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Autocorrect URL typing mistakes in Firefox

Do you mistype web addresses in your browser? It happens with me sometimes and I just hate it when the web page isn't displayed because of it.
If you're a Firefox user, you are in luck, thanks to a handy little addon called URL Fixer.

As the name suggests, URL Fixer automatically corrects misspelled web address in the address bar. For eg - Typing
corrects to

By default, the url correction works automatically. However, you can set URL Fixer to prompt the user with a dialog box before correcting the web address. This setting is accessed by right-clicking the address bar.
Currently, misspellings of .com, .net, .org, .edu, .gov, .mil, and all other mainstream TLDs, as well as the protocol (http:, https:) can be corrected. Check it out!

[Get URL Fixer]
posted by Vijeesh Ravindran, Saturday, May 31, 2008