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Using Mozilla Firefox Like a Boss Meet the World’s Best Browser Faisal Aziz [email protected] Ankit Gadgil [email protected]

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These slides were presented by Faisal Aziz and Ankit Gadgil at The MozParty Pune on 23rd June 2012.


2. Meet the Worlds Best BrowserWith security, stability, speed and more,Firefox is made for the way you use the Web.Its free, easy to install and created by a globalcommunity to make the Web better for everyone. 3. What Makes Firefox the Best? 4. What Makes Firefox the Best?Mozilla: A Different ApproachPersonalizationSecurity & PrivacyPerformanceMore Features 5. Mozilla:A DifferentApproach 6. Mozilla is a public benefit organizationdedicated to making the Internet betterfor everyone. 7. Were a global community of thousandswho believe in the power of technologyto enrich peoples lives. 8. Were an open source project whosecode is used for some of the Internetsmost innovative applications. 9. Why Does This Matter?Our singular goal: making the web better for you. Being open means the next big idea can come fromanyone across the world, including you! It means a higher-quality, more secure product. It means innovation, freedom and supporting anInternet thats accessible to all. 10. Personalization 11. Everybody uses the Webdifferently.Why should your browser look and actlike everyone elses? 12. PersonalizationAdd-onsFirefox Add-ons are applications that let you customizeyour Firefox Web browser.Whether its listening to music, reading the news, orshopping, theres a Firefox Add-on for how you want touse the Web. 13. PersonalizationHow to find Add-ons?addons.mozilla.orgFind and install add-onsdirectly in your browser.Search Add-ons byrecommended, most popularand by use case. 14. PersonalizationCollectionsaddons.mozilla.orgCollections are groups ofrelated add-ons assembledfor easy sharing. You can check out othersor create your own! 15. PersonalizationAdd-ons ManagerFind and install add-onsdirectly in your browser.The add-on manager letsyou view, manage anddisable third-party pluginsin a few easy clicks. 16. PersonalizationPersonasgetpersonas.comYou can change the look ofyour Firefox to practicallyanything with a single click. Choose anything fromsimple designs to colorfulpatterns. 17. PersonalizationRock Your Firefoxrockyourfirefox.comYour source to learn all aboutpersonalizing your Web experiencewith Firefox. Featureshighlights, reviews, feedback, andinsights from people around the worldwho are using Firefox Add-ons to maketheir Web experience better. 18. Security & Privacy 19. Security 20. SecurityWe care about your security.An international community of security experts is workingaround the clock to make your web browsing safer. Our teamworks right from the start to identify and address potentialproblems before a single line of code is written. 21. SecurityPlug-in checkerInstant website IDAnti-phishingAnti-malware 22. Privacy 23. PrivacyThe Web browser has become one of the most critical andtrusted relationships of our modern lives with nearlyperfect knowledge of everything we do.We take your privacy very seriously and thats why Firefox hasimplemented a number of great features to keep your privatedata secure. 24. FeaturesPrivate BrowsingSurf the Web without leaving a single trace. 25. Performance 26. PerformanceWere constantly optimizing Firefox to be great for the wayyou use the web things like making new tabs open up morequickly, or having the Awesome Bar provide results evenfaster.In the end, its about getting you where you need to go asquickly and easily as possible. 27. More Features 28. FeaturesAwesome BarFind the sites you love in seconds (and withouthaving to remember clunky URLs). 29. FeaturesStay in Sync When you set up Firefox Sync on your computer , all of your data and preferences (such as your bookmarks, history, passwords, open tabs and installed add-ons) gets stored securely on the Mozilla servers. Then you can connect other devices (a mobile phone for example) and they will be automatically synchronized, giving you access to all of your information no matter where you are. 30. FeaturesOffline Browsing Take your computer offline and still have your information at your fingertips. Certain sites may allow applicationslike your Web-based emailto stay with you at all times. 31. FeaturesDo Not track MeMost major websites track their visitors behavior andthen sell or provide that information to othercompanies (like advertisers). Firefox has a Do-not-track feature that lets you tell websites you dont wantyour browsing behavior tracked.When you turn on the Do-not-track feature, Firefoxtells every website you visit (as well as theiradvertisers and other content providers) that you dontwant your browsing behavior tracked 32. FeaturesSwitch To Tab As youre opening a new tab or typing in the AwesomeBar, Firefox will check to see if you already have that site open.If you do, youll be directed to the existing tab so you dontopen a duplicate. 33. FeaturesTags Label a site with names or categories that are meaningful toyou. For example, you can labelboth and with the newstag. When you enter news into the location bar, both sites willbe shown as results. A single site can have multiple tags, andtheres no limit to the number of tags you can create. You maynot remember the exact name of a site, but with a tag, youll beable to find it easily. 34. Try the worlds best web browser.