Tab Mix - Rename Tab

Tab Mix - Rename Tab

Provides a simple interface to change tab title and option to use bookmark name as tab title. This extensions is part of the new Tab Mix WebExtension collection that will eventually replace the legacy Tab Mix Plus extensions.

  • Tab Mix - Rename Tab
  • Tab Mix - Rename Tab
What is Tab Mix - Rename Tab?
"Tab Mix - Rename Tab" is a groundbreaking Firefox add-on that makes browsing more user-friendly. By adding a button to the main toolbar, you can edit tab titles on the fly. Rename tabs using either the context menu or the toolbar button. However, tabs for 'about:' pages and Mozilla add-on pages remain uneditable due to Firefox restrictions. It has options to use bookmark names as your preferred tab titles, save your custom tab names between browsing sessions, and add 'Rename Tab' to the tab's context menu. This extension requires standard browser permissions to function optimally, including access to all URLs, active tabs, bookmarks, browser's context menu, sessions, and stored items.
Merlin
Stats
By: onemen
Users: 1,755 ▲ 17
Rating: 3.21 (43)
Version: 1.0.2 (Last updated: 2020-04-05)
Creation date: 2018-07-15
Weekly download count: 38
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • activeTab
  • bookmarks
  • contextMenus
  • sessions
  • storage
  • tabs
Size: 32.50K
URLs: Website
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Summary

User Interface This extension adds a button to the main toolbar. Click the button to open Edit tab title panel to change the active tab title.

  Rename Tab menu item is added to the tab context menu.
  You can use this menu to edit the title of background or current tab.

Due to Firefox restriction the extension can not edit title for 'about:' pages and for 'addons.mozilla.org' pages.

Options To change options go to the extension tab in Add-ons (about:addons). All options are on by default.

  • Use bookmark name as tab title Turn this option on to automatically replace the title for bookmarked pages when the bookmark name.
  • Save user title between sessions

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Renaming tabs across reloads provides persistence
  • Works in combination with other add-ons like addiction blockers
  • Automatically renames tabs using bookmark titles
Cons
  • Lacks shortcut options for convenience
  • Inconsistent functionality; some users report needing to select 'Rename Tab' twice
  • Does not work for tabs with HTML loaded from local drive
  • Conflicts with certain JavaScript libraries like turbolinks
Most mentioned
  • Issues with renaming persistence across reloads
  • No shortcut keys for operation
  • Problems with the 'Done' button not applying changes
  • Add-on doesn't allow editing of a tab's name, only creation of new names
  • Difficulties with setting persistence after rebooting Firefox
Recent reviews
Press done, do nothing.
by lyoon, 2024-02-09
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Safety
Risk impact

Tab Mix - Rename Tab 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 Tab Mix - Rename Tab if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Tab Mix - Rename Tab has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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