14 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: kunger, Assigned: bugs)


Firefox Tracking Flags

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

I am using firefox for both Linux and winXp.

There is a feature I would like but don't think exists, yet.

To automatically update [refresh] a website on a user defined periodic basis.
I have a few weather sites which I connect to as a grouped tab home and 3 of the
4 are weather sites.
One has a built in auto refresh from the source, the others do not.

In Linux Mozzilla this feature exists as 'Auto Reload' as a tab pulldown mouse
window and a popup to set the timeout value.

This feature I like and use always.

One other thing:
In Linux Mozzilla I can set a bookmark to always open in a new tab, but in winXp
firefox I have to use the mouse to open these via a pulldown menu each time I
open any bookmark.
I much prefer the Mozzilla way.

Reproducible: Always
1. this service was available but not working properly and therefor temporarily

2. there is an extension for this (have forgotten which one)


Comment 2

14 years ago
The extension that will provide this functionality for you is Reload every that
you can download here:
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Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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Comment 6

12 years ago
the lack of this feature is a problem, users still wantssssssssssssss it !!

Comment 7

12 years ago
(In reply to comment #6)
> the lack of this feature is a problem, users still wantssssssssssssss it !!

omg, this is extension material and there is already one available per comment 2 .

Comment 8

12 years ago
it would be nice to be able to turn on those "reload every" automatically at start.
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