CheckPlaces Firefox extension was originally built to clean-up your Firefox bookmarks by detecting and deleting duplicate bookmarks, empty folders and dead or failed (invalid) web pages. CheckPlaces version 2.1 now has the option to compact and optimize your Firefox databases, vacuuming is now part and parcel of this must-have Firefox extension.
In Firefox 3 Bookmarks and browsing History are stored in SQLite databases. Like any other database, the SQLite databases get fragmented with time, added to that, your default history time span in Firefox 3.5 was increased from 9 to 90 days. These increase the possibility of having a bloated and cumbersome database which subsequently leads […]