Do you only need occasional “easy access” to the Menu Bar in Firefox but want it hidden the rest of the time? Then you can enjoy the best of both worlds with the Hide Menubar extension for Firefox.


Here is our browser with the “Menu Bar” showing full-time. Nice, but what if we could have a “built-in” on/off switch for the “Menu Bar”?


Installing the extension is quick and easy…and there are no options for you to worry with. As soon as you restart Firefox the “Menu Bar” is already hidden as shown below (nice!).

So what do you do when you need that occasional access to the “Menu Bar”? Just hit the left or right “Alt Key”…it acts just like a toggle switch. The “Menu Bar’ will also auto-hide whenever you click inside the webpage or outside of the browser itself. Sweet and simple!


The Hide Menubar extension lets you enjoy having the Menu Bar there when you need but keeps it out of your way when you do not. Enjoy!


Download the Hide Menubar extension (Mozilla Add-ons)

Akemi Iwaya
Akemi Iwaya has been part of the How-To Geek/LifeSavvy Media team since 2009. She has previously written under the pen name "Asian Angel" and was a Lifehacker intern before joining How-To Geek/LifeSavvy Media. She has been quoted as an authoritative source by ZDNet Worldwide.
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