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Firefox tabs and windows

When I click a link either form a web page or from an email I get a whole new window rather than a new tab in the existing Firefox window. This new window is stripped bac… (read more)

When I click a link either form a web page or from an email I get a whole new window rather than a new tab in the existing Firefox window. This new window is stripped back without the usual menu of options at the top. Is this EDGE taking over my life? I have Firefox as my default browser.

Asked by jamestyas 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Link not working on Firefox, but is on Chrome and Safari

I don't think "Tabs" is the right topic, but maybe it's the best of the choices since "Other" isn't an option. I have an email with a link to a monthly newsletter, which… (read more)

I don't think "Tabs" is the right topic, but maybe it's the best of the choices since "Other" isn't an option.

I have an email with a link to a monthly newsletter, which should take me to February's issue. When I click on, or copy/paste, the link, I end up with the January issue. When I copy/paste in Chrome and Safari, I get the February issue. The newsletter people suggested clearing my cache/cookies in Firefox, but that didn't help. No matter how I try to navigate to the newsletter in Firefox, I get to January. I have tried everything I can think of, and still get the January issue in Firefox, while that same link gets me the February issue in Safari and Chrome.

I'm using Firefox 122.0.1, on a MacBook Pro (Sonoma 14.2.1).

I'd appreciate any ideas you might have!


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by slschwe 2 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 week ago

How to hide tab icons/favicons for specific websites?

Hello, I am wondering how to remove the web icons/favicon from tabs (and windows if possible) for specific websites, but not all websites. I know you can hide all favico… (read more)

Hello,

I am wondering how to remove the web icons/favicon from tabs (and windows if possible) for specific websites, but not all websites. I know you can hide all favicons using 'userChrome.css' and the code:

.tabbrowser-tab .tab-icon-image { display: none !important; }

Is there any way to configure this to block just a site like Wikipedia, without blocking everything else?

Thanks.

Asked by Gabriel S 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Load New Tab's Content At Vitis

Just like the Android version of Firefox does! It opens the new tab(s), but load each tab at visit! Desktop Firefox also does this at [History / Restore Previous Session… (read more)

Just like the Android version of Firefox does! It opens the new tab(s), but load each tab at visit!

Desktop Firefox also does this at [History / Restore Previous Session]. All the previously opened tabs are opened again, but each of them only loads at visit.

This is I would like to have as default behaviour with newly opened tab(s) in Firefox. > Tab opens. > It hasn't loaded yet! > At visit it loads the content.

PS: I tried, but didn't work: > about:config _ browser.sessionstore.restore*demand (switch) > Addon _ LoadTabOnSelect 3 (But it worked weirdly.)

Asked by Horváth Attila 2 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

Firefox new design - Poor

Firefox changed the design on tabs and other features some time back. The whole user experience has been worse since the UX design was changed. For example, it's impossib… (read more)

Firefox changed the design on tabs and other features some time back. The whole user experience has been worse since the UX design was changed. For example, it's impossible to find out without going through tab after tab, which one is active and playing. I wish there was an option to reverse back to the old design.

Asked by none 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

How to keep browsing history of individual tabs.

Hi, it has occurred to me that I lose the browsing history of tabs that were open for a long time. By browsing history i mean the sites that show up in "Go back one page"… (read more)

Hi, it has occurred to me that I lose the browsing history of tabs that were open for a long time. By browsing history i mean the sites that show up in "Go back one page" arrow. The issue is that after a website has been open for some time (this seems to be in range of days, perhaps weeks) the browsing history of that tab is forgotten and the Go back one page arrow goes blank. I would like to be able to keep this history for eternity, is there any way to enable that?

To be clear, I use the feature to save tabs of my previous sessions and also the Simple Tab Groups extension.

Thanks in advance, Alex

Asked by Alexandr Bihun 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

How to switch to firefox view with a HOTKEY?

Unfortunately it is not listed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-set-tab-pickup-firefox-view#w_set-up-firefox-view How to switch to firefox view (first tab w… (read more)

Unfortunately it is not listed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-set-tab-pickup-firefox-view#w_set-up-firefox-view How to switch to firefox view (first tab where all your windows and tabs are) with a hotkey!

Asked by empleat 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

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New Empty Window Problem (Mac)

I am using FF 115.7.0 on a Mac. I normally use tabs but when I need a new window, it opens with every one of my bookmarks in a tab. I can open a subject in a new window… (read more)

I am using FF 115.7.0 on a Mac. I normally use tabs but when I need a new window, it opens with every one of my bookmarks in a tab. I can open a subject in a new window from an article in a tab from a different window but I just can't open an empty window without getting all of my bookmarks opened in (many!) separate tabs.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by omniwin 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Cannot turn off "Switch to this tab" notification.

So I enabled push notifications for Google Calendar. Every time there's a notification, Google Calendar ask if I want to enable "Switch to this tab" for their notificatio… (read more)

So I enabled push notifications for Google Calendar. Every time there's a notification, Google Calendar ask if I want to enable "Switch to this tab" for their notifications. I accidentally turned it on, then I managed to turn it off. Except it now keep asking me if I want to enable it.

Looking at the settings, the only two options available are "Always ask" and "Yes", with no way of just saying no... why?

Asked by R4d6 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Left click like middle click

Hello fellas, Forexample, i wanna watch or read something and click it(left click) but click work like a middle click, open in new tab. Probably you can say something abo… (read more)

Hello fellas, Forexample, i wanna watch or read something and click it(left click) but click work like a middle click, open in new tab. Probably you can say something about "about:config" settings. Thank you

Asked by aliceyey 3 weeks ago

Microsoft Edge is automatically opening new tabs

I have both Windows and Firefox listed for Firefox as my default browser. I have checked every default app and extension type and they are all directed to open in Firefox… (read more)

I have both Windows and Firefox listed for Firefox as my default browser. I have checked every default app and extension type and they are all directed to open in Firefox. Yet when I click on a web link using Firefox, it opens in Edge. Any help or insight into this is appreciated.

Asked by david727 3 weeks ago

Ctrl+Shift+T opening new tabs instead of restoring closed ones

I'm facing a bewildering problem with Ctrl+Shift+T, which has only started in the past few hours and persisted through troubleshooting. In short, it's opening a default … (read more)

I'm facing a bewildering problem with Ctrl+Shift+T, which has only started in the past few hours and persisted through troubleshooting.

In short, it's opening a default new tab when I press that combination, rather than reopening the last closed tab, as is its normal function. The problem is not that the tabs themselves are lost -- the "Reopen Closed Tab" drop-down menu entry is still available on right-click, and seems to function as expected. Similarly, I checked about:config to see if there was a problem with sessionstore or sessionrestore, both of which are at their default settings and can't be causing this. Rather, something about the combination itself is no longer working.

I ran Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode to see if any of my settings were causing this. The problem persisted there, so that doesn't seem to be the case.

A little over a month ago, I got a new phone and synced up my desktop and mobile (Android) Firefox tabs, which I hadn't done previously. This is really the only thing I can think of that would lead to any issues, but it's impossible to match the timeframes -- I noticed this problem today, five hours ago. (The failure for ctrl+shift+t to work includes tabs that were opened from mobile sync.) I make heavy use of this keyboard shortcut and would've noticed it earlier if it started earlier.

Something about Ctrl+Shift+T itself is not properly being 'translated'. Ctrl+T works as expected (opens a blank tab), which is the same thing the Shift version is doing. Both my Ctrl and Shift keys are working fine in other respects (e.g. shift key capitalizes letters and adds special characters), so it's not keyboard hardware. It's not "inconsistent" -- it consistently works for everything else, and consistently doesn't work for this.

I'm using Firefox 122.0 on Windows 11.

Asked by vaticidalprophet 3 weeks ago

Last reply by vaticidalprophet 3 weeks ago