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They are listed in Mozilla source [http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/netwerk/build/nsNetModule.cpp#932 here]. They are listed in Mozilla source [http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/netwerk/build/nsNetModule.cpp#932 here].
* about: &mdash; Same page as Help > About. * about: &mdash; Same page as Help > About.
-* about:about &mdash; Not used any more. It may have, at one point, listed all these about: URLs.+* 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.
-* about:bloat &mdash; Unknown. (trunk mozilla builds?)+* about:bloat &mdash; Displays [http://www.mozilla.org/projects/xpcom/MemoryTools.html#BloatView BloatView] output (disabled in release builds).
-* about:buildconfig &mdash; Reveals details about how your Mozilla build was compiled.+** about:bloat?new
-* about:cache &mdash; See cache statistics and browse the cache.+** about:bloat?clear
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 +* about:buildconfig &mdash; Reveals details about your Mozilla build options.
 +* about:cache &mdash; Displays cache statistics.
 +** about:cache?device=memory &mdash; Lists memory 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 params.
* [[about:config]] &mdash; GUI for modifying user preferences (prefs.js). * [[about:config]] &mdash; GUI for modifying user preferences (prefs.js).
-* about:credits &mdash; Contributors, developers, and more.+* [http://www.mozilla.org/credits/ about:credits] &mdash; The list of contributors.
-* about:logo &mdash; Displays the Mozilla logo. (Mozilla Suite only).+* about:logo &mdash; Displays the Mozilla logo ([[Mozilla Suite]] only).
-* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122411 about:kitchensink] &mdash; Only appeared for a short time. Still viewable from the patches on the bug.+* [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;).
-* 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: Firefox extensions add a few additional '''about:''' URIs, namely:
-* 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, available at about:firefox and about:firesomething.
-* InfoLister adds about:info &mdash; listing of your extensions, themes and plugins.+* [http://mozilla.doslash.org/infolister/ InfoLister] adds about:info &mdash; listing of your extensions, themes and plugins.

Revision as of 11:17, 24 January 2005

There are a few special strings, which begin with about:, that you can type into your Location Bar.

They are listed in Mozilla source here.

  • about: — 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 params.
  • about:config — GUI for modifying user preferences (prefs.js).
  • about:credits — The list of contributors.
  • 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

Firefox extensions add a few additional about: URIs, namely:

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