How can I open Firefox and bypass my home pages (on iMac)
Hi. I have about 15 home pages set to open when I open Firefox. I read the news, catch up on a few sites and have various jobs and tasks to complete. But whenn I've don all that, and close down Firefox, each time I open Firefox again to search for something etc, all 15 of my startup pages open up and I have to manually close them all down.
On Windows 11, all I need to do it right click the firefox icon and select open new tab. This is great, it opens Firefox with just a single new tab open. But on my iMac, this option is missing.
How can I re-open firefox with just a blank tab - or even just one specific page like Google?
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You need to check your Hompage settings on the Browser to verify what is set to open and if it is set to open all previous tabs or not. By default Firefox has no homepage but a default blank install page that opens.
Thanks Dropa. It's set not Not open previous windows and tabs, and set to open my custom URLs. This is great when I first open Firefox, but when I close it down, and later want to open Firefox again, I need to know how to open it without opening my 15 custom URLs. On Windows PC it's easy, I just right click Firefox Icon and select open new tab. But on iMac this option is not there.
I've just worked out a workaround. I've used "save all open tabs" to save a bookmark folder called "Start" that contains all my 15 Home links. I've then changed Firefox to open only a single page on opening.
Now when I start up Firefox for the first time in the day, I can go to my "Start" folder in bookmarks and select "open all tabs". The rest of the time I can open Firefox to a single search page. It's not the answer, but it does acheive what I needed.