[Nightly Update] Firefox 40.0 Comes with Pocket Service Integration

NOTE: This article is updated whenever some interesting stuff is found in Nightly build of Mozilla Firefox web browser. So keep checking this page regularly.

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UPDATE 80:

The latest Nightly 40.0 build comes with Pocket service integration. A new button to save current webpage to your Pocket account has been added to the toolbar:

Firefox_Pocket_Integration.png

UPDATE 79:

The latest Nightly 40.0 build comes with an improved UI for Add-ons Manager or about:addons page as shown in following screenshot:

Firefox_Addons_Manager_New_UI.png

Thanks to our reader "Alan" for the update...

UPDATE 78:

Today I noticed a new feature "Reader View" in the latest Nightly 39.0 build. Mozilla has added 2 new buttons in the addressbar:

  • Enter Reader View
  • Add page to Reading List

Mozilla_Firefox_Reader_View_List_Buttons.png

You can use these buttons to view any webpage content in distraction-free reading mode where only the text of the main article is shown without any extra thing. In the Reader View/Reading Mode, you can change the font style, font size as well as the background color.

Mozilla_Firefox_Reader_View_Mode.png

You can also add any website to Reading List to save them and read them later.

Quite similar to Edge aka Spartan web browser's Reading view and Reading lists features...

UPDATE 77:

Just noticed a new option "Play DRM Content" in the latest Nightly 39.0 build.

Play_DRM_Content_Mozilla_Firefox_Preferences.png

UPDATE 76:

The latest Nightly 38.0 build comes with an improved About:Config page UI.

Mozilla_Firefox_New_About_Config_UI.png

It looks like a modern skin for the about:config page.

Thanks to our reader "Alan" for the update...

UPDATE 75:

The latest Nightly 37.0 build comes with a new improved Search UI. When you search for a term using search box, you get a new search interface as shown in following screenshot:

Mozilla_Firefox_New_Search_UI.png

The new search interface is called One-Click Search. The search interface has been improved as well as some new buttons for different search engines have been added below the search suggestions.

A new Search tab has also been added into Firefox Preferences page which allows you to change default search engine. You can also show or hide desired search engine buttons which are shown below the search suggestions in new search interface.

Also Check: How to Disable New One-Click Search Bar Interface in Mozilla Firefox?

UPDATE 74:

A few day back, in UPDATE 66 we told you about a new feature "Invite someone to talk" which was added in Nightly 33.0 build.

Now the feature has been improved a lot in the latest Nightly 36.0 build. The feature has been renamed to "Firefox Hello" and comes with a brand new UI.

Mozilla_Firefox_Hello_Feature.png

Once you click on its toolbar icon, you get a call URL to share with your friends. You can also change your chat status to Available or Do Not Disturb.

UPDATE 73:

The latest Nightly 35.0 build comes with a new toolbar button called "Forget Browsing History" which helps users in quickly deleting cookies and browsing history of selected time period. At the moment users can select from 3 given choices: Last five minutes, Two hours and 24 hours.

Forget_Browsing_History_Button_Mozilla_Firefox.png

UPDATE 72:

The latest Nightly 35.0 build comes with working e10s functionality. Mozilla has started testing of Electrolysis (e10s in short) functionality in the latest Nightly build.

When you launch the latest Nightly 35.0 build, you get following notification in addressbar to enable e10s functionality:

Mozilla_Firefox_E10S_Multi_Process_Notification.png

After restart, you'll notice that tab titles are shown as underlined in e10s mode to distinguish it from normal mode:

Mozilla_Firefox_E10S_Multi_Process_Mode.png

You can also enable or disable Electrolysis aka e10s functionality using Firefox Preferences window:

Mozilla_Firefox_E10S_Multi_Process_Option.png

Thanks to our reader Kyle for the update...

UPDATE 71:

In latest Nightly 34.0 build, Mozilla has added a few built-in themes to customize Firefox appearance. Users can apply these themes using Customize screen:

Firefox_Builtin_Themes.png

UPDATE 70:

In latest Nightly 34.0 build, Mozilla has moved "Always check to see if Firefox is the default browser on startup" option to General tab of Preferences window.

Default_Browser_Option_Firefox_General_Preferences.png

UPDATE 69:

Recently we told you about "Share This Page" button which was added to Nightly 33.0 toolbar but at that time the button was not working. It was just a dummy button with no functionality.

Now in the latest Nightly 34.0 build, Mozilla team has added functionality to this button. Now when you click on "Share This Page" button, it allows you to add various social networking website icons such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc to Firefox and then you can click on those icons to immediately share the current webpage on those websites.

Share_This_Page_Feature_Firefox.png

If you can't see the "Share This Page" button in Nightly toolbar, check the button in Australis Menu.

UPDATE 68:

The latest Firefox 34.0 Nightly build comes with a new control menu to customize "New Tab" page appearance:

Mozilla_Firefox_New_Tab_Page_Customization_Menu.png

As you can see in the above image, it allows you to select New Tab page look from following options:

  • Show your top sites (Include suggested sites)
  • Show blank page
  • Learn about New Tab

Thanks to our reader "Kyle" for the update...

UPDATE 67:

The latest Firefox 33.0 Nightly build comes with a new button "Share This Page" in toolbar:

Share_This_Page_Toolbar_Button_Firefox.png

Currently the button is not working. Its always remains disabled. It seems Mozilla has disabled the button for some reasons and the button will start working in upcoming Nightly builds.

UPDATE 66:

Mozilla has added a new toolbar icon "Invite someone to talk" in the latest Nightly 33.0 build. You can click on the icon and get a call URL to invite a friend to talk.

Invite_Someone_to_Talk_Call_Icon_Firefox.png

UPDATE 65:

The latest Nightly 32.0 build comes with an improved iconized context menu which shows basic icons such as back, forward, refresh, bookmark at the top:

New_Firefox_Context_Menu_with_Icons.png

Thanks to our reader "TheAslan" for the update...

UPDATE 64:

Mozilla has put a new option to enable or disable Title Bar in the latest Nightly 29.0 build.

How to Enable Titlebar Text and Icon in Mozilla Firefox 28 and Later?

Enable_Mozilla_Firefox_Titlebar.png

UPDATE 63:

Mozilla has added a new option in the latest Nightly 28 build to directly launch Firefox in Windows 8 style Metro mode as shown in following screenshot:

Firefox_Launch_Metro_Option.png

UPDATE 62:

The latest Nightly 28 build comes with 2 new options in toolbar context menu:

  • Add to Menu
  • Remove from Toolbar

Add_Remove_Firefox_Toolbar_Buttons.png

These new options appear when you right-click on titlebar or toolbar.

"Add to Menu" option adds the toolbar button to "Customize and Control" menu previously known as orange Firefox button.

"Remove from Toolbar" option deletes the button from toolbar.

Nice and useful addition by Mozilla.

UPDATE 61:

The latest Nightly 28 build comes with a new Australis UI.

Mozilla_Firefox_AustralisUI.png

Check out our exclusive review of Australis UI:

[Review] The New "Australis" UI of Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

UPDATE 60:

UPDATE: The search bar has been moved back to bottom in newer builds.

Another interesting UI change in latest Nightly 25.0 build! Mozilla has moved the search bar to top in latest Nightly build. In previous Firefox versions, the search bar used to show at bottom but now it has been moved to top as shown in following screenshot:

Findbar_on_Top_Firefox.png

The search bar is used to find text in webpages. It can be accessed by pressing "Ctrl+F" keys together.

UPDATE 59:

The latest Nightly 25.0 build comes with new "Automatic Update" options which allow you to automatic update Firefox for Desktop as well as its Metro app for Windows 8.

UPDATE 58:

"Close Tabs to the Right" option is a useful feature present in Google Chrome web browser which allows users to close all tabs present at the right-side of the selected tab. This option was missing in Mozilla Firefox but now it has been added in the latest Nightly build.

Close_Right_Tabs_Firefox_Option.png

A confirmation dialog box is shown if you click on the option.

UPDATE 57:

Mozilla has released first alpha build of upcoming Firefox 24.0 version to the Nightly channel.

UPDATE 56:

The latest Nightly 23.0 build comes with a new bookmark icon in toolbar which lets you access bookmark options as well as allows you to instantly bookmark a page.

UPDATE 55:

In latest Nightly build Mozilla has removed the options to enable or disable SSL and TLS protocols. These options were present in "Advanced -> Encryption" tab of Firefox preferences window but now they are no longer present.

UPDATE 54:

Mozilla has removed a few unnecessary options from Firefox 23.0 preferences window. More options will be removed in future builds.

Check out following topic for more details:

Mozilla to Remove Several Unnecessary Options from Firefox Preferences Window

UPDATE 53:

The latest Firefox 22.0 Nightly build comes with a new tab "Services" in Add-ons Manager (about:addons) which allows you to manage social API easily and quickly.

Services_Tab_Mozilla_Firefox_Addon_Manager.png

UPDATE 52:

Mozilla has released a testing build of its upcoming Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8. The latest Nightly build installs a new Metro version of Firefox in Windows 8 computers. You can launch and test it using the Start Screen in Windows 8.

Mozilla_Firefox_Metro_Version.png

You can read more about this version at following link:

How to Use Mozilla Firefox Metro Version in Windows 8?

UPDATE 51:

Latest Firefox 21.0 Nightly build comes with new options to customize tracking settings. When you open Nightly preferences, you see 3 new options in "Privacy" tab as shown in following screenshot:

Tracking_Settings_Firefox.png

NOTE: All previous updates about older Nightly builds are available here.

PS: If any of your favorite extensions is not working in a nightly build, you can follow instructions given in following topic:

How to Fix Broken Incompatible Extensions in Mozilla Firefox Newer Versions





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