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Browser.history expire days

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Background

Mozilla keeps a set number of days of history. History entries older than that are removed. This preference determines the point at which history entries are expired and removed.

Possible values and their effects

A non-negative integer indicating the number of days of history data the browser keeps. Default is 9 for SeaMonkey 1.x and Firefox 2; default is 180 for Firefox 3 and SeaMonkey 2.

UI

Mozilla Firefox 2

Tools → Options → Privacy → History → Remember visited pages for the last ___ days”

Mozilla Firefox 3

No UI in Firefox 3. See browser.history_expire_days_min.

SeaMonkey 1.1

Edit → Preferences → Navigator → History → Browsing History → Remember visited pages for the last ___ days”

SeaMonkey 2

“Edit → Preferences → Browser → History → Browsing History → Remember visited pages for up to ___ days”

First checked in

2000-12-11 by Alec Flett

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox (all versions)
  • SeaMonkey (all versions)

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