Firefox Addons

My favourite Firefox addons

  • Amazon Container: Isolate Amazon activity to prevent tracking
  • Google Analytics Opt-out: Signal Google Analytics it shouldn't track you on websites using it
  • Google Container: Isolate Google activity from your normal one to prevent their tracking
  • Momentum: Beautiful and relaxing photos on the new tab
  • Temporary Mobile View: Switch an individual tab to the mobile version (Android/iOS/Kindle). Recommended CSS: body { margin: 5% !important }
  • Tracking Token Stripper: Removes Google Analytics (UTM) tracking tokens from URL query strings
  • Twitter Container: Isolate Twitter activity to prevent tracking
  • NoScript: Toggle javascript on/off for any domain. A must-have
  • uBlock Origin: Best Ad-Blocker extension
  • uMatrix: Proxy blocker to disable calls by subdomain and/or protocol

Recommendations

Personal individual tweaks

  • Disable media autoplay: type about:config and then check media.autoplay.default (set to 0) and media.block-autoplay-until-in-foreground (set to true) settings.
  • Force dark mode under Linux: type about:config and then create a new ui.systemUsesDarkTheme value of type Integer with value 1.
  • Short-term 3rd party cookies: Preferences -> Privacy & Security -> History -> custom settings -> and modify third-party cookies section
  • Tracking Protection: Preferences -> Privacy & Security -> Tracking Protection -> change to Always. Also block fingerprinting.

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