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How do I set my tabs to open with my home page?

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When I open a tab, how can I get it to open to my Home Page - the page I have set to open when opening Firefox?

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Open a new window or tab. In the address bar, type about:Config. If a warning screen comes up, press the Be Careful button. This is where Firefox finds information it needs to run. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Enter browser.newtab.url and press enter. browser.newtab.url tells Firefox what to show when a new tab is opened. If you want, right click and select Modify. You can change the setting to;

about:home (Firefox default home page),
about:newtab (shows the sites most visited),
about:blank (a blank page),
or you can enter any web page you want.

The same instructions are used for the new window setting, listed as browser.startup.homepage.

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Soluzione scelta

Open a new window or tab. In the address bar, type about:Config. If a warning screen comes up, press the Be Careful button. This is where Firefox finds information it needs to run. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Enter browser.newtab.url and press enter. browser.newtab.url tells Firefox what to show when a new tab is opened. If you want, right click and select Modify. You can change the setting to;

about:home (Firefox default home page),
about:newtab (shows the sites most visited),
about:blank (a blank page),
or you can enter any web page you want.

The same instructions are used for the new window setting, listed as browser.startup.homepage.

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See also this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab):

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To cause new tabs to open at your home page in all windows:

I have added specific instructions to clarify exactly where entries should be made to the useful solution by Fred McD. (I'm using Firefox v. 29.0.1).

The procedure is now very easy: just be careful with spelling of entries.

Begin by opening a new window or tab. In the address (aka URL/location) bar, type about:config. If a warning screen comes up, click the Be Careful message.

A new search bar appears below the address bar. Type browser.newtab.url in it and press Enter.

Below the new search bar is a new header: Preference Name, followed by a long list list of all the possible preferences (settings) that can be changed (one of which is browser.newtab.url). There is no explanation of the function of each; nor is there a corresponding list of possible values for each setting, so before you change one, record its value.

Right click on Preference Name and from the resulting drop-down list click on Modify. A small window will open which contains a field containing the current value for browser.newtab.url. Note its value, then overwrite it with about:home to select the default Firefox home page for all new tabs. The new setting is immediately active: close the window.

This method leaves the address bar of a new tab blank, unlike clicking the Home icon, so a different URL may be quickly entered if desired. (The new tabs have the unexpected generic title "Mozilla Firefox Start Page")

Other possible settings are:

about:newtab (shows the site most visited) about:blank (a blank page) any web page address (URL) you choose

The same instructions apply to New Window settings, but beginning with the entry browser.startup.homepage .