Top 7 Free And Useful Firefox Addons/Extensions For WordPress Users

Even though some of the Firefox addons for WordPress are old but they still works. For years Firefox was the popular browser on the landscape and had the majority of the browser market share. But with the arrival of Chrome browser, Firefox browser market share started declining and ultimately Chrome dethroned Firefox. While Firefox users are on the decline but still for many people Firefox was and still is the go-to browser.

A few weeks back we posted 15 Free and useful Google Chrome extensions For WordPress, This week we want to showcase all the useful WordPress Firefox add-ons. Firefox may have less browsing market share but still, it offers a variety of add-ons to make life easier for Firefox users. So, without further ado let’s dive into the Firefox add-ons WordPress.

   1. WordPress Toolbar

Forked from Tommy’s WordPress Admin Toolbar, WordPress Toolbar is a simple tool that provides you an easy to use toolbar for the administration of your WordPress Blog. Using jQuery, it appends the default WordPress admin menu to whatever page you’re currently on and styles it with CSS, fixing it to the top right corner. Assuming you’re on a site that’s running WordPress (and it’s installed in the domain’s root), you now have instant access to the entire administrative back end (sans any pages from custom plugins, etc) from the front end.

If you manage and browse through five to ten or even more WordPress sites for your clients on a regular basis. This would be a must-have add-on for you. It can cut back a few clicks by bringing WordPress Dashboard directly into your browser.

Size – 221.56 KB
Last updated – 5 years ago (Sep 26, 2017)
Rating – 3.3 stars
Review – 23
Users – 649

    2. Check WordPress Version

A simple add-on to identify WordPress version & plugin, themes for any site using also identifies plugin and their version number, very good for a quick

Size- 242.26 KB
Last updated: 3 years ago (Jul 19, 2019)
Rating: 5 star
Review: 3
Users: 119

   3. GlotDict

If you live through WordPress and GlotPress this add-on will be a knight in a armor for you. The problem is that every community have their dictionaries to maintain consistency of the terms. The goal of this browser extension is to add that dictionary when the user is translating on GlotPress. Features and Hotkeys included are –


  • Daily update of the glossary for the language in use
  • Remove the loading of social buttons on the website footer
  • Click on the terms with glossary open the consistency tool
  • Add a link to the Translation Status Overview with a button to scroll to the language in use
  • Many hotkeys and shortcut


  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Shift+Z to click “Cancel”
  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Shift+A to click “Approve”
  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Shift+R to click “Reject”
  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Enter to click “Suggest new translation” or “Add translation”
  • Shortcut on Page Down to open the previous string to translate
  • Shortcut on Page Up to open the next string to translate
  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Shift+B to “Copy from original”
  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Shift+F to add non-breaking spaces near symbols
  • Shortcut on Ctrl+Alt+R to reset all the GlotDict settings
  • Right-click of the mouse on the term with a dashed line and the translation will be added in the translation area

Size – 75.5 KB
Last updated – 3 months ago (Oct 20, 2022)
Ratings: 4.9 stars
Users: 97
Reviews: 9

   4. WP Detective

WP detective firefox addons WordPress scans for theme or plugins the site you are visiting,  With the WP Detective extension, installed you can get an answer to that question.

When you visit a WordPress site, the WP Detective magnifying glass will show up in your address bar. If you click this icon you will be taken to that shows you all the relevant information.

   5. WP Theme and Plugins Detector

Detects the theme and plugins used in WordPress and display information about them. For sites using WordPress, an icon will appear – the right-hand side of the address bar. If you are looking for in-depth theme detecting tools might as well check out WordPress Theme Detector Tools.

Size- 40.14 KB
Last updated– 5 years ago (Aug 23, 2017)
Rating: 4.1 stars
Users: 2149
Reviews: 40

   6. CMS backend Opener

If you have plenty of WordPress sites to maintain this add-on can save a few clicks for you. Upon activating it detects and opens up the CMS dashboard of the current website you are on. If a site doesn’t use the meta-tag: “Generator”, then it takes a little bit more time to find the Backend. Supported CMS’s: Typo3, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, Contao, WebsiteBaker, Weblication, CMSQLite, and Oxid. Supported languages: English, German and Russian.

Last updated: 5 years ago (Oct 28, 2017)
Ratings: 5 stars
Users: 161
Reviews: 4

7. Web Developer:

The Web Developer extension adds various web developer tools to the browser. Clearing session cookies, editing CSS, displaying element specifics (such photo data dimensions), and other features are a few of them.

Size- 1.12 MB
Last updated: 3 years ago (Jan 13, 2020)
Ratings: 4.2 stars
Users: 87,293
Reviews: 449

Summing up

I hope this list will help you improve your WordPress workflow on Firefox, also will make your WordPress firefox add-ons collection bigger. What are the add-ons you use? Do you have any other favorite WordPress Firefox add-ons? Let people know about it in the comments

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