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Add Properties Back to the Context Menu in Firefox

Have you noticed that the Properties Command has been removed from the Context Menu in Firefox 3.6? If you have been missing it here is how to get it back.


With the newest version of Firefox you may have noticed a very useful command missing from the “Context Menu”. Here you can see that when we right clicked on the article link we were unable to “access” the properties for it…


Same article and the same problem when trying to “access” the properties for one of the images.



Once you have installed the extension you can once again “access” the properties for those links…


And those images…


Looking very good…



If you have been frustrated with the removal of the “Properties Command” from the “Context Menu” in Firefox 3.6, you can now add it back in just a few moments.


Download the Element Properties extension (Mozilla Add-ons)

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 03/17/10

Comments (4)

  1. Jake

    Thanks for this. I’ve been wondering why mozilla got rid of the properties command.

  2. Danny Keith James

    Why does the author of this article use quotation marks around the word access?

  3. Jim Swanson

    The article is sufficiently helpful that I can mentally remove them — no harm done.

  4. 1fastbullet

    Typical firefox.

    Fix one thing and screw up half a dozen.

    The idiots have taken over Mozilla.

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