Neat URL

Neat URL

Remove garbage from URLs.

What is Neat URL?
"Neat URL" is a Firefox add-on dedicated to enhancing your online experience by tidying up URLs. It efficiently cleans URLs by removing unwanted parameters, such as Google Analytics' utm parameters. Additionally, it offers customizable rules, domain-specific removals, and even matches wildcard domains. The result? A cleaner, concise URL for an uncomplicated browsing experience.
Stats
Users: 3,496 ▲ 14
Rating: 4.63 (143)
Version: 5.0.0 (Last updated: 2020-04-26)
Creation date: 2017-08-14
Weekly download count: 21
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • notifications
  • contextMenus
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
Size: 63.93K
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Summary

Neat URL cleans URLs, removing parameters such as Google Analytics' utm parameters.

Example Before: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ioquake3-Auto-Updater&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Phoronix+(Phoronix)

After: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ioquake3-Auto-Updater

Custom rules can be added using the global format or the domain specific format (parameter@domain). A domain specific parameter would be, for example, [email protected].

Parameter rules A parameter is something that starts with ?. You can add your own parameter in the options of Neat URL. The ? is ommitted in the options, so a ?ved parameter becomes "ved". There are a few exceptions to this rule (see below)

Parameters can be global (for every domain):

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Maintains privacy
  • Works great
  • Easy to use
Cons
  • Lacks regex support
  • Doesn't work on AMO
Most mentioned
  • ClearURLs refugee
  • Broken websites
  • Lightweight
Recent reviews
by geeknik, 2024-04-11

by geeknik, 2024-04-11

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Safety
Risk impact

Neat URL 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 Neat URL if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Neat URL has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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