Are you looking for a way to clear browsing, search and download history on Firefox? If it is so, you have come to the right place.
Mozilla Firefox web browser or ( any other browser ) stores information about the sites you have visited. Firefox records lots of information such as recently visited web pages, download history, password, cache and cookies data. Firefox does so to improve the web surfing experience.
If you look at the Firefox history data by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Del from the keyboard, you will find the list of data Firefox stores in the history.
List of Things Firefox stores in history:
Browsing and Download History – List of websites you have visited and list of files user have downloaded.
Form and Search History – Firefox saves the information you have entered while submitting a form on a website. Search history is your search keywords in the Firefox search bar.
Cookies – Firefox stores cookies to remember login information.
Cache – Firefox stores cache information such as images, location and other data from the sites you visit to speed up the page load time of the already visited sites.
Active Logins – Firefox saves your login details for sites ( like facebook and twitter) you have asked to remember.
Offline Website Data – Firefox stores website data for offline use if you allow Firefox to do so.
Site Preferences – Site Preferences are the site-specific settings. You can allow displaying pop-ups from a particular website while blocking them from other sites.