Some of the important features of the Speed Tweaks 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 Speed Tweaks.
In short, Speed Tweaks is a multi-browser addon that help you speed up your browser by using 7 different tweaks.
4 Reasons to Use Speed Tweaks
Lite and easy-to-use browser addon.
Easy access to speed-tweaks via toolbar popup UI.
Includes 7 different options to speed-up browsing.
Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
We spend most of our time on the internet. Web browsers are our constant companion nowadays and having a slow browser is not fun. This is because it restricts your productivity and even frustrates you. Speed Tweak plugin is the perfect solution for the slow performance of your browser. This is an extension that will help increase the speed of your browser with the help of 7 techniques. Let’s take a look at how useful this addon is.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Speed Tweaks?
Speed Tweaks is a lite and multi-browser addon that help you speed up your browser using seven different techniques. Simply open toolbar popup UI and mark a desired tweak (or click on the desired tweak for action buttons). Please note that, none of these tweaks are selected by default. Also, please keep in mind that, depending on your browser and platform, this addon might behave differently. For example, a certain tweak may speed up Firefox significantly but not being as effective in Chrome browser. In order to get more info about this addon please read the following FAQs.
2. What tweaks are available in Speed Tweaks addon?
3. How can I download the source code for Speed Tweaks?
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 are tweaks number six and seven in toolbar popup UI?
Tweak number 6 is related to tab discarding. When you discard a tab, the browser memory that is dedicated to that specific tab will be released and therefore more RAM will be available for the browser to operate. This feature is important for slow machines or computers with low amount of memory. Tweak number 7 is for clearing the browser cache. Similar to the above mentioned item, clearing cache could also releases some unused memory and allows the browser to use a bigger portion of memory. Please note that these two tweaks are not check marks, but action buttons. Once you click on the button with circular cross-sign, it will rotate continuously till the action is completed. A notification popup will also show you a message once the operation is completed. Please note that, for tweak number 7, you can adjust the number of days that you need to clear the cache. Default value is 30 days.
5. I did not experience a noticeable increase in my browser speed, what is the reason for that?
Depending on your browser and platform, you might experience a different behavior when using this addon. For example, if your computer is very slow, releasing memory might speed up your machine significantly; but for high-end computers with a lot of memory, this tweak might not be very effective (noticeable). So, please choose a tweak that is best for your system and also use your computer for a reasonable amount of time after selecting a tweak in order to be able to experience any change.
6. Should I restart my browser after changing a tweak?
No, you do not need to restart your browser after choosing a tweak. Please note that, any changes in toolbar popup UI is auto saved to the memory.
7. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?
Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop browsers.
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