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Forum: Firefox Browser Usage and Support
Category: The Browser Side World
Moderators: incrediBILL
Previous Moderators: tedster [webmasterworld.com] (R.I.P. [webmasterworld.com]), BlobFisk & encyclo
Founded: May 9, 2006
Description: News, support and usage for the Firefox browser from the Mozilla Corporation.


The Firefox browser was released by the Mozilla Corporation in November 2004, and since that time it has carved a place as the second-most popular browser after Microsoft's Internet Explorer. With explosive growth in Firefox usage, catering for users of Firefox has become vital.

Topics covered

News and usage regarding the Firefox browser, Firefox extensions, XUL and plugins, as well as coverage of the activities of the Mozilla Foundation.

This forum also covers other browsers and tools based around the Mozilla Layout Engine [mozilla.org] ("Gecko"), including Mozilla SeaMonkey [mozilla.org], Camino [mozilla.org], the (now discontinued) Mozilla suite [mozilla.org] and rebrands of Mozilla products (including Netscape [browser.netscape.com]).

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