Comments for Bloglines and Firefox fix

Excerpt: Fixing an error with Firefox and Bloglines Read the whole article…

July 20, 2004 1:24 PM

Strange...I use Firefox and I've never had problems with Bloglines.

Scott Johnson
July 20, 2004 1:29 PM

What functionality are you disabling when you turn off docshell.frameloadcheck?

Adam Kalsey
July 20, 2004 1:33 PM

The problem is specific to Tabbrowser Extensions with Firefox. If you don't use that extension, you probably don't have the problem.

Adam Kalsey
July 20, 2004 1:36 PM

Scott: That keeps sites from targeting links in a frame that was created by another site. Apparently there's a bug with the tabbrowser extension that must cause Firefox to think the two frames are different sites.

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July 21, 2004 1:31 PM

Bloglines and Multizilla

Excerpt: Wenn man Mozilla zusammen mit Multizilla einsetzt und den "New Windows Redirector" aktiviert, um alle externen Link statt in einem neuen Browser-Fenster in ein Tab umzuleiten, funktioniert Bloglines nicht mehr. Auf ist ein Fix f&uu...

July 22, 2004 5:35 AM

Works like a charm. Thanks.

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July 22, 2004 5:50 AM

Bloglines and Firefox fix

Excerpt: I've not used my Bloglines account for some time. But today when I tried to use it nothing would happen when I clicked a link to view recent posts from a feed. So I did a quick search and found this handy Bloglines and Firefox fix. Seems there's a pr...

July 26, 2004 10:10 PM

I'm experiencing this problem and am not willing to do without Tabbrowser Extensions (which IS still 'necessary' even after .09). However, I don't have a pref.js file anywhere on my system. Also, where do you 'right click' that results in an option to 'add a new boolean value?' I can't find this for the life of me. TIA

Adam Kalsey
July 26, 2004 10:13 PM

Re-read the entry. The second paragraph provides step-by-step instructions. Type about:config into the address bar. This will bring up your prefs. Then right-click and add the new value.

July 27, 2004 1:21 PM

I re-read the entry many times before posting. Nothing at all happens when I right click on the page that comes up after I type 'about:conig' in the address bar. I get the context menu on any other page I right click on but nothing on the prefs page.

July 27, 2004 1:28 PM

Okay... I've solved the problem. You need to left click on the page and select any pref before you right click on the page. If no pref is selected, the menu will not appear. The fix has solved the problem for me now. Thanks!

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July 27, 2004 8:24 PM

Fix for Firefox Bloglines/Tabbrowser Extensions (TBE) Problem!

Excerpt: Thanks to Adam Kalsey for this fix to my one nagging problem with new versions of Firefox!

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July 29, 2004 4:19 AM

Mozilla Firefox

Excerpt: Ik wilde graag gebruik gaan maken van de Webbrowser Mozilla Firefox maar door een klein probleempje bleef ik toch bij de tot nu toe door mij veelgebruikte browser MyIE2. Het probleem zat hem erin dat de website, die ik bijna constant gebr...

Alden Bates
August 1, 2004 6:14 PM

Cheers! That's been bugging me for a while now. :)

August 16, 2004 5:46 PM

Worked like a charm - thanks for posting!

Jeff Minard
August 26, 2004 1:03 AM

Just outta curiosity, have you found anyway to get bloglines to work as a sidebar bookmark in Firefox?

John Sands
August 29, 2004 7:08 PM

Excellent! I've been using the middle button for Bloglines links since I installed Tabbrowser Extensions. I didn't mind the adjustment, but now I want to add the easyGestures pie menu on the middle button. Your tip lets me have all three working correctly - Bloglines, Tabbrowser Extensions and easyGestures. Thanks.

Christian Wilcox
August 30, 2004 6:49 PM

Thanks for the fix!

Greg R.
September 5, 2004 7:00 AM

Kudos! I can't live without Firefox, Tabbrowser Extensions, *or* Bloglines. Since upgrading to Firefox 0.9.3 earlier this weekend, I'd been pulling my hair out because I had to use [shudder] IE to read Bloglines. Thanks!

September 24, 2004 1:02 AM

Ditto, thank you for figuring this out (how did you figure it out, anyway? just as a future pointer) - I've been playing "let's reinstall Firefox" all friggin' day, and had finally got it to work mostly when I ran into exactly this problem. My head remains unexploded, thanks to this tip. :P

October 10, 2004 11:02 AM

Thanks for this. It also works for Mozilla 1.7.3.

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October 17, 2004 9:28 PM

Bloglines & Firefox

Excerpt: I had a vexing problem with this combo, which Tom and others tried to help me resolve. The issue: I'd click a site listed in Bloglines left panel, a new tab would open, but blank. I ensured all extensions were updated, and tried various settings, but t...

February 21, 2005 7:10 PM

Hey... great fix! I am noticing however, that I have to reset the docshell.frameloadcheck.disabled value every time that I restart Firefox (even though it still says "true"). For some reason, Firefox ignores that value after a restart and has to be reminded that it exists. Any ideas? Has anyone experienced similar? Thanks!

Chase R.
September 1, 2005 12:17 AM

I've tried the fix you suggested, adding the string and changing the value to True. However the problem still occurs. I was putzing around with the settings in TBE and managed to get bloglines to work by changing the "new tab" behavior...however I cannot figure out exactly how I did that, and now I'm back to BL not working anymore. Does anyone know the specific setting that is causing this bug? I have over 150 feeds in bloglines that I read daily, and this is by far the most inconvenient bug i've come across in fireferret yet. Any answers would be greatly appreciated.

October 2, 2005 1:23 PM

thank thank thank you...I was about:pull hair out

December 26, 2005 8:10 AM

I had a similiar problem for months, only my FF kept opening "untitled" tabs in the background... How i got it to work? For me it was simply changing TBE Options->Window Mode from "Use only one ..." to "Use multiple windows normally" (I'd recommend unistalling TBE, making sure bloglines work, installing TBE again and then working your way in the options while verifying that bloglines still works) Thanks for the TBE hint, though!

March 10, 2006 2:59 AM

Thanks for this great article!!

Suresh Ramaswamy
October 14, 2008 8:09 AM

I had a similar problem and was frustrated looking around for a solution with no avail. I even emailed Bloglines, but they are yet to respond. Then today, I just discovered Bloglines worked fine on my Firefox once I removed the Skype extension for Firefox. So maybe something you could check if some of the add ons are causing this problem as well. Good luck :) !

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