How do I get my home page in Firefox on all my tabs?
Now on Firefox 100.0.1 On earlier versions of Firefox I was able to set a particular url for my home(opening) page. That is still true. However, on past versions I was also able to make *my home page* appear on every tab I opened. On the current edition I get a choice of only Firefox Home Page (default) or Blank page. I cannot get my home page on the new tab. How can I bypass the restrictions of the settings under Home to get my home page on every tab?
That the question I need an answer to. Everything below this is explanation of why I want this and a complaint about how Firefox changes things that I would appreciate being passed on to the developers.
If I choose Firefox Home Page (default), I am *forced* to use the address box to put in my search terms. I have become accustomed to the various search engines with their splash screens - with the nice big search box in the middle of the screen (both horizontally and vertically). It is absolutely unnerving to me to try to type in the box in the middle and have nothing show up there but up above in the address box.
I am a project person in a multi-tasking world, which means whether I like it or not, I have to multitask too. For me to do this successfully, all my tools need to be where I expect and perform as I expect them. Even putting duckduckgo.com in the current home page/new window setting, doesn't get the duckduckgo splash page, but even though I'm not that technically advanced, I found a way of getting it in my home page window. However, the tabs section doesn't offer me an opportunity to put my own choice in.
I wish Firefox would stop tinkering with otherwise minor things. I understand fixing found vulnerabilities. I understand providing new services and technology when they're developed. But why force people to use search and tabs the way Firefox wants them to rather than the way the user is accustomed to.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/new-tab-override/ New Tab Override by Sören Hentzschel New Tab Override allows you to set the page that shows whenever you open a new tab.Read this answer in context 👍 1
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https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/new-tab-override/ New Tab Override by Sören Hentzschel New Tab Override allows you to set the page that shows whenever you open a new tab.
Thank you for saving my sanity!
Glad to help. Safe Surfing.
You can set this pref to false to make Firefox use the search bar on the Firefox Home page and not use the location bar.
- browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar = false
You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. Clear cookies the button to "Accept the Risk and Continue".