Eight Years of Firefox

Eight years ago today, Mozilla launched the first version of Firefox. We had the audacity to believe that we could change things. We believed that a community of people who understood the power of the Web, and who put people … Continue reading

Firefox Debuts New Developer Toolbar

Firefox makes developing for the Web faster and easier with a unique Developer Command Line. The new tool provides easy keyboard control over Firefox Developer Tools and is intuitive, completing commands and parameters for you. In addition, Firefox unprefixes a … Continue reading

Download GNOME 3 Adwaita Theme For Firefox

Adwaita for Firefox is a theme designed to integrate Firefox with Adwaita, the default GNOME 3 theme. The theme features GNOME 3 like tabs, a toolbar like the one used in the latest GNOME 3.6 and many other tweaks.Adwaita theme for Firefox 15 has been released recently and was submitted to addons.mozilla.org but it hasn’t [...]

3 Hidden Features In Firefox 15 You May Want To Enable

Firefox 15, which has been released a few days ago, comes with some cool features disabled by default: native PDF viewer, preferences in tab and click-to-play plugins.These features have been in testing for quite a while, but they are not 100% ready so they aren’t enabled by default and there are no options in the [...]

Firefox Now Uses Less Memory to Make Browsing Faster

Firefox makes your Web experience faster by reducing memory usage when browsing with certain add-ons. The improvements make browsing smoother and more responsive. Firefox adds features that make it easier for developers to build amazing Web experiences. The new JavaScript … Continue reading

Firefox Add-ons Cross More Than 3 Billion Downloads!

We are excited to announce that we just crossed more than 3 billion downloads* of Firefox Add-ons! That’s almost half of the world’s population and more than the number of people on the Internet today. Mozilla introduced add-ons to the … Continue reading

Customize Firefox to Show Support for Your Country

Mozilla Firefox is a global community of passionate people working together to make the Web better. This summer, athletes from around the world are coming together to support and represent their countries in a global competition. To celebrate the spirit … Continue reading

New Security and Developer Features Now in Firefox

Firefox has new features that make browsing more secure and Web applications like games more powerful. We automatically make your Google searches secure in Firefox to protect your data from potentially prying eyes, like network administrators when you use public … Continue reading

Firefox 13 is now available

Firefox 13 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/ . As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 13 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/13.0/releasenotes/ . Firefox 10.0.5 is also now […]

Firefox Has a Redesigned Home Page and New Tab Experience That Make Browsing the Web Faster and Easier

Firefox makes it faster and easier to get where you want to go on the Web with a redesigned Home Page and New Tab experience. The Home Page now includes icons at the bottom of the page to give you … Continue reading

Do Not Track Gains More Support around the Web

Editor’s Note: Mozilla today announced updated user and industry adoption of Do Not Track. Check out the blog post from Alex Fowler, Mozilla Global Privacy and Policy Lead. Excerpt below. Mozilla introduced the Do Not Track header last year to … Continue reading

Windows on ARM Users Need Browser Choice Too

For the past eight years, users and developers have enjoyed a Windows platform environment that offered users a choice of browsers to navigate their digital lives.  It wasn’t always that way. Prior to the launch of Firefox in 2004, there … Continue reading

Firefox 12 is now available

Firefox 12 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 12 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/12.0/releasenotes/. Firefox 10.0.4 is also now available for […]

Firefox 11 is now available

Firefox 11 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 11 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/11.0/releasenotes/. Firefox 10.0.3 is also now available for […]

Mozilla Issues Critical Update for Firefox 10

The open source Mozilla Firefox 10 web browser is the first of a new era for Firefox. Firefox 10 is an ESR (Extended Support Release), with at least 42 weeks of support. In contrast with Mozilla’s new rapid release cycle new non-ESR releases are out every six weeks. Barely two weeks after being released, Mozilla […]

Firefox 10 is now available

Firefox 10 is now available as a free download for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android from http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the newest version of Firefox for the latest features and fixes. The release notes for Firefox 10 are available at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/10.0/releasenotes/. -Alex Keybl Release Manager at Mozilla

Mozilla Plans for Firefox Enterprise – Will it Slow Innovation?

From the ‘Lowest Common Denominator’ files: One of the perceived shortcomings of Mozilla’s rapid release cycle, with new browsers every 6 weeks – is that enterprises couldn’t keep up. So now Mozilla has officially embraced a plan for an Enterprise release version of Firefox dubbed Extended Release Support (ESR). Personally, I don’t think it’s a […]

Firefox gets 3D web page inspection

As announced last month, Mozilla has integrated the Tilt 3D extension into the core Firefox code in the latest nightlies, adding yet another improvement to the set of web development tools currently in the pipeline. As with the Tilt 3D extension, web developers can look at a 3D rendering of a web page and easily […]

Are You Using Firefox 9.0? If So, Get the Updated Version 9.01

Only one day after releasing its Firefox 9.0 browser, Mozilla has delivered a version 9.01 update, in the wake of problems experienced by users on all three major platforms: Windows, the Mac and Linux. Various reports charactize the problems as crashes and instability at handling toolbars. In any case, if you’re using version 9.0 you […]

Firefox 9 improves JavaScript performance

As expected, the Mozilla Project has now officially released version 9.0 of its open source Firefox web browser. Based on the Gecko 9.0 rendering engine, Firefox 9.0 brings under the hood changes that improve JavaScript performance by up to 30 per cent; early tests by ExtremeTech confirmed Mozilla’s estimates, but found that it could also […]