If you are newly working or going to school from home, the remote approach can be a big shift in how to get things done. Firefox has a number of browser extensions that might help make the #WFH transition a little easier and more productive.
If your work typically means having a large number of open tabs for documents, spreadsheets, sites, etc, tab organizers are here for you. These three popular tab extensions offer uniquely creative ways to re-think and reorganize tabs:
Bookmarks are links to web pages that make it easy to get back to your favorite places. To bookmark a page, just click on the star in the address bar. The star will turn blue when the page is bookmarked and a window will pop up so you can name, move or tag your bookmark. [Read more about Firefox browser bookmarks.] These two Firefox browser extensions can help you be a better bookmark.
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Bonus tip: If you work on more than one computer, a Firefox Account lets you sync your data and preferences (such as your bookmarks, history, passwords, open tabs and installed add-ons) across all your devices.
As you work from home, you’ll naturally communicate even more through email, chat systems, digital docs and other online channels.
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Have you ever tried customizing mouse gestures (which are movements you define for your mouse to do a specific thing) for more navigation mobility and efficiency? Move swiftly through pages using powerful features like “grab ‘n drag” and “momentum scroll.” Here are three excellent mouse gesture extensions—each with distinct strengths:
If the constant bright glare of the computer screen is fatiguing your eyes, these extensions can give them a break. Change the color scheme of the entire internet with visual customization extensions:
Bonus tip: Try a Firefox browser theme to change up your digital decor. Choose from thousands of themes to give Firefox just the look you want, and swap it for a new one any time.
Working from home requires a certain kind of discipline or you risk blurring the lines between professional and home chores, not to mention leisure time.
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