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Why does FF display "New Tab" before settling on first home page

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My options are set to open 2 pages as tabs upon launch. The first tab starts off with "New Tab" as its label then after a couple of seconds changes to "Google" as the tab label. This is the correct first homepage. It's a little issue but somewhat annoying not to have the correct label show immediately. This does not occur in Internet Explorer. Why an interim label before the correct one shows? Does anyone else notice this?

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While a tab is loading on startup, it's title is not available to Firefox yet as the website's title tag has not been received yet. Once the header has been received, Firefox renders the tab title correctly.

Other browsers might cache website headers longer and persistent over restarts, Firefox doesn't do this on new page loads.

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While a tab is loading on startup, it's title is not available to Firefox yet as the website's title tag has not been received yet. Once the header has been received, Firefox renders the tab title correctly.

Other browsers might cache website headers longer and persistent over restarts, Firefox doesn't do this on new page loads.