Language Switcher

Language Switcher

Change the language header (accept-language) that websites see via toolbar popup

What is Language Switcher?
Language Switcher is an add-on that allows you to change your browser's language from the toolbar popup. It modifies the accept-language header sent to web servers and auto-saves changes. Reload pages to view updated HTML. Clear cache and cookies on some websites to see language changes. Submit bug reports and feature requests on the add-on's homepage.
Stats
By: keller
Users: 236 ▲ 2
Rating: 3.80 (5)
Version: 0.1.1 (Last updated: 2019-08-28)
Creation date: 2019-06-17
Weekly download count: 9
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • webRequest
  • <all_urls>
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 29.52K
URLs: Website
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Summary

Language Switcher is an add-on that let you easily change your browser's language from toolbar popup.

Simply open the popup UI and select your desired language from the drop-down list. Please note that all changes are auto-saved to the memory. After changing the language, please reload the page to see the updated HTML. There is also a reload button in the popup in order to reload the active tab. Right next to the reload button, there is the reset button to revert languages changes to factory settings.

Note #1: this add-on changes the "accept-language" header that your browser sends to web-servers.

Note #2: in some websites, you might need to clear cache & cookie to see the language changes. Because they may use a cookie to store language preference and no matter what you choose for your browser, it won't change until you clear cookie & stored data.

Note #3: if you have a feature request or found a bug to report, please fill the bug report form in the add-on's homepage.

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Safety
Risk impact

Language Switcher is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Language Switcher if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Language Switcher has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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