X-Forwarded-For Header

X-Forwarded-For Header

This extension allows you quickly to set the X-Forwarded-For HTTP Header

What is X-Forwarded-For Header?
"X-Forwarded-For Header" is a Firefox extension designed for quickly setting and changing the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header. This powerful tool is incredibly useful for a variety of testing purposes where IP address manipulation is required. Click the IP icon or navigate to the add-on options to enter your IP address. After setting, all requests will include the X-Forwarded-For header until you choose to clear the IP or set it as an empty string.
Stats
Rating: 4.25 (44)
Version: 0.6.2 (Last updated: 2020-06-26)
Creation date: 2017-09-09
Weekly download count: 2,959
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • <all_urls>
Size: 23.54K
URLs: Website
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X-Forwarded-For Header
X-Forwarded-For Header (v0.6.2)
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Summary

This extension allows you to quickly update the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header for various testing purposes.

To set an IP address, click the IP icon or go to the add-on options and enter your IP address. Once set, all requests will then have the X-Forwarded-For header until you either clear the IP or set it to an empty string.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Enables bypassing geo-restrictions and firewalls
  • Allows users to hear diverse and external opinions
  • Provides access to a curated, clean online space
Cons
  • Lacks a domain whitelist feature for better control
  • No easy toggle to turn it on and off with a single click
Most mentioned
  • Need for a whitelist feature
  • Ease of use could be improved with a simple on/off switch
  • Effectively modifies headers for privacy or access
Recent reviews
by David Galeana, 2024-02-07
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Safety
Risk impact

X-Forwarded-For Header 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 X-Forwarded-For Header if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

X-Forwarded-For Header has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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