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how to show on homepage more than 6 "Top Sites"????

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I've added about 15 url's to the top sites portion of my homepage - only 6 show. how do I get the rest of them to show up inside these boxes???

I've added about 15 url's to the top sites portion of my homepage - only 6 show. how do I get the rest of them to show up inside these boxes???

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Hi, is this on your Mac?

You have two choices:

(1) Go back to the "old" new tab page instead of the "Activity Stream" design (2) Expand the number of tiles

Here's how:

(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

To switch from Activity Stream to the previous design:

(3) Double-click the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false

If you keep Activity Stream:

(4) Double-click the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.topSitesCount preference and edit the value from 6 to... whatever you like. Firefox definitely supports 12 because there's an option on the "sprocket" menu to have two rows. I'm not sure what happens if you select a higher value. (I get blank squares, but they might fill in later.)

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finally figured out how to add url's to Top Sites now the only remaining challenge is to figure out how to get more than 6 Top sites to appear on Home page.

finally figured out how to add url's to Top Sites now the only remaining challenge is to figure out how to get more than 6 Top sites to appear on Home page.
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Hi, is this on your Mac?

You have two choices:

(1) Go back to the "old" new tab page instead of the "Activity Stream" design (2) Expand the number of tiles

Here's how:

(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

To switch from Activity Stream to the previous design:

(3) Double-click the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false

If you keep Activity Stream:

(4) Double-click the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.topSitesCount preference and edit the value from 6 to... whatever you like. Firefox definitely supports 12 because there's an option on the "sprocket" menu to have two rows. I'm not sure what happens if you select a higher value. (I get blank squares, but they might fill in later.)

Hi, is this on your Mac? You have two choices: (1) Go back to the "old" new tab page instead of the "Activity Stream" design (2) Expand the number of tiles Here's how: (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 '''''To switch from Activity Stream to the previous design:''''' (3) Double-click the '''browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled''' preference to switch the value from true to false '''''If you keep Activity Stream:''''' (4) Double-click the '''browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.topSitesCount''' preference and edit the value from 6 to... whatever you like. Firefox definitely supports 12 because there's an option on the "sprocket" menu to have two rows. I'm not sure what happens if you select a higher value. (I get blank squares, but they might fill in later.)