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Mozilla Firefox 55.0 official release

via:博客园     time:2017/8/7 19:00:49     readed:1495

With the arrival of Mozilla FireFox 55, this open source browser into a new stage, multi-threaded perfect and formal introduction so that its performance has finally begun to catch up, but the old plug-in (such as Flash) to the browser In Firefox 55 and later, Mozilla will focus on solving these problems: For example, in the 55 version, running the Flash control will require the user to confirm by default, and no longer allow local calls from such content Wait. At the same time from the 55 version, Firefox will begin to support WebVR.

There is also an obvious update is that the relationship between the search box and the address bar becomes more closely, you can at any time in the address bar to set the input keyword search engine and immediately start the search. Thus, in the near future, the independent address bar is likely to be canceled, the search is as easy as Chrome.

At the same time, "sync & rdquo; function has also been greatly enhanced, the synchronization menu to introduce a entry into the Firefox synchronization center entrance, where you can manage multiple devices Firefox synchronization.

Specific updates are as follows:


  • Browsing sessions with a high number of tabs are now restored in an instant

  • Sidebar (bookmarks, history, synced tabs) can now be moved to the right edge of the window

  • Fine-tune your browser performance from the Preferences / Options page.

  • MakeScreenshotsOf webpages, and save them locally or upload them to the cloud. This feature will undergo A / B testing and will not be visible for some users.

  • Added Belarusian (be) locale

  • Assign custom shortcuts to Firefox menu items on OS X and macOS via System Preferences & gt; Keyboard & gt; Shortcuts

  • Simplify print jobs from within print preview

  • Use virtual reality devices with the web with theIntroduction of WebVR

  • Search suggestions are now enabled by default for users who have not explicitly opted-out

  • Search with any installed search engine directly from the location bar


  • Breaking profile changes - do not downgrade Firefox and use a profile that has been opened with Firefox 55+.

  • Windows port installer is now streamlined for simpler installationFull installersThe

  • The Flash plugin is now click-to-activate by default and only allowed on http: // and https: // URL schemes. This change will be rolled out progressively and so will not be visible to all users immediately. TheFirefox plugin roadmap

  • Modernized application update UI to be less intrusive and more aligned with the rest of the browser.Only users who have not restarted their browser 8 days after downloading an update or users who opted out of automatic updates will see this change.


  • Insecure sites can no longer access the Geolocation APIs to get access to your physical location

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