Firefox

How to capture full page screenshots in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on Mac

Capture a Full Page Screenshot in Firefox on Mac

There are plenty of times when you want to capture and save a screenshot of an entire webpage. It could be a research article, helpful tutorial, or even a shopping site’s product display.

What we once needed extensions for, can now be done with built-in browser features. Here, we’ll show you how to capture full-page or scrolling screenshots in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on Mac without third-party add-ons.

How to change your homepage in Firefox and Chrome

Firefox Hompage and New Tab on Mac

To many people, a browser’s homepage is one of those tiny things you rarely give any attention. But to others, it’s how they start their day or their browsing experience. Whether you use it to catch up on the news, check on your own blog, or start a Google search, you can make your homepage anything you want in Firefox and Chrome.

We’ve already explained how to change your Safari Homepage on Mac and iOS. So here, we’ll help you change your homepage in Firefox and Chrome on Mac. Firefox users can also change their homepage on iPhone, and iPad. (Sorry Chrome fans, you can’t currently change your homepage on iOS.)

How to automatically make new tabs active in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome

New Tab Concept

If you’re tired of your new tabs opening in the background, it’s time to make a change. You can have a new tab become active immediately, which moves you right over to it to do what you need. It’s one less click and one less thing to slow you down when you need to open tab after tab.

Why wait or have to click the tab yourself? Here’s how to automatically make new tabs active in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on your Mac.

How to change the default apps for opening files in Firefox

Firefox Default Apps Actions

If you’re a Firefox fan and prefer it over or in addition to Safari, you may want to take a few minutes to adjust the settings. After all, you want your web browsing experience to be as good as possible.

One such setting is the apps Firefox uses to compose an email, open a file, or view an image. Luckily, Firefox offers this setting in the app itself. So you don’t have to make any changes to your Mac’s settings. Here, we’ll show you how to change the default apps and actions for opening files and downloads in Firefox on your Mac.

How to quickly open a Safari webpage in another browser on Mac

Safari Menu Bar Open Page With

If Safari is your main Mac browser, but you find yourself opening pages in other browsers too, this tutorial is for you. Maybe you’re testing the appearance or function of your own website in different browsers. Or perhaps you’re having trouble with a webpage and want to see if the problem is with Safari.

You likely copy the URL from the address bar, navigate to and open your other browser like Firefox, Chrome, or Edge, paste in the URL, and then visit that page.

But there is a simpler way to open the webpage you’re currently visiting in Safari, in another browser and here’s how.

How to use the Firefox Lockwise app on iPhone and iPad

Firefox Lockwise on iPhone

You probably already use a password manager for your device or stick with iCloud Keychain. But if you have a lot a of saved logins and passwords in Firefox on your computer, the Firefox Lockwise app gives you those credentials to use on your iPhone or iPad.

The app is secured with your password, Touch ID, or Face ID and gives you adjustable settings to keep your details safe. Here, we’ll show you how to sign up, verify, and use Firefox Lockwise.

How to save logins and passwords in Firefox and Chrome on Mac

Offer to Save Password Chrome

Many people use different browsers on their Mac. Some use Safari for certain things and another browser like Firefox or Chrome for others. And there are also people who use a different browser than Safari all the time.

If you’re a Firefox or Chrome user, you have the same benefit of saved logins and passwords as you do with Safari. So that you can make the most out of your browsing experience, this tutorial shows you how to use those saved login and password features in Firefox and Chrome.

7 tips and tricks for using Firefox on iPhone and iPad

Firefox Download Page iPhone

While most people with an iPhone or iPad usually use Safari browsing the web, there are some who simply prefer a different browser. And if you’re one of these people and Firefox is the browser you choose, then we want to make sure you get the most of your experience.

Here are some Firefox tips and tricks for browsing the web on iOS.

How to use picture-in-picture in Firefox and Chrome on Mac

Firefox Select Picture in Picture

If you’ve been enjoying the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature when watching videos in Safari on your Mac, you should know that you can do the same with Firefox and Chrome.

While they differ a bit in the process to access PiP and the sites that it works with, we’ll show you how to use Picture-in-Picture in both Firefox and Chrome. Then you can keep watching videos while you work using your preferred browser on Mac.

Keyboard shortcuts for Firefox on Mac

MacBook backlit keyboard - Firefox keyboard shortcuts

If your browser of choice on Mac is Firefox or you use it in addition to Safari, then there’s no better way to zip around the web than with keyboard shortcuts.

This list of keyboard shortcuts for Firefox don’t just work on Mac either. So if you have a Windows computer at work and a Mac at home, for instance, remembering these shortcuts can help you on both.