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Can firefox remember site-specific zoom levels anymore?

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Post Posted January 2nd, 2020, 1:14 pm

I've been trying to get the latest Firefox to remember a slightly higher than default zoom level for Slashdot.org since the text seems a bit small there. But it won't stick. I have to manually zoom every time I visit. There is supposed to be a setting that allows specific sites to be zoomed, browser.zoom.siteSpecific, but it gets reset every time I restart the browser, so of course it is not remembering any site settings. Why? Is this a bug? Or intentional? Why would we not be allowed to have site-specific zoom settings anymore?

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Post Posted January 2nd, 2020, 1:44 pm

Somebody had this problem not long ago and it turned out to be another extension causing the problem I don't seem to be able to find the thread at the moment sorry
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Post Posted January 2nd, 2020, 9:14 pm

The zoom levels also disappear if you go into Options | Privacy & Security | History , check “Clear history when Firefox closes” and then check “Site Preferences” as one of the things Firefox clears. Maybe you accidentally checked that??

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Post Posted January 5th, 2020, 12:10 pm

Hmm, not history, but I've checked "clear cookies and site data" when the browser closes. I didn't think that meant the settings that I choose in the browser. I wonder if it's possible to clear the cookies but keep the other stuff?

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Post Posted January 5th, 2020, 12:14 pm

#KeepFightingMichael and Alex.

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