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Well, hello. This happened without any action. The problem is that i can't change size of my "Top sites" in the "New tab" and even add some more or replace them. There is no tools in "customize" or whatever. Anyway these instruments always on the "New tab" page to edit it like you want. But i do not have any of these "1-2 clicks" tools. How fix this?

Well, hello. This happened without any action. The problem is that i can't change size of my "Top sites" in the "New tab" and even add some more or replace them. There is no tools in "customize" or whatever. Anyway these instruments always on the "New tab" page to edit it like you want. But i do not have any of these "1-2 clicks" tools. How fix this?
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delatnechego said

Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster?

I don't know x 3.

The first time I heard of this is your question, so over time we'll get better at guiding users to solutions as we learn more.

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I just want to return it to default like it always was before.

I just want to return it to default like it always was before.
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jscher2000
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That is an unusual layout for Firefox 56. It's more like the Activity Stream design in Firefox 57 (Firefox Beta).

If you have Firefox 56:

Did you ever install the "Test Pilot" extension that allows you to participate in different feature experiments? You can view, disable, and often remove unwanted or unknown extensions on the Add-ons page. Either:

  • Ctrl+Shift+a (Mac: Command+Shift+a)
  • "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Add-ons
  • type or paste about:addons in the address bar and press Enter/Return

In the left column of the Add-ons page, click Extensions. Then cast a critical eye over the list on the right side. Any extensions that Firefox installs on its own are hidden from this page, so everything listed here is your choice (and your responsibility) to manage. Anything like Test Pilot, Activity Stream, or anything related to the new tab page? If in doubt, disable.

Sometimes a link will appear above a disabled extension to restart Firefox before the change takes effect. You can complete your work on the tab and click one of the links as the last step.

Any improvement?

If you have Firefox 57 (beta):

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful or accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste newt and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false -- this will take effect on the next new tab you open, rolling it back to the old tiles layout

That is an unusual layout for Firefox 56. It's more like the Activity Stream design in Firefox 57 (Firefox Beta). '''If you have Firefox 56:''' Did you ever install the "Test Pilot" extension that allows you to participate in different feature experiments? You can view, disable, and often remove unwanted or unknown extensions on the Add-ons page. Either: * Ctrl+Shift+a (Mac: Command+Shift+a) * "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Add-ons * type or paste '''about:addons''' in the address bar and press Enter/Return In the left column of the Add-ons page, click Extensions. Then cast a critical eye over the list on the right side. Any extensions that Firefox installs on its own are hidden from this page, so everything listed here is your choice (and your responsibility) to manage. Anything like Test Pilot, Activity Stream, or anything related to the new tab page? If in doubt, disable. Sometimes a link will appear above a disabled extension to restart Firefox before the change takes effect. You can complete your work on the tab and click one of the links as the last step. Any improvement? '''If you have Firefox 57 (beta):''' (1) In a new tab, type or paste '''about:config''' in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful or accepting the risk. (2) In the search box above the list, type or paste '''newt''' and pause while the list is filtered (3) Double-click the '''browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled''' preference to switch the value from true to false -- this will take effect on the next new tab you open, rolling it back to the old tiles layout
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Let me revise that. It may be possible to enable the Activity Stream (partially) in Firefox 56 even without Test Pilot. So let's start here:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful or accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste newt and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false -- this will take effect on the next new tab you open, rolling it back to the old tiles layout

Note: You may need to reload the new tab page bypassing the cache to see the change: Ctrl+Shift+r (on Mac: Command+Shift+r)

Let me revise that. It may be possible to enable the Activity Stream (partially) in Firefox 56 even without Test Pilot. So let's start here: (1) In a new tab, type or paste '''about:config''' in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful or accepting the risk. (2) In the search box above the list, type or paste '''newt''' and pause while the list is filtered (3) Double-click the '''browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled''' preference to switch the value from true to false -- this will take effect on the next new tab you open, rolling it back to the old tiles layout Note: You may need to reload the new tab page bypassing the cache to see the change: Ctrl+Shift+r (on Mac: Command+Shift+r)
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Yes. It's fixed now. Tnx jscher2000. Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster?

Yes. It's fixed now. Tnx jscher2000. Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster?

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delatnechego said

Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster?

I don't know x 3.

The first time I heard of this is your question, so over time we'll get better at guiding users to solutions as we learn more.

''delatnechego [[#answer-1013820|said]]'' <blockquote> Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster? </blockquote> I don't know x 3. The first time I heard of this is your question, so over time we'll get better at guiding users to solutions as we learn more.
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delatnechego said
Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster?

I don't know x 3.

The first time I heard of this is your question, so over time we'll get better at guiding users to solutions as we learn more.

Tnx, mate.

''jscher2000 [[#answer-1013827|said]]'' <blockquote> ''delatnechego [[#answer-1013820|said]]'' <blockquote> Why this happened? What kind of action could do this? And one more q's: Why there is no "fast click" tool added to fix/edit these things faster? </blockquote> I don't know x 3. The first time I heard of this is your question, so over time we'll get better at guiding users to solutions as we learn more. </blockquote> Tnx, mate.
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