screenshotFoxyPermissions  |  Download Easy access to Firefox about:permissions page

Some of the important features of the FoxyPermissions 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 FoxyPermissions.

In short, FoxyPermissions easily opens Firefox about permissions page and set prefrences for location, camera microphone, cookies and many more. 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.

4 Reasons to Use FoxyPermissions

  • Easily open Firefox about:permissions page in the toolbar popup.

  • Have access to a lot of permission settings such as location, camera, microphone, cookies and many more.

  • Clicking on the icons opens the about:permissions page in the toolbar panel.

  • 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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  • Firefox is probably the most utility intensive internet browser in the market today, not is it easy to download onto your PC or laptop but along with the ability to browse the internet is the added feature of the addons the browser boasts. Recently enough another feature was added to this long list and about time as well! The Firefox Permissions (FoxyPermissions) Addon. As the name suggests, it gives you the ability to quickly open all "about:permissions" page in Firefox.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is FoxyPermissions extension?

    FoxyPermissions is a shortcut to easily access Firefox about:permissions page through toolbar popup.

  • 2. What settings are available in FoxyPermissions?

    Depending on the website, there are a lot of settings to change. For example you can set the settings for sharing location, using the camera, using the microphone, setting cookies, open pop-up windows, maintaining offline storage, full-screen and receiving push notifications.

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

    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. Does this addon has any settings or options page?

    No, this addon is very simple and does not have any settings or options to adjust.

  • 5. Is this addon compatible with all versions of Firefox?

    Yes, as long as Firefox opens about:permissions page, this addon is fully compatible.


Reporting Bugs

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