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Update Firefox

Update Firefox to the latest version By default, Firefox is set to automatically update itself but you can always do a manual update. Here’s how: On the menu bar click the Firefox menu and select About Firefox. The About Firefox window will open and Firefox will begin checking for updates and downloading them automatically. When the updates are ready to(…)

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Switch back to Google

Mozilla has dumped Google in favor of Yahoo as Firefox’s default search engine in the US. If you’ve been using and enjoying Google search, the previous default, in Firefox then you’ll need to dig into settings to change it back. And while you’re rummaging around in Firefox’s search settings, there are a few other search options to consider.(…)

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Installing Firefox on Mac

Installing Firefox on Mac Visit http://mozilla.org/firefox in any browser (for example, Apple Safari). It will automatically detect the platform and language on your computer and recommend the best edition(s) of Firefox for you. Click the green download button to download Firefox. Once the download has completed, the file (Firefox.dmg) should open by itself and pop open a(…)

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Top Firefox Tips

How to make Firefox and websites go full screen Firefox can expand to fill your entire screen with its Full Screen feature. It’s great for those itty bitty screens on netbooks, making the most of your HDTV or just because you want it to! This article tells all you need to know about it. Turn(…)

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Navigation Command Shortcut Back command + ← command + [ Delete Forward command + → command + ] Shift + Delete Home option + home Open File command + O Reload F5 command + R Reload (override cache) command + shift + R Stop Esc command + . Current Page Command Shortcut Go to Bottom of Page End command + ↓ Go to Top of Page Home command + ↑ Move to Next Frame F6 Move to Previous Frame Shift + F6 Print(…)

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Firefox Tips

Full Page Zoom The Full Page Zoom feature in Firefox allows you to zoom in and out of web pages including text, images and other content. Firefox provides several ways to access this feature. Zoom Buttons Right click on a toolbar > select Customize > Drag the Zoom Controls to the toolbar of your choice.(…)

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How To…

How To Use Firefox Themes In some cases, Firefox will recognize the .jar file as a theme and prompt an “Install now” dialog. Otherwise, Save the .jar file to your computer. If it is in a zip file, unzip. In Firefox, click Tools > Add-ons > Themes to open the Themes window Drag the .jar(…)

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Search Tips

Web history Web History offers you a log of websites you’ve visited, a timeline of your actionsand the ability to search your own online history. Try it out atwww.google.com/history. Start simple No matter what you’re looking for, our motto is “keep it simple.” Start by enteringa basic name or word. If you’re looking for a(…)

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Google Analytics

The Search Engine Optimization (SEO) reports in Google Analytics provide information about Google Web Search queries that have returned URL results from your site. These reports are available if you have done two things: Added your site and verified it with Webmaster Tools. If you have not yet used Webmaster Tools, you will need to add your(…)

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Google Tools

Google indexes and searches billions of webpages and is the premier search engine on the internet. A quick analysis of the search page is helpful to understand and analyze the search results. Learn the essentials of Google Search and remember to set your preferences. Official Google Search Tools Google – The Search Engine. Google Advanced(…)

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Top 50 Google Inside Search Tips

Web history Start simple Ignore spelling Use web friendly words Less is more Search with an exact phrase Use descriptive words Don’t worry about cases Search within a specific site Don’t worry about punctuation Search by file type Include or ignore words and characters in your search Find related pages Find recipes Search numbers in(…)

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Top Google+ Tips

Google+ unveiled itself to the public amidst a chorus of praise and adulation from techies all over the globe. Unfortunately, it also earned a good amount of scorn from individuals who were not ready to grasp the unique philosophy Google+ was promoting. That philosophy is one of openness.Unlike Facebook, Google+ is designed to connect strangers,(…)

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Top Google Page Rank Tips

The Google search engine (URL: www.google.com) launched in September 1999 is now the largest and most popular search engine by far on the internet. This is largely due to the top quality of Google’s Page Rank Technology which is based on link analysis (link popularity and link quality) and content analysis (relevance+freshness of content and(…)

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Top 10 Google Search Tricks

1. Make Google recognize faces If you’re doing an image search for Paris Hilton and don’t want any of the French city, a special URL parameter in Google’s Image search will do the trick. Add &imgtype=face to the end of your image search to just get images of faces, without any inanimate objects. Try it(…)

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Top 100 Google Tips

1. The best way to begin searching harder with Google is by clicking the Advanced Search link. 2. This lets you search for exact phrases, “all these words”, or one of the specified keywords by entering search terms into the appropriate box. 3. You can also define how many results you want on the page,(…)

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Basic Search Tips

Basics [blue widgets] Finds pages with the words blue and/or widgets on them, in the title, or used in the anchor text to link the page. Words may not be near each other (this is known as proximity). [“blue widgets”] Finds pages with the words blue and widgets on them, in the title, or used(…)

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