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There are a few special URLs, which begin with '''about:''', that you can type into the Location Bar. There are a few special URLs, which begin with '''about:''', that you can type into the Location Bar.
-* about: &mdash; The same page as Help -> About.+* about: &mdash; The 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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* [http://www.mozilla.org/credits/ about:credits] &mdash; The list of contributors to the Mozilla projects. * [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] ("Mozilla does not have a kitchen sink").+* [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"). You can install an [https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=742 extension that adds it] though :)
* about:license &mdash; shows the Mozilla Public License and the Netscape Public License for the piece of software. ( Only in products based on Gecko 1.8 ) * about:license &mdash; shows the Mozilla Public License and the Netscape Public License for the piece of software. ( Only in products based on Gecko 1.8 )
* [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]''.
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* [http://www.cosmicat.com/extensions/firesomething/ Firesomething] adds two excerpts from ''The Book of Mozilla, Extended edition'' (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, a listing of your extensions, themes, and plugins. * [http://mozilla.doslash.org/infolister/ InfoLister] adds about:info, a listing of your extensions, themes, and plugins.
 +* [https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=742 about:kitchensink extension].
===External Links=== ===External Links===
* [http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/netwerk/build/nsNetModule.cpp#932 Place in Mozilla's code where these are listed] * [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 URLs, which begin with about:, that you can type into the 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"). You can install an extension that adds it though :)
  • about:license — shows the Mozilla Public License and the Netscape Public License for the piece of software. ( Only in products based on Gecko 1.8 )
  • 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.

External Links