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Why is Firefox so popular?


A myriad of reasons explain why Firefox is becoming increasingly more popular:

RSS readerFirefox has a built-in RSS reader which allows users to stay up to date with the content of their favourite blogs and Websites;

Better securityFirefox has proven more secure than Internet Explorer for a few reasons, but primarily because the majority of hackers prefer to target the most commonly used browser, namely Internet Explorer;

Integrated search barFirefox users have quick and easy access to their favourite search engines such as Google and Yahoo;


CustomizableUnlike most browsers, Firefox allows numerous options to personalize both its appearance and functionalities;

Find as you typeFirefox automatically highlights the first result of a search as you start to type it. If you frequently search the content of Web pages, this feature can save you quite a bit of time;

Tabbed browsingArguably one of the most important reasons behind Firefoxs popularity is that it offers tabbed browsing. In other words, you can navigate several sites in a single page as well as drag and drop tabs to keep sites together;

Firefox Extensions


Another key advantage of using Firefox is that it allows the use of numerous extensions. If you are not familiar with extensions, they are add-ons that provide the browser with new functionalities. There are literally hundreds of extensions, but here are a few well-known and popular ones to illustrate the numerous possibilities that Firefox extensions have to offer (for a complete list check out

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