How to disable JSON viewer in Firefox web browser.

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is an open-standard file format for storing and exchanging data between web server and web client or web browser. It is a lightweight format. It is preferred over Extensible Markup Language (XML).

Firefox web browser has a JSON viewer. When you open a JSON file in Firefox, you can view the parsed file with cool syntax highlighting. If for some reasons you want to disable the JSON viewer in Firefox, follow the following steps:

  1. Enter about:config in address bar.
    You will receive the warning below:

  2. Click Accept the risk.
  3. Look for devtools.jsonview.enabled and set the value to false.

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