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How do I choose my homepage to appear when opening a new tab instead of the frequently visited websites which appear by default?

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When I manually open a new tab, a page appears which has previews of some of the sites I frequently visit. Instead of that I just want my homepage to appear.

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  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter.
  2. Press the big button to bypass the warning.
  3. In the Search bar, paste browser.newtab.url
  4. In the search results, double-click browser.newtab.url and set its value to whatever URL you want, e.g. https://www.google.com/ig If you want the default Firefox homepage, you would set the value to about:home
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Chosen Solution

  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter.
  2. Press the big button to bypass the warning.
  3. In the Search bar, paste browser.newtab.url
  4. In the search results, double-click browser.newtab.url and set its value to whatever URL you want, e.g. https://www.google.com/ig If you want the default Firefox homepage, you would set the value to about:home
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See this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab):

You can set the browser.newtab.url pref to the preferred home page.

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Finally, after god knows how many versions, a solution that gets rid of the stupid default page.

This 'feature' alone is the reason I moved to Opera.

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Thank you so much for the help