FAQ

Q: Is there a Google Chrome or Internet Explorer version ?

A: No – My Weekly Browsing Schedule is only available for Firefox.

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Q: Is it possible to add a seconds column ?

A: No – I don’t intend to add a seconds column. One Minute is the minimum interval.

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Q: How does the “reload tabs if open” work ?

A: It looks for the EXACT same URL, so you need to be careful when sites re-direct.
I had this occur myself recently when a website re-directed to a new URL after they updated their website. It was easily fixed by just editing the URL in the schedule to match the updated website URL.

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Q: How do I open a URL only ONCE in a fresh day when I start the browser for the first time in a day instead of opening the URL every time we start the browser ?

A: If you are using the Same Day Catchup feature, then just set the time to very early in the day, say 4.00am and tick the day(s) you want it to open. Then when you start Firefox for the first time that day at say 7.00am or 8.00am or 9.00am, that website will load just once that day(s).

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Q: How do I use the Catchup (#) feature ?

A: The Catchup (#) feature is in case you miss a scheduled website.
For example: Say that you have a scheduled website only for Saturdays. Say that you are away from your computer for one weekend (holiday, business trip) from Friday afternoon to Monday morning.
If you set the Catchup (#) for the Saturday website, then it will open automatically when you start the browser on Monday morning.
If you do not set the Catchup (#) for the Saturday website, then it will not open on Monday morning (because it is not Saturday).

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Q: I need it to be able to store my login information for the web sites I am visiting (otherwise I can’t get into the member content) ?

A: To do those sorts of things you need something like the Greasemonkey extension for Firefox to run a login script when the webpage is loaded by My Weekly Browsing Schedule.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/

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Q: Can I schedule the closing of a tab/website ?

A: My Weekly Browsing Schedule cannot close tabs / websites.
If you want to close a tab / website after a certain period of time, you need something like the Greasemonkey extension for Firefox to run a UserScript after the webpage is opened by My Weekly Browsing Schedule.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/

For example: the following UserScript will close the tab of the Google search webpage, two (2) minutes after the webpage was opened by My Weekly Browsing Schedule.

You also need to give permission for Firefox to allow the UserScript to close the window. See http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/858332

// ==UserScript==
 // @name           closegooglesearch
 // @namespace      googlesearch
 // @description    close google search
 // @include        http://www.google.com/
 // ==/UserScript==
window.setTimeout( function() { window.close(); }, 2 * 60 * 1000 );  // 2min (* 60sec * 1000millisec)

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Q: Is it possible to initiate tasks such as saving a web page periodically, upon its opening ?

A: You can use the Firefox add on iMacros which allows you to easily program a macro in the Firefox browser to save a web page. The macro can then be made into a bookmark. You can periodically activate the bookmark with My Weekly Browsing Schedule.
(hat-tip: Fishingthiswinter)
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/imacros-for-firefox/

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