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Flagfox

Flagfox

Flagfox is a Firefox extension that displays a flag icon indicating the location of the current server. Knowing where you are connected to adds an extra layer of awareness to your browsing and can be useful to indicate the native languages and legal jurisdictions that may apply. It also allows users to perform geolocationing, tracerouting, translation, validation, URL shortening, and custom lookups, among other tasks.

Additional information can be obtained via a multitude of external lookups and users can add their own custom actions. All actions can be added to the flag icon's context menu and set to icon click or keyboard shortcuts for quick access.

 Flagfox 5.0.1

Price
Free to download

Size
0.6MB
License

Mixture of open source licenses but with some restrictions

Developer
Dave Garrett, Richard van der Leeden

Website
flagfox.wordpress.com

System Requirements
Firefox 3.5+ or SeaMonkey 2.0+

Support Sites:
Blog, FAQ, Forums

Selected Reviews:
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Features include:

  • Site safety and malware checks
  • Finding similar sites and reviews
  • Automatic translation to your language
  • SEO and web development research
  • Diagnostics like pings and traceroutes
  • Whois and DNS information
  • Page code validation
  • Quick URL shortening
  • Copying a server's IP address or other info
  • Create your own custom actions
  • IP address database is taken from Maxmind
  • Firefox 4.0 support for sites using IPv6

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