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Request Control - Firefox extension

An extension to control HTTP requests. Provides front-end for Firefox webRequest.onBeforeRequest API for HTTP request management.

Requests can be controlled with following rules:

  • Filter Rule

    Skip URL redirection and remove URL query parameters.

  • Redirect Rule

    Rewrite requests with support for Pattern Capturing to redirect based on the original request.

  • Secure Rule

    Upgrade non-secure (HTTP) requests to secure (HTTPS).

  • Block Rule

    Block requests before they are made.

  • Whitelist Rule

    Whitelist requests from other rules.


  • Report bugs
  • Suggest new features
  • Help to translate
  • Contribute


Clone repository and setup development environment with npm

git clone
cd requestcontrol
npm install

Run in Firefox-nightly

npm start -- --firefox=nightly

Run unit tests and lint

npm test ; npm run lint

Build extension

npm run build

External Libraries

Request Control uses the following external libraries:

  • lit is licensed under the MIT license.
  • tags-input and its fork by @pirxpilot are licensed under the MIT license.
  • ionicons is licensed under the MIT license.
  • tldts is licensed under the MIT license.


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