Fill the new tab page with a random image from unsplash.com (See description for update)

What is Splashtab?

Splashtab is a Firefox add-on by Swooooooon. This add-on has 25 daily active users, an average user rating of 3.80, and was removed from Firefox Browser Add-ons 3 months ago. The latest version, 1.0.1, was updated 3 years ago.

This add-on was removed from Firefox Browser Add-ons on 2023-06-29
Stats date:
Users: 25
Rating: 3.80 (5)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2020-08-14)
Creation date: 2018-02-18
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
Size: 13.61K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Update April 2023: Some users may notice that the extension fails to fetch images when tags are not used. This is because source.unsplash.com, the URL I use to get images, is no longer supported by Unsplash and I would need to update splashtab to make use of the new API. However, splashtab does not comply with the Unsplash API guidelines* and would thus be ineligable to use the new API in its current form. It is for this reason that I will not be updating the extension. You of course may continue to use it for as long as it remains available and functional, but a time will come when it will break completely and I will unlist it.

Thank you to all of you that that use and rated the extension, and I apologise to all of you for the bad news. There are many other extensions that do similar things, and I would recommend checking out alternatives that are actively maintained. Thanks again.

*https://help.unsplash.com/en/articles/2511257-guideline-replicating-unsplash -- basically the issue is that splashtab would be nothing without Unsplash.

Original description: Fill the new tab page with a random image from unsplash.com. Choose custom tags and resolutions to tailor your preference of images.

GitHub source code: https://github.com/djmalecki/splashtab

User reviews
I use Splashtab since almost two years and everything worked perfectly, but two days ago when I open a new tab I am getting this error image: https://images.unsplash.com/source-404?fit=crop&fm=jpg&h=800&q=60&w=1200 Can you help me fix this?I have not added any tags in the settings of the extension.
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Risk impact

Splashtab is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Splashtab may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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