Kiosk Mode in Mozilla® Firefox
Discuss the features of the Kiosk mode in Mozilla Firefox.Mozilla Firefox is a fast and highly secure web browser from the Mozilla Corporation and is free to install and use for all users. The add-on functionality of Mozilla Firefox browser can also be used to enhance the security of the browser. The Kiosk add-on of Mozilla Firefox is one such program that brings about the functionality of the Kiosk mode in Internet Explorer to Mozilla Firefox browser. The Kiosk add-on once installed can enable the browser to be started up in the users will be unable to access any advanced browser options while in this mode. The address bar and other toolbars will also be disabled by default and this gives more privacy when it is used in public places. The users can however change the setting of the add-on for bringing about changes and can even display functions and interface options when customized and set to do so.
Discussed below are some points that can help the users to use the Kiosk mode in Mozilla Firefox browser:
- Change add-on settings
- Open in Kiosk mode
- Customize Kiosk mode
Change add-on settingsMozilla Firefox browser application can be activated by using the Kiosk add-on which is a small program that can be installed by visiting Mozilla Firefox support website. The users can install the add-on and launch Mozilla Firefox in the Kiosk mode by changing the mode launch settings in the add-on menu. The users should note that the functionality of the browser can be restricted and the users can, by default, only browse the Internet and cannot perform advanced operations.
Open in Kiosk modeThe users can open this in Mozilla Firefox browser by setting the add-on to launch by default. Mozilla Firefox browser can open in full screen while in Kiosk mode and the users will not be able to access the browser options like address bar, toolbar, and bookmarks etc. While in Kiosk mode, users can customize add-on to display the default functions.
Customize the Kiosk modeThe users can customize the launch and view settings in Mozilla Firefox by using the options in the add-on menu. The users can select the settings menu of Kiosk add-on. Doing so can open a new window with a number of tabs that can be accessed to change the settings. The options in the customize tab of Kiosk add-on in Mozilla Firefox like the UI widgets, or UI options and control options etc. the users can close or toggle by using the 'CTRL' + 'ALT' + 'DEL' or 'ALT + 'TAB'.