Well, for example, if you use Internet Explorer (some still do) and it becomes your main browser to edit, upload, and add things on your blog, chances are that somewhere along the road, IE will crash and lag over and over. This causes a blogger to just freak out. On the other hand, if you had used a fast browser such as Firefox 3, the loading speed would have been faster, memory used on your computer would have decreased, and security would have gotten better than IE6. This is really important to a blogger because:
Speed is really important to a blog reader because nobody would want to wait 13 minutes for a post (unless it’s a long one). Some browsers may give you a connection error and you may have to restart the browser or your page load, but Firefox 3, pages are loaded faster for a blog reader. To make this more understandable, it is like we using Dial-up instead of Cable. Of course this is also the same case for a blogger that writes up daily posts. A slow browser would force some capabilities of Wordpress or other CMS scripts to run a lot slower, which causes hang times. I have dealt with this problem and still dealing with a bit now, but Firefox 3 has allowed things to move a bit quicker.
Firefox 3 is the only browser I know of that could prevent these “hacks” from going onto your computer. An exploit is basically a security hack that is placed anywhere there is a glitch or missing code. An exploit is able to squeeze into the gaps and take control of whoever is using it. A malware is similar to an exploit except that it has been already placed into a software that is being downloaded. These two security issues could distract you in a huge way by preventing your from giving 100% of your time of your blog. Instead, you would have to deal with the problems before actually blogging. With Firefox 3, it would allow you more time and patience on writing posts without having to bother with a pop-up that popups every single minute or so.
Many bloggers need a reliable browser that can save their work in time of a crash, load pages without showing a error every second, and a browser that doesn’t require much hard drive space. A new feature in Firefox is the “one-click bookmarking“, which could be useful to bloggers who need fast saving when they are reading other posts on blogs. Even the Firefox “session restore” is important because if Firefox 3 crashes while you’re typing a post or an email, you’ll pick up where you left off, even down to the last word you typed with session restore.
The 3 points above are very important to bloggers because all these can affect not only your blog, but your computer as well. If security was crappy in a browser, chances are that a hacker would be able to get into your computer and then into your account and passwords. If Speed was slow, the amount it would take to save pages or even load them would frustrate many bloggers. Without reliabilty, we would have 30 different programs installed on our computer instead of Firefox 3 (which has it all).
Downloading and using Firefox is just what a blogger needs to complete the daily blogging life. Just to add on the side note…Firefox 3 actually broke the record of the world’s most downloaded file in one day. The total downloads actually broke over 3million in 24 hours, making this a real record. Not to mention that this also means that Firefox is the most used browser of choice
Top new features with Firefox 3 :
Remember site passwords without ever seeing a pop-up.
Bookmark, search and organize Web sites quickly and easily.
View Web pages faster, using less of your computer’s memory.
Find the sites you love in seconds—enter a term for instant matches that make sense.
Avoid online scams, unsafe transactions and forgeries with simple site identity.
See any part of a Web page, up close and readable, in seconds.
Browse with a Firefox that’s integrated into your computer’s operating system.
I’m sure you’re using Firefox, right? Download it here.
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