Always Open Privately

Always Open Privately

Always opens certain websites (configurable list of websites) in a private window. Needs the permission to run in private windows.

What is Always Open Privately?
Always Open Privately is a Firefox add-on that provides the functionality to open specific websites in private windows. It prevents loading of certain websites in non-private windows by opening a new private window and loading the website there. This add-on enhances privacy while browsing specific domains.
Stats
By: fbausch
Users: 152 ▲ 10
Rating: 4.00 (10)
Version: 2.0 (Last updated: 2021-02-23)
Creation date: 2019-07-30
Weekly download count: 3
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webNavigation
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • <all_urls>
  • storage
Size: 14.56K
URLs: Website
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Summary

Firefox add-on to always open specific websites in private windows.

This Firefox add-on provides the functionality to configure a whitelist of domain names. If while browsing a domain name matches a domain on the whitelist, this add-on will try to prevent Firefox from loading the website in a non-private window, open a new private window and load the website there.

Because of how webextension add-ons work, it is not always possible to prevent Firefox from loading a website. However, this add-on will always open a new private window and load the website there.

When opening the new private window, utm_campaign parameters are stripped from the URL to add a little more privacy.

Usage

Always Open Privately needs the permission to run in private windows. This setting may be set manually in the add-on manager in Firefox.

In the settings panel, add one domain per line.

Permissions

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User reviews
It automatically opens the domains in new windows, making it completely useless..
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Safety
Risk impact

Always Open Privately is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Always Open Privately if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Always Open Privately has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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