Discard Tab

Discard Tab

This add-on allows discarding (freezing) tabs via right-click. Discarding, or freezing, tabs removes them from memory and stops all background activity. The tab will continue to exist and everything will reload, if you click it.

What is Discard Tab?

Discard Tab is a Firefox add-on that enables freezing (discarding) tabs via right-click. It removes tabs from memory, stops background activity, and allows easy reloading when clicked.

Stats
By: freddyb
Users: 289 ▲ 3
Rating: 4.61 (18)
Version: 1.0.3 (Last updated: 2018-12-01)
Creation date: 2017-11-08
Weekly download count: 5
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • tabs
  • menus
Size: 17.91K
URLs: Website
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Summary

This add-on allows freezing (discarding) tabs via right-click. Freezing, or discarding, tabs removes them from memory and stops all background activity. The tab will continue to exist and everything will reload, if you click it.

User reviews
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Safety
Risk impact

Discard Tab 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

Discard Tab has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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