How to add a web page drop-down list in Firefox [Tip]

A Web page drop-down list, which includes website URLs, would be a good addition to any browser. You can add exactly that to Firefox with the Flem extension. Flem adds a drop-down list to Firefox that you can set up a page slideshow with.

Firefox users can add Flem to the browser from this page. When you’ve restarted the browser, you’ll find a new Flem toolbar below the address bar as below. The toolbar includes numerous options and an empty drop-down list that you can add pages to.

Select a page tab to add to the drop-down list. Then press the + Add option on Flem’s toolbar. That will add the page to the toolbar as below. When you’ve added all your pages, select the drop-down list to open it as below.

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Now you can open your pages by selecting them from the drop-down list. Alternatively, press the Back and Next buttons on the toolbar to flick through them. Selecting the pages from the drop-down list opens them in the same tab. Note that you can still open the pages in the drop-down list even if you’ve closed them in the browser.

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Flem also includes slideshow options for the pages. Press the Slideshow button and select Start slideshow. That will play a slideshow of the pages in the drop-down list, which you can stop by selecting the Stop slideshow option.

Flem3Select Configure slideshow to open the window below. Select Timer and then enter a value to adjust the slideshow intervals. Selecting Loop plays back the slideshow when it reaches the final page in the drop-down list.

Flem4So Flem is a novel addition to Firefox. With it you can open pages from a drop-down list and play them as a slideshow. The mozdev website includes extra details for the add-on.

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