Auto-Hide Your Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar


Firefox only: Love the bookmarks toolbar but only want it there when you need it? Reader Andy writes in with a tweak that makes the toolbar hide automatically, unless you mouse over it (like auto-hiding your Windows taskbar or Mac Dock.) To turn on auto-hiding you have to edit your Firefox profile's copy of userChrome.css Here's the code you need:

/* Pop-up bookmarks toolbar */ #PersonalToolbar {display: none;} #navigator-toolbox:hover > #PersonalToolbar {display: -moz-box;}

If you haven't edited userChrome.css before, here's a primer on doing so. The ChromEdit Plus extension makes user-specific tweaks easier.

A few other bookmark toolbar tweaks:

For more space-saving, here's how to consolidate Firefox's chrome. Thanks, Andy!


    I use the bookmark addon for firefox, is any anyway I could auto hide the bookmarks toolbar?

    Is there any way to use a keyboard shortcut instead?

    is there any way (code) to delay the hiding after "hover" is just finished.

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