Focus a tab with window.focusTab() function

What is focusTab?

focusTab is a convenient Firefox add-on that enables you to easily focus a tab by utilizing the window.focusTab() function. It provides a simple and efficient way to bring a specific tab into focus based on its title, URL, or using wildcards.

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By: tomofi
Users: 10
Version: 1.2 (Last updated: 2019-09-07)
Creation date: 2019-09-06
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
Size: 9.72K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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// Focus a tab with title focusTab({title: 'Example Domain'})

// Focus a tab with url focusTab({url: ''})

// Focus a tab with wildcard focusTab({url: '*'})

First argument is queryInfo object.

Risk impact

focusTab 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 focusTab if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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