Reload Plus addon adds useful features to Firefox’s Reload button.


Next time you hit a F5 button or reload a webpage, just don’t reload it, you can do more than that with Reload Plus, an add-on for Mozilla Firefox which supercharges your reload button with additional features. On installing Reload Plus add-on, you can reload webpage with Override Cache, Google Cache and Load with Missing Images with one press and one click, combo of mouse and keyboard.

Developer(s): BW Productions
Language support: English
Home page: Reload Plus
Donate: Click here
Download: Add to Firefox

HOW TO: Installing Reload Plus on Mozilla Firefox:

1. Go to Reload Plus Mozilla add-on page, or simply click on the above download link and click on “Add to Firefox“.

2. If Mozilla Firefox asks user permission for installation of addon. Click “Allow” to continue installation, leave it to abort.

3. Reload Plus installation box pops-up. Click “Install Now” to continue installing add-on, “Cancel” to abort installation.

4. On successful installation, you will notified confirming the same.

HOW TO: Using Reload Plus on Mozilla Firefox:

1. When you hover your mouse over reload button of Mozilla Firefox, Reload Plus shows you the shortcut keys with their functionality. Each functionality is a combo of mouse and keyboard key.

2. For example, if I want to reload the current page with Override Cache, the I press “Ctrl” and left click (LMB) on the “Reload” button which located to right side of URL (address) bar of Firefox.

Similarly by pressing ….

  • Alt + Left Mouse Button (or Alt+F5) : Load Missing Images
  • Shift + Left Mouse Button(or Shift+F5) : Google Cache
  • Middle Mouse : Standard Reload (new tab)
  • Ctrl + Middle Mouse Button : Override Cache (new tab)
  • Alt + Middle Mouse Button : Reload All Tabs
  • Shift + Middle Mouse Button : Google Cache (new tab)

their respective function are performed. You can customize the shortcut key. To change your Reload Plus preference, go to Firefox Add-ons Manager and find “Reload Plus” add-on tab. Click on “Options” to change your preference.

3.Other available actions include “Reload Non-Pinned Tabs“, “Reload Pinned Tabs“, “Reload Unsuccessful Tabs“, and “Set/Clear Retry Interval“.

HOW TO: Disable/Remove Reload Plus from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Click on the Firefox, located at left upper corner of the web browser and go to “Add-ons”.

or press “Alt“, Menu bar pops-up, then go to Tools > Add-ons, or you can simply use shortcut key “Ctrl+Shift+A” to access add-on (extension) manger.

2. Now, click on “Disable” to disable the add-on temporarily or click “Remove” to remove the add-on permanently from the browser.

NOTE: Reload Plus doesn’t require restart for the actions to take effect.


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