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How to save user-customized New Tab settings & do a screenshot of New Tab page

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu jscher2000

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I've spent quite alot of time setting up my Firefox "New Tab" layout with the 32 site links I want and all the right logo pics to go with them (sounds simple, but it was NOT), and so on and so on. Now, I'm wondering how I can save all that work so that if something goes awry (Say WHAT??), I won't have to recreate it again (which I probably wouldn't have the willpower to do). I've done lengthy searching on the internet looking for this answer but have not found one. I have "Saved This Page" under "File" but will that will save all the formatting, the layout, the links, logos, etc. of the New Tab page? I don't know that nor am I confident of that. ''''Does anyone know if there a way to save all the user customization of the "New Tab" layout? Also, why can't I take a screenshot of a New Tab page? The tool icon grays out when on a new tab page.

Okulungisiwe ngu kren

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Hi kren, did you "pin" your custom Top Sites to make sure they don't move?

Firefox keeps your pinned sites list in a preference named browser.newtabpage.pinned in the prefs.js file, which is shown in the about:config page.

Judging by all the gibberish, some images are coded into that preference.

I've never tried transplanting the list to a different profile, but even if it's difficult, it would be good to have a backup.

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