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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.Stronger pop-up blocker1 out of every 5 user feedback reports submitted on Chrome for desktop mention some
The Web migrates from using HTTP predominantly to HTTPS. More than 66% of all Firefox page loads are now secured by HTTPS, an increase of 20% when compared to the January figure of this year. HTTPS encrypts the connection to protect it against tamper
The stable channel has been updated to 63.0.3239.108 for Windows, Mac and Linux which will roll out over the coming days/weeks. Security Fixes and RewardsNote: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updat
If you visit the official Mozilla AMO -- Addons Mozilla Org -- site right now you may notice an increase in extensions that are pure spam. The site is abused by spammers currently who flood it with extension listings designed to get users to click on
Roughly two-thirds of Windows Chrome users have other applications on their machines that interact with Chrome, such as accessibility or antivirus software. In the past, this software needed to inject code in Chrome in order to function properly; unf
The Chrome team is excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 64 to the beta channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 64.0.3282.24 contains our usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, but there are also some cool new features to exp
Proxy Toggle is a new browser extension for the Firefox web browser that adds HTTP and Socks proxy support with authentication to Firefox. You may run the Firefox web browser with and without a proxy. Firefox supports HTTP, SSL, FTP and Socks proxies
One of the advantages of the web is that it allows developers to create any type of experience they can imagine, which has led to the rich diversity of content available on the web today. While most content producers are interested in providing excel
The Dev channel has been updated to 64.0.3282.24 (Platform version: 10176.13.1) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements.  A list of changes can be fou
Anti-Paywall is a new browser extension for Firefox and Chrome designed to bypass website paywalls automatically when pages of supported sites are visited. Paywall systems are designed to keep anyone but subscribers from accessing certain content on
Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.Dynamic module importsCurrently, importing JavaScript modules is completely static, and developers cannot
The dev channel has been updated to 64.0.3282.24 for Mac and Linux, and 64.0.3282.24/25 for Windows.A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know
SiteDelta Watch and SiteDelta Highlight are two WebExtensions for Firefox and Chrome that add website monitoring functionality to the browser. Both check a site for changes and notify you about them, and the core difference between the two is that Wa
Chrome was founded to push the web forward, and a key part of that is enabling developers to improve their user experience. Although current tools allow developers to understand how real-world users experience their own sites, they have never provide
The dev channel has been updated to 64.0.3282.14 for Mac and Linux, and 64.0.3282.14/15 for Windows.A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know
The ETAg -- entity tag -- is a web cache validation method that web servers use for identifying resources. The core idea behind the feature is to use it to compare resources to determine whether they are identical or not. As is the case with many Web
Browsers are always exploring new directions. This independent experimentation has enabled the web to evolve to meet new use cases, but it also means that keeping up with how the web is changing can be difficult. Browsers maintain documentation for t
The Dev channel has been updated to 64.0.3282.11 (Platform version: 10176.5.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements.  A list of changes can be foun
Minimap Scroller is a new browser extension for the Firefox web browser that adds a minimap that you can scroll to the web browser. Minimaps are best known from computer games; they are used to provide orientation in games, and also often for navigat
Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.Network Quality Estimator APIThe Network Infomation API has been available in previous versions of Chrome,
The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 63 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks.Chrome 63.0.3239.84 contains a number of fixes and improvements -- a list of changes i
Mozilla plans to introduce Off-Main-Thread painting in the next stable version of the Firefox browser to improve the browser's performance significantly. Basically, what Mozilla did was move rasterization to its own thread. When Firefox renders a web
Users watch and listen to a lot of media, and autoplay can make it faster and easier to consume on the web. However, one of the most frequent user concerns is unexpected media playback, which can use data, consume power, and make unwanted noise while
The beta channel has been updated to 63.0.3239.84 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The
Script Safe, a popular extension for the Google Chrome web browser, has been ported to the Firefox web browser by its author. Tip: check out our review of Script Safe for Chrome if you use the browser, or another Chromium-based browser. Script Safe i
By default, when users install Chrome, they receive the most stable and supported build available. However, Chrome fans and web developers have long been able to opt into new Chrome features by installing pre-release packages such as Chrome Beta and
Good news, everyone!  Chrome 63 (63.0.3239.83) for Android has been released and will be available on Google Play over the course of the next few weeks.  This release improves autocompletion in the address bar, mak
Mozilla, makers of the Firefox web browser, released the State of Mozilla annual financial report for the year 2016, and things could not look better from a financial point of view. The Mozilla Foundation and subsidiaries saw revenue increase in 2016
Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.JavaScript modulesModules allow developers to declare a script's dependencies and are already popular in t
The Dev channel has been updated to 64.0.3280.5 (Platform version: 10172.0.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements.  A list of changes can be found
The Firefox add-on NoScript was one of the best rated add-ons on Mozilla's Firefox Add-ons website. It had a solid five out of five star rating by about 1600 different users, and more than 1.7 million active users in total. If you check the rating an
This morning, Adobe announced their plans to end support for Flash in late 2020. For Flash developers this will mean transitioning to HTML, as Chrome will increasingly require explicit permission from users to run Flash content until support is remov
The Beta channel has been updated to 63.0.3239.70 (Platform version: 10032.59.0 ) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be fo
Mozilla plans to block web pages from navigating the top-level window to a data URL in the upcoming Firefox 58 Stable version. The new stable version of the web browser will be released on January 23, 2018 according to the Firefox release schedule. T
Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.Paint Timing APIWhile no generalized metric perfectly captures when a page is loaded in all cases, First P
Ladies and gentlemen, behold!  Chrome Beta 63 (63.0.3239.71) for Android has been released and is available in Google Play.  A partial list of the changes in this build is available in the Git log.  Detail
The Firefox extension uMatrix (it is also available for Chrome and other browsers), gives users control over a website's connections, and data that is loaded when the site is loaded in the browser. The extension is developed and maintained by Raymond
Advertising is a critical component of the web, keeping content open and free for everyone. However, over the years we've increasingly heard from users that while some types of advertising are fine, others can seem overwhelmingly frustrating or intru
The beta channel has been updated to 63.0.3239.70 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The
If you have used a browser extension such as userChrome.js in the past to run JavaScript code in the browser context; handy to manipulate functionality of the browser directly. A huge list of scripts was created that Firefox users could load using th
Historically, running native code on the web required a browser plugin. In 2013, we introduced the PNaCl sandbox to provide a means of building safe, portable, high-performance apps without plugins. Although this worked well in Chrome, it did not pro
The dev channel has been updated to 64.0.3278.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux.A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The com
The first WebExtensions version of NoScript arrived Sunday night, five days after the release of Firefox 57, the first WebExtensions exclusive version of the web browser. The initial reception was not the greatest, with users criticizing the new user
Posted by Rahul Roy-chowdhury, VP Product Management, Chrome What a difference a year makes. Last year at Google I/O, we shared that the mobile web was open for business. New technologies such as AMP and Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) were bringing new
Ladies and gentlemen, behold!  Chrome Beta 63 (63.0.3239.60) for Android has been released and is available in Google Play.  A partial list of the changes in this build is available in the Git log.  Detail
Mozilla plans to add warning notifications to the Firefox browser when users visit websites that were hacked in the past. Hacked web services and sites are a common occurrence on the Internet, and while hackers may have different goals when it comes
Welcome to Google I/O 2017! Today at 4PM Pacific Daylight Time, Rahul Roy-chowdhury, VP Product Management for Chrome, will be on stage at Google I/O discussing The Mobile Web: State of the Union. Tune into the livestream below, and if you happen to
The beta channel has been updated to 63.0.3239.59 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The
First-Party Isolation is a new privacy feature of the Firefox web browser that Mozilla implemented in Firefox 55 for the first time. The feature restricts cookies, cache and other data access to the domain level so that only the domain that dropped t
Security is critical to Chrome, and many features protect Chrome users as they browse the web. Google Safe Browsing warns users away from websites known to be dangerous. Chromes sandbox and multi-process architecture provide additional layers of defe