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-There are a few special strings, which begin with '''about:''', that you can type into your Location Bar.+There are a few special strings, which begin with '''about:'''. To access them, type them into your Location Bar.
-They are listed in Mozilla source [http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/netwerk/build/nsNetModule.cpp#932 here].+* about: &mdash; The same page as Help -> About.
-* about: &mdash; Same page as Help > About.+
* about:about &mdash; Lists all these about: URLs ([[Mozilla Suite]] only). * about:about &mdash; Lists all these about: URLs ([[Mozilla Suite]] only).
* about:blank &mdash; A blank page. Useful for setting as your homepage. * about:blank &mdash; A blank page. Useful for setting as your homepage.
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** about:bloat?new ** about:bloat?new
** about:bloat?clear ** about:bloat?clear
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* about:buildconfig &mdash; Reveals details about your Mozilla build options. * about:buildconfig &mdash; Reveals details about your Mozilla build options.
* about:cache &mdash; Displays cache statistics. * about:cache &mdash; Displays cache statistics.
** about:cache?device=memory &mdash; Lists memory cache entries. ** about:cache?device=memory &mdash; Lists memory cache entries.
** about:cache?device=disk &mdash; Lists disk cache entries. ** about:cache?device=disk &mdash; Lists disk cache entries.
-* about:cache-entry &mdash; Shows information about a cache entry. Used in about:cache links. Requires params.+* about:cache-entry &mdash; Shows information about a cache entry. Used in about:cache links. Requires paramaters.
-* [[about:config]] &mdash; GUI for modifying user preferences (prefs.js).+* [[about:config]] &mdash; GUI for modifying [[User.js file | user preferences (prefs.js)]].
-* [http://www.mozilla.org/credits/ about:credits] &mdash; The list of contributors.+* [http://www.mozilla.org/credits/ about:credits] &mdash; The list of contributors to the Mozilla projects.
* about:logo &mdash; Displays the Mozilla logo ([[Mozilla Suite]] only). * about:logo &mdash; Displays the Mozilla logo ([[Mozilla Suite]] only).
-* [http://www.mozilla.org/docs/web-developer/samples/kitchensink.xml about:kitchensink] &mdash; Was never included in Mozilla for the reasons listed in [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122411 bug 122411] (&ldquo;Mozilla does not have a kitchen sink&rdquo;).+* [http://www.mozilla.org/docs/web-developer/samples/kitchensink.xml about:kitchensink] &mdash; Was never included in Mozilla for the reasons listed in [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122411 Bug 122411] ("Mozilla does not have a kitchen sink").
-* [http://www.mozillazine.org/misc/about:mozilla/7:15.xhtml about:mozilla] &mdash; The famous [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Mozilla Book of Mozilla].+* [http://www.mozillazine.org/misc/about:mozilla/7:15.xhtml about:mozilla] &mdash; The famous ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Mozilla Book of Mozilla]''.
* about:plugins &mdash; Lists all your plugins as well as other useful information. * about:plugins &mdash; Lists all your plugins as well as other useful information.
===Extensions=== ===Extensions===
-Firefox extensions add a few additional '''about:''' URIs, namely:+Certain Firefox extensions add a few additional '''about:''' URLs.
-* [http://www.cosmicat.com/extensions/firesomething/ Firesomething] adds two excerpts from The Book of Mozilla, Extended edition, available at about:firefox and about:firesomething.+* [http://www.cosmicat.com/extensions/firesomething/ Firesomething] adds two excerpts from ''The Book of Mozilla, Extended edition''(about:firefox and about:firesomething).
-* [http://mozilla.doslash.org/infolister/ InfoLister] adds about:info &mdash; listing of your extensions, themes and plugins.+* [http://mozilla.doslash.org/infolister/ InfoLister] adds about:info, a listing of your extensions, themes, and plugins.
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 +===External Links===
 +* [http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/netwerk/build/nsNetModule.cpp#932 Place in Mozilla's code where these are listed]

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There are a few special strings, which begin with about:. To access them, type them into your Location Bar.

  • about: — The same page as Help -> About.
  • about:about — Lists all these about: URLs (Mozilla Suite only).
  • about:blank — A blank page. Useful for setting as your homepage.
  • about:bloat — Displays BloatView output (disabled in release builds).
    • about:bloat?new
    • about:bloat?clear
  • about:buildconfig — Reveals details about your Mozilla build options.
  • about:cache — Displays cache statistics.
    • about:cache?device=memory — Lists memory cache entries.
    • about:cache?device=disk — Lists disk cache entries.
  • about:cache-entry — Shows information about a cache entry. Used in about:cache links. Requires paramaters.
  • about:config — GUI for modifying user preferences (prefs.js).
  • about:credits — The list of contributors to the Mozilla projects.
  • about:logo — Displays the Mozilla logo (Mozilla Suite only).
  • about:kitchensink — Was never included in Mozilla for the reasons listed in Bug 122411 ("Mozilla does not have a kitchen sink").
  • about:mozilla — The famous Book of Mozilla.
  • about:plugins — Lists all your plugins as well as other useful information.

Extensions

Certain Firefox extensions add a few additional about: URLs.

  • Firesomething adds two excerpts from The Book of Mozilla, Extended edition(about:firefox and about:firesomething).
  • InfoLister adds about:info, a listing of your extensions, themes, and plugins.

External Links