Middle Click To Go Back

Middle Click To Go Back

Default actions stay as usual. You can still "open the link in new tab" or "close tab" with middle-click. But now middle-click on an empty space on page to go back. In options, you can set middle-click to close the tab if no page to go back.

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What is Middle Click To Go Back?

"Middle Click To Go Back" is a Firefox add-on that allows you to navigate back by using the middle mouse button on an empty space on the page. It retains the default actions of opening links in new tabs and closing tabs, while also providing the option to close the current tab if there is no page to go back to.

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Stats
By: keremonal
Users: 149 ▲ 1
Rating: 4.29 (7)
Version: 5.0 (Last updated: 2017-10-03)
Creation date: 2007-10-30
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • https://*/*
  • http://*/*
Size: 17.57K
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Summary

Click middle mouse button on an empty space on the page to go back. And optionally, you can set middle-click to close the tab if no page to go back.

While keeping the old behaviors: Click middle mouse button on a link to open it on a new tab. Click middle mouse button on a specific tab to close that tab. In Linux, click middle mouse button on a text input to paste selected text.


For Google Chrome: http://goo.gl/cnR67

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Safety
Risk impact

Middle Click To Go Back 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 Middle Click To Go Back if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Middle Click To Go Back has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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