In our earlier articles, we have explained the shortcut command URLs for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers. These URLs will help you to access the browser’s settings page to view or change your options. In addition, you can get details like crash reports, downloads, history, etc. Similar to Chrome and Edge, Mozilla Firefox also has shortcut command URLs. You can use these URLs in the address bar to get things done quickly.
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Firefox about: Pages
Unlike Chromium based browsers like Chrome and Edge, Firefox uses different format for command URLs. Below is an example URL for accessing settings page.
You can use about: pages in the address bar to access settings and other stuffs quickly in Firefox.
List of Firefox about: Pages
Here is a complete list of about: pages in Firefox browser.
|about: Page||What it does?|
|about:addons||Firefox extensions, themes and plugins|
|about:buildconfig||Get configuration of the browser build|
|about:cache||Network cache storageg service|
|about:certificate||Check server certificates|
|about:compat||User agent overrides and interventions|
|about:config||Firefox configuration page|
|about:crashes||View browser crash reports|
|about:credits||List of contributors|
|about:debugging||Connect Firefox Developer Tools to debugging targets|
|about:devtools||Open Firefox Developer Tools|
|about:downloads||View downloads page|
|about:home||Go to home page|
|about:license||View browser licenses|
|about:logins||Manage login passwords|
|about:logo||View Firefox browser logo image|
|about:mozilla||Easter egg fun page for “The book of Mozilla”|
|about:networking||HTTP network connection details|
|about:newtab||Open new tab page|
|about:performance||Open Task Manager|
|about:plugins||View installed plugins|
|about:policies||Enterprise policies list|
|about:preferences||Browser settings page|
|about:privatebrowsing||Option to open private browser window|
|about:processes||Get memory and CPU usage of all running processes|
|about:profiles||Get details of browser user profiles|
|about:profiling||Open profiler settings|
|about:protections||Protection dashboard settings|
|about:rights||About your rights page|
|about:robots||Easter egg fun page “The Robots Come (Mostly) in Peace”|
|about:serviceworkers||View registered service workers|
|about:studies||View active and completed studies (experiments)|
|about:support||Troubleshooting information for support|
|about:sync-log||View error logs|
|about:telemetry||Information collected by telemetry (an option using which Firefox collected technical information from your browser about performance, hardware usage, etc.)|
|about:url-classifier||URL classifier information|
|about:webrtc||Web Real-Time Communications page|
|about:welcome||Firefox welcome page|
|about:preferences#home||Home page settings|
|about:about||View all about: pages in Firefox|
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Though you can access most of these options through Firefox menu items, these command URLs are handy to use as shortcuts. You can use about:about URL to get the complete list of available about: pages in Firefox.
There’s another “about” command not listed here (nor is it listed in about:about):
This shows a button to restart the browser.