screenshotFoxyAbout  |  Download Easy access to important about pages in Firefox

Some of the important features of the FoxyAbout addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with FoxyAbout.

In short, FoxyAbout easily opens important Firefox about pages (config, preferences, permissions, addons and etc.) in a new Tab through toolbar popup panel. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

5 Reasons to Use FoxyAbout

  • Easily open Firefox about pages in new tabs.

  • Has twelve important about pages in the toolbar panel.

  • Clicking on the icons opens the about page in a new tab.

  • Includes about:about to open all about pages in new tab.

  • Simple to use with no settings or preferences to adjust.

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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  • With a number of different browsers for savvy internet-driven people to use, it is difficult for the masses which one to choose. Some of these internet browsers have a high-speed surfing, whereas, the others might provide you with a brilliant layout. Although, most of these internet browsers have millions of users worldwide, but one of them which has gained noticeable fame since its creation is Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox is one of those browsers out there, which is a combination of speed, security and a great layout. It has been one of the most widespread browsers throughout the world, and has been making a name for its creators for a few years now. However, when it comes to open the about sections of Mozilla Firefox, one needs to go through several tabs and drop-downs. This is where Foxy About addon comes in handy.

    Foxy about is a convenient add-on, which gives you the access to all the about section (page) options of Mozilla Firefox, just a click away. The user can easily open the Firefox about pages in another tab, without having any obstruction in surfing. It is very useful for multitaskers, who need to adjust Firefox core functionalities accordingly, without having to close any tabs or confuse them with each other. It offers twelve different about pages in the panel. The panel can easily be accessed through the icon, which is present on the top right corner of the toolbar. The panel includes the option to open all about pages in a new tab. Moreover, you can open each about page in a new tab, and surf through it easily. Above all, the Foxy About is simple to use, and has no preferences or settings you need to adjust. We would recommend this extension to everyone, especially people looking for a chance to view all the about pages of Mozilla Firefox, separately.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is FoxyAbout extension?

    Firefox about helps you open important Firefox about pages in new Tab through toolbar panel popup.

  • 2. What pages are available in FoxyAbout?

    There are twelve important Firefox about pages such as about:about, about:config, about:preferences, about:permissions, about:addons, about:telemetry, about:cache, about:memory, about:plugins, about:accounts, about:customizing, about:support.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for FoxyAbout?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. What does about page do?

    about:about is a list of all (about) pages for your convenience.

  • 5. What does config page do?

    about:config is to access variables in Firefox (including addons and plugins).

  • 6. What does preferences page do?

    about:preferences is to access Firefox options page.

  • 7. What does permissions page do?

    about:permissions is to access default permissions for all sites. It includes permissions for passwords, location, camera, microphone, cookies, popup windows, storage, full screen and notifications.

  • 8. What does addons page do?

    about:addons is to access the list of addons and their settings in Firefox.

  • 9. What does telemetry page do?

    about:telemetry shows the information about performance, hardware, usage and customizations collected by Telemetry.

  • 10. What does cache page do?

    about:cache shows the information about the Network Cache Storage Service.

  • 11. What does memory page do?

    about:memory shows the memory report in Firefox.

  • 12. What does plugins page do?

    about:plugins shows all the installed plugins and their description in Firefox.

  • 13. What does accounts page do?

    about:accounts page is for sign-in, sync, tabs, and bookmarks in Firefox.

  • 14. What does customizing page do?

    about:customizing page is for changing the Firefox UI and re-arranging icons.

  • 15. What does support page do?

    about:support page contains technical information that might be useful when you are trying to solve a problem. If you are looking for answers to common questions about Firefox, check out Firefoxs support website.


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