SubToMe - Universal Follow Button

SubToMe - Universal Follow Button

SubToMe makes it easy for people to follow web sites, because browsers don't do it.

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What is SubToMe - Universal Follow Button?

SubToMe - Universal Follow Button is a Firefox add-on that simplifies the process of subscribing to newsfeeds by creating an additional symbol in the add-on bar. By clicking on the symbol, users can easily add the newsfeed to their preferred feed reader. The extension uses SubToMe and sets its subscribe button directly to Firefox, offering a quick access to all the used services. Installation of the extension does not require a browser restart.

Stats date:
Users: 74 ▼ -1
Rating: 3.33 (3)
Version: 3.1.0 (Last updated: 2021-12-23)
Creation date: 2013-02-17
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 21.10K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Newsfeeds provide a good opportunity to keep up to date with the latest news of a website. The more newsfeeds you subscribe to, the more practical seems the usage of a feed reader. The subscription of a feed to such a service is a quite complicated process, though. First of all it is necessary to get the feed URL, then to retrieve the feed reader of your choice and last to paste the URL.

On this point the extension SubToMe - Universal Follow Button interacts. This extension creates an additional symbol in the add-on bar of Firefox. By clicking on this symbol a dialog appears, which enables to add the newsfeed to feed reader.

The extension uses therefore SubToMe and sets in its subscribe button directly to firefox. Further information regarding SubToMe are provided on

In doing so the browser remembers all the used services and offers those initially to guarantee a quick access. Through used services can be removed. The information about which newsreaders are used through SubToMe is only stored on the local computer (LocalStorage), that's why not any storage on the server is taking place. As well there is no need to create a account on the website (anyway it's not offered).

For installation the extension requires no restart of the browser.

Risk impact

SubToMe - Universal Follow Button may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

SubToMe - Universal Follow Button has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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