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screenshot Speed Tweaks | Download Speed up your browser with seven tweaks via toolbar popup.

  Please check the YouTube Tutorial at the bottom of this page 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.

Some of the important features about Speed Tweaks addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview about this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function and 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 in this page or the contact form in 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. Next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided in 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.

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.

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?

    Currently there are 7 tweaks available for this addon. The first tweak is for blocking annoying contents (i.e. intrusive banners). These contents are the main reasons that cause browsing to slow-down due to consuming your internet bandwidth and also running redundant JavaScript files in your browser. Therefore, blocking these contents from loading could significantly enhances your browsing experience. Please note that, only "common" items are blocked with this addon (please use a separate addon if you want a full feature blocker). The second tweak is related to network prediction. If you mark this tweak, the browser tries to pre-resolve DNS entries. This action can partially increases your browsing experience. Third tweak is for blocking all image within a page. In general, loading images in any webpage needs a lot of bandwidth and therefore blocking them can greatly increases the page loading time. Speeding up page-scrolling is the forth option in toolbar popup UI. This tweak is noticeable mainly when you are visiting a long page with rich HTML contents (i.e. images, videos etc.). Scrolling these kind of pages might be very slow or unresponsive due to the large number of HTML elements within the page. Tweak #4 can overcome this issue when scrolling very long pages. Tweak #5 is for forcing the browser to switch the UI to mobile view. In mobile view, many websites are loading faster (however the mobile view appearance might not be very appealing comparing to desktop view.) The last two tweaks are not check marks but action buttons. Please read the next FAQ item to get more info about these two tweaks.

  • 3. 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.

  • 4. 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.

  • 5. 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.

  • 6. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?

    Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop browsers.

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    Submitting Bugs

    Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this Bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).

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    Please be as specific as possible. Basically, describe what happened, what you were doing when it happened, and why you think it is a problem.

    Describe the step-by-step process required to reproduce the issue you are reporting. Be specific when describing these steps by providing as much detail as possible.

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