Mozilla updated its web browser to version 114 a few weeks after releasing Firefox 113. A notable addition is the new user interface (UI) that allows users to manage the DNS exception list over HTTPS.
While previous versions supported this privacy protection feature, Firefox 114 provides new settings in the Privacy & Security panel. makes it easy to add sites to the exceptions list. This improvement gives users more control over their browsing preferences and improves their online privacy.
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Firefox wants to be more secure thanks to version 114
Another major improvement in Firefox 114 is Support for FIDO2/WebAuthn authenticators over USB on Windows, macOS, and Linux. This feature allows users to use advanced authentication methods with compatible hardware. However, some features may require a PIN to be set on the authenticator for added security. Firefox improves security options for users across multiple platforms by adopting FIDO2/WebAuthn.
For users with a large collection of bookmarks, Firefox 114 offers the ability to search for bookmarks directly from the Bookmarks menu. Users can easily access this feature by customizing the toolbars and adding the Bookmarks menu button. It should be noted that this function initiates a search in the URL/address bar, which already offers a bookmark search function. However, this addition provides a useful shortcut in the browser interface.
Additionally, the update offers the option to search browsing history by selecting Search History from the History, Library or Application menu buttons. This allows users to quickly find specific items in their local browsing history directly from the URL/address bar.
Firefox 114 also allows users to reorder extensions listed in the extensions toolbar button menu. Users can customize the order of their extensions according to their preferences by right-clicking and selecting “move up” or “move down”, allowing for better control and more customization.