GUIDE:HOW TO SPEED UP FIREFOX Most of us use firefox because of its huge library of ad-ons. not becuase it is fast. because of this, some of us had switched to using google chrome or opera if you are temped to using another browser but are worried that your favourite add-on might not be avalible on another browser, follow this guide first and after some optimization if your still not impressed with the speed improvements then you are free to switch to chrome. (authough some of you might stick to firefox, after the speed improvements) [/end of boring story] Faster surfng Speed DNS This add-on does DNS pre-resolution of all the links on a web page and hence saves the extra second that it takes to lookup this information when you click on a link. No more starring at your web pages till it loads. Fasterfox lite Fasterfox Lite: Performance and network tweaks for Firefox. just select one of the profles such as "Courteous" (Rydian recemends not selecting any other profile other than courteous. Flashblock If you just want to browser your favourite website, but are faced with numerous flash adds flying on your screen. instal this and it stops all flash content. you have the power to chose what flash content is allowed. Faster start-up SpeedyFox It's not a add-on, but a small program that defrags your firefox profile, which increases firefox start-up times dramaticly. Morning coffee Most of us like to open up a few sites on our first browsing session daily-Facebook, your email gbatemp ect. with Moring Coffee this makes it a one-click process by opening all your chosen sites in seperate tabs. faster downloads DownThemall it's no surprise this has become a popular add-on for firefox- promising to increase download speeds by up to 400 percent vs the normal; download manager built-in to firefox. but have you ever found yourself labourously right clicking images to download? DTA makes this a one-click process. Tweak Network Tweak Network will speed up the loading of web pages and increase the maximum number of simultaneous downloads from a site. Further enhancements Memory Fox Firefox isn't great at memory management. with this add-on, it will clean-up memory after a tab has closed. reducing the amount of memory firefox uses. IE Tab 2 there are some sites that firefox isn't compatible yet, (like chinese websites as an example) with this add-on you don't need to open up Internet Explorer just to view that website. ReloadEvery How much time do you waste each day having to click the refresh button on a news site? with ReleadEvery, it refreshes pages at different intervals. ie 5sec, 10sec random ect so there you have it, a list of add-ons (or programs) that speed up the way you use firefox.