Customizing facebook apperance and functionality

Facebook is changing the appearance and functionality of its application in constant intervals. Furthermore the company tries to provide a service which is best for the majority of users and the business interests of the company. Therefor a single user needs to make a lot of compromisses using facebook. It is possible to adjust the appearance and functionality of facebook using browser plugins.
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Using Social Fixer to customize the appearance and functionality of facebook

Social Fixer is the most powerful utility to adjust the behavior of facebook. It uses a browser plugin which provides a javascript library to change the css and javascript provided by facebook.

The plugin is available for: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Rockmelt, Opera, Safari, Greasemonkey

It is not available for Internet Explorer.

The first step is to download Social Fixer here:
It is important to choice the right download depending on the used browser.

After downloading the plugin can be installed by executing the downloaded application.

It might be necessary to restart the browser after installing the plugin. So make sure to save important work done in the browser.

Once the installation is finished and you go to facebook the first time a wizard is shown which helps you with the most popular enhancements and changes.
For a lot more possible enhancements it it possible to get the Social Fixer configuration menu by clicking on the new wrench symbol next to the profile link on the top right corner of the facebook webpage.

Make sure to update Social Fixer regularly since facebook is making a lot of changes and the plugin might break.