What is Mozilla Firefox?

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Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source browser, which uses HTML computer language. It is the most commonly used web browser that came after Internet Explorer in June 2008. Firefox originally stemmed from the Mozilla project lead by Dave Hyatt, Joe Hewitt, and Blake Ross. With plan to create a stand-alone site, the developers then focused on enhancing Firefox. Recently, Gran Paradiso released it version 3.0, available for Windows, OS X, and Linux.

Designed by Mozilla, Firefox can easily be distinguished by its round blue logo, with an orange fire embracing it. It claims itself to be the “speed king” by being able to browse site in minutes. To set up Mozilla Firefox 3.0 you need to download it via the internet.

Firefox page info window contains all the technical details about the browser. When migrating from the old browser to the new version, the first thing that needs be done is to click on the Home button. By opening the settings, Firefox can be set as homepage. For easier browsing, it can also be bookmarked. Mozilla Firefox has a lot of features, such as extensions, themes, tabs, searching bar, and spell checker. With these elements, users can add extensions or remove elements that are no longer of use. Although it is an open-source web browser, it is also backed with security and privacy feature. This allows users to customize their visibility or filter their searches to avoid cracks.

With the advent of smart phones, version 3.0 is also made available for Android allowing mobile users to browse through web using the Mozilla Firefox application. Smart phone users can download it for free via Google Play or the Android Market. As of 2014, it is recorded as the third most popular web browser with over 50 million users across the globe.

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