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Mozilla Firefox: Recommended Configuration

Follow this guide on setting up Mozilla Firefox for the best Aconex experience.

Aconex supports the latest version the Mozilla Firefox browser.

See a list of all the browsers we support.

When using Aconex, you may need to:

  • Clear your browser history.
  • Set recommended browser configuration when using Aconex to allow Aconex websites to display pop-up windows and store cookies.
  • Make sure you know how to use the Firefox spell checker.

How to clear your browser history

Your browser stores information from websites and uses this cached information instead of downloading the information again to improve browsing speed. If you’re having an issue with Aconex, clearing your browser history may fix the problem.

  1. From the Navigation toolbar in Mozilla Firefox, click History and select Clear Recent History.
FF Tools Clear History
  1. Click the down arrow button to the left of Details.
  2. Choose Everything from the Time range to clear list.
FF Tools Clear History Everything
  1. Select all checkboxes except Site Preferences, and click the Clear Now button.
FF Tools Clear History Clear Now Button

Allowing Pop-ups from Aconex Websites

If you’ve chosen to block pop-up windows, you can change your settings to allow pop-up windows for Aconex websites.

  1. From the Navigation toolbar in Mozilla Firefox, click Tools and select Options.
FF Tools Clear History
  1. Click the Content icon.
  2. Click the Exceptions button to the right of the Block pop-up windows checkbox.
FF Tools Options Content Exception Button
  1. Enter the website address for your Aconex instance in the Address of web site field. See the table below.
Aconex InstanceWebsite Address
Asia, Australia, Middle East*.aconex.com
Chinacn1.aconexasia.com
Europeuk1.aconex.co.uk
  1. Click the Allow button.
FF Allow Site Popup
  1. Click the Close button.

Changing your Privacy Level – Allowing cookies for Aconex Websites

If you’ve set your browser to not accept cookies, you can change your setting to allow cookies from Aconex websites.

  1. From the Navigation toolbar in Mozilla Firefox, click Tools and select Options.
FF Tools Option
  1. Click the Privacy icon.
  2. Choose Use custom settings for history from the Firefox will list.
FF Tools Option Privacy History
  1. Click the Exceptions button to the left of the Accept cookies from sites checkbox.
FF Tools Option Privacy History Exception Button
  1. Enter the website address for your Aconex instance in the Address of web site field. Refer to the table above.
  2. Click the Allow button.
FF Exception Cookies
  1. Click the Close button.

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