One reason for Mozilla Firefox browser to be so popular is that it is highly customizable unlike some other browsers. You can install addons and plugins to add more functionality to Firefox. You can also install themes to change the look of Firefox. This article tells you simple steps you can follow to install download and install a new theme to Mozilla Firefox.
- Open Mozilla Firefox by double-clicking on its desktop shortcut.
- Type https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ in the location bar and press Enter. If you are using Firefox right-now, juct click on the link : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/.
- On that web page, you would find a section Categories in the left side. In the categories, click on Themes as shown in the picture below :
- In the opening page, you are given many categories of themes on the left side. You can click any of that category to browse themes belonging to that category. In the following picture, we have selected the category Modern :
- After selecting a category you will see the related themes in form of thumbnails in the right side. Click on any of the thumbnail to see details of that theme. If a theme is not compatible with your version of Firefox, that theme’s thumbnail is grayed out. If Mozilla recommends a theme the thumbnail’s background has a light blue color.
- After you click on a theme’s thumbnail, its detail page would open. In the following example, we have clicked on Office 2007 Black theme’s thumbnail to open its detail page. To install the theme, just click on the green colored Add to Firefox button as shown :
- A second page may open asking you to donate etc. Donate if you want to or just click on the green Add to Firefox button again. Soon you would see a Software installation message asking for your permission to install the theme as shown in the picture below. Click on the Install button to install the selected theme :
- The theme would start downloading. When the download is complete, Firefox would show an optional button to Restart Firefox. Click on this button as shown below :
- After restarting Firefox, you can see that you have just installed the selected theme.