Monday, June 23, 2008

Disabling Firefox 3's Awesome Bar

By popular demand: Firefox 3 changes how the location bar works when you start typing in a URL. The auto-complete behavior you're probably used to is based on the URLs of sites you've visited. The modestly-renamed awesome bar adds suggestions based on the name and content of previously-visited pages and your bookmarks, as well as partial matches from the middle of URLs and titles. The results can be bizarre and annoying, and it breaks the behavior most users are accustomed to.

At Saturday's BUC 9 meeting, we promised links on how to disable this new feature:

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