Open Selected Links

Open Selected Links

Adds context menu items to open multiple selected links or selected text URLs in new tabs.

What is Open Selected Links?

Open Selected Links is a Firefox add-on that adds context menu items to open multiple selected links or selected text URLs in new tabs. It also allows links to be opened in view-source mode.

Stats
Users: 485 ▼ -4
Rating: 3.93 (14)
Version: 0.9 (Last updated: 2016-04-04)
Creation date: 2016-04-03
Weekly download count: 4
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
Size: 7.18K
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Summary

Adds context menu items to open multiple selected links or selected text URLs in new tabs. Adds a context menu on links that allows them to be opened in view-source mode (this broke in FIrefox 47+ due to bug 1172165; stay tuned).

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Works as intended on most non-dynamic web pages
  • Opens all selected links as tabs
Cons
  • Opens an extra blank tab for each link
  • Doesn’t work on dynamic web pages such as Google News and addons.mozilla.org
  • Doesn’t have customization options
Most mentioned
  • Useful for opening multiple links
  • Compatibility issues with certain web pages
  • Simplicity of the tool
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Safety
Risk impact

Open Selected Links 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

Open Selected Links has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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