Firefox – prevent websites from refreshing

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Fed up with websites/tabs continuously reloading themselves and using resources unnecessarily?
Me too!

In firefox, you can disable this from the about:config page.
Look for accessibility.blockautorefresh and set it to true.

Problem solved!

You can also keep an eye on what tab uses most of the resources with the about:performance built-in page.

Hope it helps!

2 thoughts on “Firefox – prevent websites from refreshing”

  1. This doesn’t work on v50.0.1.
    It used to work however I’ve tried this on the last couple versions and it hasn’t worked.
    Any ideas?

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