Custom New Tabs

Custom New Tabs

Load any URL you want when a new tab is opened. CNT is the only add-on to place the focus intelligently on the chosen web page (like a search engine's search box) or in the URL bar!

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What is Custom New Tabs?

'Custom New Tabs' is a convenient Firefox add-on designed to enhance user browsing. It allows users to specify a website URL that would load instantly upon opening a new tab, as opposed to the default Firefox 'newtab' page. Perfect for frequent use sites such as search engines or frequently accessed web pages.

By: Ed
Users: 1,086 ▲ 9
Rating: 3.42 (19)
Version: 4.7 (Last updated: 2018-03-03)
Creation date: 2016-08-11
Weekly download count: 14
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
Size: 145.68K
URLs: Website
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When browsing the web with Firefox, you open a new tab and you want it to go to a web page! Custom New Tab (CNT) is an add-on, which allows the user to specify any website (URL) to be opened in new tabs by default instead of the about:newtab page.

Suggested new tab urls:

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  • Works flawlessly with no white flashes or inability to open because of FF security
  • Has an option to set focus on navbar or page content
  • Allows users to select how they want to open a new tab
  • Doesn't allow the use of a local HTML file, only live web content
  • Doesn't seem to work with Firefox's Multi-Account Containers feature
  • Tabs only open momentarily and then close when the extension is enabled
Most mentioned
  • Works fine initially but doesn't work after closing and reopening the browser
  • Doesn't work with Firefox's Container feature
  • Has issues of tabs opening momentarily and then closing or displaying a blank page
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Risk impact

Custom New Tabs may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Custom New Tabs has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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