Tab Reloader (page auto refresh)

Tab Reloader (page auto refresh)

An easy-to-use tab reloader with custom reloading time settings for individual tabs

  • Tab Reloader (page auto refresh)
  • Tab Reloader (page auto refresh)
What is Tab Reloader (page auto refresh)?
Tab Reloader (page auto refresh) is a Firefox add-on designed to help users automatically reload individual tabs at custom intervals. Features include variable reloading times, reloading when tabs are active/inactive, restoring reloading jobs after restart, and custom rules based on URL or hostname. Also, it comes with an option to auto-set new reloading tasks based on the 'Custom JSON' object for matching hostnames, and a policy to prevent reloading based on time and URL.
Version: 0.6.3 (Last updated: 2024-04-19)
Creation date: 2015-07-21
Weekly download count: 1,957
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • alarms
  • webNavigation
  • contextMenus
  • idle
Size: 624.71K
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4.12 (141) 100,000
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Tab Reloader (page auto refresh) (v0.6.3)
4.00 (23) 49,926
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Tab reloader provides a toolbar panel to perform infinite reloading jobs on individual tabs.

You can define a custom period with a random variation for each tab. Tab reloading jobs can be disabled or enabled through the toolbar panel.



  1. Define variable (random) reloading times with a predefined range
  2. Define whether reloading occurs when a tab is active or not
  3. Restores reloading jobs after a restart (session manager)
  4. Reload tabs from the context-menu over tab element (see screenshot)
  5. Optionally displays the remaining time of the next reloading on the badge area
  6. See the list of all tabs with active reloading jobs in the browser action's popup
  7. Set custom rules to start reloading a tab when URL or hostname matches.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Works well for updating pages with inactivity logout
  • Useful for refreshing specific tabs rather than all tabs
  • Easy to use and customizable
  • Limited preset intervals, cannot define custom intervals
  • Sound notifications are long and complex
  • Reload stays active even when tab URL is manually altered
Most mentioned
  • Useful
  • Refreshing specific tabs
  • Limited preset intervals
Recent reviews
by Korwin, 2024-05-18

by Korwin, 2024-05-18
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Risk impact

Tab Reloader (page auto refresh) 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

Tab Reloader (page auto refresh) has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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