Firefox: 50 Slow Performing Add-onsIf you're thinking Firefox has become slow and sluggish these add-ons could be the culprit.
From the Mozilla Add-ons page:
"Add-ons provide many useful features and functions, but they can also cause Firefox to become slower. Some add-ons can even slow Firefox to a crawl and make it difficult to use for regular web browsing. If you think add-ons might be the reason Firefox is lethargic, check the list below for some of the biggest bottlenecks. And remember, for best performance you should disable add-ons that you no longer use regularly."
Here's the current list of add-ons that can cause Firefox to slow down. They are listed in order, with worst products first. For actual numbers on the degree of performance degradation check the current bad boys list at Mozilla which is regularly updated. In the last 24 hours the list dropped from 50, then to 7, then to 6 add-ons.
- #1 Firebug
- #2 FoxLingo
- #3 FoxClocks
- #4 FoxyTunes
- #5 Video DownloadHelper
- #6 Xmarks Sync
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