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Author Topic: What are your most important Web Browser features?  (Read 1380 times)

Stephen66515

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What are your most important Web Browser features?
« on: October 22, 2014, 08:16:13 PM »
Curious as to what the most important features in a Web Browser for people here is.

Mine are:

  • WebGL Rendering
  • WebSocket Support
  • Bookmarks (Although I don't use it often)
  • Tabbed Browsing
  • AdBlocking Plugins
  • Downloads Section
  • Open Recent Tabs

Will add more if I remember more

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Re: What are your most important Web Browser features?
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2014, 02:14:42 AM »
  • Security
  • Reliability/stability
  • Multi-line scrollable bookmarks toolbar
  • Repositionable multi-colored, multi-row tabs
  • A customizable searchbar
  • Session saving
  • A functional statusbar
  • ad and script blocking
  • Userscript and custom CSS capabilities
  • Custom user defined buttons
  • A souped up sidebar
  • Dev tools (firebug)
  • fast bookmark searching
  • Easy, immediate access to everything (don't force hiding things behind complicated menu systems) Hamburger buttons suck!
  • a real titlebar
  • UI colors that respect the user's desktop theme
  • Single window mode

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Re: What are your most important Web Browser features?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2014, 10:38:47 AM »
Different "instance" in each tab, so if one crashes, they don't all crash.

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Re: What are your most important Web Browser features?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2014, 03:02:28 PM »
First of all security, and first of all the possibility to disable/enable Javascript (by a dedicated key or by disabling Javascript for all the websites excluding the trusted ones).

As an alternative, or as an additional layer of security, I deeply appreciate a sandbox.

Then Ghostery, AdBlock, the possibility to improve the readability of certain websites, HTML5 to see videos.
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« Last Edit: October 23, 2014, 03:28:33 PM by Giampy »

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Re: What are your most important Web Browser features?
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2014, 10:21:37 AM »
Number one is: standards support without any prefixes supported by default (no -moz-, -webkit-, -o- or -ms-).

No BS in this matter like google does with MathML.
If you don't want to support some parts of standard don't claim you support it fully.

Other features? Look at old Opera :)