Version History of Mozilla Firefox 23.0.1

What’s New

  • FIXED 23.0.1 - Rendering glitches on H.264 video only in FF23 on Vista (901944)
  • FIXED 23.0.1 - Spellchecking broken with non-ASCII characters in profile path (902532)
  • FIXED 23.0.1 - Audio static/"burble"/breakup in Firefox to Firefox WebRTC calls (901527)
  • NEW Mixed content blocking enabled to protects users from man-in-the-middle attacks and eavesdroppers on HTTPS pages (learn more)
  • NEW Options panel created for Web Developer Toolbox
  • CHANGED "Enable JavaScript" preference checkbox has been removed and user-set values will be reset to the default
  • CHANGED Updated Firefox Logo
  • CHANGED Improved about:memory's functional UI
  • CHANGED Simplified interface for notifications of plugin installation
  • CHANGED Enabled DXVA2 on Windows Vista+ to accelerate H.264 video decoding
  • CHANGED Users can now switch to a new search provider across the entire browser
  • CHANGED CSP policies using the standard syntax and semantics will now be enforced
  • CHANGED "Load images automatically" and Always show the tab bar" checkboxes removed from preferences and reset to defaults. Want to hide one tab? Try this add-on.
  • CHANGED <input type="file" /> rendering improvements (see bug 838675)
  • DEVELOPER HTML5 <input type="range" /> form control implemented
  • DEVELOPER Implemented a global browser console
  • DEVELOPER Social share functionality
  • DEVELOPER Added unprefixed requestAnimationFrame
  • DEVELOPER Write more accessible pages on touch interfaces with new ARIA role for key buttons
  • DEVELOPER Dropped blink effect from text-decoration: blink; and completely removed element
  • DEVELOPER New feature in toolbox: Network Monitor
  • FIXED Various security fixes

Known Issues

  • UNRESOLVED Moving Firefox to background while playing a flash video in full screen mode and bring it back to view will freeze the app (see 809055)
  • UNRESOLVED Replace fixed-ratio audio resampler in webrtc.org capture code with Speex resampler and eliminate pseudo-44000Hz rate (see 886886)
  • Unresolved on v22  Resolved in v24
  • UNRESOLVED If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)