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How to have 3 separate tabs at startup but just one tab when I click HOME icon in Firefox browser bar?

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Here's all I want. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. When I start Mozilla Firefox I want it to open with three tabs... ❶ https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.htmlhttps://www.goese.com/reference/unicode.htmlhttps://messages.google.com/web/conversations

From then on, when I click on the home button, I only want the tab/page I'm viewing to switch to this page... https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.htmlhttps://www.goese.com/favorites/index.html

Is Firefox capable of doing this? (Chrome is, but got WAY too slow recently...to a point I couldn't take it anymore.) Right now if I use those three pages for startup, the home button opens a new session in all three pages, which makes no sense to me. I need to be able to specify different & separate pages for "startup" and "home." I'm old so I'm probably just looking at the interface wrong.

Thanks!

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Firefox will always open all pages set as your homepages if you click the Home button or open a new window.

If you want different pages at startup then you can add these URLs to the target line of the Firefox desktop shortcut.

-url URL Open URL in a new tab or window, depend on the browser option. -url can be omitted. You may list multiple URLs, separated by spaces.
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Firefox will always open all pages set as your homepages if you click the Home button or open a new window.

If you want different pages at startup then you can add these URLs to the target line of the Firefox desktop shortcut.

-url URL Open URL in a new tab or window, depend on the browser option. -url can be omitted. You may list multiple URLs, separated by spaces.

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Thank you so much, cor-el! That did the trick. I've marked your reply as having "Solved the problem," but in case any Firefox developers are reading this:

I really believe the Firefox user should be offered separate "On Startup" and "Home Page" options under "Options" (from the hamburger ☰ menu in the upper-right corner) to make this customization task "user-friendly" enough to pass what we used to call the "grandparent rule" when I worked in product development. (I'm now one of those fumbling grandparents, but being a former engineer has left me with some residual techie skills.)

The answer provided here helped me remember how to directly modify the Windows 10 taskbar shortcut (a Windows task—not a Firefox-specific process—that I needed to complete since I always start Firefox from my taskbar and not the desktop): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1086113

I'm loving my FASTER Firefox experience.

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