The option is also accessible from the contextual area menu.
The Google new Tab page will automatically gets loaded in the new window. It can also be loaded in a new tab. In order to configure this, or other options, extension settings panel can be used.
Disabling Google Speed Dial (Google New Tab Page)
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Click on the Settings (Wrench button >> ) on Google toolbar
- Choose Search tab. Then uncheck the Enable the Google new tab page check box
- Click on Save button to save the settings
Now Google speed dial will not be visible while opening a new tab in Firefox. If you want to enable speed dial in Firefox again, you can follow the above steps and check the “Enable the Google new tab page” option.