How to set the home page

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We'll show you how to automatically open any web page you want when you launch Firefox or click the Home button Home Button .

Set or change your home page

  1. Open a tab with the web page you want to use as your home page.
  2. Drag and drop that tab onto the Home button Home Button .
    Home Page 29 - WinXP Home Page 29 - Win8 Home Page 29 - Mac Home Page 29 - Linux
  3. Click Yes to set this page as your home page.

Tip: More home page settings are available in the OptionsPreferences window.

  • Click the menu button New Fx Menu , select OptionsPreferences and then choose the General panel.
    • From the drop-down menu you can choose to have Firefox show a blank page on startup or show all of your windows and tabs from your previous session.
    • You can also set multiple pages as your home page: Open each page in a separate tab and click on Use Current Pages.

Restore the default home page

If you want to delete your home page customizations, this is how to do it:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu Fx57Menu and choose Options.Preferences.
  2. Select the General panel.
  3. In the Startup section under Home Page: click Restore to Default.
    Fx56GeneralPanelStartup-RestoreDefaultHomePage
  4. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

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